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Summer’s Almost Over For CPS Students; Classes Begin Monday

Chicago Public Schools officials are reminding parents and students that this is the last weekend of summer vacation; classes begin for all CPS students on Monday.

08/23/2013

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Unique Outdoor Games To Keep Kids Active This Summer

It’s summer and the kids are out of school….now what? These outdoor games are designed to get kids moving and actively engaged in activities that will keep them having fun off the couch.

06/21/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

West Side community activists held up empty school chairs outside William Penn Elementary School, to represent students lost to gun violence, while encouraging students to stay safe this summer and return to school with no empty seats. (Credit: CBS)

West Side School Urges Kids To Return In Fall With ‘No Empty Seats’

It was party time Thursday morning outside a West Side elementary school, where kids were getting out of school for the summer, and adults were encouraging students to say safe this summer, and come back in the fall without any empty seats.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

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Gas Prices Dropping In Time For Summer Vacations

Warmer weather is coming, people are making summer vacation plans, and – guess what? – gas prices are dropping like crazy.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

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Survive This Economy: Save Money On Summer Vacation

It’s that time of year. We’re all dreaming about summer vacation. But those trips can really drain your wallet, especially when you’re taking your kids, like the Wrights are.

CBS 2–05/01/2012