Mother: Church Refuses To Let Daughter Wear A Suit To First CommunionA Catholic school in St. John, Ind., has refused to allow a 9-year-old girl to wear a suit to her First Communion, according to the girl’s mother.
Chicago Ridge Catholic School Faces Possible ClosureA Catholic school in southwest suburban Chicago Ridge is at risk of closing after this school year, unless it comes up with enough money and students for next year.
Catholic School Principal Retiring After Nearly 50 YearsSister Carolyn Sieg has lived most of her life around St. Joan of Arc School; having been a student and teacher at St. Joan of Arc School in Lisle before serving as principal there for 48 years.
North Side Catholic School Starts New School Year After Facing Possible ClosureStudents 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.
Third Catholic School Granted Reprieve From ClosureAfter 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 Clock Ticking, Catholic School Slated To Close Is Halfway To Fundraising GoalWith 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.
National Groups Back Indiana Teacher Who Was Fired For In Vitro PregnancyTwo 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.
Blago Helps Publicize Financial Plight Of Catholic Girls' School 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.
Chicago School Wins $100,000 In Recycling CompetitionA small Northwest Side Catholic school is claiming a big prize today – $100,000 – for winning a national recycling competition.