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Wendell Phillips Academy High School

Wendell Phillips Academy High School
Wendell Phillips Academy High School

Wendell Phillips High School Gets ‘Monumental’ $17 Million Annex With New Gym, Locker Rooms, Hall Of Fame

"This project will show students and staff that the work they do is valued, and they are not being overlooked," said state Sen. Mattie Hunter, who helped secure funding for the project.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Proposed High School Would Address ‘High School Desert’ On Near South Side, Alderperson Says

After years of advocating, a new open enrollment high school for Near South Side families may be one step closer to becoming reality.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Rush Opens Free Medical Clinic At Wendell Phillips Academy: ‘They Can Literally Come From Upstairs In Their English Class’

Physical and mental health services will be provided to the entire student body year-round and free of charge, thanks to grant funding.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After Student And Security Guard Shot Outside South Side School, Kids Need More Help Healing From Trauma, Parents Say

The shooting happened last month outside Wendell Phillips Academy High School as classes were letting out. Now, school leaders are asking: Are temporary counselors enough?

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Construction Company Donates $100K As Wendell Phillips Teacher’s Push For A STEM Department Nears Fundraising Goal

With the contribution from Turner Construction, Wendell Phillips Academy can hire an engineering teacher for the next school year, teacher Michael Mancini said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

This South Side Teacher Is Running A Marathon To Help Fund A STEM Department At Wendell Phillips — And Companies Are Stepping Up To Help

Ahead of his May 15 marathon to create a science and engineering hub at the Bronzeville high school, teacher Michael Mancini isn't just training for the 26.2-mile run — he's connecting with local businesses to make his vision a reality.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

A Bronzeville Teacher Organized A Marathon To Fundraise For His School. His Goal: $250K For A STEM Department

English teacher and strength coach Michael Mancini — who never used to run more than a quarter-mile — will run 26.2 miles through Bronzeville to try to raise $250,000 for a STEM and computer science department.

Bronzeville, Near South Side