Posts Tagged “Lyons School District 103”

SD 103 trio opts out

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SD 103 trio opts out

SD 103 trio opts out Board members will not seek re-election By Steve Metsch When voters cast ballots for the Lyons School District 103 board of education, they will not see three familiar names. Longtime board members Sharon Anderson, Marge Hubacek and Shannon Johnson have decided to not seek re-election. The three represent the board…

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Back to the future

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Back to the future

Back to the future Former SD 103 Supt. is new Washington principal By Steve Metsch Carol Baker is returning to Lyons School District 103 in a different position than the one she left. The former superintendent will be the principal of George Washington Middle School and will be the assistant superintendent starting on July 1….

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Lyons SD 103 improvements

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Lyons SD 103 improvements New fire alarm systems for three schools By Steve Metsch New fire alarm systems will be installed at Edison, Home and Lincoln schools after a rare unanimous approval by the Lyons School District 103 board. The board approved the idea at its meeting held April 28 at Washington Middle School in…

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Silva returns to SD 103

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Silva returns to SD 103 New Robinson principal expected tonight By Steve Metsch A familiar face is being brought back to be the principal of one school and a new principal is expected to be hired today for another by the Lyons School District 103 board. The board is holding a special meeting at 6…

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The principals of the matter

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The principals of the matter Lyons SD 103 expects to hire two in near future By Steve Metsch Two principal job openings were the main topic of discussion the latest meeting of the Lyons School District 103 board of education. The July 10 meeting was rescheduled from June 25 when police were searching for a…

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Lawsuit filed in Lyons SD 103

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Lawsuit filed in Lyons SD 103 Molina charges union head Jackman with defamation  By Steve Metsch Al Molina, the soon-to-be former principal of Robinson School in Lyons, has filed in Cook County Circuit Court a defamation of character lawsuit against teacher union president Toni Jackman, seeking at least $800,000 in damages. In the lawsuit, Molina…

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Clean sweep in SD 103

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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 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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Opinion: The Landmark, hysteria and the “Ted Bojanowski syndrome”

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Opinion: The Landmark, hysteria and the “Ted Bojanowski syndrome”

Opinion: The Landmark, hysteria and the “Ted Bojanowski syndrome” Namecaller and political activist Ted Bojanowski doesn’t let the facts get in the way of the truth, viciously attacking public officials who care about the safety and education of the school children at Lyons District 103in the politically motivated Landmark Newspaper. Here’s my response to Bojanowski’s…

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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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Third time the charm?

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Third time the charm? SD 103 names third principal at Lincoln By Steve Metsch Students, staff and faculty at Lincoln School in Brookfield welcomed yet another new face in the principal’s office this week. Mindy McMahon, who was a principal for 23 years at a school in Hinsdale, was hired Monday night by the Lyons…

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Principals under fire in SD 103

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Principals under fire in SD 103 Teachers have “no confidence” in Molina By Steve Metsch The jobs of two principals in Lyons School District 103 appear to be in jeopardy. Tara Kristoff, the Lincoln School Principal, has been on paid administrative leave since Feb. 14. Al Molina, in his 14th year as principal at Robinson…

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