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Dialogue For Terry Tribute Concert, Part IIAugust 3, 2013 by Faro Vitale (Register to contact)
SAVE THE DATE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
DIALOGUE FOR TERRY, PART II
The Man, His Music And His Legacy
Chicago Tribute Anthology to perform
Taft Choir and Jazz Band
$15.00 Donation/General Admission
All Proceeds for Taft Foundation (501c3)
Taft High School News From Around The Web
Given the terrible turf William Howard Taft High School athletes now use for practice and play, no one at Tuesday night's meeting objected to what they call the ...
Dunning Families May Not Be Able To Send Kids To New High School CBS Chicago
Chicago (CBS) — A new public school in Dunning came with promises those who live nearby could attend. Now, those families are finding out the school may ...
Taft Foundation Seeks Nominations For School's Hall Of Fame Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
The Taft High School Foundation, formed in 2015, is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 class of the William Howard Taft Hall of Fame. They are ...
Dr. Reverend Kenneth Arthur Mortonson Canton Daily Ledger
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CPS still mum on who will be able to attend new Dunning school Chicago Sun-Times
Workers broke ground earlier this year on a $70 million new school in the Far Northwest Side neighborhood of Dunning, laying the foundation for a gleaming ...
Online Threat to Taft High School Revealed to Be Hoax Patch.com
Taft High School Threat Turns Out to Be Hoax - Chicago, IL - The threat, which turned out not to be credible, was posted to social media over the weekend and ...
Taft HS soccer player honored for leadership on, off the field WLS-TV
When her father nearly died earlier this year, a Chicago high school student-athlete had to step up for her family, both on and off the field.
New Taft Freshman Campus To Be Built On Northwest Side, Alderman Says DNAinfo
Ald. Nicholas Sposato (38th) will announce plans to build a new campus for the school Jan. 31, he said.
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Why Chicago-area high school students are leaving Illinois for college Chicago Sun-Times
Illinois' high school grads increasingly have gone out-of-state for college in recent years. Students and high school counselors talk about why.
New Taft Hall of Fame Honors All Eagles, Not Just Alumni DNAinfo
NORWOOD PARK — Twenty-six people, three sports teams and one family will be inducted into the William Howard Taft High School Hall of Fame, designed to ...
New CPS school grounds being built on site of estimated 38,000 unmarked graves Chicago Tribune
Chicago is building a $70 million school on grounds in the Dunning neighborhood where more than 38000 people may be buried in unmarked graves.
New Dunning High School Construction OKd Despite Traffic Concerns DNAinfo
CITY HALL — A $70 million plan to build a high school in the Read-Dunning area on the Northwest Side took a key step forward Thursday, despite concerns ...
Dunning school construction may hit dead bodies, and the city is planning for it Curbed Chicago
Past building in the area has unearthed remains from a long-forgotten mass grave.
Alderman Warns of Possible Gun Violence at Taft High School Friday DNAinfo
Rumored violence could be extension of feud, or related to Mayan prophecy, police said.
Taft HS foundation inducts 48 into hall of fame; ceremony nets $20000 for the school Nadig Newspapers
by BRIAN NADIG. The $20,000 recently raised by the Taft High School Foundation is expected to go toward regular maintenance of gym floors, locker room ...
Students, teachers remember CPS teacher killed in expressway crash WLS-TV
Taft High School students and staff grappled with the news Monday that beloved teacher Jeffery Komada was killed over the weekend when he was struck by a ...
55 years later, Chicago veteran receives high school diploma WLS-TV
Fifty-five years after Ray Ortiz left high school to join the Marine, he has earned his diploma.
Taft freshman campus plan unveiled at meeting; Taft could gain more feeder schools Nadig Newspapers
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 ...
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Addition to overcrowded Taft ruled out; freshman campus planned but approval 18 months away Nadig Newspapers
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 ...
Park Ridge Plans Memorial Day Parade Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
There are a number of Memorial Day events and commemorations affecting Park Ridge this year. Monday, May 28, is the official commemoration of the national.
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New Dunning Junior High, High School Could Be In The Works, Alderman Says DNAinfo
A new high school in Dunning could relieve severe overcrowding at Taft High School.
New Dunning School Defended To Skeptical Taft, Steinmetz Parents DNAinfo
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Kayleigh Green Found Safe A Month After She Went Missing, Family Says DNAinfo
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Girl, 16, accused of killing Uber driver with stolen knife, machete Chicago Tribune
A teenage girl from Chicago who has been charged with killing an Uber driver randomly attacked the man with a knife and a machete that she had just stolen ...
Parents Of Teen Strip-Searched At School Sue Assistant Principal, Police CBS2 Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — The parents of a 15-year old boy who was allegedly strip-searched at a high school last month have filed a lawsuit against the Chicago ...
Memorial Day parades and events in Chicagoland Chicago Parent
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Girls Teams Get Going On New Hockey Season Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Now that the 90-degree temperatures outside have subsided (we hope), sports fans can finally come to the realization that it is time for the 2018-2019 high.
Sauganash association gives update on projects Nadig Newspapers
by BRIAN NADIG. Local development issues, a possible bus *service* for the new Taft High School freshman academy and airplane noise were discussed at the ...
Could new high school be coming to NW Side by 2018? Nadig Newspapers
by BRIAN NADIG. Alderman Nicholas Sposato (38th) is optimistic that a new high school could open in 2018 near Irving Park Road and Oak Park Avenue in ...
Niles Dist. 219 Hires Two New Assistant Superintendents Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Niles Township High School Dist. 219 board members awarded two contracts to hire two new administrators to replace retiring assistant superintendents.
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2018 Marks Golden Anniversary For Park Ridge Speed Skaters Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
The Park Ridge Speed Skating Club, marking its 50th anniversary, is a landmark organization for the city, helping it to establish an international reputation in.
Video Game Scholarships? High School eSports Hit The Big Leagues in Chicago DNAinfo
Some of the best high school gamers in the state will compete this week at Robert Morris University.
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CPS teacher killed by truck on I-294 while helping other driver WLS-TV
A Chicago Public Schools teacher was killed Saturday morning while he assisted another driver after an initial crash on I-294 in suburban Des Plaines, state ...
17-year-old Jefferson Park boy fatally shot WLS-TV
A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot Friday in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood, police said.
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Girl stole knife, machete before attacking Uber driver: prosecutors Chicago Sun-Times
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Teen girl accused of killing Uber driver asked to provide phone password, DNA Chicago Tribune
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Portage Park Girl, 15, Still Missing 8 Days After Disappearance CBS Chicago
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Chicago Public School grads ready for college Northwestern University NewsCenter
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CPS Changes School Start Times at 60 High Schools, 17 Grade Schools DNAinfo
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June 26 hearing set for 41st Ward zoning proposal which is subject of a lawsuit Nadig Newspapers
by BRIAN NADIG. The City Council Zoning Committee at its June 26 meeting is scheduled to hear a 299-unit apartment proposal near Higgins and Cumberland ...
Bridge Elementary — City's 2nd Most Crowded — To Get 8 New Classrooms: Ald. DNAinfo
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Whitney Young High School Cancels Football Season DNAinfo
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OTL #474: Building connections in the classroom, The Secret History of McLuhan, A local Sci-Fi novella and cookbook in one WGN Radio
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