Thompson Center Rally Seeks Public Funds For Private SchoolsStudents, teachers and parents staged a big rally for so-called "school choice" at the Thompson Center today, trying to make sure their voices are heard in the debate over school funding.
Probation For High School Baseball Teams, Coaches After BrawlThe Illinois High School Association has put the St. Rita and St. Laurence baseball programs, and their head coaches, on probation through the end of next season because of an ugly brawl last week.
High School Ballplayers, Coaches Face Suspensions Over BrawlA routine popout during a high school baseball game led to ugliness in Joliet on Friday. Wednesday is the deadline for two rival Chicago high schools – St. Rita and St. Laurence – to explain themselves and announce the penalties players and coaches will face.
Baffoe: The Greatest Rivalry In Illinois, From A Guy Who Has Been On Both SidesI am one of very few to have partaken on both sides of the annual South Side Civil War that is the Mt. Carmel vs. St. Rita football rivalry, which continues Friday night at St. Rita at 7:30.
St. Rita High School Briefly On Lockdown For Armed IntruderSt. Rita of Cascia High School on the city’s Southwest Side was placed on lockdown Monday morning, over concerns that an armed intruder may have been inside.