Posts Tagged “students”

Orland Township presents Scholarship awards

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Orland Township presents Scholarship awards

Orland Township presents Scholarship awards The Orland Township Scholarship Foundation awarded 17 area students scholarships recognizing their academic excellence. The scholarship presentations were made by Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady and members of the Orland Township board which is recognized as one of the best and most efficient government agencies in the Orland Park region Orland…

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The courage of standing up for our Police

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The courage of standing up for our Police

The courage of standing up for our Police A student athlete at the University of Illinois stood tall and proud recently while all of her teammates and coaches took a knee during the singing of the National Anthem. That student, who I know but won’t identify, has true courage and is the symbol of what…

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Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire

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Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire

Dist 230 Supt Dr. James M. Gay announces intent to retire District 230 Superintendent Dr. James M. Gay shared with staff on Monday his intent to retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Gay joined District 230 as Assistant Principal at Andrew High School and then was Principal there for four years. In…

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O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions

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O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions

O’Grady urges Orland Township residents to salute student graduates during virus restrictions Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady steps up to recognize the 2020 students whose graduations have been disrupted because of restrictions intended to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. O’Grady, one of the most praised officials in the Orland region, said…

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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO Students at Stagg High school in Palos Heights helped to raise funds to benefit Illinois USO Each year the Stagg High School Basketball programs raise funds through its Hoops for Hope free throw competition where individuals sponsor players for each free throw out of 100 attempts. …

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Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards

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Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards

Moraine Valley Speech Team earns national awards The Moraine Valley Community College Speech Team earned five individual national titles and an overall team silver medal at the National Phi Rho Pi speech and debate tournament in Nevada. Awards were garnered by (back row from left) Natalie Jurcik, of Bridgeview, two gold medals; Jennifer Gutierrez, of…

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WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges

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WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges

WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges South Suburban College in South Holland was named as the second to the worst community college in the State of Illinois, ranking 39 out of 40, while Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Heights also struggled in the lowest third of the state’s colleges ranking at only 31…

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Moraine Valley accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame

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Moraine Valley accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame

Moraine Valley accepting nominations for Alumni Hall of Fame Moraine Valley Community College is accepting nominations for its 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame, created to recognize and honor alumni who have excelled in their professional fields, made an impact through volunteerism in their community or have made service contributions to the college. Nominees must have…

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Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics

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Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics

Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics Eight Bremen High School District 228 students competed in the Illinois Special Olympics at Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal this past weekend. Bremen High School District 228 students took home four gold medals, four silver medals, and one sixth-place finish. Students participated in…

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Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition

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Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition

Bremen HS district uses career readiness program to help reduce tuition Bremen High School District 228 Saves Students More Than $300,000 In Tuition Through Career Readiness Programs Bremen High School District 228 students earned 2,601 college credits through its 2018 Career Readiness Programs, saving students approximately $377,145 in free tuition. 17 classes were available for…

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Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer

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Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer

Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer Students will get an in-depth look at law enforcement in this 7-week course The Naperville Police Department is now accepting applications for a seven-week Youth Academy to be held this summer. The academy will begin on June 7, 2018 and continue every Thursday night (excluding July 5) through…

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Colleges raise concerns about High school student protests against gun violence

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Colleges raise concerns about High school student protests against gun violence

Colleges raise concerns about High school student protests against gun violence Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Nearly Half of Teens Who Say They Will Participate in National School Walkout to Protest Gun Violence Are Doing So Despite Concerns of Potential Penalty from Colleges A majority (55 percent) of high school students say they intend on walking…

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