5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School SchedulesKids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
2 Students, Security Guard, Administrator Hurt In Brawl At Englewood SchoolAbout 4:20 p.m. — after school had been dismissed — officers responded to a call of an altercation at Bond Elementary School. Specifics were sparse, but during the fight, a 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl were hurt by another girl who had pulled out a knife. A school security guard trying to intervene was also hurt.
Rolling Meadows Students Forced Outside During Fire AlarmAn experiment in the science lab went awry Thursday afternoon, triggering a smoke alarm. That caused the evacuation of some 2,000 students and staff out of warm classrooms.
Doctors Urge CPS To Help Students Adopt Better Sleep HabitsPediatricians have recommended the Chicago Public Schools start classes for high school and middle school students later in the day, so students can get more sleep, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel rebuffing such efforts, some doctors have offered other ideas for improving student performance.
New Vaccine Requirements For Illinois StudentsIllinois requires students enrolling in school to be up-to-date on immunizations. Students enrolling in kindergarten for the first time in an Illinois school must have an eye exam by a licensed optometrist or a medical doctor.
5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help WithSeasoned instructors share the essentials for your child's transition back to the classroom.
CPS Students Rally For Peace At Summer CampsSeveral rallies were being held across the city on Wednesday, as part of the city’s effort to keep children safe from violence during summer break.
5 Illinois Students Reach National Spelling Bee SemifinalsThe competition began Wednesday with more than 280 students from around the country, but only 46 spellers advanced to the semifinals using scores from onstage words and a computerized spelling-vocabulary test.
Scottie Pippen, Nike To Offer Free City Basketball ClinicsChi League School is an intensive basketball and life skills development program for high school student-athletes who want to improve their skills but do not have the opportunity to get invited to premier off-season leagues.
Officials Investigate Sexting At Homer Glen Middle SchoolThe investigation, which started Monday, involves multiple reports of sexting among sixth-grade students, according to a statement Principal Kristen Schroeder and Assistant Principal Candis Gasa sent to parents and posted to the school’s website Thursday.
Police Investigate "Sexting" Scandal At Barrington Middle SchoolSome students at a northwest suburban middle school could face criminal charges, after using their phones to share provocative photos of classmates, including some naked pictures.
Officials Investigating Student "Hit List" Found At Indiana SchoolNeither school officials nor police are releasing specifics on the length of the list, the reasons why the students being accused put it together, or how it was to be carried out.
Morgan Park Kindergartners Meet Elderly Pen PalsMonica and Kate are new pen pals who met for the first time in person on Tuesday. Monica Joria is 100 years old. Kate is 5, and is in kindergarten at St. Cajetan Elementary School in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
For Some Teens, 'Looking Cool' Trumps Keeping WarmThis winter has been tough for just about everyone in Chicago, including students who spend each morning waiting on the corner for their school buses – especially when some don’t make it any easier on themselves with their choice of winter clothing.