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With help from its grocery partner, The Grand Food Center, Harkness House for Children teachers will present a Summer Bake Sale from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at the Winnetka Community House, 630 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. The proceeds will go directly to the purchase of a new, six-seat stroller.
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Harkness House Bake Sale June 21 to Raise Funds for Six-Seat Stroller

“What’s the fun of an outdoor stroll,” Bumble Bee students at Harkness House for Children recently asked their teachers, “when we can’t all go together … Read more ›

Board expresses support for corporate naming rights policy at New Trier

A policy change that allows individual or corporate donors to possibly get naming rights for new facilities at New Trier High School appears to be … Read more ›

New Trier vendor gets new lease on lunch

New Trier High School is giving its food vendor a second chance after it apparently offended the palates of students and staff by providing an … Read more ›

New Trier High School Student Carolyn Arden Wins Crowley Citizenship Award
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Carolyn Arden Wins Crowley Citizenship Award

New Trier High School’s Carolyn ArdenReceives Crowley Citizenship Award WINNETKA, Ill., May 18, 2012 – New Trier High School senior Carolyn Arden of Winnetka received … Read more ›

Seated from L to R: Blinded Veterans Association Director of Government Relations Tom Zampieri and Chair of the Hadley Board of Trustees Judy Castellini sign partnership agreement.  Standing behind from L to R: Steve Beres, Richard Hunter, Steve Baskis, Sharon Giovinazzo and Urban Miyares
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Hadley Hosts Distinguished Veterans, Signs Partnership with BVA

On May 10, 2012, The Hadley School for the Blind hosted six distinguished blinded veterans as part of its annual Ambassador Training. In addition to … Read more ›

FED ED Co-Director Dave Peterson, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold, and FED ED Co-Director Harry Rossi
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Dold Given the FED ED “Champion of Public Education” Award

Dold Given the FED ED “Champion of Public Education” Award WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) was given the “Champion … Read more ›

Ana Pineda, of Chicago, is in the back row as she prepares to take a final exam Wednesday in her Women in Modern History class at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest. Pineda, a Chicago Public Schools graduate who got a full-ride scholarship through the Chicago Scholars program, is set to graduate this weekend. (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / May 9, 2012)

Chicago Scholars change Lake Forest College

Four years ago, Lake Forest College had three times as many student applicants from abroad as from Chicago Public Schools, located about 30 miles away. … Read more ›

Committee recommends allowing corporate naming rights at New Trier

With the likelihood of major capital projects looming in the future, New Trier High School is considering a policy change to allow naming rights as … Read more ›

From L to R: Benefit Co-Chair Vicky Young, Hadley President Chuck Young, Woman's Board President and Benefit Co-Chair Susan Gould
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Hadley Woman’s Board Annual Gala Raises $160,000 for mLearning Initiative

On Saturday, April 21, 2012, the Woman’s Board of The Hadley School for the Blind held its annual Benefit at Westmoreland Country Club in Wilmette. … Read more ›

In a spectacular rendition of the French Cancan, students of the French School sing and dance to this lively French song.
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French Cancan is a big hit at the Spring Show

WINNETKA, IL. (May 4, 2012) – On Saturday, April 28th, the French School held its 9th annual Spring Show at the Winnetka Community House. Students … Read more ›