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First recipient of McCracken school's namesake award 2018-07-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 2018, p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Adamson, Eliza, Awards, prizes, etc., Donegan, Kate
'Sweet' celebrations kick off new school year 2017-09-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 7, 2017, p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Brandusa, Luca, Highland Elementary School, Brandusa, Raluca
District says grant helps bring Internet access to students 2016-11-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 10, 2016, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Hanrahan, Bob, Public School District 73 1/2, Donegan, Kate
McCracken band director; Klezmer Band honored 2016-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2016, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, de Stefano, Chip, Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence
Departing teachers watch kids sing one last time 2015-08-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 13, 2015, p.12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Morgan, Wendy, Reese, Shelley Nizynski, A Better Life for Kids, Ciok, Jennifer, Public School District 73 1/2, Ghana, Village Green
Jennifer Ciok, McCracken teacher 2015-05-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 7, 2015, p.4 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Ciok, Jennifer
McCracken students tackle global issues in films 2015-04-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 30, 2015, p.12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Blades, Bethany, Ciok, Jennifer, Westman, Lisa, Skokie Theatre
Shining a light on Ghana 2015-03-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 2015, p.1 Leap for Ghana, A, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Morgan, Wendy, Fundraising and fundraisers
McCracken students sing for Ghana 2015-03-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 5, 2015, p.12 Leap for Ghana, A, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Nyarko, Patrick, Fundraising and fundraisers
Heralded author brings insights to students 2015-02-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 26, 2015, p.12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Other: In Search of Nina Armstrong, White, Black, Lester, Joan Steinau
Song for Ghana: McCracken students make recording for children in need 2014-12-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 2014, p.12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Morgan, Wendy, Fundraising and fundraisers, Student activities, Mayne Stage studios, Boggs, Darryl
District 73.5 students expelled over Instagram threats 2014-11-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 20, 2014, p.16 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2
McCracken students' annual walk felt a world away 2014-06-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 12, 2014 , p. 12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Reese, Shelley Nizynski, Meyers, Serena, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Lin, Brian, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Fundraising and fundraisers, Ciok, Jennifer
McCracken Middle School makes reading fun for boys 2014-05-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 2014 , p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Libraries, Reading, Urquiza, Rocky, Elkheir, Osman, Nabeel, Abdulrehman, Gammeri, Tori
District 73.5 Fun Fair serves up fun while raising funds 2014-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 2014 , p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Reyes, Emily, Kowalik, John, Keay, Sophia, Public School District 73 1/2, Barod, Divya, Speer, Ari, Gotkin, Lisa, Snevely, James, Norman, Sanai
McCracken teacher becomes Golden Apple finalist 2014-04-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 17, 2014 , p. 11 Golden Apple Award, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Ciok, Jennifer
McCracken students sing, leap for Ghana 2014-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 2014 , p. 13 Leap for Ghana, A, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Better Life for Kids, A, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Fundraising and fundraisers, Concerts, Nizynski, Shelley
Sharks bite on Skokie students' business pitches 2014-02-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 27, 2014 , p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Bovich, Dr. Ed, Barry, Laurie, Westman, Lisa, Business, Rosen, Stu, Ramirez, Larry, Reese, Abe, Buehler, John
McCracken entrepreneurs get advice from billionaire Mark Cuban 2014-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 2014 , p. 11 Redman, Krista, Business, Francis, Goodwin, Sahyouni, Hannah, Mkrtychian, Julia, Montgomery, Charlie, Niederman, Hannah, Wade, Sara, Sulaiman, Yourtana, Small, Michael, Westman, Lisa, Patel, Khush, Cuban, Mark, Rangel, Jessica, Wilke, Brendan, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Ghani, Raida, Kumar, Divy, Meyers, Serena, Vargas, Sofia, Raza, Zoha, Levine, Aaron, Fleming, Christine
This spaghetti dinner saves lives 2013-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2013 , p. 13 Reese, Shelley Nizynski, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Charities, Ciok, Jennifer
McCracken students walk for children of Ghana 2013-06-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 2013 , p. 12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Reese, Shelley Nizynski, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Middleton Elementary School, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Fundraising and fundraisers, Ciok, Jennifer
Cupcake Wars raises $2,000 for Ghana kids 2013-05-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 9, 2013 , p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Wolfinger, Vicki, A Better Life for Kids, Cupcake Wars
District 73.5 raises needed cash at Fun Fair 2013-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2013 , p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Levine, Matthew, District 73.5 Fun Fair, Vargas, Ricardo, Vargas, Cristian, Graham, Liam, Keegan, Timmy
Skokie students spread the anti-tobacco message on canvas 2013-04-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 2013 , p. 11 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Skokie Health Department (formerly Skokie Public Health Department), Manata, Joey, Old Orchard Junior High School, Jiang, Annabelle, Smoking, Martin, Angela
Students take musical leap for Ghana 2013-03-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 2013 , p. 25 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Czarkowski, Philip, Yusen, Ben, Ciok, Jennifer, Brndaro, Nahrin, Concerts, Nizynski, Shelley, Guolee, Chris, Vargas, Daniel, Leap for Ghana, A, Tichota, Juliana, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities
Panel creates traffic-safety recommendations 2012-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2012 , p. 5 Strubel, Aleeza, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, Safety devices and measures, Traffic, Gewalt Hamilton and Associates, Stein, Allison, Scarpelli, Anthony, Vo, Carter, Kelson-Podolsky, Melina, Middleton Elementary School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Roberts, Randall
McCracken School walk felt around the world 2012-06-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 7, 2012 , p. 9 Gaul, Nora, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Younan, Gabrielle, Blades, Bethany, Fundraising and fundraisers, Loach, Sean, Ciok, Jennifer, Van Dusen, George, Nizynski, Shelley, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.)
Schakowsky honors McCracken students 2012-05-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 10, 2012 , p. 16 Gaul, Nora, Schetter, Nathaniel, A Better Life for Kids, Davood, Alex, U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Ciok, Jennifer, Tichota, Juliana, Schakowsky, Janice, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Younan, Gabrielle, Younan, Mariel, Loach, Sean, Hoglund, Andrea, Gandhi, Trisha, Shearer, Lily, Nizynski, Shelley, Janw, Rebecca, Wangdak, Tenzin, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Shearer, Violette
District 73.5 Fun Fair delivers on its name 2012-04-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 19, 2012 , p. 7 Penning, Daniel, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, District 73.5 Fun Fair, Stout, Olivia, Stout, Victoria
Popular McCracken teacher wins Fulbright 2012-04-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 12, 2012 , p. 21 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Wade, Sara, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel
McCracken students heading downstate to showcase technology 2012-03-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 29, 2012 , p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Niederman, Natalie, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Wade, Sara, Steger, Sophie, Monak, Annie, Niederman, Aaron, Technology, Holmes, Lindsay
Students sing to help children in Ghana 2012-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2012 , p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Lawless, Megan, Reese, Shelley Nizynski, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Blades, Bethany, Fundraising and fundraisers, Ciok, Jennifer, Hill, Anna
McCracken School band honored -- yet again: Skokie mayor proclaims 'day' for band June 6 2011-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2011 , p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Van Dusen, George, DeStefano, Chip
McCracken students walk for orphanage in Africa 2011-06-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 9, 2011 , p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Dela Cruz, Samantha, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), Shearer, Violet, Fundraising and fundraisers, Ciok, Jennifer, Nizynski, Shelley, Crane, Megan
Rep. Schakowsky revisits McCracken School kids 'making a difference 2011-05-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 26, 2011 , p. 14 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.), U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Ciok, Jennifer, Nizynski, Shelley
McCracken students take up teacher's mission to help African orphanage 2011-04-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 14, 2011 , p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Fundraising and fundraisers, Ciok, Jennifer, Blomquist, Rob, Nizynski, Shelley
Fun money 2011-03-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 24, 2011 , p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Novak, Max, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Saliba, Jennifer, McCracken Middle School Family fun Fair, Saliba, Joseph
Five District 73.5 teachers earn national seal 2010-12-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 16, 2010 , p. 14 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Eccleston, Carrie, Middleton Elementary School, Wade, Sara, Patlevic, Lisa, Rosenfeld, Meghan, Mosher, Debbie, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel
Incident at McCracken prompts safety reminder for students 2010-09-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 16, 2010 , p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Skokie Police Department
District 73.5 embracing healthier food choices 2010-08-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 26, 2010 , p. 9 Elizabeth Meyer School, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Vrndaro, Charlie, Gordon, Alison, Food and nutrition, Donegan, Kate, Gotkin, Lisa, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Middleton Elementary School, Vrndaro, Shanet
Fond memories send graduates back to junior high 2010-07-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 29, 2010 , p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73, Artman, Rhonda Drucker, Oakview Junior High School, Poochies, Principal's Pub
McCracken students walk to help exploited kids 2010-06-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 2010 , p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Burian, Silvia, Fundraising and fundraisers, Egan, Tyler, Goldberg, Andrew, Ciok, Jennifer, Rykowski, Craig, Walkington, Luc, Crane, Megan, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Aiding Children Together (A.C.T.)
Schakowsky responds to students' social concerns 2010-04-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 2010 , p. 11 Khuu, Philip, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Schakowsky, Janice, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Ciok, Jennifer
Nailing down fun 2010-03-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 2010 , p. 11 Glueckert, Erin, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities
Head Case 2010-03-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 2010 , p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Codell, Nina, Shearer, Violette
McCracken Garden Club thriving after 15 years 2009-10-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 2009, p. 11 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Eccleston, Carrie, Osimuwa, Ade, Guolee, Kala, Niles Township Food Pantry, Codell, Sonia, Gardening, Blomquist, Rob, Thummel, Julie, Sahyouni, Hannah, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities
Students feel American pride from inauguration viewing 2009-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 2009, p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Government - U.S., Hampton, Sarah, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Elkheir, Manar, O'Brien, Tom, Ali, Mahum
Diverse McCracken student body learns lessons from inauguration 2009-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 2009, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Government - U.S., Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, O'Brien, Tom, Multiculturalism, Donegan, Kate, Obama, Barack
2008 a colorful year: In Skokie, the village goes green, the library is golden, and the lights go black at a bowling alley 2009-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 2009, p. 3 Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Glick, John R., Holocaust Memorial Museum, Business, Maddox, Raymond, Hammersmith, John, Meis, Douglas R., Hammersmith, Jim, Dahlquist, Michael J., English Language Learners (ELL) Center, Skokie Public Library, Immigrants, Crime and criminals, Weather, Niles Township, Skokie Lanes, Awards, prizes, etc., Institute of Museum and Library Services, Sliwinski, Jeanette, Skokie Police Department, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Parents and parenting, Skokie Sustainable Environmental Advisory Commission
New principals shaping McCracken, Meyer 2008-12-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 25, 2008, p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Management and organization, Gordon, Alison, Smith, Jason, Donegan, Kate
McCracken donates books to flood-damaged school 2008-12-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 2008, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Smith, Jason, Books
Lyrics on Eire 2008-11-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 20, 2008, p. 5 Shearer, Dahlia, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Shearer, Lily, O'Connor, Ciaran
McCracken School addition problems continue to be addressed after opening 2008-10-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 23, 2008, p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Cohen, Cynthia
McCracken School expansion scheduled for spotlight 2008-10-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 16, 2008, p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, O'Brien, Tom, Donegan, Kate
McCracken addition named for teacher 2008-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 2008, p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, O'Brien, Tom, Donegan, Kate
Major expansion awaits District 73.5 kids, faculty 2008-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2008, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Donegan, Kate
McCracken addition built with 'green' philosophy 2008-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2008, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Energy conservation, Donegan, Kate
McCracken addition to be ready on time 2008-02-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 28, 2008, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Cohen, Cynthia
2007 year in review: Strides amid difficulties in 2007 2007-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2007, p. 5 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Awards, prizes, etc., Alltown Bus Co., Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Backlot Bash, McTague, Ryan, Schechter, Gail, Knudsen, Tim, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Dahlquist, Michael J., Niles West High School, Skokie Board of Trustees, Sliwinski, Jeanette, Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network, National School Boards Association Award, Skokie Police Department, Taxi cabs, Osburn, Kaine, Sports - Cricket, Anniversaries and birthdays, Positive Connections, Burnett, Michael Wolf, Stein, Roger, Niles North High School, Trees, Codell, Neil, Meis, Douglas R., Evans, Carlton, Glick, John R., Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs, Gatta, Nanciann, Skokie Park District, Parking, Vogler, Dale, Government - Skokie, Crime and criminals - Murder, Traffic accidents, School children - Transportation
Heritage Song 2007-11-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 22, 2007, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Pahan, Krish, Pahan, Priyana, Loy, Justin, Loy, Gina, Multiculturalism
Building addition drives spending at District 73.5 2007-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2007, p. 14 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures, Cohen, Cynthia, Donegan, Kate
McCracken addition to be reviewed 2007-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2007, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Cohen, Cynthia
McCracken band receives another prestigious award 2007-05-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 31, 2007, p. 19 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Gunther, Vicki, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., DeStefano, Chip, Sousa Foundation's Sudler Cup
McCracken letter details incidents with students 2007-05-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2007, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Panje-Wilson, Megan, Donegan, Kate
Student power 2007-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2007, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Zapata, Crystal, Fox, Clark
McCracken addition plans approved in District 73.5 2007-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 2007, p. 8 Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Board, McGowan, James, McNelis, James, Barr, Karen, Quane, Bob, Gunther, Vicki, Rosen, Andrea
Local heroes emerged in 2006 2006-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 2006, p. 5 Reynolds, William, Peden, Daryl, Wozniak, John M., Awards, prizes, etc., Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel, Golden Apple Award, Wylie, Karen, Schlifka, Major Brett, Citizen Lifesaving Award, Lovas, Chris, Georgia Nut Company, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Armed Forces, Drehobl, David, Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, DeStefano, Chip, Studs Terkel Humanities Service Awards, Foyteck, Kraig D.
Buildings, plans dominate 2006 2006-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 2006, p. 10 Isaacs, Mike, Skokie - City planning, Internet, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Early Education Center, Crime and criminals - Homicide, Holidays and celebrations, Niles North High School, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jung, Jung Yon, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Museums, Elizabeth Meyer School, Crime and criminals - Sex crimes, Codell, Neil, Enriquez, Bibiana, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Security, Luna, Arturo, Public School District 68 - Statistics, Meis, Douglas R., Crime and criminals - Murder, Dahlquist, Michael J., Theaters, Traffic accidents, Middleton Elementary School, Acri, Bob, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Tlatenchi, Maria, Skokie Theatre, Rosen, Andrea, Freeman, Robert, Sliwinski, Jeanette, Public School District 73 1/2 - Board, Glick, John R., Tlatenchi, Pablo, Holocaust Memorial Museum
Skokie District 73.5 Board prepares for addition vote 2006-12-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 21, 2006, p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Public School District 73 1/2 - Board, Public School District 73 1/2 - Bond issues and referendum, Gunther, Vicki, Cohen, Cynthia
McCracken band plans for pinnacle music event 2006-12-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 14, 2006, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Jung, Linda, Wilson, Mike, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Wesolowski, Leah, DeStefano, Chip
Concerns raised about voting during school day 2006-10-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 12, 2006, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Devonshire Elementary School, McTague, Frances, Elections, Gunther, Vicki, Lipin, Lisa, Old Orchard Junior High School, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Public School District 68 - Security, Middleton Elementary School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security
District 73.5 addition to McCracken is outlined 2006-09-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 2006, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Gunther, Vicki, Cohen, Cynthia, Donegan, Kate
District 73.5 considers addition to McCracken 2006-09-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 2006, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Gunther, Vicki, Cohen, Cynthia, Donegan, Kate
School undergoes major upgrades 2006-07-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 20, 2006, p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Renovation and repair, Cohen, Cynthia
Hitting the highest notes 2006-06-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 8, 2006, p. 13 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel, DeStefano, Chip
District 73.5 team decides to keep policy on class size 2006-01-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 19, 2006, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Policies, McGowan, James, Gunther, Vicki, Donegan, Kate
2005 School Report Cards 2005-11-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 10, 2005, p. 8 Public School District 73 - Evaluations, Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), Thomas A. Edison School, Fairview South School, Madison School, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Public School District 68 - Evaluations, Public School District 72 - Evaluations, Public School District 73 1/2 - Evaluations, Middleton Elementary School, Illinois School Report Card, Lincoln Junior High School, Old Orchard Junior High School, Highland Elementary School, Public School District 69 - Evaluations, East Prairie School, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, Devonshire Elementary School
District 73.5, police investigate incident in student home 2005-10-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 27, 2005, p. 9 Crime and criminals - Child molestation, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Management and organization, Gunther, Vicki, Skokie Police Department
Prairie View wins junior high soccer title 2005-10-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 2005, p. 95 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 68 - Athletics, Public School District 73 - Athletics, Public School District 73 1/2 - Athletics, Goluza, Ann, Fairview South School, Old Orchard Junior High School, East Prairie School, Sports - Soccer, Giuialg, Allie, Public School District 72 - Athletics, Stravopoulos, Diana, Sanchez, Brittany
Facilities group ready to tackle overcrowding 2005-10-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 6, 2005, p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Elizabeth Meyer School, Middleton Elementary School, Cohen, Cynthia, Donegan, Kate
Skokie Community Center 2005-09-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 15, 2005, p. 7 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Parents and parenting, Jutovsky, Mary, Herrera, David, O'Brien, Tom, Skokie Fire Department, Awards, prizes, etc., Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel, Cortez, Christian, Herrera, Mark Jacob, Herrera, Ruth
Skokie responds to disaster need 2005-09-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 8, 2005, p. 16 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Forest City Enterprises, Inc., McTague, Frances, Fairview South School, Donegan, Kate, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Public School District 68 - Student activities, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Miles, Randy, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Skokie Park District, Hurricane Katrina, Weather, Fundraising and fundraisers, Public School District 72 - Student activities
A steady safety diet 2005-08-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 25, 2005, p. 12 Alltown Bus Co., Safety devices and measures, Whittaker, Cindy, Schopp, Jim, Fairview South School, Donegan, Kate, Otto, Dana, Public School District 72 - Security, Public School District 68 - Security, Public School District 73 - Security, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Middleton Elementary School, Clauson, Margaret, Nelson, Rebecca, Old Orchard Junior High School, School children - Transportation, Highland Elementary School, Public School District 69 - Security, Geddeis, Karen, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Security, Gordon, Leslie
District 73.5 2005-05-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 2005, p. 17 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival, DeStefano, Chip
McCracken competes in state meet 2005-04-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 14, 2005, p. 16 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Science Olympiad, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc.
McCracken Symphonic Band performs at band conference 2005-02-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 10, 2005, p. 14 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA), DeStefano, Chip
McCracken band, choir earn honors at competition 2004-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 2004, p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Lehner, Beth, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Illinois Grade School Music Association, DeStefano, Chip
District 73.5 2004-04-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 2004, p. 12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Science Olympiad, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc.
Referendum win reduces cuts in D73.5 2004-03-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 2004, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, Taxation - Property tax, Middleton Elementary School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Bond issues and referendum, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures, Gunther, Vicki, Cohen, Cynthia
District 73.5 2004-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2004, p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA)
Cuts being considered 2004-01-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 22, 2004, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, McGowan, James, Taxation - Property tax, Middleton Elementary School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Bond issues and referendum, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures
D73.5 scores remain above state average 2004-01-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 2004, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Evaluations, Middleton Elementary School, Illinois School Report Card, Gunther, Vicki, Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), No Child Left Behind Act, Standardized tests
Students talk about things for which they are thankful 2003-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 2003, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Special education, Holidays and celebrations - Thanksgiving
McCracken kids host special feast 2003-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 2003, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Special education, Holidays and celebrations - Thanksgiving
McCracken wins top band honor 2003-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 2003, p. 10 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., DeStefano, Chip
McCracken lab adds learning opportunities 2003-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 2003, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Science, Nelson, Barbara, Technology
McCracken principal becomes D73 1/2 chief 2002-10-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 2002, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Conway, Kate, Public School District 73 1/2 - Management and organization, Gunther, Vicki, Campbell, Karen, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel
District 73 1/2 2002-10-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 2002, p. 17 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Blue Ribbon Award, U.S. Department of Education
Skokie Dist. 73 1/2 2002-10-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 3, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Blue Ribbon Award, U.S. Department of Education
Scouts create bird habitat 2002-07-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 25, 2002, p. 5 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Scouts - Boy Scouts, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Volunteer work, Payne, Mike, Blomquist, Rob
Kudos to McCracken on Blue Ribbon award 2002-06-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 20, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Gunther, Vicki, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Blue Ribbon Award, U.S. Department of Education, Editorial
McCracken picked as Blue Ribbon school 2002-06-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 13, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Gunther, Vicki, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Blue Ribbon Award, U.S. Department of Education
McCracken wins U.S. honor 2002-06-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 2002, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Conway, Kate, Gunther, Vicki, O'Brien, Tom, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Blue Ribbon Award, U.S. Department of Education, Campbell, Karen
McCracken students present original play "The American Dream" at Skokie festival 2002-05-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 16, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Lookingglass Theatre, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Kersnar, David, American Dream, The, Skokie Festival of Cultures, Illinois Arts Council, Michalski, Mandi, Plays
D 73 1/2 OKs coded lock 2001-07-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 26, 2001, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Elizabeth Meyer School, McGowan, James, Middleton Elementary School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Skokie Park District, Cafferty, Cassandra, Rosario, David
District 73 1/2 2001-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2001, p. 81 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Mirza, Najah, Niles West Regional Science Olympiad, Vernon, Marian, Fox, Clayton, Wolff-Klammer, Scott, Krejcie, Alex, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Joshi, Chandani, Competitions, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Science, Saurez, Ivo
McCracken is crack state band 2001-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2001, p. B4 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award, DeStefano, Chip, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel
District 73 1/2 2000-06-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 8, 2000, p. 23 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band, Super State Band Contest Festival, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Competitions, National Spanish Examination, DeStefano, Chip
D73 1/2 says goodbye to mother-daughter team 2000-06-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 2000, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Middleton Elementary School, Kozeny, Lois, Wagner, Fritzie, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel, Retirement
D73 1/2 seeks help to pave alley, lot 2000-05-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 2000, p. 9 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Budget and expenditures, Parking
McCracken band takes first at festival 2000-05-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, University of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival, Competitions, DeStefano, Chip
District 73 1/2 1999-06-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 3, 1999, p. 21 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Music, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Competitions, Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA)
Gardens grow flowers and young leaders 1998-09-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 24, 1998, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Chona, Divya, Green, Carrie, Loptain, Daniel, Awan, Susan, Gardening, Blomquist, Rob
District 73 1/2 1998-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 1998, p. 25 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Science Olympiad, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, 1998 Chicagoland Spelling Bee, Dass, Saurabh, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Competitions
McCracken wins Niles North tournament 1998-01-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 1998, p. 92 Luz, Rosalyn, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Livingston, Courtney, Public School District 73 1/2 - Athletics, Niles North Grade School Tournament, Pucher, Maggie, Sports - Basketball
McCracken wins tourney title 1998-01-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 4 Luz, Rosalyn, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Livingston, Courtney, Public School District 73 1/2 - Athletics, Pucher, Maggie, Sports - Basketball
District 73 1/2 1997-11-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 20, 1997, p. 23 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc., Skokie Beautification and Improvement Commission
Trust, teamwork mark this course 1996-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1996, p. 29 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Outward Bound, Public School District 73 1/2 - Curriculum, Pausz, Gus, Amato, Mary Jane, Basic, Ana, Fitzgerald, Gayle, Petriko, Mark
McCracken wins grant 1996-10-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 1996, p. 4 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Chicago, Grants, Public School District 73 1/2 - Awards, prizes, etc.
Dist. 73 1/2 approves renovations 1996-03-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 14, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Renovation and repair, Middleton Elementary School
District 73 1/2 sets renovation 1996-02-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 29, 1996, p. 4 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Renovation and repair, Middleton Elementary School, Colfax Corporation, P.B. Verdico Inc.
Kids get a taste of publishing game 1995-07-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 13, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 8 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Tripp Primary Learning Center, Cheriyan, Ashwin, Bauer, John, Gaynor, Lorraine, Zabriskie, Todd, Koross, Linda, Tillman, Michael, Books, Wernz, Sara, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities
Tech center to replace shop, home ec classes 1995-06-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 1995, p. 12 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Markavitch, Vickie, Public School District 73 1/2 - Curriculum
Students learn through social climbing 1994-10-27 McCracken School has a new program called "experimental education. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 27, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 6 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Curriculum
Crash causes safety worries at McCracken 1994-10-06 A recent auto accident near McCracken school has some parents worried. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 6, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Traffic accidents, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security
McCracken limits access, will charge trespassers 1994-09-15 McCracken School will limit access to its grounds after hours. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 15, 1994, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Policies
Tear gas sends 48 to hospitals 1993-12-23 A student released tear gas as part of a prank at McCracken School. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 23, 1993, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Security, Crime and criminals
AIDS quilt reminds kids disease hits real people 1993-12-09 Four sections of the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt were at McCracken School. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 9, 1993, p. 3 Art, Oliver McCracken Middle School, NAMES Project Memorial AIDS Quilt, Public School District 73 1/2 - Student activities, Diseases - AIDS
New principal at McCracken School 1991-07-11 Vicki Gunther will be the new principal at McCracken Middle School. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 11, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Gunther, Vicki, Public School District 73 1/2 - Teachers and personnel
Junior high to bear name of ex-super 1987-03-26 Oakview Junior High School will become McCracken Junior High School in honor of Oliver McCracken, the district's former superintendent who came to the district in 1958 when Oakview was still in the planning stages. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 1987, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Buildings, Oakview Junior High School, Names, titles, etc.
Cleveland closing planned: McCracken plan seeks partial use of school 1977-01-13 Cleveland elementary school is scheduled to close this fall due to declining enrollment and budget deficit. The News, Thursday, January 13, 1977, p. 3 Oliver McCracken Middle School, Public School District 73 1/2 - Board, Cleveland School