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Apr 1, 2015 • Kenosha News
Opening day was a bit rough for St. Joseph when it visited Taft High School in Chicago. ... Pete Schuler was 1-for-2 at the plate with a home run and Tyler Willems finished 1-for-2 with a triple. ... Myron Glass got the start on the mound and Jared ... 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 ... Grishsaber said he would work to raise ... 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

'New Era' Begins at Taft With Completion of $17 Million Renovation

Aug 26, 2014 • DNAinfo
NORWOOD PARK — The completion of a $17 million renovation of Taft High School signals the start of a new era for the neighborhood high school, city and school leaders said Tuesday. ... Taft is the most crowded high school in Chicago. During the 2014 ... More

Parents who didn't complete CPS elite school applications scrambling for ...

Mar 3, 2015 • Chicago Sun-Times
We knew to select a school,” said Amy Allen, mother of a son and a daughter at Onahan Elementary School who thought she applied to the International Baccalaureate program for seventh- and eight-graders at Taft High school. Allen said she felt confident ... More

Top children's books honored

Feb 2, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Four Printz Honor Books also were named: "And We Stay," written by Jenny Hubbard; "The Carnival at Bray," written by Jessie Ann Foley, an English teacher at Chicago's Taft High School; "Grasshopper Jungle," written by Andrew Smith; and "This One ... More

Enrollment capped at Taft High School

Mar 24, 2015 • WOAI
SAN ANTONIO -- NISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas. So much so, the board plans to discuss and vote on capping enrollment at one of its biggest schools: Taft High. If you head west on Culebra outside of 1604, chances are you ... More

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