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 […]
With the most recent update to its remote learning grading policy, CPS has demonstrated its failure to adequately take students’ situation into account.
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.
In Chicago, it’s time for decisive action before it’s too late.
With a lot of people coming from different backgrounds here at Payton, we wondered: How else do people celebrate? Are there different traditions they have? What about the food? We interviewed several people to find out more about the way they celebrate. Here’s what they said.
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Two Wednesdays ago, few in this city would have imagined that by the time students returned to school there would be snow on the ground. Yet here Lightfoot was at City Hall, early on Halloween afternoon, saying the strike was finally over as snow fell faster and faster outside.
CPS cross-country runners (including Payton’s) won’t be allowed to compete in the IHSA Regional competitions tomorrow after a judge rejected a request for a temporary restraining order (TRO) allowing them to compete while the CTU strike continues. “I greatly respect Judge Reilly’s (and the IHSA’s) desire for caution in order to protect student safety,” Will Foster writes. “Nevertheless, I am at least a bit skeptical of the ruling for the reasons heretofore stated. In particular, some of the factual assumptions upon which the equitable balancing rests seem dubious.”