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Morgan Park Catholic elementary school still must raise $160,000 to stay open

Dec 31, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

St. Walter in Morgan Park calls itself "the small parish that does things in a big way."

The church will put that slogan to test this week as it fights to keep its elementary school from going under.

The Archdiocese of Chicago has given St. Walter Elementary School until Jan. 7 to raise $360,345 to keep the doors open for the 2019-2020 school year.

The money is needed to cover expected operational deficits this school year and the next.

Principal Sharon O'Toole, who ...