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Are you ready to be a part of the Tepeyac Family? 

Take the first step and attend a Tepeyac Preview Day!

We are offering individual family tours after school hours. 

TEPEYAC PREVIEW DAYS

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 (4pm - 6pm)
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (4pm - 6pm)
  • Saturday, October 24, 2020 (9am - 11am)
  • Thursday. November 12, 2020 (4pm - 6pm)
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2019 (4pm - 6pm)

On the tour you will:

  • Explore our building
  • Meet a few students, teachers, and administrators
  • Learn about our academics including the Honors and AP classes and extracurriculars
  • Learn about our scholarships and financial assistance
  • and more!

Select the date that works best for you. If those dates don't work, not a problem, call us and schedule an appointment for another time!

*Tepeyac adheres to all of the health and safety guidelines set forth by the State of Illinois.*

Reaching out to support efforts in these difficult days

Tepeyac is committed to doing its share to help protesters and neighborhoods across the city. 

We collected water bottles, gatorade, snack bars, and first aid supplies to be distributed to various groups marching for the Black Lives Matter Movement. In addition, a small group of faculty joined the UCAN organization to clean up the North Lawndale neighborhood this past Saturday. We are standing in unison to help where we can; we will continue these efforts as long as it takes to raise awareness for the injustices that persist for our African American neighbors and fellow city residents.  

Study Near, Go Far!

100% of the seniors in the Class of 2020 are off to college in the fall; earning $5.3 million in scholarships and financial aid. 

We are proud of each and everyone of them; 77% are the first in their family to attend college and 29% are the first in their family to graduate high school.

This year many of our seniors are spreading their wings and traveling far for college. To name a few of the many colleges they will be attending this fall; Agnes Scott College and Clark Atlanta University in Georgia, American University in Washington D.C., Loras College in Iowa, St. Olaf College in Minnesota, Grand Canyon University in Arizona, Lawrence University in Wisconsin, Hope College in Michigan, and many wonderful local colleges such as National Louis University, Dominican University, St. Xavier University, City Colleges of Chicago, Arrupe College of Loyola and many more. Congratulations to them! Study near, go far Class of 2020!

Alum, Alondra Villanueva '16 graduates from College and is off to Med School

Alondra c/o '16 is one of the many seniors who graduated from college this summer of 2020! She did not anticipate the end of Senior year to look like this but she made it to the finish line regardless. Congratulations!

"None of this would have been possible without the countless support, love, encouragement, and opportunities that Tepeyac offered as soon as I walked through those doors freshman year. I have a lot of respect and love for the school and for everyone in it because you all supported and helped me grow and develop into the strong independent woman I am today! I believe in myself now because you all believed in me then...so a huge thank you and hug to everyone at Tepeyac and blessings and lots of encouragement to my new incoming Tepeyac sisters, " shares Alondra.

Alondra graduated from Hope College with a major in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. She has moved out to Cleveland, Ohio to continue preparation for Medical school. She is getting ready to start classes as a post-baccalaureate student at Cleveland State University, preparing to apply to medical school. Tepeyac is so proud! 
We wish her luck as she is in the middle of the hiring process to work as a PCNA (patient care nurse assistant) at the Cleveland Clinic. Your Tepeyac family is rooting for you!

Two seniors receive the Posse Scholarship, a FULL-tuition scholarship!

We have very special news to share. Two seniors, Emma and Marissa, were nominated and applied to the Posse Foundation Scholarship at the beginning of the school year. 

They went through three rounds of interviews making it to the final round. They received the best news, both were awarded The Posse Foundation Scholarship, a FULL-TUITION leadership scholarship from Posse’s partner colleges and universities. Emma will attend St. Olaf College while Marissa will attend Agnes Scott College next fall. Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains individuals with extraordinary leadership potential. We are so proud of these seniors - they are driven and excelled!

For the first time in a long time, we have TWO Posse Scholars and we are thrilled for them and their families. It was a competitive process amongst hundreds of other students from the nation. Congratulations to them - they worked so hard!

Alum, Abigail Romo '16, studies abroad

A few months ago, our alum, Aby, from the c/o '16, returned from her study abroad trip in Italy. 

A few months ago, our alum, Aby, from the c/o '16, returned from her study abroad trip in Italy.

The program she was a part of focused on sustainable agriculture, food, and justice. It met all of her interests and challenged her to explore another side of environmental studies: economics and agriculture policy. She had an internship that was at a farm and winery, where she learned all about how to grow and harvest grapes and olives, and the wine and olive oil transformation process.

In addition to her classes, Aby enjoyed dinner once a week with Italian families, where she would practice her Italian and help a middle schooler with their English. She shares, "This experience along with our internship let us experience deep Tuscan culture. I learned how to cook typical regional dishes, the local slang, and their lifestyle. My favorite thing about my time abroad in Italy, was learning a new way to experience food. Italians care deeply about the quality of food, not only when they are cooking but when they are shopping for groceries. They want fresh, organic, and local food. Food is not just fuel, but a form of love and nourishment- this is something that will stay with me forever."

Welcome back to Chicago Aby - Tepeyac is so proud!