Left to right: Nicole Tsamoulos, Colleen Ward and Jessica Anetsberger were all students at Bell Elementary who returned to teach at the school. Tsamoulos holds the ceramic apple of her former teacher Debbie McCray. Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / Chicago Sun-Times

How One Incredible Teacher Inspired 3 Former Students To Return To Their Old School — And Follow In Her Footsteps

Debbie McCray started teaching at Bell Elementary to desegregate CPS staff — she ended up inspiring decades of students.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Getting A Tattoo Can Help Stop Sexual Violence, Support Survivors During 1-Day Fundraiser At Deluxe Tattoo

Deluxe Tattoo will provide special tattoos for one day as part of a fundraiser for Still Not Asking For It.

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Sip Coffee House Closes After 20 Years In West Town, Will Be Replaced By A Bakery

"I believe there is a place and time for everything," owner Nancy Angelopoulous said. "We are ending on a good note."