Category Archives: Schools

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

Principal at Edgebrook School to resign July 7

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI Edgebrook School principal Chad Weiden will resign on July 7 to head a new charter school in South Carolina. Weiden said via video on the school’s You Tube page

Funding for new athletic field at Taft not available this year

by BRIAN NADIG The Taft High School Local School Council at its April 4 meeting received news that prospects for receiving a new athletic field this year are diminishing. "It’s discouraging. We