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McCutcheon Elementary

After Coronavirus Hits McCutcheon, Teachers Urge A Halt To Reopening: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe Returning To School’

Two McCutcheon staffers contracted coronavirus in the past week and eight others have been forced to quarantine. That has caused staffing shortages as some students return to classrooms.

COVID-19 Cluster At Uptown’s McCutcheon School Leaves 8 Staffers Quarantined, Just 1 Teacher In Building, Union Says

The Uptown elementary school is in "chaos" due to the coronavirus cases, Chicago Teachers Union officials said.

Teacher At Uptown’s McCutcheon School Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Forcing Principal, 4 Others Into Quarantine

School will continue as planned despite the positive cases, CPS said. But staffers say they're concerned it took days to notify others about the infection.

After Preschooler Dragged Through Hall By School Guard, DCFS Investigated — But CPS Didn’t Tell The Child’s Family

A preschooler at McCutcheon Elementary in Uptown was allegedly dragged through a school hallway in March — but the family only heard of the incident through the state's child protection agency, their lawyer said.

After Contentious Fight With Neighbors, Uptown School’s Plan To Build A Gym Will Move Forward

McCutcheon Elementary in Uptown is one of only five CPS elementary schools without a gym.

New Uptown Elementary School Gym Opposed By Homeowners Group The Focus Of 2 Upcoming Meetings

McCutcheon Elementary is one of five Chicago Public Schools without its own gym.

Uptown Kids Need A New Gym, And Aldermen Say They’ll Fight Mansion Owners ‘Tooth And Nail’ To Make It Happen

McCutcheon Elementary students were thrilled when they got funding for a new gym annex — but a neighboring homeowners association is suing, saying the gym would disrupt their community of historic mansions.