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Today's Announcements




Watch Games Live
Can't make it to a game or special event? Watch it live here:

Cheerleading Tryouts
Cheerleading try outs will be Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29 in the gym from 5PM - 7PM. Come wearing a Speer t-shirt, athletic shorts or leggings and gym shoes. You must attend BOTH days!


Book Club
Attention all of those interested in Book Club for the upcoming school year!!! Our first book, Every Last Word, has arrived!!! If you are willing to committ to the club for the entire school year, come pick up a copy of the book from Room 132!

Robotics Club
Robotics Club begins on Tuesday September 26th in room 206; questions see Mr. Krueger or Ms. Faulkner See you there!

GIRLS Club begins September 21st, 2017 at 4:00pm-5:00pm in Rm. 226
This is a women empowerment club that focuses on self empowerment, networking, empowering the community and exposes girls to social/cultural experiences in Chicago.

Self Defense Club
Self Defense Interest meeting
WEDNESDAY Sept. 20th
Room 206
4:00 pm

Krav Maga - Kali - Muay Thai - Boxing

Tai Ji Club
Tai Ji Club- Interest Meeting

Tuesday, September 19th
Room 107

Health, Concentration, Coordination, Balance, Meditation
For Body, Mind, Spirit

Robotics Team Practice Thursday
Speer Robotics team will meet on Thursday this week instead of Tuesday in room 206 from 4:00 -6:00.

Yearbook Club
Yearbook club meeting this Wednesday 9/20 in room 108!

Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code Club will start on Wednesday, October 4, from 4:00-5:30 in rm 207! Professionals from McMaster Carr will teach again this year. All students who identify as women are welcome to join the club. All grades and experience levels welcome!

School Wide

DACA Information
Dear Parents/Guardians, as you may know, the Trump Administration has announced it will be "winding down" DACA. For more information and what you need to know please visit: and click on the "DACA INFORMATION" link.

Freshmen: Turn in your Physicals ASAP!

Seniors: More than half of you all are missing the Meningococcal Conjugate vaccine. Come to the Main office to pick up an application for Walgreen's to get the immunization shot for FREE here at Speer.

MCJROTC Leadership Education
Enrollment in the MCJROTC Leadership program is still open. Come and talk to the Marine Instructor or contact Cadet Macias, Alejandro the Recruiting Officer ROOM 120.






London & Paris
If students are interested in going to London and Paris during spring break, please go see Ms. Treesara in room 216. An email was also sent out to students. If money is a concern, there are fundraising pages you can share with friends and family!!!

STEM Enrichment

ACE Mentor Program
Are you interested in Engineering, Architecture or Construction?

-Apply for ACE Mentoring Program to learn alongside engineers and architects!

-Check your email for more details! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!