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Oak Park River Forest High School

Gold or No: It Takes a Village to Raise an Olympian

Michele Weldon | Posted 10.07.2012 | Sports
Michele Weldon

This is not about winning a gold medal. It is about trying to win, and the people who believe that you can. It's a corny feel-good tale, but it's true. And one that could make you cry and smile all in the same minute.

David Lohr

Expert: Sex Ranking List Of High School Girls Not Criminal

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old high school student from a Chicago suburb was arrested Monday for allegedly creating and distributing a list of 50 classmates ranked in ...

Student Arrested For Ranking Female Classmates On Facebook

Posted 07.10.2011 | Chicago

In January, an Oak Park-River Forest High School student found himself in hot water after publishing a list of 50 of his female peers, ranking them ba...

Cybersexism Meets Its Match: High School Girls Demand Respect

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Martin

The girls at my local high school are fighting back in outrage over a Social Network-style website that rates girls using sexually explicit and racist remarks.

Student Suspended For Ranking 50 Girls On Looks, Promiscuity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A student at suburban Oak Park-River Forest High School in Illinois could face expulsion for publishing a list of 50 of his female peers, ranking them...

School Apologizes For Rosh Hashanah Football Game Conflict

Chicago Tribune | Margaret Ramirez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The historic date for the Oak Park & River Forest High School's first Friday night football game under new stadium lights was to be a momentous occasi...

Tinkering Around the Edges Not Enough For Failing Schools

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

While media eyes have been focused on Meeks' school boycott, another plan from the legislator/mega-church pastor has gotten little publicity: His proposal to allow kids to enroll in any school in the state, without paying tuition.