Tag: School

CPS happy to take our census data in saving Jones, then shuts door on community input

Contributed by Blagica Bottigliero, GSLA Education Chair and ReUse Jones Committee Member   In an interesting twist in the ‘Reuse Jones’ movement, I recently learned that CPS is planning on keeping the current Jones High School building. The future use/fate of the building is to be determined. To recap, many of us worked with 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti to… Read more →

South Loop Students Help Name Dolphin Calf at Shedd Aquarium

After four months of growing and thriving at The World’s Aquarium, Shedd Aquarium’s Pacific whitesided dolphin calf is ready for a name! Shedd, a global leader in aquatic conservation, environmental education and animal care, is partnering up with Chicago’s leading news sources – NBC 5 Chicago, Telemundo Chicago and the Chicago Sun-Times to find the perfect name for the male… Read more →

Jones College Prep New Building Plans for 2013

On December 14, 2010, the community was presented with building plans for a new Jones College Prep high school that will be located on the northwest corner of Polk and State Street.  The plans were presented by Erin Lavin Cabonargi, executive director of the Chicago’s Public Building Commission and representatives from the mayor’s office and 2nd Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti… Read more →