Lansing Rotary Club invites The Lansing Journal to December meeting

by The Lansing Journal staff LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – The Lansing Rotary Club’s first meeting of December will include a presentation by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor of The Lansing Journal. The topic of her presentation is “Building Community.” Information from the Lansing Rotary Club’s Facebook page says, “Rotary is the world’s leading humanitarian … Read more

Burlington Coat Factory awards $1,000 to Lansing teacher

Illiana’s Sharon Bultema uses gift to enhance her classroom by Haleigh Olthof, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Ms. Sharon Bultema, a Spanish and history teacher at Illiana, has received $1,000 to use in her classroom through a fundraiser by Burlington Coat Factory’s Lansing branch and AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington Coat Factory in Lansing used … Read more

Fire Prevention Week at All God’s Children Preschool

Fire Prevention Week

Photos and information submitted by Jackie Kotecki LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – This year, Fire Prevention Week is Sunday, October 8, through Saturday, October 14. In anticipation of the focus on fire safety, Lansing Firefighter/Paramedic Tim Kotecki made a visit to All God’s Children Preschool at First United Methodist Church in Lansing. Kotecki showed the … Read more

“Cell phone pockets” help minimize distractions for Lansing high-schoolers

Illiana teachers introduce new cell phone policy this school year by Beth Boonstra, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) – To remove the temptation that cell phones present to students, several English teachers at Lansing’s Illiana Christian High School have started a new cell phone holder policy this school year. Miss Sara Johnson, Mrs. … Read more