Simeon Football Team Plays Without Fans In Bleachers After Slayings Of Two Students This WeekParents said it’s been a traumatic week for their kids, but they hope students can move forward.
Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy StudentsPolice and Chicago Public Schools officials are executing a security plan, after two students from Simeon Career Academy were shot and killed this week – and also after threats were issued on social media to Simeon and numerous other schools.
Youth Basketball Players At Chicago City Life Center Get Grim Life Lesson After Teammate Kentrell McNeal, 15, Is Shot And KilledAt Garfield Boulevard and LaSalle Street in the Washington Park neighborhood, there is a basketball court that functions as a safe haven for children throughout Chicago. But on Wednesday, practice was preempted by an unfortunate tough life lesson
Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours ApartSimeon Career Academy High School is mourning the shooting deaths of two students who were killed in separate attacks just four hours apart on Tuesday.
CPS Student Athletes Relieved To Participate In Post-Season After Teachers' StrikeSaturday is the post-season for hundreds of Chicago Public Schools athletes. But for almost two weeks, it was anyone's guess if they'd be able to play because of the Chicago teachers’ Strike.
Mayor Lightfoot Turns Out At Gately Stadium To Cheer On Simeon In Playoff GameMayor Lori Lightfoot paid a visit to Gately Stadium in the Roseland community Saturday to cheer on Simeon Career Academy, as the Wolverines played and won in the Illinois football playoffs.
Now That Teachers' Strike Has Ended, CPS Football Teams Can Play In State PlayoffsWith the city's teachers' strike over, Chicago Public Schools football teams now will be able to compete in the state playoffs this weekend.
Student Athletes Worried About Strike Impact On Playoff ChancesAthletes hoping for scholarships and teams hoping for playoff berths inside Chicago Public Schools are also hoping strike wraps up quickly.
Lawsuit Accuses Nazareth Parent Of Dressing As Ref, But IHSA Rules Team Can Play In 7-A Championship Game On SaturdayWas a high school football team robbed of a victory? That’s what some Simeon Career Acadmey parents alleged in a lawsuit filed against the Illinois High School Association.
New Suit Filed Against Former CPS Coach In Prison For Abusing StudentsThe new suit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court against Gerald Gaddy and the Chicago Board of Education.
Whitney Young, Morgan Park, Orr Take Home State Basketball TitlesWhile most of the nation has been focused on the NCAA Tournament, three Chicago Public Schools won state championships in basketball in the past two weeks.
"Battle Of Vincennes" To Go On At Morgan Park H.S. After Two-Week DelayIt will be a packed house Thursday afternoon for the "Battle of Vincennes" at Morgan Park High school as the Mustangs take on the Simeon Wolverines, after a two-week delay over where the game would be played.
LeBron James' Logo Was Illuminated Above Simeon's Entrance"If my name's on it, it is something personal," James says.
Simeon High School Evacuated After Small Chemical ExplosionA South Side high school was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small explosion, Chicago Public Schools officials said.
Man Charged With April Slaying Of Simeon Football PlayerKenneth K. Jackson, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, murder during commission of a felony, and mob action, all felonies, in connection with the death of 16-year-old Michael Flournoy III, according to a statement from Chicago Police.