Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies is turning 100 and you are invited to help us celebrate on October 24th!
Order your tickets today! www.friendsofpeirce.org/centennial
On October 24, 2015, the Helen C. Peirce School will celebrate 100 years of
public service with an open house at the school from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. An exhibit of the history of the school will be a focal point of the celebration. There will be an evening event at the Mundelein Center at Loyola University from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. This school in Edgewater is a special place because of how it was named and sponsored by the Lakeview Woman’s Club. Helen Peirce was the founding president of the Lakeview Woman’s Club and when she passed away her club members decided to seek the naming of a new public school in her honor. It was approved by the Board of Education in 1912.
What happened next was pretty amazing! Come and celebrate with us, walk
through the past, visit the present, and let's plan for the future!
The Open House will take place at the school (1423 West Bryn Mawr Ave) and the Gala will take place at the Mundelein Center at Loyola University (1020 W Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL). Parking will be available for $7.00 at the Gala.
The Open House is free and tickets to the evening Gala will cost $60.
During this event, Friends of Peirce will be raising money throughout the night and you will have several opportunities to support vital programs at the school. The event hopes to raise $15,000 for arts, music and after school programs at Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies.
You can order tickets at www.friendsofpeirce.org/centennial.