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Ravenswood Elementary School (CBS)

Ravenswood Principal Resigns Amid ‘Stress, Turmoil’ At CPS

Ravenswood Elementary is closed for the summer, but when it opens this fall the principal who has headed the school for the last five years will be gone. Heather Connolly quit Thursday.

07/12/2013

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Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of Shorts

Parents at one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the state are upset that their principal shamed some students over the length of their shorts.

07/09/2013

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini camped out on the roof of the school after students met reading goals set by their teachers. He read to students during a webcast from the roof. (Photo courtesy Nate Pietrini)

Principal Camps Out On Roof After Students Meet Reading Goals

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini asked all teachers at Hawthorne to set a reading goal for their class in an effort to increase the amount of time kids spent reading.

05/24/2013

Students protest teacher firings outside Lincoln Park High School on Friday. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Newsradio)

Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher Firings

A few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School — one of the state’s top schools — to protest the firings of several teachers, as the school prepares to expand a rigorous program.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2013

John Marsh Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

Parents Meet With Principal After Teen Arrested For Gun At School

Parents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

King College Prep High School (Credit: CBS)

Students Stage Sit-In To Demand New Principal

About 500 students at King College Prep High School in the North Kenwood neighborhood staged a sit-in on Thursday, demanding the new principal; and an end to new rules that limit their access to the school, its labs, tutors, and teachers after normal school hours.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2012

The principal of Christ's Academy Christian School in Shorewood, Ill., has been accused of bullying students, and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating. (Credit: CBS)

Shorewood Principal Accused Of Bullying Students

It’s a disturbing allegation of bullying in a suburban school. The person accused of doing the bullying is not a student, it’s the principal of the school.

CBS 2–11/09/2012

St. Margaret of Scotland Church (Credit: CBS)

New Tension At St. Margaret Of Scotland As School Principal Steps Down

Amid the upheaval of their longtime pastor being forced to move out of the rectory as a new pastor takes over, parishioners of a Catholic church on the Southwest Side were facing a new challenge on Tuesday – the parish’s school principal just quit.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Charles Vacek

Boy, 8, Finds And Turns In Package Of Money In Riverside

No one has come forward yet for a package of cash found by an 8-year old boy this week in west suburban Riverside.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Kilmer Elementary School

Principal Accused Of Attacking Student At Rogers Park School

A Chicago Public school principal is accused of assaulting a student at a school in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Investigator: Board Didn’t Deliberately Hinder Probe Of Principal

Did school administrators in Lake Forest botch a sexual harassment investigation of a principal? A former federal prosecutor says they didn’t do so intentionally.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Josiah Pickard Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Complaints Filed Against Pilsen Principal

Allegations were coming to light on Tuesday against the principal of a Chicago public school in the Pilsen neighborhood. Teachers have filed dozens of complaints against the man in his five years as principal.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

Jan Borja

New Trier Community Mourns Former Teacher, Administrator

Students and staff at New Trier High school are grieving over the weekend death of a former teacher and administrator.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2012

Angela Thomas, principal of Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School in Englewood. (Credit: CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Englewood Principal Angela Thomas

She grew up in Englewood and has found a special way to give back to the community. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says Angela Thomas is Someone You Should Know.

CBS 2–12/14/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

State Board To Probe Investigation Of Sexting Principal

The Illinois State Board of Education wants documents and other information from Lake Forest School District 67 to look into the district’s handling of the investigation of Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

Police Officer Now Implicated In Sexting Principal Scandal

Alleged inappropriate sexual comments from a Lake Forest police officer have resulted in him being reassigned while an investigation is conducted.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

Lake Forest School District 67 Supt. Harry Griffith (Credit: CBS)

Lake Forest Parents Want Supt. Gone After ‘Sexting’ Principal Scandal

A firestorm was raging in the normally sedate suburb of Lake Forest on Monday, as parents and state authorities demanded to know how a principal who sent lewd messages to a college intern stayed on the job for two more years.

CBS 2–11/21/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

‘Sexting’ Lake Forest Principal Resigns

A Lake Forest middle school principal who “sexted” a college student resigned Sunday, but some parents demanded the departure of the district’s superintendent, too.

11/20/2011

Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in 2009. (Credit: Gurnee Police)

School District Reopens Probe Of Lake Forest Principal’s Sexual Harassment

The principal of a Lake Forest Middle School has been placed on leave as the school district re-investigates his conduct with a college student three years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

Proviso West High School

Students Protest Ouster Of Proviso West Principal

A shakeup is rocking students at Proviso West High School, one of the Chicago area’s largest.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2011

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