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  • 1 to 1 Technology Ratio

    Mr. Sunshine is asking for $364.86:
    My students need a chromebook to complete NGSS labs. We are currently trying to go to a 1 to 1 student to technology ratio in the classroom.
    Bowen High School Comment

38 hours ago

John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72

Together, they operated Hudson Funeral Home, 8745 S. Commercial Ave. In 2008, after the murders of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew, mother and brother, John and Dorothy Hudson handled the funeral arrangements.

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...minister of music for 40 years at Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist church. The church at 4526 S. Greenwood Ave. was founded by his Mississippi family and became a destination for African-Americans moving to...

...sold insurance in Chatham for American General. He also sold shoes at Hobson’s at 47th Street and Prairie Avenue, where he outfitted singers including Lou Rawls, who started out doing gospel with Sam Cooke...

...Visitation is planned from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., with the funeral there at 11 a.m. Mr. Hudson will be buried in a...

    John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72
    John Howard Hudson Sr. - a church musician, deacon and funeral director - tried to make it to all of his family's birthdays, baptisms, weddings, proms and graduations. That wasn't easy to do with a clan that includes a wife, three sons, three grandchildren, eight brothers and sisters and 50 to 60 nieces and nephews.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Math Cubes for Engaging Hands on Learning

    Ms. Krasowski is asking for $202.56:
    My students need unifix cubes as a math manipulative. At Great Lakes Academy, we use research based, small group math instruction. This requires students to use hands on materials when solving math problems.
    Great Lakes Academy Charter School Comment

2 days ago

Vigil held for girls, man killed in fire

2430-2499 E. 81st St.

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3443 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL 60657, 41.7139380381563, -87.7529021308068

    Vigil held for girls, man killed in fire
    CHICAGO - A vigil was held Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood where four people, including three young girls, died in an apartment fire earlier this week. Police have called the fire arson and are investigating. It was emotional candlelight vigil for the victims. The father of one of the girls killed thanked neighbors, family and friends for the outpouring of support.
    http://wgntv.com

2 days ago

Vigil Held After Fatal South Side Fire

Staples was one of four who died in a South Chicago fire Tuesday. Three young sisters — 3-month-old Melanie Watson, 4-year-old Madison Watson, and 7-year-old Shaniyah Staples – were killed in the blaze at 81st and Essex, along with 56-year-old Kirk Johnson, who lived in a neighboring apartment.

    Vigil Held After Fatal South Side Fire
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Family of seven-year-old Shaniyah Staples gather together Friday at 81st and Essex for a vigil, remembering her once more. Staples was one of four who died in a South Chicago fire Tuesday.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Vigil being held for victims of South Chicago fire

Shanieka Bew carefully placed several expressions of love as a neighborhood struggles to cope with the fatal fire that claimed the lives of a man and three young sisters in the 8100-block of South Essex Avenue.

...In all nearly 200 firefighters arrived to find the 32-unit apartment building located near 81st and South Essex Avenue engulfed in flames. Witnesses say the stairwells were consumed by fire.Kirk Johnson, 56, also...

    Vigil being held for victims of South Chicago fire
    A community is outraged and still in mourning three days after a fire that killed three young girls and their neighbor. The family of the girls who died in the fire plan to hold a vigil along with neighborhood residents. Meanwhile investigators are still looking for who caused the fire.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Residents return to building where 3 young sisters, man killed in deadly fire

Three young sisters, ages 3-months, 4 and 7-years-old, and a 56-year-old man died when the fire broke out Tuesday morning in the building at 81st and Essex on the city's Southeast Side.

    Residents return to building where 3 young sisters, man killed in deadly fire
    CHICAGO -- Residents of half of the building on South Essex damaged by a fatal arson fire are returning to their apartments this afternoon to see if any of their belongings can be salvaged. Other tenants are being kept away, because their units are too badly damaged to reenter.
    http://cltv.com

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  • Visualization Learning

    Ms. Tidrick is asking for $431.51:
    My students need Post-it paper and markers to allow us to hang their work and their ideas on our classroom walls. By creating anchor charts for our lessons, scholars are able to reference back to them.
    Great Lakes Academy Charter School Comment
  • Beyond the Books: Using Art to Support Learning

    Ms. Larson is asking for $1408.53:
    My students need to learn how to use art as a healthy outlet for their emotions, as well as see how art projects can support their classroom learning.
    Noble St Charter School Baker Clg Prep Comment

3 days ago

Officials: Deaths in South Chicago fire ruled homicides

The blaze was first reported at 1:36 a.m. in the three-story, courtyard apartment building in the 8100 block of South Essex, according to the Chicago Fire Department. It was upgraded to a three-alarm fire by 1:53 a.m.

    Officials: Deaths in South Chicago fire ruled homicides
    The deaths of three girls and man after a South Chicago neighborhood apartment building fire have been ruled homicides by the Cook County medical examiner's office. The blaze was first reported at 1:36 a.m. in the three-story, courtyard apartment building in the 8100 block of South Essex, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

3 days ago

Muertes tras incendio son investigadas como homicidio

Unos 200 bomberos respondieron para sofocar el siniestro, la madrugada del martes, en la cuadra 8100 S. Essex Ave.

    Muertes tras incendio son investigadas como homicidio
    CHICAGO- El incendio en el barrio de South Shore, al sur de Chicago, que cobró las vidas de una bebé de tres meses, sus hermanas de 4 y 7 años, y un hombre de 56, fue calificado como un homicidio en caso de dos de los muertos, en tanto, agentes federales de la Oficina de Alcohol, Tabaco y Armas de Fuego (ATF) coordinan con la Policía de Chicago para determinar las causas, según anunciaron las autoridades.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

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Police: 4 dead, 13 wounded in Tuesday shootings

...in the 7500 block of South Phillips, according to police. Christopher Hibbler, 42, of the 8200 block of South Saginaw, was shot repeatedly in the chest, and was pronounced dead at the scene at 3...

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Officers responding about 9:40 p.m. to a call of a person shot in the 3900 block of West 14th Street found the man lying on the ground in an alley, according to Chicago Police. The man, thought to be in his 20s, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.

...m., police said. Investigators learned she had been a passenger in a vehicle in the 2600 block of South Kedzie when someone in another vehicle nearby fired shots, striking her in the head. She was...

The shooting occurred about 3:20 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Phillips, according to police. Christopher Hibbler, 42, of the 8200 block of South Saginaw, was shot...

...West Garfield Park neighborhood. The men, 20 and 31, walked into an apartment in the 4000 block of West Jackson and spoke with a male who was sitting on the couch, who then pulled out...

About 8:12 p.m., a 22-year-old man was in the 5000 block of West Madison in the West Side Austin neighborhood, when someone walked up and shot him in the chest and leg, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.

About 10 minutes earlier, a man and woman were in the 8400 block of South Hermitage in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood when they were both shot in the leg, police said. The man, 19, and woman, 26, were each taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where their conditions stabilized.

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 26-year-old man was in the 6500 block of South Wentworth when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, police said. He took himself to St. Bernard Hospital in good condition.

Thirty minutes earlier, a 21-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his leg in the 7100 block of South Damen in West Englewood, police said. He was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

...Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The man was inside a store in the 2700 block of West 59th Street when he was shot in the hand, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross...

About 2:25 p.m., a 22-year-old man suffered at least one gunshot wound in the 4100 block of West Madison in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Tuesday morning in an Austin neighborhood attack, a 42-year-old man was in the 800 block of North Leclaire about 11:40 a.m. when a male wearing all black clothing walked up and...

...Far South Side. The 20-year-old man was riding in a vehicle in the 11800 block of South Indiana about 7:20 a.m. when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police...

...neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A 31-year-old man was standing outside in the 3000 block of West 62nd Street when a red van drove by and someone fired shots, police said. He was shot...

    Police: 4 dead, 13 wounded in Tuesday shootings
    Four people were killed and at least 13 others were wounded in shootings Tuesday on the South, Southwest and West Sides, police said. Most recently, a man was found shot to death in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. Officers responding about 9:40 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • CHICAGO we must do better! All these killings & random shootings have to stop. It hurts my heart to hear another child or innocent person has fallen victim to the crimes of this city. Our community leaders need our help to make PEACE a reality here and NOT VIOLENCE !!!!

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