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Grand Boulevard »

Michelle Obama To Deliver King College Prep Commencement Speech

The Kenwood school was chosen because it's the winner of the first lady's FAFSA completion challenge.

Kenwood »

Kenwood Student Pulls Taser After Basketball Game, Security Officer Says

Chicago Public Schools is investigating a fight after a game Monday at King College Prep High School.

Kenwood »

3 Students Treated After Irritant Discharged at King College Prep: Police

The irritant was discharged in the locker room Wednesday morning, police said.

Kenwood »

Annual Health and Housing Fair Kicks Off Saturday

The 4th Ward event offers a one-stop shop for city services and information for homeowners.

Kenwood »

Dyett Supporters Take Over Ald. Will Burns' Meeting on Saving the School

Burns said the fuss scared off people he needed to hear, but those who stayed said he wasn't listening.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Family, Former Classmates Remember Slain Teen

King College Prep students and teachers read poems and sang songs to remember their slain classmate.

Kenwood »

Kenwood Ref Has Blown Whistle on Obama, Michael Jordan and More

Reuben Norris, 78, is still going strong after 41 years officiating high school, college and pro games.

Kenwood »

King Prep LSC Squashes Questions on Member's Public Indecency Arrest

Reginald King and the LSC didn't talk about the arrest, but parents debated it.

Kenwood »

CPS Local School Council Member Arrested Third Time for Public Indecency

Parents and teachers at King College Prep are asking Reginald Jones to resign if convicted.

South Shore (above 79th) »

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 History Teacher Uses Poetry to Unlock History

Eric Young helped students write poems and organize a memorial to cope with Hadiya Pendleton's murder.

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 »

CPS Layoff Notices Go Out to Nearly 100 Teachers, Support Staff

A total of 54 teachers and 40 teaching assistants were told last week their last day would be Nov. 20.

South Loop »

Hadiya Pendleton-Inspired Piece to Help Launch Transition for Dance Company

The ballet debuts Friday as part of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's "Generations" performance.