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Wendell Phillips Academy High School

Wendell Phillips Academy High School
Wendell Phillips Academy High School

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