Category Archives: Schools

Traffic concerns raised on new high school plan on Oak Park

by BRIAN NADIG Concerns about traffic flow and safety around the planned new high school at 4001-4201 N. Oak Park Ave. were raised at the Oct. 19 meeting of the Chicago Plan

Taft principal returns after successful bone marrow transplant

by BRIAN NADIG Taft High School principal Mark Grishaber returned to work on Oct. 30 following a successful bone marrow transplant. “Had a great first day back. Kudos to my assistant principals,

Concerns raised about students congregating at Nagle & Northwest Hwy while waiting for bus

by BRIAN NADIG Getting students boarded onto CTA buses quicker near the intersection of Northwest Highway and Nagle Avenue would help reduce problems associated with students congregating in the area, according to

Taft HS gets extra funds due to increase in enrollment

by BRIAN NADIG Taft High School has received an additional $363,000 in funding this fall due to its enrollment increase, while negotiations on a new athletic field for the school are progressing.

Palmer School set to receive new roof

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Public Schools is allocating $10 to $15 million for a new roof at Palmer School, 5051 N. Kenneth Ave., according to Alderman Margaret Laurino (39th). "The existing

Taft seeks names of alumni killed in military action for memorial

by BRIAN NADIG The Taft High School Alumni Association is seeking the names of Taft graduates who died while fighting for the U.S. military. The names will be placed on a planned