Catholic Schools

Archdiocese, 4 Northwest Side Schools Pursue New Regional PlanThe Archdiocese of Chicago announced four Northwest Side Catholic schools will participate in a new school regionalization plan that could lead to some closures.
Archbishop Cupich Asks 6 NW Side Catholic Schools To Come Up With Merger Plan Archbishop Blase Cupich has put Catholic school educators on notice: buckle down and create a merger plan or he'll do it himself.
Catholic School Students Cheer Installation Of Archbishop CupichStudents and teachers at St. Columbanus school in the Park Manor neighborhood watched the ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral as Blase Cupich was installed as the Archbishop of Chicago.
Catholic Archdiocese To Close Or Consolidate SchoolsCardinal Francis George on Wednesday said, as he wraps up his remaining three weeks as the Catholic Archbishop in Chicago, he’ll finalize plans to close and consolidate some Catholic schools with low enrollment.
Archdiocese Cautions Catholic Schools About Taking ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe Chicago Catholic archdiocese is throwing a little cold water on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral phenomenon that is dominating social media lately.
St. Bernadette Among Catholic Schools Slated To CloseTwo more Chicago-area Catholic Schools - in Evergreen Park and Midlothian - have been told by the Archdiocese they'll be closing at the end of the current school year, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Catholic School's 'Mission From God': Raise $400K In Two Weeks To Stay OpenA Catholic elementary school in Portage Park is “on a mission from God,” hoping to make a miracle happen so it can avoid being shut down by the Archdiocese.
More Chicago Catholic Schools Set To Close WBBM Newsradio has learned the Archdiocese in Chicago is about to start notifying some schools that they're going to be closing.
Local Charity Offers Millions To Avoid Catholic School ClosuresA local charity is offering millions of dollars to the Archdiocese of Chicago, in an effort to prevent more Catholic schools from closing in the future.
Cardinal George Targets School Closings, Staff Cuts To Save Archdiocese BudgetThe Chicago Archdiocese is closing five schools and eliminating 75 staff positions in an effort to save millions of dollars over the next two years.
5 Men Allege Sex Abuse By Members Of Order From Local Catholic High SchoolsFive more men have filed claims in U.S. Bankruptcy Court alleging they were sexually abused as boys while attending Chicago area Roman Catholic schools operated by the Irish Christian Brothers.