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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)
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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 ...
Dunning Families May Not Be Able To Send Kids To New High School CBS Chicago
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chicago Public Schools Monitored Social Media for Signs of Violence, Gang Membership ProPublica
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New Taft Freshman Campus To Be Built On Northwest Side, Alderman Says DNAinfo
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EHS student advances to national poetry competition The Edwardsville Intelligencer
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CPS Is Building A $70 Million School As Residents Ask: For Whom? WBEZ
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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 ...
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 ...
Illinoisans in Paris witness Notre Dame fire: 'Like we were watching something happening to a beloved friend' Herald & Review
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New CPS school grounds being built on site of estimated 38,000 unmarked graves Chicago Tribune
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Alderman Warns of Possible Gun Violence at Taft High School Friday DNAinfo
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ETHS Holds 16th Annual Jazz Festival Evanston, IL Patch
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