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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Wolcott high school
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 20:47:16 -0500
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Hey! Great history, Bill.

On Apr 9, 2007, at 8:43 PM, Bill King wrote:

> The school was Westcott Vocational and it was on 80th Street just
> west of Vincennes or about 400 West. In the early 1960s Kroger
> Foods left the Chicago market. They donated their warehouse at
> 83rd and Vincennes to the Chicago school system. Westcott was
> moved into the building. Soon after the name was changed to Simeon
> in honor of the head of vocational education for the board who had
> died suddenly. The old Westcott building was remolded into an
> elementary school and given the Westcott name. Anew Simeon was
> built irecently to replace the old building. I don't know if the
> old Westcott building is still standing. Bill King
>
> -----Original Message-----
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>> To:
>> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Wolcott high school
>>
>> I just became a gold card member for three months because I have a
>> reunion
>> coming up. Does anyone remember Wolcott high school near 79th &
>> Halsted or am
>> I dreaming? I knew someone who went to that high school or maybe
>> he just
>> made up the school name?
>>
>> If anyone wants me to check out a name for Englewood high I can
>> do that....
>>
>> Patti
>>
>>
>>
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