AM News: Third Back Of Yards Teen Killed

IL_CT (12)3rd teen in month killed in Back of Yards Tribune: Clark was an 11th-grade student at Kelly High School this past school year, said Frank Shuftan, a spokesman for the Chicago Public Schools. 

Teen killed in S. Side shooting in 'safer' neighborhoodKristopher Clark usually spent the summer at his grandparents' house--not too far from his mother's in Back of Yards, but in a safer neighborhood from his own, his mother said today. 

The Struggle to Save 'La Casita' In These Times: Whittier Elementary School parents began work on the library during a successful 43-day sit-in last fall to save the field house from demolition by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). 

Whittier protestors meet with Brizard, insist library be in field house: Community activists staging a sit-in at Whittier Elementary School got a private meeting with new Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard Monday. The activists who held a 36-day sit-in last fall to prevent demolition of a field house on school.

Track star looking to go the distance Defender:  CPS is noted for producing standout athletes in basketball, football and even baseball, but track and field has been a bit under the radar in recent years. 

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  • The City of Chicago demolition application #D10270-01 for the demolition of the Whittier field house (La Casita) and installation of turf field (Soccer field) is STILL CURRENT!

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