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.
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.
Q: What are some fun things to do during fall? A: Fall is the time to take advantage of sweater weather. Sweater weather activities are walks in the park, hanging out at […]
“Last Chance High,” a new documentary series from Vice, chronicles the lives of students at CPS’s only therapeutic day school, Moses Montefiore Academy. The school’s purpose is to educate troubled teens who […]