Students were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.
After being pegged for closure last January, St. Florian School, 13110 S. Baltimore Ave., will remain open for the foreseeable future with a combination of tuition increases, greater outside support and increased oversight and governance.
With less than a week to go in their efforts to raise $400,000, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School is rallying, says Principal Jennifer Hodge.
Two national groups have thrown their support behind a former teacher at a Catholic school in Indiana, who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant.
At his farewell news conference earlier this week, the former governor spoke about St. Scholastica Academy, his daughter’s school, which is now slated to close.
A small Northwest Side Catholic school is claiming a big prize today – $100,000 – for winning a national recycling competition.