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Taft Football to Get New Leader After Principal Dismisses Coach of 11 Years

Dec 18, 2014 • DNAinfo
NORWOOD PARK — Taft High School will have a new football coach for the first time in more than a decade with the selection on Wednesday of St. Viator assistant head coach Dan Paplaczyk. Paplaczyk will replace computer and information technology ... More

Mackinaw Christmas Ship brings trees for Chicago families

Dec 6, 2014 • WGN-TV
The Mackinaw re-enacts the original “Chicago Christmas ship” from the late 1800s, which brought trees every year until the ship sank in 1912. To kick off today's celebration, Taft High School Choir will perform, and a wreath will be dropped in honor of ... More

Taft High School's New Principal Is Mark Grishaber

Jun 13, 2014 • DNAinfo
NORWOOD PARK — The Taft High School Local School Council unanimously picked Mark Grishaber, an assistant principal at Whitney Young High School, to lead Taft High School for the next four years. Grishaber, who lives seven blocks from Taft, rushed ... More

holidays and history are a Mount Prospect tradition

Nov 30, 2014 • Chicago Daily Herald
He was a biology teacher at Taft High School in Chicago. His specialty was reportedly botany, which is no surprise because old newspaper articles talk about he and his wife being members of the Mount Prospect Garden Club and renowned gardeners who ... More

For Sale in Edgebrook: 'Lovingly Cared For' Single-Family Home For $359900

Nov 26, 2014 • DNAinfo
Built in 1967, 6812 N. Sauganash Ave. was "lovingly cared for" by its original owners, according to Baird & Warner's Jan Kupiec. In addition to three bedrooms, it has 2½ bathrooms and a large eat-in kitchen, according to Kupiec. The home has a patio ... More

Taft Principal Names High School Leadership Team

Jul 30, 2014 • DNAinfo
Only one of the three assistant principals from last year, Eric Flores, is returning to Taft High School, making him the only administrator with experience at the Norwood Park high school, the most overcrowded in the city. Taft had three assistant ... More

Teen dies after hit by Metra train near Taft High School

Mar 7, 2014 • Chicago Tribune
Teen dies after hit by Metra train near Taft High School. March 07, 2014|By Mitch Smith | Tribune reporter. Rail workers stop traffic to allow a train to pass after a pedestrian was struck and killed by an earlier train. (Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune). More

New Taft Principal Mark Grishaber Gets to Work

Jun 19, 2014 • DNAinfo
NORWOOD PARK — Mark Grishaber may not officially start as Taft High School's new principal until July 1, but the former Whitney Young High School assistant principal has already taken the reins at the Far Northwest Side high school. His first order of ... More

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