Lyman A. Budlong Elementary School

2701 W. Foster Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 Office: 773-534-2591 Fax: 773-534-2544


News & Announcements

Principal's Letter - June 16, 2017: End of the Year.

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Dear Budlong Families,

With only two more days to go, we close out another school year, and let us celebrate the accomplishments of our students. From singing and dancing in Budlong Meets Broadway, viewing the Bud-ing Artists Gallery, competing in spelling bees, attending awards assemblies, conducting science experiments, travelling to college visits, to walking in the graduation processional, 2016-17 gave us memories that will make us smile for years to come.

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Principal's Letter- May 4, 2017

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 3:55 PM

Dear Budlong Families,

Spring is finally here, well, maybe... we hope the weather brings more sunshine soon, but until then, please be sure to send your students to school dressed in layers so that our students can take advantage of good weather we do get, and go outside for recess.

It is teacher appreciation week! Ms. Bruno and I have had a blast visiting all the classrooms to say how much we appreciate all the staff, and all that they do every day, for our students and communit...

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Principal's Letter- April 20, 2017

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 3:40 PM

Dear Budlong Families,

I hope you were able to join us today as we went around the world and back, to Budlong! Today was our annual International Day Celebration. Yummy food, beautiful dances, and so much information was shared about countries all over the world. With the immense diversity here at Budlong, our students are exposed to a variety of cultures all the time, and our international day highlights that beauty; it also allows us to learn more about one another and have fun doi...

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Principal's Letter- February 22, 2017

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Dear Budlong Families,

Attached you will find letters from Dr. Janice Jackson and Mr. Forrest Claypool confirming Chicago's status as a sanctuary city along with Protection and Safeguard information, in various translations . In short, nothing will change for CPS students with regard to enrollment and opportunity in light of the recent national political activity around immigration.

I want to further assure our families that Budlong will continue to be a place dedicated t...

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Principal Letter - February 10, 2017

Posted on February 15, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Dear Families,

 The past week was a busy one…like usual Congressman Mike Quigley visited school Wednesday. Our students made Valentines for Vets, and he spoke to some of our students about his public service that day. He shared his experiences with leadership and growth mindset. Thank you, Ms. Cohn, for helping us participate in this program again this year.

 Kudos to our pre-k and kindergarten teams for the literacy night yesterday. And to our volu...

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