Families and friends gathered at Mother McAuley High School on July 18 to celebrate the more than 200 graduates of the Class of 2020.

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Upon founding St. Xavier University (SXU) in 1846, the Sisters of Mercy endowed the institution with a benevolent mission of active compassion and high-quality education. In keeping with tradition, the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community has generously gifted SXU a $26,000 grant to suppo…

Several residents of the Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, and Morgan Park area have made the Honor Roll after the second semester at St. Laurence High School including:

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School recently announced the appointment of Vania Montero Wit (Class of 1986) as a new member of its board of trustees.

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Local residents Aaron and Vallierie Williams participated in the Chicago Metro History Fair, following in the footsteps of their brother, Stephen Thomas, who represented the state of Illinois at National History Day in College Park, Md., two years consecutively.

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Allison (left) and Molly Keller have been named winners of the Deutsch Family Scholarship Program sponsored by Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits. Scholarships are awarded to children of employees based on academic performance, school and community activities, work experience and a recommendati…

The Morgan Park Academy (MPA) annual eighth-grade history fair project produced not only a host of outstanding exhibits, but also four qualifiers for the state finals in Springfield.

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In the new world of social distancing, the Barbara Vick Early Childhood & Family Center celebrated its annual Promotion Parade in a whole new way. Staff lined both sides of 113th Street on June 12 to cheer on their students for completing the 2019-2020 school year. While many children wi…

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Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., is partnering with Country House Restaurant on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Summer Food Service Program.

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Joe Tonner, of Beverly, graduated from St. Louis University earning a degree in electrical engineering with a minor in computer science.

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Adaptability and resilience—with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, those traits became essential for seniors graduating from local high schools.

The young women and men from the De La Salle Institute Class of 2020 recently stopped by the parking lot of the school in their vehicles to pick up their laptop computers as well as their awards. The event gave the students and staff an opportunity to say hello and wish each other well. The …

The members of the Br. Rice High School Class of 2020 have left an exceptional legacy of outstanding achievement on Br. Rice and are well prepared to succeed in college, their future careers and life adventures.

Chicago Christian High School held a drive-in graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on June 4 at the Moraine Valley Church, in Palos Heights.

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Christ the King Elementary School hosted its annual “clap out” parade for eighth-grade students on May 29, although this year’s event was quite different than previous editions. Due to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, students paraded through the streets of the North Beverly community,…

The following is a letter sent to the St. Rita High School Class of 2020 from the 50th reunion committee as a message to the current graduates on behalf of the Class of 1970.

Mary Kate Porter (second from left), of Mt. Greenwood, recently received the Kevin Renderman Courageous Heart Scholarship. The Renderman Family awards the scholarship to a St. Christina student who will attend Marist High School. Kevin Renderman died of a brain tumor, and his family and frie…

This spring of 2020, Council Oak Montessori School celebrated four young individuals who have called Council Oak their school home and contributed to the school’s community for many years.

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When twin brothers finish No. 1 and No. 2 academically in the same graduating class, you might think the valedictorian and salutatorian shared homework, or, at the least, class notes.

Mary Rossi, art teacher at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, recently received special recognition from Walgreens for going above and beyond her ordinary duties.

Stephen Thomas, an International Bacclaureate honors student at Bogan High School, is among students who advanced to the Illinois State History Fair. His project is about Binga State Bank. Thomas has advanced consecutively to the state’s National History Day for two years and the Illinois Hi…

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Desiree Rogers (left), former White House social secretary for President Barack Obama, takes part in a Career Day at Morgan Park High School before the coronavirus crisis. Rogers is also the former CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and current CEO of Black Opal cosmetics. The Career Day incl…

Br. Rice High School’s first annual Crusader Day of Giving, which was conducted on May 5, netted $302,450 from 1,577 donors—setting a school record for most dollars raised in a single day of fundraising.

Queen of Martyrs Catholic Elementary School students and staff returned from spring break on April 20 in unfamiliar fashion, with e-learning at home and a midday parking-lot parade.

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As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on area hospitals and their supplies, Queen of Martyrs Elementary School stepped in to do its part to help.

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A new initiative by the students, faculty and staff of De La Salle Institute, “What We Can do to Make a Difference,” has prompted the school to assist those most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Once the decision to close schools due to COVID-19 was made, and shortly thereafter mandated by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the Council Oak Montessori School (COMS) administration put into place immediate steps to prepare for online schooling.