Category Archives: Schools

Students who pass AP exams at Taft High School increases

by BRIAN NADIG As more students take Advanced Placement exams at Taft High School, the percentage of students passing the tests has increased. "Over the last 3 years, we’ve asked our kids

Steinmetz HS to get new athletic field by next year

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The aging football field, the dirt and gravel running track and baseball and softball diamonds that have lost their shape over the years will be replaced by next year

Legislators discuss plan for elected school board

by AGNES CONNOLLY Local legislators discussed bills that were recently approved by the Illinois House and the Illinois Senate that would create an elected Chicago Public Schools board instead of an appointed

Meeting held on pedestrian safety issues

by BRIAN NADIG The Hitch School Local School Council held a special meeting on June 8 to discuss pedestrian safety concerns near both the school and the Gladstone Park Metra Station. Alderman

‘Wall of Pennies’ unveiled at Taft LSC meeting

A 5-foot-tall likeness of the Taft Eagle titled the "Wall of Pennies" was presented at the June 6 meeting of the Taft High School Local School Council. The work of art consists

Luther North HS girls’ track and field team wins championship

by AGNES CONNOLLY The Luther North Prep High School girls’ track and field team won the state championship in the final weeks before the school closes its doors next month and coach