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4th Graders display a few of the blankets they made for Comer Children’s Hospital patients.
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4th Graders Make Blankets for Comer Children’s Hospital

St. Mary Immaculate 4th grade classes (taught by Mrs. Srtreicher and Mrs. Longton) completed their last service project of the school year on Thursday, May … 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 ›

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Plainfield Foundation helps teachers with new growth award

The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence has awarded six “professional development” grants totaling nearly $2,500 to six District 202 teachers as part of a new initiative … Read more ›

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St. Mary Immaculate School – 2012 Student Award Winners

Congratulations to all in our 8th grade, St. Mary Immaculate School Class of 2012. We are especially proud and happy for the following young men … Read more ›

Mount Assisi Academy's Eagle pride after their big Regional win!
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Mount Assisi Academy Takes Home Another Championship Win!

Mount Assisi Academy’s varsity softball team clinched the Regional championships held at the IHSA Timothy Christian Regional in Elmhurst, IL. Mount Assisi Eagles beat Timothy … Read more ›

Orland campus
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Robert Morris University Offering First Responder Scholarship

Robert Morris University is offering students with a first responder as a parent a scholarship at the Orland Park and Lake County campuses. Robert Morris … Read more ›

Heritage Grove Middle School 7th graders (from left) Kyle Prohaska, Chris Garcia ,Tyler Jones and Logan Chagdes show off their section of the "Chain of Kindness" that students created as part of the school's participation this year in the Rachel's Challenge program. All year, students wrote examples of kindness done or seen, and attaching the links to create a paper chain. Then, in early May, the students encircled the school with the chain.
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Chain of Kindness

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D. 202 students save $422,000 with JJC Dual Credit partnership

District 202 students saved $422,000 in potential college tuition expenses through the district’s ongoing partnership with Joliet Junior College to offer “dual credit” business courses. … Read more ›

Plainfield East High School sophomore Clyde Troche is one of 12 winners statewide of the 2012 Illinois Fatherhood Initiative's "What My Father Means to Me" essay contest.
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PEHS student one of 12 winners in IFI Fatherhood Essay Contest

Clyde Troche knows the value of a devoted father – of having someone to look up to, who will help direct a child down the … Read more ›

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D. 202 athletes earn 27 medals at spring Special Olympics

The District 202 Special Olympics team, which includes students from both Plainfield East and South high schools competed and did well – including earning 27 … Read more ›