Finding Where I Belong and Helping My Peers do the Same

By Leslie C., Class of 2022 Senior at Ombudsman South – as featured on the Chicago Public Schools Blog It might not seem like a lot, but one of my proudest accomplishments over the past year was helping to create my school’s “meme wall,” a collage of various memes that relate to homework, tests, and

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5 Signs an Alternative High School is Right for You

If you’ve dropped out of high school but want a new option for earning a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school diploma, an alternative school may be right for you. Alternative schools bear little resemblance to traditional high schools and have helped thousands of students like you earn a CPS diploma. Don’t worry if you’ve

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All Ombudsman Team members present pose smiling with Juan Salgado, standing in the middle of the group.

21st Annual Chicago Football Classic

September 2018 Pictured above: Team with current Chicago City Colleges Chancellor, Juan Salgado. The 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic was held Saturday September 22nd at Soldier Field, with a match-up between Morehouse College and Miles College. The event features football teams of two historically black colleges and universities; and was founded to encourage black youth

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Ombudsman Chicago Graduates with Diplomas

2016 Offers a Fresh Start for Ombudsman Chicago Graduates

Just weeks into 2016, the year has already been rewarding for Ronnesha Whitfield, Isiah Spann and Inocencio Lorenzo and more than 44 Ombudsman Chicago students who have earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma. “We are extremely pleased with our graduates and all that they’ve achieved,” said Dr. Chaun Johnson, senior principal, Ombudsman Chicago.

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