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Extreme Weight Loss

Would you like to learn how you can get the body you've always wanted in only 12 minutes a day? Then reserve your seat now … Read more ›

Scott Huster and students at Trinity Lutheran School

Trinity teacher recognized for his efforts to spark kids’ curiosity

Social studies teacher Scott Huster sometimes talks to his students with a faux British accent while other times he may take them on an imaginary … Read more ›

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Lecture Series Explores Navigating Our Colliding Worlds

The Governors State University Honors Program is hosting “Navigating Our Colliding Worlds,” a lecture series featuring presentations by Anna Carvalho, Alex Kotlowitz, and Dr. Charles … Read more ›

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Lincoln-Way Toastmasters sends Four to Area Contest

Two local speakers, Hayward Suggs and Michael Timmons, from Lincoln-Way Toastmasters recently received first and second place respectively in their chapter’s International Speech Contest and … Read more ›

Photo Credit: Simon Howden
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Bobblehead Dad: Keeping Our Teens Safe Over Spring Break

Want a sobering statistic? One-third of all alcohol-related teen deaths and injuries will take place in the months of April, May, June. You know, those … Read more ›

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New Lenox 122 Foundation Elects New President & V.P.

New Lenox, IL, March 16, 2012: The New Lenox School District 122 Foundation elected a new President and Vice President at its meeting on March … Read more ›

Former Kansas City Chief, Kendall Kremer, reads to Lorenz’ students.
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Ultimate Alum Aims to Increase Classroom Literacy Through Teach for America

Frankfort native and Ultimate Volleyball Club alum Elyse Lorenz is already making a big impact in her first year teaching for Teach for America and … Read more ›

Parents say D161′s decision to hold meeting on holiday latest misstep by district

Summit Hill School District 161 school officials intended to discuss common core curriculum implementation, a pre-k program and other matters, according to last week’s workshop … Read more ›

Residents pack a board room during a special Summit Hill School District 161 board meeting Tuesday where the board voted to close Mary Drew School. (Ashley Rueff/TribLocal)

Summit Hill school board upholds decision to close Mary Drew

School board members of Summit Hill School District 161 recasts their votes 4 to 3 to close Mary Drew School for the 2012-2013 school year … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›