Waters Elementary School
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Lincoln Square Parents Furious Over Ousting Of Longtime Waters Ecology Director
Pete Leki ran the school's acclaimed garden and ecology program for 31 years. Changes to CPS funding rules led to Leki's departure, the principal said. But Leki suspects he was fired for his eco-activism.
Former Waters Elementary Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student Rejects Plea Deal
Jason Gil's case is headed to trial unless a new plea bargain is reached. Parents have called on prosecutors to not give him leniency.
Waters Elementary’s $24 Million Annex Construction Starts Next Week
There will be no summer programming at the Lincoln Square school as construction crews build an addition.
Get Your Car Washed This Saturday To Help Waters Elementary
All proceeds from the car wash fundraiser will go towards the eighth grade spring field trip for the class of 2020.
Don’t Go Easy On Teacher Accused Of Molesting Student, Waters Elementary School Parents Urge Prosecutors
The letter from over 150 parents, teachers and neighbors demands Jason Gil be prosecuted on all the charges he now faces.
Ringo The Duck, The Chicago River Mallard Caught In a Plastic 6-Pack Holder, Is Now Helping Students Learn About The Environment
Ringo's plight is now part of the curriculum at Waters Elementary School.
Waters Elementary’s New Annex Set To Break Ground This Spring (And It’s Not On Top Of The Garden After All)
Construction of the new three-story annex is expected to be completed by August 2020.
After Community Outrage, CPS Won’t Bulldoze Lincoln Square School’s Garden To Build $24 Million Annex
Plans to build an annex on the site of Waters Elementary's community garden have been taken "off the table," officials say.