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Juarez students support a proposed recycling plant in Pilsen despite pollution concerns from local environmentalists

Students from Juarez High School braved single digit temperatures on Thursday, Feb. 6, to voice their support for a proposed recycling plant in Pilsen. The teens are members of the Youth Health Service Corps, a group that works with Rush University medical students to conduct health and wellness outreach throughout the neighborhood. According to the […]

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Transfer Battle: CPS Red Tape Ties Up Incoming Freshmen

Since the beginning of the new academic year, Richards High School principal, Mary Dolan, and neighborhood parents have struggled over the fate of incoming 9th graders who were accepted to other area schools. Parents whose children were ready to start in other high schools but who were also enrolled in the Richards’ roster said their […]