After two men were shot at park where her son was playing, a mom and her community rally around peace.
"This is truly an international insect, a true ambassador," said a naturalist with the center.
Some parents fear the principal's responsibilities at Blaine will fall to the wayside as his star rises.
The kid-friendly celebration will include arts and crafts, free food and live music.
The show will make its world premiere in Chicago next June.
The upcoming benefit will raise money for the boy behind the gray and orange ribbons in Mount Greenwood.
The Board of Education admonished LaRaviere Principal Troy LaRaviere for "unsatisfactory conduct."
Police allegedly told the witness that the boy was really being detained for saying, "F--- the police."
Too often, the focus tends to be on the “bad kids,” leaving the good ones without support, leader says.
The event will be the last before the series resumes in October.
Enjoy the brief "cool" snap this summer with a movie in the park or photography bike ride.
Lucas Cervone has battled leukemia twice, and his parents are asking Chicagoans to help him fight it.
Not a fan of shopping for supplies? A boozy adults-only brunch to benefit schools is also an option.
Food, face painting and lots of games will be in abundance for one last hoorah before classes start.
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