Students At School

Students At School
For years, Tilden has been known as the turn-around school - a school that accepts hard-core students who are only interested in socializing and not studying. Many students at this school pride social media issues over current events. Students at…

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The Back Of The Yards/Englewood

In The Back Of The Yards, many kids don’t have anything meaningful to do after school, other than run the block and post up on the corner. Due to the lack of community outlets, mentoring programs and parks, the only…

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Put Them In Their Place

Put Them In Their Place
By Alexis M One of the biggest issues at Tilden High School is the lack of discipline toward the students. Without proper consequences, the students will continue to misbehave. This is an issue that needs to be addressed because it…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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