Posts tagged "alternative school"

First Day of School: Not For Richard Milburn High School

First Day of School: Not For Richard Milburn High School
Yesterday marked the first day of school for Chicago Public School students on “Track E”, which is considered year round schooling. In Chatham, there are several schools on Track E, although none have air conditioning and there is no evidence that scores are increasing. Well there will be one less school in Chatham, when the... Read more »

When and Where Will Richard Milburn H.S. Move

When and Where Will Richard Milburn H.S. Move
This was the week that Chicago Public Schools dropped the bomb on several neighborhoods around the city about schools. This annual ritual of closing, turning around and creating quasi public schools always draws the ire of residents around the city. The Chatham community is waiting on CPS to drop the bomb on Richard Milburn H.S.... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools: The Lack of a Restorative Justice System Causes Kaos

Chicago Public Schools: The Lack of a Restorative Justice System Causes Kaos
Several weeks ago I wrote about the Chicago Public Schools visiting the Chatham community about Richard Milburn Alternative High School http://www.chicagonow.com/concerned-citizens-of-chatham/2011/10/capcc-to-cps-richard-milburn-alternative-high-school-must-go/. The high school is a “safe school” defined by Chicago Public Schools. The alternative high school moved from one of the Chicago Archdioces catholic schools at Holy Angels Catholic Church in the Bronzeville community... Read more »
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What Chatham Residents Want

What Chatham Residents Want
Over the past several weeks Chatham residents told EZ Pawn No. They told Richard Milburn Alternative High School No. These actions have caused some to feel that saying NO is counterproductive to the growth of the community. When Lakeview, Beverly, or Rodgers Park say NO its Ok. Others say Chatham residents do not know what... Read more »

What to do This Weekend

What to do This Weekend
The 2011 100 Black Men of Chicago College Sponsorship Fair THIS SATURDAY October 15th 9am-3pm UIC Forum 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL 60612 Register on the link below! STUDENTS BRING YOUR ACT RESULTS, & TRANSCRIPTS. On site interviews! Dress for success! MEN SUITS AND TIES, WOMEN BUSINESS ATTIRE!! http://www.100bmc.org/StudentParentPage.htm Greater Chatham Alliance Community Organization... Read more »

CAPCC To CPS- Richard Milburn Alternative High School Must Go!

CAPCC To CPS- Richard Milburn Alternative  High School Must Go!
This was the message that Keith Tate, President of the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council (CAPCC) told Chicago Public School(CPS) representative Jennifer Vidis, Deputy Director of Alternative Schools. While the focus of the meeting was to be on EZ Pawn, who decided not to attend the meeting, Roderick Sawyer, Alderman of the 6th ward invited... Read more »
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Upcoming Community Meetings

Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings Park Manor Neighbors Monday October 3, 2011 6:30 to 8:30 pm Northern Trust Bank 7800 S State Street Topics: Community Issues Chatham Avalon Park Community Council Monday October 10, 2011 6:30 to 8:30 pm Northern Trust Bank 7800 S. State Street Topic: Followup on EZ Pawn... Read more »