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Back to School Activities Set for District 157-C

Back to School Activities Set for District 157-C

Make note of these important dates for Frankfort District 157-C.
Summit Hill Junior High Is Ready For School

Summit Hill Junior High Is Ready For School

Your kids might be letting out a collective "sigh," but the school is ready and waiting to welcome them back!
L-W District 210 Cuts Back on Hours for Public Use of Pools

L-W District 210 Cuts Back on Hours for Public Use of Pools

Reducing the hours saves the district more than $2,000 each month, officials said.
School District 146 Adds Honoree To Wall of Fame

School District 146 Adds Honoree To Wall of Fame

A retired Kruse Education Center teacher has earned a spot in district history.
L-W East Marching Griffins Spend Summer Learning New Music, Moves

L-W East Marching Griffins Spend Summer Learning New Music, Moves

The band has played at parades, concerts and competitions in preparation for the upcoming school year.
L-W West Marching Warriors Prepare for New Season

L-W West Marching Warriors Prepare for New Season

Area residents have several chances to see the District 210 bands live.
Summit Hill District 161 Welcomes New Administrators

Summit Hill District 161 Welcomes New Administrators

Some new faces, and some shifts of current staff into new roles.
Lincoln-Way Music Boosters to Sell SIAM Discount books

Lincoln-Way Music Boosters to Sell SIAM Discount books

The sale is a fundraiser for 500 music students from across the district.
Lincoln-Way East Music Chair Chosen to Lead State Workshops

Lincoln-Way East Music Chair Chosen to Lead State Workshops

Bert Johnson will deliver several workshop sessions from July 28–30.
L-W East Graduate Earns Prestigious College Scholarships

L-W East Graduate Earns Prestigious College Scholarships

Kailie Gilmore, of Frankfort, received two music scholarships.
Lincoln-Way North Grad Grabs 3 College Scholarships

Lincoln-Way North Grad Grabs 3 College Scholarships

Bryanna Johnson will attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall.
D157-C Hires New Chelsea Intermediate Assistant Principal

D157-C Hires New Chelsea Intermediate Assistant Principal

The new assistant principal replaces Dan Prorok, who left for a role in another district.
Registration Open for Summit Hill District 161 Kindergarten

Registration Open for Summit Hill District 161 Kindergarten

Register by August 1. School starts August 25.
District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

District 210 Former Superintendent Rakes in Highest Pension in State

Among Illinois' highest pensions, are former public school district superintendents. And topping them all is former D210's own Larry Wyllie, reports Reboot Illinois.
Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

Lincoln-Way West Poms to Teach Dance to Area Youngsters

The camp will be held Monday, August 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., for students from kindergarten through sixth grade.
Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Lincoln-Way District 210 Honors Standout Community Members

Citizens are nominated from each high school area.
Frankfort Resident Named Superintendent of Cook County School District 130

Frankfort Resident Named Superintendent of Cook County School District 130

Dr. Tina Halliman has been chosen as superintendent of District 130, which encompasses Alsip, Blue Island, Crestwood and Robbins.
Lincoln-Way North Seniors Get Special Send-off

Lincoln-Way North Seniors Get Special Send-off

Three seniors who missed their graduation ceremony were treated to one of their own—a toss of the mortar board and all—after they missed their scheduled graduation during state champions
Lincoln-Way Central Band Director Headed to Joliet West

Lincoln-Way Central Band Director Headed to Joliet West

Eric Wellman approved to replace longtime Joliet West staffer Kevin Carroll.
Onward! Lincoln-Way East Sends Off 525 Graduates

Onward! Lincoln-Way East Sends Off 525 Graduates

Commencement was held Thursday, June 5.