Posts Tagged ‘ Ravenswood School ’

Chicago Consortium results for schools; Mixed results

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September 14, 2011
Chicago Consortium results for schools; Mixed results

Ravenswood schools showed both strengths and weaknesses in a Chicago Consortium study released this week.
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Survey shows some schools still have K openings, some very tight

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September 6, 2011
Survey shows some schools still have K openings, some very tight

A survey of the 12 public schools in or serving the Ravenswood neighborhood show enrollment at some schools is very tight, while others can still accept Kindergarten enrollments.
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Spring fund raisers for schools

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March 14, 2011

Mark your calendars, Ravenswood residents! Schools in your area are holding numerous events this spring to raise money for their students and programs.   Ravenswood Elementary School Ravenswood will hold its 3rd annual “Spring Forward” event on Saturday, March 26 from 7 to 11P at DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western Avenue. The evening will...
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Where should the children go? Rahm’s choices

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March 3, 2011
Where should the children go? Rahm’s choices

Chicago mayor elect Rahm Emanuel faces choices between neighborhood and private schools for his children
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Area still affected by snowfall; parking tight, impassable sidewalks

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February 7, 2011

A late-night survey of Ravenswood streets indicate there are some issues with sidewalks, but that the morning commute should be generally safe for both children and workers.
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Spectacular tree for North Center

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December 4, 2010
Spectacular tree for North Center

A 50' pine tree was lite by a string of 1,237 led lights that would stretch from Addison to Montrose this evening in the NorthCenter Town Square.
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Bell shines in disappointing school report

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September 10, 2010
Bell shines in disappointing school report

Bell School was given an “A” grade by the Chicago Public Schools and was ranked 13th among all Chicago Public elementary schools in an internal school board report of academic performance. In the Ravenswood neighborhood 3 neighborhood elementary schools are given D+ or D- grades. Three of 4 neighborhood high schools are rated C-.
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Chase Park ” The Raven “

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June 22, 2010
Chase Park ” The Raven “

Last weekend The “Raven” extended an invitation to “Experience the Magic of Ravenswood” the small festival located at Chase Park .  Here are a few photos of the Saturday afternoon events under the hot Chicago sun.
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UPDATE: Montrose sewer project to reroute CTA, detour traffic, affect businesses

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March 28, 2010
UPDATE: Montrose sewer project to reroute CTA, detour traffic, affect businesses

A sewer upgrade has closed Montrose Avenue at Paulina for seven weeks. During the construction CTA buses will reroute and traffic will detour around the construction. The closed road will affect twenty restaurants and numerous other businesses between Damen and Ashland Avenue as well as parents dropping off children at Ravenswood Elementary School and...
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Bulldog in FOIA dispute with CPS over LSC candidates

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March 25, 2010
Bulldog in FOIA dispute with CPS over LSC candidates

The Welles Park Bulldog is seeking to force the Chicago Public Schools to release the nominating petitions of residents running for Local School Council in eleven schools, part of an effort by the on-line publication that pits privacy issues against the public’s right to know. In a March 12th letter by Bulldog attorney Terrance...
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