Heritage Middle School honors excellent students

Heritage Middle School

information provided by Heritage Middle School LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – Each month, teachers at Heritage Middle School choose students to receive a Heritage Excellence Award. The award designates students who are role models in terms of: positive attitude character behavior scholarship attendance The Heritage Excellence Award winners for the months of February, March, … Read more

IDOC hosts Lieutenant Governor, Chance the Rapper for graduation ceremony

information provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections CREST HILL, Ill. (May 17, 2019) – Seven incarcerated men at the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) are college graduates after completing Northeastern University’s University Without Walls program at Stateville Correctional Center. Special guests Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, Dr. Angela Davis, and Chance the Rapper attended Wednesday’s … Read more

Summer class registration in progress at South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 10, 2019) – The 2019 Summer Semester begins on Monday, June 3, for both credit and non-credit classes at South Suburban College, and registration is open now. The summer session provides an opportunity for current students to take one or two courses to continue their … Read more

Rebel pride abounds at first TF South Senior Signing Day

TF South senior Danielle Coleman poses with her Signing Day certificate. | Photo by James Neely

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (May 11, 2019) – Bright futures and smiles shone in TF South High School’s Red Gym on the first ever Senior Signing Day, May 8. The event was created to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating seniors by giving them an opportunity to announce to their peers where they’ll be attending … Read more

Three Lansing students earn Excellence in Academics Medals

by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 8, 2019) – Three seniors from Lansing were among the 100 Marian Catholic High School students who received Excellence in Academics Medals last month. The honor is awarded to students who maintain a 4.0 grade point average throughout all semesters: Christina Javorka Ethan Roberts Sydney Wood The medals … Read more

Advanced PR students help local nonprofits

by Brittany Prince HAMMOND, Ind. (May 6, 2019) – This semester, 20 students from Purdue University Northwest’s Advanced Public Relations class worked as public relations coordinators for local nonprofit organizations that give back to their communities. The students raised awareness of the organizations and various events through 48 total published press releases, two of which … Read more

Two Lansing residents honored at District 215 School Board meeting

Ernst Lamothe and Bryan Hernandez demonstrate excellence by Melanie Jongsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (May 5, 2019) – At the April 30 meeting of the District 215 School Board, two Lansing residents were honored for unique achievements. Ernst Lamothe Ernst Lamothe was honored with an Excellence Counts award. Lamothe is the Director of Communications for Thornton … Read more