Category Archives: Schools

Taft LSC discusses need for new gym AC unit, moving prom

by BRIAN NADIG The need for air-conditioning in the main gymnasium and the relocation of senior prom from Downtown Chicago to the Village of Rosemont were discussed at the Dec. 12 meeting

Taft teachers raise concerns over overcrowded classrooms

by BRIAN NADIG Teachers at Taft High School are expressing concern about their overcrowded classrooms and are worried that there is no guarantee of a solution to the problem in the near

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.