Posts Tagged “High school”

Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire

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Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire

Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire District 230 Superintendent Dr. James M. Gay shared with staff on Monday his intent to retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Gay joined District 230 as Assistant Principal at Andrew High School and then was Principal there for four years. In…

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com I always wondered what happened to my old friends back in Hgh school so I opened an account at Classmates.com thinking it would help me answer that question. But it didn’t work. Classmates is nothing like Facebook, where it is far easier to connect with old high school friends,…

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Sandburg HS cracking down on e-Cigarettes and vapes

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Sandburg HS cracking down on e-Cigarettes and vapes

Sandburg HS cracking down on e-Cigarettes and vapes Southwest suburban high school cracks down on students using e-cigarettes and vapes, warning it is a health hazard to students and also a local municipal crime. By Ray Hanania The principal of one of the Southwest Suburb’s largest high schools announced Friday that disciplinary action will be…

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Common Core and our failing high schools

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Common Core and our failing high schools. Too many high schools are graduating students who are “not ready” for college, achieving under 21 on ACT testing. By Ray Hanania When I was young, if my grade point average was under 60 percent, I flunked. The grading system we used then applies today: A=90+; B=80+; C=70+;…

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