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Encouraging Students to Explore Science this Summer

Wrapping up the school year at Field-Stevenson, students were treated to a presentation on polymers by Rafael Rosa, Vice President of Education at the Peggy … Read more ›

Students gather for an old fashioned game of spud.
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PBIS Continues This Summer: Be Safe, Be Responsible, and Be Respectful!

On Wednesday, May 30, the final PBIS celebration of the year was held, acknowledging the positive behaviors at Field-Stevenson School. Students participated in five stations … Read more ›

Robert Corbeil
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Forest Park Resident to Graduate from St. Pat's

Forest Park resident Robert Corbeil will graduate with his Saint Patrick High School classmates at Holy Name Cathedral Tuesday, May 29. Corbeil will attend Saint … Read more ›

Heidie May, in charge of swimsuits in the girls locker room, holds a faded school-issued swimsuit at Oak Park and River Forest High School. The swimsuits start out a deep navy or royal blue and fade to a light gray or tan due to frequent washing. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / May 16, 2012)

Required high school swimming classes don’t leave much to imagination

For Haleigh Callahan, school-provided suits for freshman swimming at Oak Park and River Forest High School have worn a little too thin. “It’s awkward. You … Read more ›

State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, works on the House floor on pension reform Monday in Springfield. ( Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune / May 28, 2012 )

Pension reform clears first hurdle

A pension reform plan that aims to save tens of billions of dollars surfaced at the Capitol today, but questions remain about a controversial provision … Read more ›

Students take part in the popular forensic science class, one of more than 50 challenging courses offered in Dominican University's Summer Gifted and Talented Program.
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Applications Being Accepted for Dominican University Summer Gifted and Talented Program

Dominican University‚Äôs School of Education is accepting applications for its Summer Gifted and Talented Program. The highly regarded program is open to students who will … Read more ›

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Garfield's ABC Countdown – "P" is for Pancake!

Garfield students are once again counting down to the end of the school year using the alphabet. The countdown started on Thursday, April 26 with … Read more ›

St. Bernardine Class of 2012
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St. Bernardine 8th graders accepted to top local high schools

St. Bernardine School is extremely proud of the 2012 graduates who are all headed to outstanding high schools. Congratulations and good luck! Maeve Dunaway – … Read more ›

St. Bernardine Students gardening at Forest Park Park District
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St. Bernardine Students Lend a Green Thumb and Helping Hand

The students of St. Bernardine School were thrilled on Wednesday, May 9th, to lend a gardening hand to the Forest Park Park District. The Park … Read more ›

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A Celebration of Art in Our Schools

The annual Festival of Arts for Field-Stevenson and Betsy Ross schools was held on Wednesday, May 2nd at Field-Stevenson School. Art teacher, Maureen Skelton displayed … Read more ›