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Benito Juarez Community Academy

Benito Juarez Community Academy
Benito Juarez Community Academy

A/C Meltdown: 25 Chicago Public Schools Went Without Air Conditioning Last Week Amid Heat Wave

Teachers and students said they had to "tough it out" through high heat last week as CPS played catch-up on fixing air conditioning inside classrooms.

Citywide

No Phones In High School: Benito Juarez Bans Phones During School Day, Drawing Mixed Reaction From Parents

Students will have to check their phones into lockers upon arrival and retrieve them at the end of the day. Parents must call the office if they need to speak with their child.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Every Student At These Chicago Schools Surprised With Scholarship To Go To College For Free

Thousands of students at Benito Juarez in Pilsen and Al Raby High School in Garfield Park will get full rides to public state universities and other partner colleges. Students at three other schools will be surprised soon.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen’s Benito Juarez High School Goes On Lockdown After Shots Fired Across The Street

No one was injured and the school lockdown lasted about 10 minutes, according to the principal. Police will be on site during the school's dismissal.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Benito Juarez Students, Community Groups Come Together To Clean Up Pilsen

The 18th Street clean-up event was organized by the Economic Strategies Development Corporation and local aldermanic offices.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Benito Juarez Staffer Removed After Allegedly Engaging ‘Inappropriately’ With Former Student

A decision on whether the staff member can return to school will be made following an investigation, Principal Juan Carlos Ocón said.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards