Percy Julian High School

Brandon Salvatore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Snuck Into Julian H.S. Carrying Gun, Wearing Bulletproof Vest

A 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, after allegedly impersonating a U.S. Marshal when he was found wandering the halls of a South Side high school carrying a gun, wearing a bulletproof vest, and carrying a stolen security agency badge.


Chicago police cars park outside Percy Julian High School, where officers were responding to a disturbance. (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Students Arrested After Fight At Julian H.S.

More than two dozen students were arrested late Tuesday morning at Percy Julian High School, after a large fight inside.


Blair Holt, 16, was shot and killed while protecting a friend when a gang member opened fire on a CTA bus on May 10, 2007. (Family Photo)

Julian H.S. Marks 5th Anniversary Of Blair Holt’s Murder

It’s been five years since Blair Holt was shot and killed on a CTA bus on his way home from school.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

8 Julian Students Hospitalized With Breathing Problems From Hot Tar Fumes

Eight students at Percy Julian High School were hospitalized Thursday afternoon after they developed breathing problems from hot tar fumes.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2011

Students from three Chicago Public Schools – Kelly, Julian and Social Justice high schools – spent their spring break in New Orleans, helping work on homes being rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina six years ago. (Credit: Xian Barrett)

Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering In New Orleans

Some Chicago high school students returned home Friday from a spring break trip to New Orleans, where they painted houses, hung drywall and installed insulation in homes being rebuilt nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina.

WBBM Newsradio–04/22/2011