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Dialogue For Terry Tribute Concert, Part II

August 3, 2013 by Faro Vitale (Register to contact)

SAVE THE DATE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
TAFT AUDITORIUM
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)

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Average SAT scores increase at Taft High School  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. An increase in the average SAT score at Taft High School and the possibility of a new hat policy for students were discussed at the June 4 ...



Taft HS academy to be divided into 8 group 'houses'  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Students at the new Taft High School Freshman Academy, 4071 N. Oak Park Ave., will be divided into eight "houses," each of which will have ...



New Taft High School Stadium Causes Uproar Among Neighbors  NBC Chicago

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 ...



Eight student “houses” planned for new Taft Freshman Academy  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Students at the new Taft High School Freshman Academy at 4071 N. Oak Park Ave. will be divided into eight 'houses,” each of which will have ...



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 ...



Fire At Onahan Elementary School Burns Auditorium, Classes Moved To Taft High School Wednesday  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — William J. Onahan Elementary filled with smoke and flames Tuesday night, after a fire in the school auditorium. Firefighters worked quickly to ...



CPS expected to announce formal plans for Taft freshman campus on Oak Park Avenue -UPDATED  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Chicago Public Schools will hold a community forum Tuesday night, Oct. 23, to gather input on a plan to create a ninth-grade proximity ...



Metting held on proposal for freshman campus for Taft HS  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A community forum to gather input on a Chicago Public Schools plan to create a ninth-grade proximity boundary for Taft High School that ...



No guarantee for Dunning students to enroll at Taft  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Over the objections of Alderman Nicholas Sposato (38th), the Chicago Board of Education at its Oct. 24 meeting approved a plan for a Taft ...



Taft expected to be less crowded with new campus  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Taft High School is operating at 143 percent of its ideal capacity, but that figure is expected to range from 99 to 111 percent in the coming ...



Ald. Sposato says CPS will revise proposal to make sure Dunning students can go to Taft  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Update: Alderman Nicholas Sposato (38th) said at an Oct. 23 community forum that he is seeking changes in the wording of a proposal which ...



Bus route sought for new Taft campus  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Taft High School administrators are seeking a more direct CTA bus route that will transport students from Edgebrook to the school's new ...



Taft HS athletic field plan praised despite concerns  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The plan to install an outdoor athletic complex at Taft High School was widely praised at a July 17 community meeting, but several nearby ...



Taft football team appears headed to Alaska  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. *Fresh* off its first city championship since 1972, the Taft High School varsity football team could be playing one of the top teams in the country ...



Taft students visit Notre Dame hours before the fire  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Taft High School principal Mark Grishaber has been a proponent of overnight trips for students because they create lasting memories which ...



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 ...



New Dunning sports field dedicated  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A May 28 dedication ceremony celebrated the new Chicago Park District sports complex near Oak Park Avenue and Irving Park Road which ...



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 ...



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.



Chicago Public Schools Monitored Social Media for Signs of Violence, Gang Membership  ProPublica

School officials say the monitoring was about keeping students safe, not punishing them. But critics say it expanded the role of police in schools and increased ...



Memorial honors fallen Taft HS graduates  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A new veterans memorial at Taft High School honors graduates who have died while serving in the military, reminding today's students of the ...



Taft High School Principal awarded new contract through 2022  Nadig Newspapers

Taft High School principal Mark Grishaber was awarded a second 4-year contract to serve at the helm of the school through the spring of 2022. Grishaber will ...



Freshman academy for Taft HS appears 'almost a done deal'  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Taft High School Local School Council at its May 8 meeting received good news about the prospects of a new freshman campus to help ...



'Pink Lady' attends 'Grease' production  Woodstock Independent

... | Tags: 'Grease', Elaine Chapman, Pink Ladies, William Howard Taft High School, Woodstock North High School. 'Pink Lady' attends 'Grease' production.



Taft freshman academy appears likely for Irving-Oak Park, with guaranteed enrollment for Dunning families  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Chicago Public Schools is planning to use a $70 million school being built in the Dunning community as a freshman academy for the ...



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 ...



Construction begins on annex at Prussing, new Dunning school  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Construction began recently on the Prussing School annex and the new Read Dunning School, which may be used as a freshman campus for ...



No one hurt in fire at Norwood Park elementary school  Chicago Sun-Times

The fire broke out about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at Onahan Elementary School, 6634 W. Raven St., according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.



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.



Taft praised for its transformation in recent years; $3.5 million sports facility planned  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The days when local families avoided sending their children to Taft High School because of its poor reputation are long gone, according 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.



CPS Is Building A $70 Million School As Residents Ask: For Whom?  WBEZ

Updated: May 22. More *content* below this sponsor message. When Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans last fall for a brand new school on the far ...



Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Will Be Held May 6  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) will be held at the Broadway ...



East Leyden Assistant Principal Tapped To Lead Niles West  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles Township High School Dist. 219 board members hired East Leyden High School Assistant Principal Karen Ritter to replace Jason Ness as the next Niles ...



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 ...



Kayleigh Green Found Safe A Month After She Went Missing, Family Says  DNAinfo

CHICAGO — Kayleigh "Kay" Green returned to her family Wednesday, closing the book on a nearly month-long public search that launched after she went ...



Fire at Onahan reported  Nadig Newspapers

Update: The March 5 fire at Onahan School is being reclassified from arson to an accidental fire after the Chicago Fire Department's Office of Fire Investigation ...



Illinoisans in Paris witness Notre Dame fire: 'Like we were watching something happening to a beloved friend'  Herald & Review

PARIS — The world watched in horror Monday as a fire engulfed one of its most beloved landmarks. As the blaze gutted Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, ...



CPS official says funds available for St Cornelius project  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A $5 million renovation of the former Saint Cornelius School, 5252 N. Long Ave., will “hopefully” start this summer as part of a plan to convert it ...



Classic Big Top diner closes doors  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The old-fashioned Big Top Restaurant near Higgins and Nagle avenues in Norwood Park closed its doors Tuesday, May 14. The diner served ...



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 ...



Commission okays 6 Corners plan; 10 off-site affordable units for families required  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Residents would be prohibited from moving into a proposed 10-story, luxury senior complex at 3911 N. Milwaukee Ave. until project ...



Norwood Park School group gives funds to Taft HS  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A fund-raising foundation for Norwood Park School reportedly has donated $45,000 for future improvements at Taft High School, prompting ...



Teen charged with killing Northside Prep student  Nadig Newspapers

A teenager was charged with murder after he allegedly fatally shot a Northside Prep High School student at about 5:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the 4400 block ...



ETHS Holds 16th Annual Jazz Festival  Evanston, IL Patch

ETHS Holds 16th Annual Jazz Festival - Evanston, IL - Saturday's showcase is set to feature 24 ensembles from nine area schools, the CSU Community Jazz ...



CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.



New hockey rink opens in Norwood Park  Nadig Newspapers

by KEVIN GROSS. About 200 residents, two former Chicago Blackhawks players and city officials celebrated the opening of a new roller hockey rink at Norwood ...



Former Taft Student Found Shot To Death In Norwood Park Identified  DNAinfo

Anthony Heatherly, 17, was fatally shot on Monday in a Norwood Park parking lot.



Apartments planned at Irving Park, Mason  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A proposal to build a three-story building at the northeast corner of Irving Park Road and Mason Avenue appears to be moving forward ...



CPS seeks to relocate Rickover Naval Academy to former Luther North HS in Portage Park  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The former Luther High School North in Portage Park could become the new home for the Chicago Public Schools' Rickover Naval Academy ...



Airport's Night Noise Isn't Just In O'Hare's Skies  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Not all noise near O'Hare Airport comes from aerial maneuvers, and current talks at the O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission and its Fly Quiet committee are.



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.



Kenneth A. Mortonson  SaukValley.com

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Dr. Reverend Kenneth Arthur Mortonson, 91, was born into eternal life on December 16, 2018. He was born December 15, 1927, ...



The Original Pink Ladies | Feature  Chicago Reader

Grease's girl gang had a real-life model on the northwest side.



'Grease' has deep, dark Chicago roots | Columnists | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

Pop quiz! What high school inspired "Grease," the Broadway musical-turned-film-turned-juggernaut about summer lovin', hot rods and rumbles? Answer: Taft ...



Affordable housing takes center stage at 41st Ward aldermanic forum on Feb. 13  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The gloves were off during a discussion of affordable housing at a candidate forum on Feb. 13 and constituent views on two failed ...



Schakowsky Honors Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Student Artists  Skokie, IL Patch

Artists From Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Awarded - Skokie, IL - The first, second and third place winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois' ...



Betrayed: Chicago Public Schools fail to protect students from sexual abuse  Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools has failed to protect students from sexual abuse and assault, according to a Chicago Tribune investigation that found hundreds of cases ...



Soundproofing Repair Work Is On Track Near O'Hare  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Soundproofing projects for residential areas around O'Hare Airport aren't quite as far along as they had been expected to be, but recent reports from the.



New community civic-engagement group Voice of Indian-American Voters launches  Chicago Daily Herald

VIA Voters is a new community group launched with the goal of increasing the civic engagement of Indian-Americans in the Chicago area and acorss the nation.



Meet 28 NFL players from Greater Cincinnati high schools  Cincinnati.com

Meet Greater Cincinnati high school alumni on NFL rosters - including practice squads - along with some biographical information about each player. (Please let ...



1538 - Same-sex couple rocks records at Rattleback - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Same-sex couple rocks records at Rattleback There's a new retailer in town, called Rattlebake Records, located in ...



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.



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.



Wildwood School LSC set to select new principal  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The two finalists for the vacant principal's position at Wildwood School answered questions for about 75 minutes at a Sept. 12 candidate forum ...



What Is the Realistic Next Step in Improving School Security?  Esquire

'Arm the Teachers' isn't the answer—but rural schools have plenty to learn from how urban schools have approached safety for decades.



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.



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 ...



Raffe Simonian, dead at 85, sold vintage vinyl, rarities at Raffe’s Record Riot  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago used-records dealer Raffe Simonian of Raffe's Record Riot knew so much about jazz that when he met pianist Billy Strayhorn, the musician asked, ...



LSC mulls retirement of principal  Nadig Newspapers

by KEVIN GROSS. The Wildwood School Local School Council at its meeting June 12 discussed efforts to replace former principal Dr. Mary Beth Cunat who ...



Whitney Young High School Cancels Football Season  DNAinfo

WEST LOOP — Days before homecoming, Whitney Young Magnet High School canceled the remainder of its football season in an announcement Monday.



Bengals sign Cincinnati native, former Buckeye  Dayton Daily News

Defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow is headed to Injured/Reserve with a season-ending ACL tear, as he expected Monday, and the Bengals signed former Ohio ...



Crappie, Ovid, coho, Wisconsin opener: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times

Lakefront coho & inland crappie around Chicago fishing, the Wisconsin opener & a visit with Ovid are in the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.



1145 - Lesbian couple talk relationship, softball, bone-marrow search - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Lesbian couple talk relationship, softball, bone-marrow search During the summer of 1989, Betty Kollar and Julie Iverson met ...



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.



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.



Race for Chicago city council. Candidate positions on key issues  Chicago Tribune

Below are responses to surveys conducted by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board as part of our endorsement process for the February 2019 races for Chicago ...



ZBA to hear case for 'castle' fencing  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A fence for the house known as the "castle" along the Kennedy Expressway and a proposed four-flat near Cicero and Pensacola avenues ...



Bridge Elementary — City's 2nd Most Crowded — To Get 8 New Classrooms: Ald.  DNAinfo

DUNNING — Bridge Elementary School in Dunning — the second-most overcrowded elementary school in the city — will get an eight-classroom modular ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Facility upgrades in the works for Palmer School  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. City and school system officials are scheduled to make an announcement this weekend about facility upgrades to Palmer School, 5051 N.



Arena's political legacy is a resounding rejection  nadignewspapers.com

Analysis & Opinoin by RUSS STEWART. The word "resounding" is an adjective that defines an event as thoroughgoing, complete and reverberating, and a verb ...



Undocumented students benefit most from free City Colleges program  Chicago Reporter

In its first year, the Chicago Star Scholarship was most helpful to public school students who didn't qualify for federal financial aid.



Local Crime from 16th District 8-18-18  Nadig Newspapers

A MAN WAS fatally wounded in an apparent gang-related incident at about 7:20 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, in the 3800 block of West Argyle Street, according to 17th ...



Edgebrook School LSC selects interim principal for school year  Nadig Newspapers

by AGNES CONNOLLY. Camille Unger will serve as interim principal of Edgebrook School, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., in the upcoming school year. Unger, age 46 ...



Illinois record whitefish & burbot same day: Easiest Fish of the Year pick ever  Chicago Sun-Times

Easiest pick I ever had for Fish of the Year. Ken Maggiore became the first person to catch two Illinois-record fish on the same day when he caught the burbot ...



Alderman Arena gives update on Northwest Hwy housing proposal, explains reason for the 7-story height  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. Alderman John Arena (45th) recently posted updates on the planned redevelopment of the former Archdiocese of Chicago food processing ...



Want solar panels, but can't afford them? Cook County's working to set up co-ops  Chicago Tribune

A Cook County project is helping set up new solar energy co-ops that would let people who can't install their own solar panels tap into a shared pool of power.



Crowd voices strong support for new roller hockey rink at Norwood Park  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. A crowd of about 200 people at a May 30 community meeting expressed overwhelming support for a new roller hockey rink at Norwood Park, ...



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 ...



More independent senior units for 6 Corners plan; still no on-site affordable  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The planned 10-story senior housing complex at southeast corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Irving Park Road has been revised to include 19 ...



Art display would use old Red Star Inn sign  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The planned installation of a public art display and the preservation of the former Jefferson Park firehouse were discussed at the April 24 ...



Plan Commission could hear 5150 N. Northwest Hwy proposal this summer  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The Chicago Plan Commission could hold a public hearing on the proposed mixed-income housing development at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy.



Local Crime from 17th District 11-29-18  Nadig Newspapers

A TEENAGER WAS shot at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, in an alley of the 3700 block of West Montrose Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District ...



Extra-alarm fire struck at West Loop metal plating plant  WLS-TV

Hundreds of Chicago firefighters spent hours battling flames at a metal plating company in the West Loop neighborhood Thursday morning.



Food pantry looks for new home  Nadig Newspapers

by BRIAN NADIG. The New Hope Community Food Pantry, 7115 W. Hood Ave., is looking for a new home now that the church it leases space from is for sale.



Dunning Is One of Most Walkable, Affordable Areas in U.S.: Analysis  DNAinfo

DUNNING — Dunning includes one of the most walkable and affordable neighborhoods — with access to top-notch schools — in the nation, according to an ...



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

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



Teen Killed Uber Driver With Stolen Walmart Machete: Indictment  Patch.com

Teen Girl Indicted In Uber Driver's Murder - Skokie, IL - Prosecutors asked for a sample of Eliza Wasni's DNA and access to her phone in court on Wednesday.



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Chicago Bears Community: Learn more about the Bears' work in the surrounding communities as well as Bears Care, the charitable arm of the Chicago Bears.



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