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Nixon Elementary School

Nixon Elementary School
Nixon Elementary School

Hermosa Playground Set On Fire Last Year Will Be Rebuilt By Fall, CPS Says

Nixon Elementary also is getting a new basketball court, running track and a fence for security.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

2 Longtime CPS Librarians Fought Against Cuts For Years. Then They Were Fired: ‘The System Punishes The Loudest Voices’

Leslie Westerberg of Nixon Elementary and Nora Wiltse of Coonley Elementary are devastated their jobs were eliminated and worry their schools' libraries will sit empty next school year.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Hermosa School Playground Destroyed In ‘Horrific Act Of Arson’ Will Be Rebuilt, Alderman Says

Parents at Nixon Elementary fought for years to get a new playground, only to have it torched on Tuesday night. Kids are devastated, but CPS is set to rebuild it by spring.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Hermosa Parents Spent Years Fighting For A New School Playground. Last Night, Someone Set It On Fire

The Nixon Elementary School community is reeling after the arson attack, which destroyed a play area that students loved and was just a few years old. "The kids are crying. It's too much for us," the local school council president said.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Nixon Elementary Staffer Removed After Allegations Of Inappropriate Conduct With Student

The allegations do not involve sexual misconduct, the interim principal told parents in a letter this week.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

Dangerous Hermosa Playground Replaced After Parents ‘Kept Knocking’ On Closed Doors

For years, kids were "slicing open legs and arms" on the dangerous equipment. But thanks to dedicated parents and supporters, that's about to change.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale