Blog Category: News

New Feminism Club at Ida Crown Makes Her-story

feminism club

By Bayli Alter Starting this year, Ida Crown is offering a new club to its students: the Feminism Club. Feminism…
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Students attend leadership conference

Six ICJA student leaders and Mrs. Alissa Zeffren joined the NCSY JUMP (Jewish Unity Mentoring Program) conference in Connecticut this…
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How do we respond to Pittsburgh

letters to families in pittsburgh

Like all Jewish organizations around the country this week, ICJA students and staff spent the days grappling with how to…
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Keshet Peer Buddy Program at ICJA

Part of what makes Ida Crown so special is the inclusion of special needs students in the classroom, programming and…
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Apple Classroom to Support Classroom Culture

apple classroom

This year, a new Apple program has emerged in Ida Crown’s classrooms called Apple Classroom. Through this app, teachers can…
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Aces Cross Country Conference Sweep

ICJA wins cross country conference

ICJA Running Aces finished an incredible season this week with a Chicago Prep Conference sweep. In a field of seven…
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ICJA Retreat to Camp Chi

ICJA students and faculty hit the road just prior to Yom Kippur for an incredible retreat together at Camp CHI…
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Running Aces Attend Practice Memorializing the Holocaust

By Jacob Miller The Running Aces, Ida Crown’s cross country team, attended a practice at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and…
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Remembering Rabbi Robinson z”l

Remembering Rabbi Robinson

To know Rabbi Barry Robinson z”l was to love him. In every arena—whether as a computer programmer, a Northwestern University…
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Empowering Students with Social and Emotional Health

Steps program to healthy living

Every Tuesday, for one period, freshmen at ICJA divide into four groups to learn some of life’s most important lessons…
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