Illinois Conservation Foundation accepting applications for 2020 Conservation Achievement Scholarships

Application deadline March 1, 2020 information provided by the Illinois Conservation Foundation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 16, 2019) – Applications are now being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2020 Conservation Achievement Scholarship program. The ICF annually awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in Illinois who demonstrate effective, voluntary, long-term dedication to … Read more

Health Care Industry Night coming to South Suburban College

Monday, November 18, 5:00–8:00pm information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 13, 2019) – South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Health Care Industry Night on Monday, November 18, from 5:00–8:00pm in the college’s Performing Arts Center. The event will include informational sessions and a panel discussion about SSC’s Nursing and Community … Read more

Comcast NBCUniversal to provide $2 Million in scholarships to high school seniors

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Program Recognizes Successes in and out of the Classroom information provided by Comcast NBCUniversal CHICAGO, Ill. (November 5, 2019) – Comcast NBCUniversal is inviting high school seniors to apply for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program, which recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding community service, exceptional academic performance, and strong … Read more

TF South US History students learn about early development of Chicago area

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 3, 2019) – Students in Matthew Tiffy’s Advanced Placement U.S. History Class took a recent field trip to the Naperville and Oak Brook areas. They began with a tour of Naper Settlement, a 12-acre history museum that consists of a collection of 30 historical buildings and gives a glimpse … Read more

South Suburban College to host free Family Reading Night

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 1, 2019) – South Suburban College’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is hosting its annual Family Reading Night event on Wednesday, November 13, from 6:00–8:00pm in the college’s Performing Arts Center Lobby. The public is encouraged to attend this free event to find out about community … Read more

Lansing invited to learn more about Day of the Dead

5th annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit at TF South includes free activities and food for sale by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 28, 2019) – Students from the TF South Spanish Class, Latin Dance Crew, and Dreamers will host their fifth annual Day of the Dead exhibit on Wednesday, October 30, from 4:00–6:00pm. Admission … Read more

Marian Catholic recognizes 98 students for academic success

Honorees include four Lansing residents information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (October 27, 2019) – Marian Catholic High School recognized 98 sophomores, juniors, and seniors—including four students from Lansing—at the school’s fall Academic Awards Breakfast on October 24. Students honored maintained a 4.0 GPA for two consecutive semesters at Marian Catholic. … Read more

Free GED/HSE and ESL classes offered through South Suburban College

South Holland, Oak Forest, and Riverdale information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 27, 2019) – Registration for free English as a Second Language (ESL) and General Education Development (GED) classes will take place November 1 and 7, November 14 and 15, and November 21 and 22 at 10:00am and 5:00pm in … Read more

South Suburban College announces $1.5 million Workforce Equity Grant with new career programs

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 25, 2019) – South Suburban College (SSC) recently announced its selection for a Workforce Equity Grant through the Illinois Community College Board which includes funding for several new in-demand programs. The project is designed to create, support, and expand short-term workforce training opportunities in high … Read more

Thornton Fractional District 215 students acknowledged for achievements on 2019 Advanced Placement Exams

information provided by District 215 CALUMET CITY, Ill. (October 22, 2019) – Students and former students of TF North and TF South High Schools were acknowledged for their success on 2019 Advanced Placement (AP) exams by the District 215 Board of Education at the board meeting on October 22. Passing Advanced Placement exams in high … Read more