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“Haven’t had this combo in 30+ years!” CPS Closed Monday 1-6-2014 reports Mr. Dana Butler Principal of Irma C. Ruiz Elementary School

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Chicago Public Schools Honored at White House Reception For Participation in First Lady’s Wellness Campaign
-10 degree high for Monday January 6th 2014. A -40 below
wind chill, plus 12 inches of snow. With wind gusts of up
to 35 miles an hour, temperatures could feel
like negative 40 or 50 degrees on Monday.
reports Mr. Dana Butler Principal of Irma C. Ruiz Elementary School

Making History January 6, 1918!

On January 6, 1918 a major winter storm dumped a record 14.4 inches of snow. Now what would we do now? If history would repeat itself. Send comments.
Ruiz Awarded USDA HealthierUS School Gold Level 
May 2011- May 2015
For its leadership role in implementing a healthy nutritious school environment. They are a Go For The Gold Award School. Support Irma C. Ruiz in their Ruiz Kitchen Community Garden. http://www.ruizelementaryschool.orgIrma C. Ruiz Elementary School a Chicago Public School Honored at White House Reception For Participation in First Lady’s Wellness Campaign. Irma C. Ruiz Elementary was one of fourteen Chicago Public Schools (CPS) schools honored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the White House for their commitment to health and wellness amongst their students. They joined schools from across the nation for their participation in the HealthierUS School Challenge, one component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign that aims to raise awareness around issues such as physical activity and nutrition.  http://www.cps.edu/News/Press_releases/Pages/10_17_2011_PR1.aspx