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Kenwood Academy’s Attendance Boundaries Have Been The Same Since The ’60s. A State Bill May Change That

Chicago Public Schools would routinely review its schools' attendance territories under a bill awaiting Gov. JB Pritzker's signature. "I would like to see students allowed to go to school in their neighborhoods," Rep. Curtis Tarver said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

For A Full Year, This South Side Mutual Aid Group Has Fed 100+ Families In Need While Supporting Hyde Park Restaurants

Since the end of last year, nearly 100 families at Kenwood Academy and Bret Harte Elementary have received gift cards of about $50 to local restaurants and grocers.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Project To Connect Kenwood Academy Buildings, Add Cooling System To Gym Gets Key City Approval

The $9.2 million project would connect the main Kenwood Academy campus with the selective-enrollment academic center and add a heating and cooling system in the high school's gym.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Young Playwrights Festival Names Winners, Brings Their Works To The Virtual Stage Through End Of the Month

Hundreds of playwrights competed in Pegasus Theatre's 34th annual festival.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

School Where Cops Were Caught On Video Dragging Student Down Stairs Votes To Keep Its Officers

Chicago schools like Marshall, Kenwood and Corliss are voting to keep cops in schools despite nationwide calls to remove officers from campuses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Kenwood Academy Science Labs To Receive Nearly $2 Million In Renovations By Fall

The improvements are part of CPS's three-year, $75 million plan to provide "equitable access to state-of-the-art science labs" throughout the city's high schools.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Kenwood Food Project Helps High Schoolers And Struggling Local Restaurants

Linda Swift's program, through which donors buy gift cards from restaurants for Kenwood Academy students, may soon gain the backing of the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Want To Help Kenwood? Get Involved In Alderman’s New Advisory Council

With the debut of the Kenwood council, five of King's six planned advisory councils — representing each of the community areas she represents — are now active.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side’s Only Public School Lacrosse Programs Being Built At Kenwood And Urban Prep

The teams are helping to make Chicago history, sharing the role in bringing a largely-white sport to largely-Black Chicago schools.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Kenwood Academy’s Heating System Fails Again Wednesday As Frigid Temps Linger

Students in several cold classrooms were moved to the auditorium Wednesday, Kenwood officials said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Kenwood Academy’s Heating System Fails During Chicago’s Coldest Nov. 12 Ever — But Class Goes On

A record-low temperature of 7 degrees was recorded at O'Hare Tuesday morning, around the same time a motor failed in the school's heating system.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

‘Y’all Should’ve Told Me Anthony Davis Would Be Here’: Englewood’s Favorite L.A. Laker Surprises Young Ballers At Nike Rise Camp

The Englewood native returned to Chicago Friday, dishing out inspiration to South and West Side kids.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Bring Your Appetite And Dancing Shoes To The Hyde Park Food Truck Festival Saturday

Kenwood Academy students benefit from the fest, which originated in 2016.