TF North Class of 2020 receives congratulatory video featuring celebrity messages

by Jennifer Yos CALUMET CITY, Ill. (May 11, 2020) – District 215 recently reached out to their Class of 2020 graduating high school seniors via e-mail, requesting their input on graduation ceremony decisions for this unusual quarantined school year. The seniors answered a survey through the district’s partners @thoughxchng, and the district will review the … Read more

District 158 nationally recognized for outstanding commitment to music education

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2020) – Lansing School District 158 has been nationally recognized with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) award from the NAMM Foundation, a philanthropic branch of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade association, which supports music programs, research, and activities. The BCME award distinguishes schools … Read more

District 158 shares new school kitchen in time of need

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (April 10, 2020) – Shortly after Governor JB Pritzker mandated school closures to begin no later than Monday, March 20, Superintendent Nathan Schilling of Lansing’s School District 158 received a phone call from Cameron Bolender, Vice President for Operations at A’viands—the school district’s new food service provider. Bolender had an … Read more

When library doors shut, digital doors open

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (March 30, 2020) – The Lansing Public Library, along with other Illinois libraries, closed its doors for regular business hours on Wednesday, March 18, in response to the COVID-19 quarantine. However, even behind closed doors, the Lansing Public Library is keeping its commitment to serve the public. Library Director Debbie … Read more