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

Thornton Township to offer STEM and STEAM programs for students and families

by Ernst Lamothe SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 2, 2019) – Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli and the Thornton Township Board of Trustees will sponsor STEM/STEAM Programs in Thornton Township. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) has implications for workforce development, national security concerns, and immigration policy. STEAM represents STEM plus the Arts—humanities, language arts, dance, drama, … Read more

St. John’s Church and School celebrates 125th anniversary with gala

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2019) – About 200 people gathered at St. Archangel Michael Serbian Social Center on Stony Island Ave. April 28 to celebrate the 125th anniversary of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School. Former students, faculty, staff, and clergy of all ages came out to celebrate the institution’s longevity, … Read more

Public invited to Marian Catholic High School’s final concert of the season

Spring Choir Concert—Tuesday, May 7, 7:00pm by Mary Compton CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 1, 2019) – Marian Catholic Choirs will take the stage for the final time this school year when they present their annual Spring Pops Choir Concert on Tuesday, May 7, at 7:00pm in the Croarkin Auditorium. Marian Catholic’s Concert Choir, Spartan Choir, … Read more

Babatunde Adamson takes seat as Student Trustee at South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (April 24, 2019) – On April 11, South Suburban College (SSC) student Babatunde Adamson, of Hazel Crest, was sworn in by Marty Lareau, SSC Vice President and Board Secretary, for his first term as the new Student Trustee at the college’s April Board Meeting. “Welcome, Student … Read more

Lansing students achieve Honor Roll and High Honor Roll at Illiana

information provided by Illiana Christian High School DYER, Ind. (April 17, 2019) – The following students from Lansing, Illinois, have made the Third Quarter Honor Roll and High Honor Roll at Illiana Christian High School: High Honor Roll Andrew Bakker Genesis Barlow Brittany Benson Rachel Bosman Mackenzie Boss Anna Buiter Abby Ebbens Madison Hoogstra James … Read more