Perfect SAT Math Scores Cap Year for Horizon Science Academy Juniors

Published June 14, 2022

Salih Yatkin and William Zamudio celebrated perfect SAT math scores, achieved through months of study and support from teachers and faculty at Horizon Science Academy - McKinley Park.

  • Salih Yatkin and William Zamudio celebrate perfect math scores in college preparatory exam.
  • Achievement follows months of weekend study and training through a free math program led by math teachers and faculty.
  • The students are the first to get a perfect SAT score at the school, which opened in 2013.

Read more: Perfect SAT Math Scores Cap Year for Horizon Science Academy Juniors

High School Robodrome Finds Home at Aviation Institute

Published June 13, 2022

Young roboticists now enjoy a full-size practice arena, thanks to the Aviation Institute of Maintenance's hosting Horizon Science Academy and other high school teams getting ready for the FIRST Robotics Competition.

  • Full-sized practice arena supports young roboticists from Horizon Science Academy and other Chicago schools.
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance hosts arena, setting up and breaking down the offically sized practice space.
  • FIRST Robotics Competition sets the rules for robots, arena, teams and winning.

Read more: High School Robodrome Finds Home at Aviation Institute

Alderman Announces Reggaeton Festival Will Not Move to McKinley Park

Published June 3, 2022

The Mas Flow Reggaeton Festival will not migrate to McKinley Park over the weekend of July 15-17, stated 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas following community feedback solicited through the week.

  • Mas Flow Reggaeton Festival will not migrate to McKinley Park over the weekend of July 15-17.
  • 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas states announcement in an online post from his Facebook account.
  • Decision follows community feedback and a petition against the festival.

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Reggaeton Music Fest Seeks Move to McKinley Park

Published May 31, 2022

A music festival with 10,000 attendees is looking at McKinley Park as a venue for the weekend of July 15-17, 2022, after encountering logistical issues at its original venue of Calumet Park on the Southeast Side.

  • 10,000 estimated attendees would visit McKinley Park over the weekend of July 15-17, 2022.
  • Music festival is looking for a new venue after encountering logistical issues at its original location of Calumet Park on the Southeast Side.
  • 12th Ward office seeks community feedback for decision on whether or not to approve the permit for the festival.

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Backdoor Redistricting Deal Divides McKinley Park Between 11th, 12th Wards

Published May 17, 2022

The Chicago City Council has voted to approve a heavily gerrymandered ward map that irregularly splits McKinley Park into two wards, with the support of all three current alders whose wards currently cover the neighborhood.

  • Chicago City Council votes 43 to 7 to adopt a heavily gerrymandered ward map that irregularly chops up the neighborhood.
  • New map gets Yes votes from all three alders representing wards that currently cover the McKinley Park Community Area.
  • Vote comes despite opposition from community groups, residents and stakeholders.

Read more: Backdoor Redistricting Deal Divides McKinley Park Between 11th, 12th Wards

 
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