Category: Schools

Memorial honors fallen Taft HS graduates

by BRIAN NADIG A new veterans memorial at Taft High School honors graduates who have died while serving in the military, reminding today’s students of the heroes who once walked the same hallways. "Second...

Wildwood principal retires following concerns about police comments made by guest speaker

Wildwood principal retires following concerns about police comments made by guest speaker

by BRIAN NADIG Wildwood School principal Dr. Mary Beth Cunat abruptly retired this week. Cunat’s retirement on June 6 comes days after complaints from parents that a guest speaker at the school’s "Career Day"...

New Guerin HS president named

New Guerin HS president named

by KEVIN GROSS Tom Bednar has been appointed as the new president of Guerin Prep High School, 8001 W Belmont Ave., River Grove, replacing Steve Baldwin who will serve as superintendent of Marian Central...

Everyday random metal detector searches started at Taft following parent, student concerns

Everyday random metal detector searches started at Taft following parent, student concerns

by BRIAN NADIG Taft High School began conducting random metal detector searches recently on a daily basis in response to concerns expressed by some students and parents. The detectors had been used sparingly and...

CPS seeks to relocate Rickover Naval Academy to former Luther North HS in Portage Park

CPS seeks to relocate Rickover Naval Academy to former Luther North HS in Portage Park

by BRIAN NADIG The former Luther High School North in Portage Park could become the new home for the Chicago Public Schools’ Rickover Naval Academy in the fall of 2019, according to Alderman Nicholas...