Category Archives: Schools

New Friends of Palmer seeks capital projects

by BRIAN NADIG The newly formed Friends of Palmer is seeking to generate funds and support for the installation of an artificial playing surface on school grounds at the northeast corner of

Addition to overcrowded Taft ruled out; freshman campus planned but approval 18 months away

by BRIAN NADIG Building an addition to the overcrowded Taft High School is not being considered given that land has been set aside for a new high school facility at Irving Park

New early education center planned at Saint Cornelius

by BRIAN NADIG Six or seven elementary schools will transfer their pre-kindergarten classes to the new early education center that the Chicago Public Schools plans to open as early as this fall

Taft freshman campus plan unveiled at meeting; Taft could gain more feeder schools

by BRIAN NADIG A proposed freshman campus at Irving Park Road and Oak Park Avenue for Taft High School would give the school world-class athletic facilities and allow it to maintain its

Half-dozen schools expected to send pre-K classes to planned center at St Cornelius

by BRIAN NADIG About a half-dozen area elementary schools will be transferring their pre-kindergarten classes to the new early education center which the Chicago Public Schools hopes to open as early as

St. Thecla School starts search for new principal

by BRIAN NADIG Saint Thecla School has begun a search for a new principal after the departure of Catherine DeFrancesca, who served in the position for 6 months. Saint Thecla pastor the