Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, 2018 Golden Apple recipient South Shore Fine Arts Academy preschool teacher Heather Duncan (center), and Dr. Vicki Lee, South Shore Fine Arts Academy principal, in Duncan’s classroom after Duncan won a 2018 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. [Block Club Chicago/Lee Edwards]

For South Shore Teacher, Golden Apple Award A Win For Neighborhood Schools

“It’s a great thing because I’ve been following Golden Apple since I became a teacher and I don’t necessarily see schools like ours or teachers that look like me very much,” said Heather Duncan.

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Karalynn McNicholas, Found Dead In Chicago Lawn, Was Murdered, Officials Say

The Mount Greenwood resident had been strangled miles away from her home and without her phone or purse.

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Neon Wilderness, New Spot From Bar DeVille Partner, Opens For Happy Hour Thursday

The bar near the Division Blue Line station pays homage to the neighborhood's Polish roots with its name, cocktails and laid-back vibe.