Posts Tagged “Jorge Torres”

Clean sweep in SD 103

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Clean sweep in SD 103

Clean sweep in Lyons SD 103 Mayor’s slate wins four contested seats on board By Steve Metsch Voters in Lyons School District 103 gave Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty a ringing endorsement Tuesday night. They voted against a 40-year board member, a new board member, a former board member and a newcomer on the Putting Students…

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Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders

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Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders

Lyons School District 103 tosses failed board for new leaders Olivia Quintero, Jorge Torres, Vito Campanile, and Winifred Rodriguez ran under the banner of  Parents for Student Excellence slate decisively defeated the controversy-plagued slate lead by Lyons School District 103 board member Joanne Schaeffer, newly appointed trustee Thomas Weiner, former trustee Connie Esparza, and Jacqueline…

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Lyons SD 103 breaks tradition

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Lyons SD 103 breaks tradition

Lyons SD 103 breaks tradition Board gives 2-year contracts to three principals By Steve Metsch Saying it’s important to keep good people, the Lyons School District 103 board uncharacteristically approved two-year contracts for three principals March 25. Several other officials also received two-year deals. Board President Marge Hubacek said it’s the first time, to her…

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Voters should reject failed leadership in Lyons School District 103

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Voters should reject failed leadership in Lyons School District 103

Voters should reject failed leadership in Lyons School District 103 In a heated election contest in the west suburban Lyons School District 103 where controversy, scandal and excessive spending dominate the board majority’s focus, voters need to take an active role in sweeping out the failed leadership and electing new trustees to restore the educational…

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PSE says it’s time for a change

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PSE says it’s time for a change

PSE says it’s time for a change Four candidates seek election in Lyons SD 103 By Steve Metsch The four candidates running together on the Parents For Student Excellence slate for seats on the board of Lyons School District 103 agree it’s time for a change. Jorge Torres–a four-year incumbent–is joined by Vito Campanile, Winifred…

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SD 103 boots two principals

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SD 103 boots two principals

SD 103 boots two principals One resigns under pressure, 14-year vet not renewed By Steve Metsch and Ray Hanania Two principals in Lyons School District 103 will be looking for new jobs. At Monday night’s committee of the whole meeting, the school board accepted a letter of resignation from Lincoln School Principal Tara Kristoff, and…

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