Entries by LYHSAdmin

Win a Trip to Japan!

Win a trip to Japan! If you’re between the ages of 17 to 23 you could win a free trip to Japan by entering the “Letter to My Parents” contest. To win, write a letter to your parents that describes how you would improve your family’s relationship and then fill out the application by following […]

We’re open tomorrow!

Latino Youth High School is open tomorrow and will remain open regardless of the CPS/CTU strike. All students are required to attend. Please be on time (i.e. 8:00 a.m.) and in uniform with your thinking caps on!

English Teacher Wanted for 2019-2020 School Year

Latino Youth High School (LYHS) seeks to challenge students with rigorous academics and relentless support so that they can recast themselves as resilient, empowered adults who will succeed in high school, college, and beyond. We’re looking for a teacher who believes that ALL students can learn and who has the skills and mindset to make […]

Visitation and Funeral Service for Marlen

Mount Auburn Funeral Home4101 South Oak Park AveStickney, IL 60402(708) 749-2033 May 23 – Visitation 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.May 24 – Visitation 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.May 25 – Funeral 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Chapel service at 11:00 a.m.) Website: Schedule and Service

To the Family and Friends of Marlen

On behalf of the administration, faculty, and students of Latino Youth High School, I wish to express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez.  The tragic circumstances of her senseless death only increase our present sorrow. Marlen will be remembered as a sweet, beautiful, and hardworking young woman who strove to […]

Strike Update

Strike Update: Unfortunately, we have been unable to reach an agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union regarding their salary demands. We are continuing the negotiations and have asked a federal mediator to come to our Sunday meeting in hopes we can find a path to move forward. If you are interested in what federal mediators […]

Strike Continues – No Classes Friday

Sadly, the strike will continue. Classes are canceled for tomorrow, Friday, May 3rd. The building will be open for any student who needs a safe place to stay, breakfast and lunch service will be provided. We hope that classes will resume, Monday, May 6th. Please continue to check our Facebook page or website for further […]

Classes Canceled May 2nd

To the families, students and friends of Latino Youth High School, it is with a sad heart that I must tell you that the Chicago Teachers Union has authorized our teachers to go on strike tomorrow, May 2nd.  There will be no classes May 2nd. However, we will keep the building open for any student […]

Missing student! Please read!

One of our students, Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, left school Tuesday afternoon and has not been seen since. Marlen is 5.3 ft tall, 125 pounds, and nine months pregnant. She was last seen wearing a gray sweater and sweatpants along with a maroon top with the Latino Youth High School logo on it. She may be driving […]