One incoming freshman paints the mural next to her new school, North-Grand High School in Hermosa.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

In Hermosa, Mural Project Makes High School Transition Easier For Incoming Freshmen: ‘At Least You Know Somebody’

As part of the district's Freshman Connection program, incoming North-Grand High School students came together this past week to paint a colorful mural along an underpass just west of the school.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

4-Year-Old Girl Sexually Abused At Avondale’s Reilly Elementary, Officials Say

"Please know that we are taking this situation seriously, and we remain committed to providing our students with a safe, positive learning environment where they can reach their full potential," the school principal said.

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Voices Of North Lawndale ‘Truly Interwoven’ Into Project That Wins Award For Neighborhood Planning

The plan unveiled in 2018 incorporated the feedback of hundreds of residents in its blueprint for building a stronger neighborhood.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

As Scooter Pilot Packs Up For 2019, We Look At The Early Morning And Late Night Workers Who Made It Happen

Block Club Chicago rode along with the AM and PM scooter deployment teams for Lime, one of 10 companies in the city's pilot program.