Parkland school shooting survivor to keynote Thornwood High School peace event

Mei-Ling Ho-Shing to speak Thursday, October 18 information provided by Thornton Township High Schools District 205 HARVEY, Ill. (October 15, 2018) – District 205 estimates that as many as 1,600 students will be chanting “Bring the Peace” at a Peace March kick-off ceremony this Thursday at Thornwood High School. The keynote speaker at the ceremony … Read more

SSC Foundation seeks scholarship donations for local college students

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 9, 2018) – The South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) is seeking year-end gifts from those who wish to help make a difference in the lives of local college students in need of financial assistance. The SSCF Annual Scholarship Donor Drive will continue through the end … Read more

Freedom Trail Hike to offer a glimpse of the Underground Railroad

Saturday, November 10, 1:00pm information provided by the Little Calumet Underground Railroad Project CHICAGO, Ill. (October 10, 2018) – Professor Larry McClellan, foremost authority on the Underground Railroad in Northern Illinois, and Tom Shepherd of the Little Calumet Underground Railroad Project will serve as narrators for a Freedom Trail Hike/Tour on Saturday, November 10. Reservations … Read more

ISAC and partners offer free workshops for college-bound seniors

October is College Changes Everything Month® in Illinois information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (September28, 2018) – October is a busy month for high school seniors and others planning to attend college the following fall. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)—the form that determines eligibility for federal and some … Read more

Learning outside the classroom

UCA students tour South Holland’s Ed Miniat cooked meat plant by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 27, 2018) – Yesterday afternoon, 23 freshmen students from Unity Christian Academy emptied their pockets, removed their jewelry, and spit out their gum before donning hairnets, hardhats, earplugs, and goggles. That’s all part of “suiting up” in order … Read more

Lansing’s Jeff White earns NEH Summer Institute grant

Learnings from Lowell, Massachusetts, can impact Lansing, Illinois information provided by the Tsongas Industrial History Center and other sources LOWELL, Mass. (September 25, 2018) – “It was a great experience,” remembers Jeff White about the week-long workshop he and 36 other teachers participated in this summer. He was selected by University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Tsongas … Read more

Fall Festival 2018 scheduled for Friday, September 28

Lansing Christian School fundraiser involves food, games, auction information provided by Lansing Christian School LANSING, Ill. (September 21, 2018) – Lansing Christian School’s 48th Annual Fall Festival & Auction will be held at the school (3660 Randolph Street) on Friday, September 28. The Food Court opens at 5:00pm, providing a variety of meal options for … Read more

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