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8 Chicago High Schools Among Best In Illinois For 2018: US News  Chicago, IL Patch

8 Chicago High Schools Among Top In IL: US News - Chicago, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



WGN Radio's Lisa Wolf attends the Hamilton Education Program with 25 Chicagoland high schools including Pike High School and Lincoln Park High School.  WGN Radio - Chicago

On May 2, 2018, 1900 students and teachers from 25 Chicagoland area schools attended the matinee performance of HAMILTON at Broadway in Chicago's ...



Chicago Has State's Top 6 Public High Schools: US News Rankings  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Chicago Public Schools once again claims the top spots on an annual list of the state's best public high schools. Which schools made the cut.



Prosecutors: Lincoln Park High School teacher had sex with boy, 15, he met online  Chicago Tribune

A teacher at Lincoln Park High School has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after police said he had "inappropriate involvement with a ...



Walter Payton College Prep named best high school in Illinois, 8 other CPS schools make top 15  WLS-TV

The top high schools in Illinois in 2018 are found in Chicago, according to a new report.



Students walk out of class to protest CPS budget cuts  WLS-TV

Hundreds of Lincoln Park High School students walked out of class Friday morning to protest proposed budget cuts against Chicago Public Schools.



Lincoln Park High School welcomes music donations, CPS budget cuts still sting  The Columbiachronicle

A private donation of materials from the NIB Foundation—formerly the classical music radio station WNIB-FM 97.1—has invigorated the music program at ...



Illinois Basketball: Illini seem to be back in Terrence Shannon sweepstakes  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team was out of the running for Terrence Shannon. But, the Illini are back in it after he de-committed this weekend.



Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher Firings  CBS2 Chicago

A few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School -- one of the state's top schools -- to protest the firings of several teachers, ...



Former North Side Teacher Gets Probation For Abuse Of Teenage Boy  CBS Local

A former Lincoln Park High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy was sentenced to probation Wednesday.



13 Illinois High Schools Named Among Best in Country, According to US News & World Report  NBC Chicago

More than a dozen Illinois high schools have been named among some of the best in the nation, according to the latest ranking released by U.S. News & World ...



Chicago students plan gun violence walk-out | Metro  Columbia Chronicle

Chloë Hancock, a senior at Jones College Prep High School and vice president of the Chicago Students Union, said social movements often start with students, ...



Lincoln Park High School Students Walk Out in Support of Fired Teachers  DNAinfo

LINCOLN PARK — Hundreds of Lincoln Park High School students walked out of class Friday morning in support of teachers who will lose their jobs next year ...



Former Near North H.S. Field To Become Lincoln Park H.S. Home Field  DNAinfo

Nearby Lincoln Park High School will use the field for after-school games and practice, Ald. Smith said.



LTHS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Homer Glen, IL Patch

Lockport Ranked Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Homer Glen-Lockport, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the ...



offers less college prep in majority black, Latino schools  Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago public schools that are heavily black and Latino aren't offering the same rich selection of college-prep courses as schools with more white students.



3 Teens Charged With Sex Abuse Of Lincoln Park High Student  CBS Local

Three teenage boys stand accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to perform a sex act on them in a stairwell at Lincoln Park High School.



Best Illinois High Schools 2017: U.S. News and World Report  Patch.com

Best Illinois High Schools In 2017 - Chicago, IL - U.S. News and World Report's 2017 "best high schools" is out and 105 Illinois schools made the cut. Did your ...



Hinsdale South Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Patch.com

Hinsdale South Ranked Among Illinois' Best Schools - Darien, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



The Most Challenging Schools In Illinois: Washington Post  Patch.com

'Most Challenging Schools' In State: Report - Chicago, IL - The Washington Post has released its 2017 list of the Most Challenging Schools in the U.S. and many ...



Illinois Basketball: Decision coming for Illini target Terrence Shannon  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team needs to sign up players for the class of 2019. There is a decision coming for Illini target Terrence Shannon.



Doris Ivy’s second chance at life molded Jesse White’s views on organ donations  Chicago Sun-Times

The way Jesse White sees it, his sister Doris Ivy lived an extra 27 years thanks to a kidney transplant. That transformed his views on organ and tissue donation ...



LHS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Lemont, IL Patch

LHS Ranked Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Lemont, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...



Lincoln Park High School Wins the 5th Annual Magnetar Academy Team Challenge as Competition Sets Participation Record  Business Wire

Magnetar Youth Investment Academy, an innovative high school-based financial education program, held its fifth annual Magnetar Academy Team Challenge.



7 Chicago High Schools Make Top 10 List Of Illinois' Best  DNAinfo

U.S. News & World Report is out with its list of the best schools in the country and the state.



Local teen musicians to share the spotlight at Midwest Young Artists Conservatory Feb. 1  Chicago Daily Herald

NPR's "From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley," the pre-eminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on more than 220 stations nationwide, will ...



100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by Niche.com, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.



TV Pilot Filmed In Historic Beverly-Morgan Park Home  Beverly, IL Patch

TV Pilot Filmed At Historic Beverly Home - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A group of students with *Fresh* Films assisted in the filming of a professional television pilot ...



Lincoln Park HS receives classical music library donation  WLS-TV

One of the country's largest private classical music libraries was recently donated to Lincoln Park High School.



Big Bob & Fritzy's Restaurant Launches With Grand Opening This Weekend  DNAinfo

LINCOLN PARK — Big Bob & Fritzy's has opened across the street from Lincoln Park High School with a *fresh* take on fast food and ambitions to take it much ...



25 Best Illinois High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - Where does your school rank in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report list released this week?



Historic home part of film project | Community News  The Beverly Review

A historic mansion in Morgan Park recently became the setting for an upcoming TV pilot show made by teens that will be unveiled later this year.



One-handed pianist Norman Malone's triumphant concert debut  Chicago Tribune

At himself. "You're going to hear words you never heard before," he says to his accompanist, letting loose a torrent of expletives. "I knew this was going to be the ...



Illinois Basketball: Upcoming weekend is big for both Illini programs  Writing Illini

Not one, not two, but three top 100 players are coming up to Champaign to see what the Illini program is all about. The headliner of the visit is big man, Oscar ...



6 CPS high schools among the top 10 in state  WLS-TV

U.S. News and World Report ranked six Chicago Public High Schools among the top 10 high schools in the state of Illinois this year.



Telander: At Orr, basketball — and the bleeding of a U.S. city  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander chronicles how the Orr High School basketball team coped with violence in the 2016-17 season.



Maine East ranks 37th in state on new 'Best Schools' list  Chicago Tribune

Maine East High School has a spot among Illinois's top public schools in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of "Best High Schools" in the nation.



Why I teach — and why I fight for my CPS students  Chicago Tribune

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be only one thing when I grew up — a teacher. When my older brother, John, walked down the street to school, I would walk ...



Rebel Rouser: High school activist speaks up for better education  Medill Reports: Chicago

By Morgan Gilbard Nidalis Burgos stood her ground when police threatened to arrest her during a school closings protest in 2013. A teacher told Burgos, who ...



Big names roam Champaign this weekend: RI’s Beal among women’s hoops recruits  Quad-Cities Online

There are plenty of big weekends for major college programs. This weekend the Fighting Illini men and women's basketball program will have some of the ...



3 castlelike Chicago homes for more than $1 million  Chicago Tribune

Castles aren't always for royal families — and you need not travel to Europe to find them.



Chicago dominates top of state list with elite schools, with a catch  Chicago Sun-Times

Once again, Chicago's elite high schools dominate the top of state's high schools, with selective-enrollment schools taking the top four.



CPS announces employee cuts at city schools | News  The Beverly Review

More than 900 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) employees, including 356 teachers, will be laid off before the new school year as a statewide education-funding ...



Area Notebook: Bensko comes south for business, pleasure  The State Journal-Register

Dusty Bensko is looking forward to seeing old friends on Friday and Saturday. But it will be more than just a sentimental journey for Bensko, who wants to make ...



Number of children booming in Lincoln Park  Crain's Chicago Business

Yes, Chicago has always had kids, from Englewood to Humboldt Park. What separates the children of Lincoln Park is their $1600 strollers and $20000 ...



Northside College Prep Ranked Among Nations Top 20 Best High Schools  Patch.com

Lincoln Square, IL - Walter Payton, Jones, Whitney Young, Lane Tech and Lincoln Park also ranked best in state by U.S. News and World Report.



Senn High School's Big Transformation: 'What's Happening Here is Real'  DNAinfo

Since Susan Lofton became principal in 2010, the Edgewater school has become a top-rated school for CPS.



Chicago poet, activist, rapper Malcolm London performs  WLS-TV

Malcolm London is coming out with a new album titled "Opia" and he is here to perform the title track, and talk with WCL about his journey.



School start and end times changing at more than 70 CPS schools  Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News

Chicago Public Schools will change bell schedules at 60 high schools and 17 elementary schools this fall as the district tries to save.



Isidrio Valverde, 40, charged in Lincoln Park sexual assaults  WLS-TV

A 40-year-old man accused to sexually assaulting a young woman near Chicago's DePaul University campus appeared in court Saturday.



Twin brothers, 17, fatally shot in Old Town  WLS-TV

Twin brothers were shot and killed in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said. Edward and Edwin Bryant both played basketball.



Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...



Illinois Schools Named Among Most Challenging High Schools in America  NBC Chicago

A new report has ranked the most challenging high schools in the nation and a number of Illinois schools made the list.



Long-Delayed Children's Memorial Hospital Project Inches Closer to Construction  Curbed Chicago

It's finally starting to feel real, folks. After years of inactivity, the demolition of Lincoln Park's deserted former Children's Memorial Hospital appears imminent ...



Meet the Teen Rockers In Oak Lawn Fall On The Greens Battle of the Bands  Patch.com

Teens Bands Star In Oak Lawn's Fall on the Green - Oak Lawn, IL - Seven teen bands from high schools across Chicago region compete in Oak Lawn's Battle of ...



Ken Dunkin: The Truth, Regrets & Re-election  Chicago Defender

For 13 years Ken Dunkin served constituents in the 5th District as the State Representative in the Illinois General Assembly. Over the years, he became one of ...



WE Day Illinois celebrates young people making a difference  WLS-TV

WE Day Illinois is an annual celebration of young people working to serve their community. The party will be held Wednesday at Allstate Arena.



Safety is key to why people want to move to Naperville  Chicago Tribune

There's little doubt that people think Naperville is an attractive place in which to live. In survey after survey, we rank at or near the top. But why? Realtors and ...



Updates On Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants & Bars, Winter 2017  Eater Chicago

A regularly-updated list of forthcoming restaurants and bars.



Lincoln Park sees more multiple-lot mega-mansions  Crain's Chicago Business

The Lincoln Park mega-mansion is coming back. In another sign of the rising residential market, more builders are buying up multiple lots on Lincoln Park's most ...



Twin brothers, 17, among 17 killed in deadliest weekend of year  Chicago Sun-Times

Twin 17-year-old brothers were killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in Old Town — among 17 people shot and killed in Chicago between Friday evening ...



Chicago Restaurant Openings for Spring 2017  Eater Chicago

For a list of summer 2017 openings, go here. June 16. ARMOUR SQUARE— Joy Cafe is open, reported DNAinfo. It serves an iced coffee that comes from a Thai ...



ChiArts Set To Open in Former Lafayette Building, but Old Wounds Remain  DNAinfo

Lafayette's name is still etched in stone on the building but ChiArts will wrap construction in August.



Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...



College-bound teens accused of beating man over $500 bike  WLS-TV

Five young people are charged in a robbery attempt to get a $500 dollar bicycle outside a Wicker Park gas station. Prosecutors said the attackers were ...



Students, Activists March To Protest Possible CPS Teacher Layoffs  CBS Local

More than three dozen Chicago Public Schools students and other activists were marching through downtown and beyond on Friday, protesting possible ...



Constable: Memories survive, but not V-J Day  Chicago Daily Herald

Only a few Americans still acknowledge V-J Day, which got its start on Aug. 14, 1945, as President Harry Truman announced that Japan had surrendered, and ...



Lincoln Park home Chicago's priciest single-family listing  Crain's Chicago Business

A Lincoln Park mansion on five city lots quietly hit the market at $18.5 million, making it the highest-priced single-family home listing in the city. The Burling Street ...



New Amundsen Coach Aims to Get Athletes in College  Patch.com

Lincoln Square, IL - Ryan Ward takes over the team mid-season and hopes to improve its 2-8 record. But his main goal is to see all of his players continue their ...



CPS launches redesigned website, new student-designed logo  WLS-TV

Chicago Public Schools launched a redesigned website Thursday, which the nation's third-largest school district says will allow visitors to easily access ...



Adlai Stevenson, Buffalo Grove High Rankings: U.S. News & World Report  Patch.com

Best High Schools List: How Did BG Schools Rank? - Buffalo Grove, IL - U.S. News and World Report released its best high schools list on Tuesday. Find out ...



Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...



Chicago teachers rally, march through Loop after walkout  WLS-TV

The Chicago Teachers Union took their battle against Chicago Public Schools to the streets Friday with a one-day strike at schools across the city that ...



Finding New Paths : Northwestern Magazine  Northwestern University NewsCenter

by Sean Hargadon and Erin Karter. Madison Jackson had just finished her first year of high school when her mother's cancer took a turn for the worse. In August ...



Jacobs High School Ranked Among the Best High Schools in State  Patch.com

ALGONQUIN, IL - Jacobs High School has been ranked among the top high schools in the state, according to annual rankings released Monday by U.S. News ...



Wow! House: Opulent Gold Coast Mansion  Patch.com

This extraordinary mansion on an extra-deep double lot in the heart of the Gold Coast is a true gem. Designed by renowned Chicago architect A.M.F. Colton in ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



2 Investigators: Chicago Cop Shoots Teen During Curfew Confrontation  CBS Local

(CBS) – There are more questions about Chicago police and the use of deadly force. A North Side teen was stopped for a curfew violation and ended up shot ...



Hey Mancow, my kids go to public school and they are NOT stupid, but maybe you are  ChicagoNow

The radio personality, Mancow announced his departure from Chicago deeming the city "unlivable". In the article he says "The schools are awful. I guess I could ...



I'm thankful...that I'm living and raising my kids in the city  Chicago Parent

It's not always easy being an urban mom, and the city of Chicago tends to take more criticism than applause. This season though, I'm giving thanks for the city I ...



Which Chicago elementary schools are going International Baccalaureate?  Crain's Chicago Business

The Emanuel administration today announced plans to expand the International Baccalaureate program at five elementary schools, making the academically ...



Boosted by zoning changes, Anixter Center selling Clybourn buildings  Chicago Tribune

A nearly century-old nonprofit has agreed to sell one Clybourn Avenue building to a developer while putting a larger one across the street up for sale.



Chicago Jazz Festival kicks off Thursday, lasts through Labor Day weekend  WLS-TV

Some of the world's best jazz musicians are taking center stage this weekend in Chicago. The 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival kicked off this afternoon at the ...



In Defense of Public Education  Huffington Post

Instead of privatized education for Chicago, I hope for a future with strong neighborhood schools where teachers work together with CPS to create safe en...



Young Lane Tech Team Bests Amundsen in Home Territory  Patch.com

Lane Tech guard Admir Suljic came alive in the second half to led the Indians in a 58-43 victory over Amundsen High School in Viking territory. For more scores ...



Bughouse Square Debate topics over the years  Chicago Tribune

Heckling a public speaker is not often encouraged by the event organizers. That's not the case at the Bughouse Square Debates, a 30-year tradition in Chicago ...



Malcolm London: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

A poet and leading activist was arrested Tuesday night during protests over the death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago. Malcolm London, 22, a Chicago native, ...



10 Ways 'The Good Wife' Gets Chicago Wrong | Little Kids, Big City  ChicagoNow

I've only been living here in Chicago for 15 years, so I certainly don't claim to be a life-long resident-level expert on the subject. But even with only 15 years ...



Clemente High School To Adopt International Baccalaureate Curriculum  CBS2 Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that Roberto Clemente High School will become Chicago's third school offering solely the rigorous and prestigious ...



15 for 15: Basketball or baseball, Pleasant Plains won with Dusty Bensko in lineup  The State Journal-Register

He went on to a noteworthy college baseball career at the University of Illinois and a short stay in the minor leagues.But when Dusty Bensko's name is ...



Magnetar Academy teaching Chicago teens personal finance  Crain's Chicago Business

Personal finance should be part of the standard public school curriculum. Until that day comes, we are filling the need ourselves in Chicago, writes the CEO of ...



Riverside Cafe, Cozy Fried Twinkie Haven, Sold After 30 Years in Bucktown  DNAinfo

BUCKTOWN — A beloved family-run cafe near the northeast corner of Paulina and Cortland Street in Bucktown — known for its deep fried Twinkies and friendly ...



7603 - Legacy Walk unveils five new bronze memorial plaques - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Legacy Walk unveils five new bronze memorial plaques Chicago's Legacy Walk gained five new bronze memorial plaques that ...



Chicago's Most Expensive Home Ever Hits The Market  ChicagoNow

A massive home at 1955 N Burling in Chicago just hit the market. At $18.75 MM it is the most expensive single family home ever offered for sale in the city.



4670 - 30 Under 30 to be honored (Page 6) - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - 30 Under 30 to be honored (Page 6) ANNA RANGOS Anna, 17, is a student at Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Ill., and ...



School of Art Institute to award Kanye West honorary doctorate  Chicago Tribune

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago will award an honorary doctorate to rapper Kanye West on Wednesday.



African Festival; Air & Water Show; Fiesta Del Sol  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. AFRICAN FESTIVAL The African Festival of the Arts will be held in Washington Park, 51st Street at Cottage Grove Avenue, Friday, Aug.



Hall of Fame inductee Finigan displayed heart of Lion as athlete, coach  The State Journal-Register

Gregg Finigan was going to attend last year's Springfield Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet. At least that was the plan before he was hospitalized for what ...



Summer Camps; Farmers Markets; Fiesta Del Sol  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. ARMOUR SQUARE PARK NEWS Armour Square Park at 3309 S. Shields Ave. offers fitness classes and athletic programs. Registration has ...



7400 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...



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