The Class of 2018 Speaks

No More Reading Plus

No More Reading Plus

By: Monica D.At Tilden, students do an online course called Reading Plus. Reading Plus consists of reading stories and answering questions about the passage. We do Reading Plus to help students who are reading below grade level. Reading Plus should… Continue Reading

Abandoned Homes In Englewood

Abandoned Homes In Englewood

Abandoned houses are all through Chicago especially in the Englewood neighborhood. Drug dealers and bad people use these homes to sell drugs and do other dangerous and illegal activity. Some people use these homes as a hide away or another… Continue Reading

Living in a Food Desert

Living in a Food Desert

Leamington Foods on Central and Madison By Monika H. In the Austin community on the West side of Chicago, there is only one grocery store named Leamington Foods located on Central Avenue and Madison Street. No… Continue Reading

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

by: Amanda Rampant drug abuse, especially of crack and marijuana, is destroying the Fuller Park community because adults are exposing children to drugs. In the parks, on the corners, and in abandoned houses and fields, drug dealers and users are… Continue Reading

Pick Up The Pace

Pick Up The Pace

By Jasmin V. Students at Tilden High School feel that their learning is being halted because some teachers dumb down lessons for the students who are not on grade level. They choose to assign less work; they use vocabulary fit… Continue Reading

All Cracked Up

All Cracked Up

By Ivry H. One day earlier this month (June 11), four South Side Chicago residents were driving on 63rd Street in Englewood when they narrowly missed a pothole that was big enough to swallow someone’s arm. Fortunately, they avoided hitting… Continue Reading

Nothing To Do Here

By Sarah H. In the neighborhood of Canaryville, there is nothing to do. Kids get bored and  get into trouble. During the summer ,kids just stand on corners, and in the winter kids, mainly stay in the house. When there… Continue Reading

WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE?

WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE?

                                (photo from: https://alittlestarlette.wordpress.com/tag/crossroads/) WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE? By: Angelica G Which path should you take? Are you going to follow the path so many generations… Continue Reading

First comes love, then no marriage?

First comes love, then no marriage?

By: Crystal R It’s 2015; why is there still a law against same-sex marriage? This is a problem in the United States because lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders, (LGBT)  have to hide who they are in some states because some… Continue Reading

Who is City Year?

Who is City Year?

by: Zoria J City Year Team Tilden 2014-2015 City Year at Tilden is important because they help students with their work, emotional needs, and outside problems. Many students need extra support and guidance.  City Year should… Continue Reading