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The Gene Haas Foundation recently presented a grant to Richard J. Daley College to support no-cost training workshops and summer camps for adults and youths in computer numerical control machining and manufacturing engineering technology. The various workshops, programs and summer camps will…

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Students and staff at St. Christina Elementary School recently held a medical supply drive to benefit the people of Ukraine. The student council and its moderator, Megan Loewe, organized the event. The weeklong drive ended with a dress-down day as a reward for the students who donated suppli…

The Morgan Park Academy (MPA) annual eighth-grade history project produced a host of outstanding exhibits, with 13 students advancing to regionals and one student qualifying for the state finals in Springfield.

Want to keep your grade school student busy in June and July? De La Salle Institute, 3434 S. Michigan Ave., a coed Catholic college prep high school, offers a wide variety of summer camps to exercise the mind and body.

St. Xavier University (SXU) recently announced that Saib Othman, Ph.D., will join the university as provost beginning Aug. 1.

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Sutherland Elementary School celebrated its community of Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers during the school’s Get Behind the Vest fundraiser on March 30. Students wore blue and brought in donations for the 19th Ward’s Get Behind the Vest fundraiser. Surpassing its goal of $500, the s…

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St. Xavier University (SXU), 3700 W. 103rd St., will hold a memorial service in honor of the late alumnus Frank Aguilar, Class of 2018, on Friday, April 1, at 3 p.m., in McDonough Chapel.

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Members of the Morgan Park Academy (MPA) Business Leadership Team had a strong showing at the annual Business Professionals of America (BPA) state conference.

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April is Community College Month, and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) invites Chicagoans to explore educational pathways offered at CCC, including scholarship offerings and open houses.

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The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) announced that it has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to resources in pursing an associate degree or certificate in educational pathways.

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Br. Rice High School students Billy Reardon (from left), Jacob Wizgird and Tim Hayes recently participated in the 2022 Chicago Polar Plunge. All three took the plunge proudly representing Br. Rice TV and sporting the iconic orange blazers. The fundraiser, in its 22nd year, helps to support m…

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St. John Fisher Elementary School seventh-grade students recently visited St. Rita High School in celebration of Language Week. The students participated in a poster contest and a scavenger hunt for saints in the chapel.

Middle school students at Morgan Park Academy (MPA) took the stage for their annual musical, bringing “Mary Poppins Jr.” to life at the Baer Theater on Feb. 17 and 18.

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Morgan Park High School students recently participated in a job shadowing and resume writing field trip to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois at the Blue Door Neighborhood Center-Morgan Park, courtesy of student-support organizations Omega Yes and Polished Pebbles. The students had a fun…

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Applications are being accepted for the Aspiring Black CPA Scholarship—a one-time national scholarship initiative established to provide immediate financial support for Black and African American accounting students and professionals pursuing the CPA credential.

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Members of the Evergreen Park Community High School International Club and Service Club recently sold colorful hand-woven bracelets made by artisans in Nicaragua as part of the Pulsera Project, a nonprofit organization that connects Central American artists with students in more than 3,000 U…

Respected, Educated, Ambitious & Liberated (REAL) Girlz at Alice L. Barnard Public School recently hosted a Valentine’s give-away at the school. Helping with the event are Madeline Lee (from left), Barnard IB/curriculum coordinator; Ashley Hill, REAL Girlz CEO; Bryelle Allen and Jayla Bu…

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Applications are open for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Teach Chicago Tomorrow program, a structured pathway for CPS graduates who want to return to the district as educators.

Continuing its mission to build a rich pipeline of future certified public accountants (CPA), the Illinois CPA Society and CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois recently announced that applications are now being accepted for more than 40 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000.

High school seniors impacted by Alzheimer’s disease can win up to $5,000 for college through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship.

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It was another exciting first semester of the 2021-2022 school year as the St. Rita High School Mustangs achieved success in the classroom, on the playing field and throughout the community.

Morgan Park Academy (MPA) seniors Tiffany Chen (from left), Maanav Kaistha and Lydia Liu have sewed up their college decisions quickly with early-decision acceptances by three of the nation’s top colleges and universities. Chen will attend Cornell University. Kaistha will attend the Universi…

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Evergreen Park Community High School recently announced that 18 students from the graduating Class of 2022 have been designated as Illinois State Scholars. They include John Bledsoe, Caroline Duffy, Jacob Dwyer, Alexis Elwood, Julian Flannigan, Thomas Gricus, Thomas Kerwin, April Kirts, Tyle…

Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI), a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides tens of thousands of deserving kids from low-income families with free school supplies each year to help them succeed in the classroom, announced the launch of its 2022 We Appreciate Teachers contest.

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Morgan Park Academy (MPA) thespians teamed up to participate in a virtual version of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s fifth annual Chicago Shakespeare Slam.

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Morgan Park High School senior Devan King has been awarded a full-ride scholarship through the selective Posse Foundation. King was nominated for his academic achievement, all of the leadership qualities he has demonstrated and his social skills, and he will receive a four-year scholarship w…

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St. Cajetan Elementary School hosted a dress-down day on Jan. 14 and raised $1,000 to support Bradley Police Department Officer Tyler Bailey and the Bailey Family. Bailey was critically injured in the line of duty in Bradley. Tragically, his partner, Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, was killed. Baile…

Marist High School, a co-ed, Catholic college preparatory high school located at 4200 W. 115th St., will join the National Catholic Schools Week celebration, an annual week of events that starts the last Sunday in January and runs for seven days, which in 2022 is Jan. 30 through Feb. 5.

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St. Ignatius College Prep students can experience a variety of educational, social, cultural and athletic opportunities at the Jesuit Catholic school in the heart of Chicago. The school, 1076 Roosevelt Rd., is a diverse community dedicated to educating young men and women for lives of faith,…

VFW Auxiliary Johnson-Phelps Post 5220, 9514 S. 52nd Ave., in Oak Lawn, recently announced the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.

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The Evergreen Park Community High School (EPCHS) competitive dance team won first place at both varsity and junior-varsity levels at the South Suburban Red Conference meet hosted by EPCHS on Jan. 15. The Mustang squad of five seniors, four juniors, five sophomores and four freshmen performed…

St. Germaine Catholic School, a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School, is now accepting applications for the next school year.