Our Winter issue, which came out Dec. 1, shares many stories of people in our community working to make a lasting impression. If you want a sneak peek, click on the cover to download a full pdf.
Staff reporter Natalie Caceres worked with Paul Grace, known as Corcoran High School‘s historian, to discuss her next Strolling the South Side story. Grace helped provide research on the origins of the school, which in January, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its groundbreaking.
Our cover features middle school teacher Gwendolyn Maturo-Grasso who mentors the Lincoln Middle School’s STEM Club. In her role with the club, she cultivates passions for science and technology in her students.
Others spotlighted include the leaders of ‘Bully-Busting,’ a program offered at Most Holy Rosary School that teaches self-discipline and control through the teachings of karate, and Marcelle Haddix, an education professor, who is on her third year of running a free writing workshop to help students use the written word to express themselves.
And in A Friendly Five, our regular music column, Reggie Seigler reconnects with several local musicians that have taken to the road to perform.