By Madison Bratley, Editor Chicago Public School students will learn remotely for the first quarter of the school year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday. CPS CEO Janice Jackson and Chief Education Officer […]
By Madison Bratley, Editor Upperclassmen will continue remote learning for all of the upcoming school year while underclassmen will experience in-person learning for two days a week, Mayor Lightfoot announced Friday. Under […]
When Principal Tim Devine announced on February 11 that he would be leaving Payton at the end of this school year, citing a desire to return to teaching, few could have expected that the coronavirus pandemic would upend nearly every facet of daily life in the coming months.
By Madison Bratley ’21 After months of assessing potential candidates, Payton’s Local School Council on Monday night chose Melissa Resh to succeed Timothy Devine as Payton’s next principal. The Local School Council […]
The principal applicant pool has been narrowed, and the final choice is between Ms. Jaya Miller-Little, assistant principal of Whitney Young High School, and Ms. Melissa Resh, assistant principal of Lake View High School.
Chicago Public Schools on Thursday announced major changes in its grading system for the remainder of the school year, causing confusion and dismay among Payton students who had hoped that the current system — in which assignments can help, but never hurt, a student’s letter grade — would continue.
The June 6 SAT administration is cancelled, the College Board announced Wednesday, after public health guidance “made clear” that administering the exam would pose a public health risk.
Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered all Illinois schools closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the academic year. But we wish the state would at least wait and see what conditions are in May before making a definitive decision.
The College Board on Friday announced dramatic changes to the administration of Advanced Placement course exams this spring, implementing online at-home exams and excising portions of course material in an effort to accommodate students kept out from school by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
As mainstream media continues to portray Asians as the transmitters of COVID-19 (more commonly known as the coronavirus), Asian Americans have experienced an increase in discrimination and xenophobia.