Shontae Higginbottom

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Former King College Prep Principal Returns to Elementary School

Shontae Higginbottom took the helm at Bouchet Math and Science Academy after resigning from King.

Kenwood »

King College Prep Gets Interim Principal

David Narain will take over as principal at King after serving as assistant principal at Kenwood Academy.

Kenwood »

King College Prep Parents: We Don't Want Another Higginbottom as Principal

After a troubled principal resigned, the King College Prep council is urged to involve teachers, parents.

Kenwood »

Embattled King College Prep Principal Resigns

Shontae Higginbottom was the target of a sit-in by students angered by her rules.

Washington Park »

Hundreds Gather for Hadiya Pendleton's Funeral: 'She Was Golden'

Michelle Obama, Rahm Emanuel attend the service as calls to end violence ring out.

Kenwood »

Numbness Settles over King after Hadiya Pendleton Slaying

Teachers say many students are visiting grief counselors after classmate was shot and killed Tuesday.

Kenwood »

Parents Say King Principal Made Sexually Explicit Comments

Parents concerned an emphasis on discipline is coming at the expense of respect at King College Prep.

Kenwood »

Teachers Rally to Defend Embattled King Principal

King Principal Shontae Higginbottom was praised by former colleagues during LSC meeting.

Kenwood »

King Principal Apologizes After Sit-In, but Parents Remain Wary

Higginbottom's emphasis on discipline and security and clashes with teachers have sparked anger.

Kenwood »

Coach Back At Work After Blowout with King High School Principal

Ronald Stewart Jr. was back at work but another coach remains out of a job. 

Kenwood »

Coach Says King Sit-In Sparked by His Firing, Arrest At School

Two coaches at the selective-enrollment high school claim prinicipal cursed at them in heated meeting.