Whittier School, one of the eight elementary schools in Oak Park District 97, is looking for a new principal as current administrator Carol Young is set to retire in June. Young is retiring after more than 25 years in D97, including stints as principal of two district schools — Mann and Whittier.
Cancer? Me? No way. But yes. Four weeks ago I was diagnosed with cancer, colorectal cancer to be exact. So what kind of cancer is that? I wondered that as well. As soon as I got my diagnosis, I wondered how it explained the months of troubling and puzzling symptoms I was suffering.
Changing District 97's school boundaries as a way to solve overcrowding at some of its schools might be a more attractive — and far less expensive — option compared with spending millions of dollars to construct new space, according to some members of the district's school board.