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.
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.
Payton called off all spring foreign exchanges and trips Friday evening, a dramatic but expected move in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
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.
Take this quiz to find out which Thanksgiving food you are!
The Chicago Teachers Union’s elected delegates on Wednesday night voted unanimously to schedule a strike authorization vote for late this month.
Payton’s faculty will feature 11 new teachers this school year, two of whom are Payton alumni.
Each spring, Payton students submit their course requests for the following school year. On a website called Sound Programming, they rank their choices and select alternates as required. Yet this is only the beginning of an arduous process that will last all summer: Creating daily schedules for Payton’s more than 1,100 students.
More than 50 Payton students joined hundreds of their high school peers from around Chicago on November 6 as they served as election judges during the highly-anticipated midterm elections.