Budlong Elementary 2701 W. Foster Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 Ph. 773-534-2591 fax 773-534-2544

Welcome to Budlong Elementary School

"Teaching Today's Learners To Become Tomorrow's Leaders" .
Principal Naomi Nakayama
Assistant Principal- Dr. Tony Jimenez
CPS Spotlight


The Wellness Team at Budlong Elementary School is continuously working toward improving overall school wellness! Like many other schools, Budlong has created Brain Break Kits for all classroom teachers. In order to ensure that all teachers are integrating physical activity into the classroom, the Wellness Team has created a checklist to hold teachers accountable and to monitor which teachers are doing brain breaks on a daily basis. Teachers at Budlong are also expected to lead brain breaks for staff during meetings or professional development. This is a great way to share and practice different activities that can be used in your classroom!


In addition to daily brain breaks, Budlong starts every morning with a school wide Calm Classroom exercise. This is a great way to get students energized and focused to start the day! They also offer extra PE class as an incentive for healthy fundraising events such as the walk-a-thon, Jump Rope for Heart, and Hoops for Heart. It is clear that Budlong has successfully implemented a strong CSPAP, as physical activity is evident in almost every component of the school! 


May 1st-
Budlong's Got Talent @6pm
May 1st-
BAC Meeting @8:30am in Rm 112
May 1st-May 22nd-PARCC EOY Testing
May 11th-May 31st NWEA Spring Testing
May 21st/22nd
Olympic Day
May 21st-
PTA/PAC Meetings @2:15pm
May 25th-
May 26th-
LSC Meeting @2pm

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