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Haugan Middle School – ASPIRA

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ASPIRA Haugan Middle School!

Welcome to ASPIRA Haugan Middle School!

At AHMS, we believe that education is the key to unlocking endless possibilities for our students. That’s why we take great pride in providing a nurturing and enriching environment for all our students to thrive in. With over eleven (11) organized clubs and sports teams, there are plenty of opportunities for students to explore their passions and interests beyond the classroom.

But it’s not just about the students; we value the active involvement of parents in their children’s educational journey. We offer a plethora of opportunities for parent engagement, ensuring that families feel a part of our vibrant school community.

We understand that a well-rounded education goes beyond academics, which is why we provide overall family support services and social emotional development support through partnerships with Rincon Family Services and other esteemed partners.

Our approach to education is holistic, focusing on nurturing the whole individual and preparing our students for success in high school and beyond. We take pride in instilling leadership qualities in our students, empowering them to become confident and responsible individuals.

With a diverse range of class offerings, our middle school program is designed to challenge students and help them discover their unique strengths and talents. We foster a sense of curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, ensuring that every student is prepared for the next step in their educational journey.

At ASPIRA Haugan Middle School, we believe in “Leadership Through Education.” We welcome you to join our family and embark on an exciting journey of growth and discovery. Together, we’ll pave the way for a bright and successful future for our students.

School Leadership

Our Mission

To empower the Puerto Rican and Latino community through advocacy and the education and leadership development of its youth

At A Glance

Aspira Haugan Middle School is a public contract charter school operated in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools by Aspira of Illinois; a community organization founded in 1961 with over 50 years of service to our community. ASPIRA has experience creating and implementing informal education programs that build self-esteem, cultural awareness, and leadership skills.

Our Vision

Our Vision is for all youth to have a seamless educational experience and be poised to make a difference anywhere in the world.

Aspirante Alumni

Dear ASPIRA Haugan Middle School Alumni,

Warm greetings from your Haugan family! We hope this message finds you well and thriving in your respective endeavors.

As alumni, you hold a special place in our hearts, and we take immense pride in the accomplishments and positive impact each of you has made since leaving our school. Whether you’ve moved on to high school, college, or are already excelling in your career, please know that you continue to inspire and motivate us every day.

Your time at ASPIRA Haugan Middle School has played an integral role in shaping the confident, capable, and compassionate individuals you are today. It brings us immense joy to witness the leaders, innovators, and problem solvers you have become.

We encourage you to stay connected with your Haugan family. We’d love to hear about your successes, milestones, and experiences along your journey. Your stories serve as a testament to the incredible potential that lies within each of our students.

Remember that you will always have a home here at Haugan. Whether it’s coming back to visit, volunteering, or mentoring current students, your presence and support are invaluable to us.

As you continue to reach new heights, know that you have a strong community of educators, staff, and fellow alumni cheering you on. Your Haugan family is here to celebrate your triumphs and support you through any challenges that may come your way.

Thank you for being a part of the ASPIRA Haugan Middle School legacy. Your legacy is a reminder of the positive difference education can make in shaping a brighter future.

Wishing you continued success, happiness, and fulfillment in all your endeavors. Keep shining, and know that you are always in our hearts.