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Despite warnings not to do so, many graduates of Ridgewood High School tossed their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, prompting the school to withhold all diplomas until students apologize. (Credit: Home  Video)

School Backs Down, Won’t Punish Grads For Tossing Caps In The Air

Tossing your cap into the air after graduating high school might seem like the perfect way to celebrate, but a suburban school superintendent found it so “disrespectful and insubordinate” he’s withholding every graduate’s diploma until they apologize.

05/29/2014

Ridgewood High School

Norridge School Gets Federal Grant For Air Traffic Soundproofing

A suburban high school is getting a lot of money to reduce the noise from planes flying into and out of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

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Schools Near O’Hare To Get Noise Barrier Cash

The jet noise at Ridgewood High School in Norridge gets so bad that teachers have to stop mid-sentence to wait for planes from nearby O’Hare Airport to pass by.

11/05/2010