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Former MLB Player Tapped As New Marist Baseball Coach

Former MLB Player Tapped As New Marist Baseball Coach

Kevin Sefcik brings college and professional experience as player and coach to the table, including stints with Phillies and Rockies.
McAuley Taps ‘03 Alumna To Serve as New Principal

McAuley Taps ‘03 Alumna To Serve as New Principal

Eileen Boyce is the first alumna to serve as principal of all-girls Catholic high school.
Marist Updates Time Capsule Left in School Wall 50 Years Ago

Marist Updates Time Capsule Left in School Wall 50 Years Ago

Marist High School concludes 50th anniversary celebrations by updating a time capsule hidden in wall by school's first principal in 1963.
Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band D.C.-Bound to March in National July 4th Parade

Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band D.C.-Bound to March in National July 4th Parade

Brother Rice-Mother McAuley Band only high school from Illinois selected to march in National Independence Day Parade on July 4.
Marquette Bank Doles Out 54 Scholarships to Area Students

Marquette Bank Doles Out 54 Scholarships to Area Students

The bank gave out $135,000 in scholarships this year.
Oak Lawn Student Ciara Berry Named Carson Scholar

Oak Lawn Student Ciara Berry Named Carson Scholar

Ciara Berry, a junior at Oak Lawn Community High School, receives scholarship from Carson Scholars Fund for academic achievement and community service.
Do Doc Marten Mary Janes Really Reflect Up: McAuley's Shoe Debate

Do Doc Marten Mary Janes Really Reflect Up: McAuley's Shoe Debate

Mother McAuley High School's new shoe policy is being met with blowback by students, parents and alumnae.
Community Service Cheaters Barred from OLCHS Graduation

Community Service Cheaters Barred from OLCHS Graduation

Forty-seven Oak Lawn seniors admit to submitting forged documents stating they had completed required community service hours.
Oak Lawn Teen Wins Top Honors in Congressional Art Competition

Oak Lawn Teen Wins Top Honors in Congressional Art Competition

Oak Lawn Community High School senior Brian Pfister's stunning digital photograph "Salute" will be exhibited in Washington, D.C.
Oak Lawn Spartans Sign Off on College Letters of Intent

Oak Lawn Spartans Sign Off on College Letters of Intent

Oak Lawn Community High School student athletes commit to colleges in front of family and friends.
OLCHS's Megan Pripusich Wins 'Best of School' at Student Art Show

OLCHS's Megan Pripusich Wins 'Best of School' at Student Art Show

Oak Lawn Spartans recognized at South Suburban Conference Art Show.
Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Between five to eight inductees will be selected and honored at the inaugural Hall of Fame reception in November.
D122 Hosts Meeting for Parents of Homeschoolers, Private School Students

D122 Hosts Meeting for Parents of Homeschoolers, Private School Students

Ridgeland Dist. 122 planning meeting to talk about accessing available specialized services through district's special education programs.
Chuck Peters Named Marist Varsity Hockey Coach

Chuck Peters Named Marist Varsity Hockey Coach

Chuck Peters excited to return to his alma mater as a coach.
Marist High School Presents Spring Musical 'How To Succeed In Business'

Marist High School Presents Spring Musical 'How To Succeed In Business'

Marist Theatre Guild presents popular Tony Award-winning musical April 3 through April 7.
Tickets Still Available for Marist's 50th Anniversary 'Red & White Ball'

Tickets Still Available for Marist's 50th Anniversary 'Red & White Ball'

Marist High School 'Red & White Ball' happens this Saturday at the Hilton Chicago. Ball culminates year of events celebrating school's 50th year-milestone.
NUMBER ONE: OLCHS Drama Team Takes Home Two State Crowns

NUMBER ONE: OLCHS Drama Team Takes Home Two State Crowns

Oak Lawn Community High School's speech teams take top honors in contest play and group interpretation in IHSA State Finals.
Spartans Present Award-Winning Spring Contest Plays April 3-5

Spartans Present Award-Winning Spring Contest Plays April 3-5

Oak Lawn Spartans' award-winning drama program hits the boards with three plays before heading to IHSA sectional.
McAuley Launches National Search for New Principal

McAuley Launches National Search for New Principal

National search underway to replace current principal who is retiring at the end of the school year.