Former Whitney Young Swim Coach Andy Parro Pocketed $30,000 In Illicit Deals To Rent High School's Pool, Watchdog FindsFrom April 2013 through September 2016, Whitney Young swim coach Andy Parro collected at least $29,604 from three outside groups through "off-the books agreements" and kept the money for himself, according to the latest annual report from Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
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.
Whitney Young High School Names New Facility After Michelle ObamaWhitney Young High School is honoring its most famous graduate by naming its new facility the Michelle Obama Athletic Complex.
Mayor Lightfoot Surprises Graduating Class Of Whitney Young High SchoolMayor Lori Lightfoot appeared to not only hand out the final diploma, but give a speech to the graduating class.
Whitney Young Steps Up Security, After Two Threats Found In BathroomsParents plan to gather outside Whitney Young High School on Wednesday, in a show of solidarity, after two threatening messages were found scrawled on bathroom stalls in the past few days, prompting heightened security measures.
Michelle Obama Meets With Students At Her Alma Mater, Whitney YoungThe former first lady met with 21 students at her alma mater to discuss her new book, “Becoming.”
Whitney Young School Hosts Active Shooter DrillIt was a startling scene outside Whitney Young School Thursday as police surrounded the school with guns drawn and rescuers standing nearby. It was part of an active shooter drill, the first of its kind at the school.
Autistic Whitney Young Senior Who Was Killed ‘Always Had A Smile On His Face’Faculty and students at Whitney Young High School on Monday were mourning the loss of a popular special needs student who was stabbed to death at his temporary apartment in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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.
Whitney Young Student Uses Reward Of New Wheels To Give Back AgainA student who was recently rewarded for her contributions to a Chicago food pantry decided to use her reward the best way possible Sunday morning; by giving back even more.
For Chicago Student, Distributing Meals Leads To Free WheelsMadison Ekern of Whitney Young High School has done good things. On Monday, she got her reward. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
Coaches' Offices At Whitney Young High School Vandalized
Whitney Young Chess Team Wins Fourth State Title In Six YearsThere was a pep rally at one of the best public schools in Chicago this morning and it featured a team that, in most places, might not usually get top billing at a pep rally: the chess team.
Whitney Young Junior Honored For Volunteerism17-year-old Quinn Gorman got quite the surprise during gym class as she was presented with concert tickets as part of the, "Make a Difference Off The Field' campaign.
Whitney Young Students Help Raise, Release Snapping TurtlesWhitney Young Magnet High School students had their hands full in southern Illinois on Friday, as they helped release endangered turtles students from across the state had adopted and raised for seven months.