Videos

  • Middle School Students Intern at Google

    Middle School Students Intern at Google

    Namaste is proud to have its middle school students "apprenticing" in professional settings across Chicago through the organization Spark Chicago. This video clip from WYCC's "In the Loop" program follows two Namaste students who are interning at Google.

  • “Move Your Body”

    “Move Your Body”

    All 480 Namaste students participated in the 4th annual "Move Your Body" event, performing a choreographed dance they learned together with thousands of other students in schools across the country at the exact same time! We are proud to be a healthy and active school and proud to promote moving in schools! May 21, 2014

  • Music Lesson

    Music Lesson

    Namaste first grade students loved practicing their scales and new songs thanks to their classroom's brand-new keyboard!

  • Your Gifts at Work

    Your Gifts at Work

    Thank you to the hundreds of individuals, companies and foundations who supported Namaste Charter School in the 2012 - 2013 school year.
    We are proud to count each of you as an important partner in our community.

  • First Grade End-of-Year Ceremony

    First Grade End-of-Year Ceremony

    At Namaste's end-of-year promotion ceremony, the first grade "Blue Room" sang Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds", sharing a message of peace and hope.

  • Pablo & Ms. Lola

    Pablo & Ms. Lola

    This multimedia piece covers the journey of sixth grader Pablo, from struggles with a learning disability to his incredible accomplishments thanks to his teachers' unwavering dedication and belief in his abilities.

    Special thanks to Cristina Rutter. www.cristinarutter.com

  • Namaste Retrospective

    Namaste Retrospective

    Thank you to Weber Shandwick Public Relations for this wonderful video with highlights from Namaste Charter School's first eight years!

  • Let’s Move Video

    Let’s Move Video

    Namaste middle school students perform their "Let's Move" dance to celebrate the two-year anniversary of First Lady Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity. May 2012.

  • WGN News: Namaste Student Meets Mayor Emanuel

    WGN News: Namaste Student Meets Mayor Emanuel

    Namaste eighth grade student Giselle baked Thanksgiving pies for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and delivered them to him at City Hall through her "apprenticeship" with the MK Restaurant pastry chef. Thank you to Spark Chicago for making these wonderful apprenticeships possible! November 2011.

  • NBC 5 News: Namaste Student Delivers Pies to Mayor Emanuel

    NBC 5 News: Namaste Student Delivers Pies to Mayor Emanuel

    Namaste eighth grade student Giselle baked Thanksgiving pies for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and delivered them to him at City Hall through her "apprenticeship" with the MK Restaurant pastry chef. Thank you to Spark Chicago for making these wonderful apprenticeships possible! November 2011.

  • What If? Video

    What If? Video

    What if....there was a public school that taught low-income children critical conflict resolution skills, provided 60 minutes of Physical Education daily, and served nutritious meals? Learn how Chicago's Namaste Charter School is that special, successful institution that is serving as a model for schools nationwide. June 2011.

  • Jennifer Hudson Visits

    Jennifer Hudson Visits

    Jennifer Hudson visits Namaste. May 2012.