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Chicago area schools compete in marching band competition

October 17, 2016 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVOLYMPIA FIELD, Ill. (WLS) --. Chicago area high school marching bands competed Saturday in the 12th annual Olympian Marching Band & Drumline Festival. The competition was held at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields. Thornridge High School ...

Professional athletes, HF grads, to compete at McLegends game April 23

April 19, 2016 by The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Professional athletes who got their start at south suburban high schools will face off against this year's top high school basketball players at the McLegends XIII game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields. The ...

Towns rally around injured Park Forest officer

April 13, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe melodic tones of the Rich Central High School marching band filled the Olympia Fields McDonald's during Monday night's dinner rush. Students from the Olympia Fields school played upbeat tunes to jovial customers waiting on Big Macs and fries as ...

Should your child play high school football?

October 30, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“Andre” is spelled out with candles behind the goal post Oct. 24, 2015, at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields to honor Andre Smith, the Chicago Bogan High School football player who died Oct. 23 after a hard hit in a game the day before.

Services this weekend for Bogan football player

October 29, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe next morning, Bogan coach Erick Ware called Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, where Smith, 17, attended through his junior year, to break the news to athletic director Don Parker, a fellow alum of the Chicago school. "Coach Ware called to ...

Friday Flyover: Rich Central High School

October 16, 2015 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVHigh School District #227 serves the residents of Country Club Hills, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, a small section of Chicago Heights and adjoining rural areas in South Cook County. The district was formed from non-high school ...

Court Upholds Firing of Counselor Who Wrote Sexually Explicit Advice Book

December 4, 2013 by Education Week News (blog)

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an Illinois high school guidance counselor over his self-publication of a purported relationship-advice book for women with sexually frank passages and indications that the counselor had a "tendency ...

2 Teens Accused of Making Rich Central HS Bomb Threat

October 2, 2013 by NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoOlympia Fields Police said a 14-year-old and 15-year-old from Country Club Hills are accused of leaving a bomb threat note Monday at Rich Central High School. The juveniles, whose names were being withheld, are students at the school, police said.

Harris drops out of race for Jackson Jr. seat

January 30, 2013 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneToi Hutchinson of Olympia Fields. Hutchinson's campaign issued a blistering attack on Kelly's endorsements, including support that Kelly received yesterday from state Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago. Trotter was arrested in December after authorities ...

Bryan Craig, Rich Central Guidance Counselor, Sues After Being Fired Over His Racy Book

September 24, 2012 by Huffington Post

Huffington PostA former suburban Chicago high school guidance counselor and girls' basketball coach fired over a racy advice book he penned has filed a big-ticket lawsuit against the school district. Bryan Craig, who worked at Rich Central High School in Olympia ...

Bryan Craig, Rich Central High School Basketball Coach, Fired Over Controversial Sex Book

September 19, 2012 by Huffington Post

A suburban Chicago high school guidance counselor and former girls' basketball coach has been fired over a sexually explicit self-help book he wrote. Rich Central High School Superintendent Donna Simpson Leak initially said Craig “has his ...

High school girls guidance counsellor fired after self-published book reveals he 'moonlights as a strip club bouncer ...

September 19, 2012 by Daily Mail

Daily MailBryan Craig, whose position as counsellor at Chicago's Rich Central High School was suspended on August 31, was also forced to resign from his coaching job at Olympia Fields following the uproar over his self-published the book - titled It's Her Fault.

Fifty Shades of Ewwww: Male HS Girls Basketball Coach Writes Graphic Advice Book For Women

August 31, 2012 by Forbes

This is reportedly one of the gems from "It's Your Fault," a self-published advice book for women -- yes, for women -- written by Bryan Craig, girls basketball coach at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Ill., a south Chicago suburb. It's a 60 ...

Maceo Rainey, Demoted Principal, Claims Burning Of His Photo Was Racially Motivated (VIDEO)

January 7, 2011 by Huffington Post

Several teachers at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Illinois, all of whom are white, were attending a Fourth of July party last summer in St. John, Indiana, a 15-mile drive over the state line, according to the Southtown Star. The party was ...

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