Welcome to Harlan Community Academy High School's website, where our Vision is to Educate, Empower, and Encourage (E3) all students to reach their full potential.   
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Harlan Academic Center

Top Ten Reasons to Choose Harlan

  1. AVID National Demonstration Site, the first general enrollment school in the US to earn this distinction.
  2. $3 million in college scholarships was awarded to the 2013 Graduating class.
  3. Citywide Gifted Academic Center Program for 7th and 8th grades.
  4.  IT Magnet Programs, including Web Design, Game Design, and Pathway To Engineering™ 
  5. Advanced Placement Classes Offered: Literature, Language Arts, Chemistry, Human Geography, Statistics, World History, Goverment
  6. Athletic Successes - 2011 City Championship in Boy's Baseball, and Indoor Girl's Track & Field
  7. After School Programs  featuring After School Matters, Marching Band, and Chicago Debate League Conference Champions.
  8. Study Abroad Opportunities recently in Chile and Nicaragua.
  9. Business Partners: IL Department of Transportation, DeVry University, Chicago State University, IL Road and Transportation, Infrastructure Engineering, and Northrop Grumman, Metropolitan Family Services
  10. Alumni Support and distinguished legacy 

News and Announcements

Come to the Harlan Back to School Night 9/24/2014 at 5:00 PM
Harlan IS Possible!
Harlan IS Possible to Educate, Empower and Encourage all students to reach their full potential.
Educational experiment: College-level humanities at Chicago public high school
Clemente program comes to Harlan
Follow Harlan at Twitter Site
Harlan is live on Twitter @harlanfalcons
Harlan Community Academy recognized as AVID National Demonstrator School
Follow the Harlan falcons Sports teams on Yourseason @HarlanFalcons
Follow and support the Harlan Falcons. Yourseason, the High School Sports section of the Chicago Sun Times, provides end-to-end coverage of the Falcons. @HarlanFalcons
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Upcoming Events

Harlan Back to School Night 9/24/2014 5:00-7:00 PM
Date: Sep. 24
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Harlan Community Academy High School and Academic Center
School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Sep. 26
School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Oct. 3
Parent Advisory Council ( PAC)
Date: Oct. 8
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: HCAHS Library
School Spirit - Wear Harlan Attire
Date: Oct. 10

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