Category Archives: Schools

Donation to Wildwood keeps teacher position

by BRIAN NADIG The Wildwood School Parent Teacher Association at its Aug. 14 meeting approved a $14,000 donation to the school to help address a budget shortfall that could have left a

Legislators discuss Senate veto override on funding formula

By AGNES CONNOLLY Some legislators offered statements regarding the Illinois Senate’s override of Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, a bill that would change how funding is distributed to

Hitch School to get bump-outs installed

by BRIAN NADIG A Cook County grant will be used to pay for the installation of two pedestrian bump-outs on Bryn Mawr Avenue in front of Hitch School. The concrete bump-outs, which

Budget increase at Taft HS

by BRIAN NADIG The Taft High School operating budget for the next school year will be $22.19 million, about $216,000 higher than the last school year. The Taft High School Local School

Edgebrook School LSC selects interim principal for school year

by AGNES CONNOLLY Camille Unger will serve as interim principal of Edgebrook School, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., in the upcoming school year. Unger, age 46, replaced former principal Chad Weiden, who resigned

Pre-K set to open in 2018 at St. Cornelius

by BRIAN NADIG A proposed early education center for the Chicago Public Schools system is expected to open next year at the former Saint Cornelius School, 5252 N. Long Ave. When plans