Glenwood Academy announces annual Thanksgiving Luncheon

Wednesday, November 14, at Chicago’s Drake Hotel information provided by Glenwood Academy GLENWOOD, Ill. (October 29, 2018) – The annual Thanksgiving Luncheon is Glenwood Academy’s signature fundraising event. Proceeds benefit the organization’s unique programming, which includes an unparalleled academic curriculum in a residential environment. With on-campus health services, counseling, a military leadership program, and unique … Read more

Spanish Immersion students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico represented in dance, song, costume, and food information provided by Lansing Christian School LANSING, Ill. (October 23, 2018) – Lansing Christian School’s Kindergarten through third-grade Spanish Immersion students led the school’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on October 15. The classes have spent the past month studying the culture, … Read more

Parkland school shooting survivor to keynote Thornwood High School peace event

Mei-Ling Ho-Shing to speak Thursday, October 18 information provided by Thornton Township High Schools District 205 HARVEY, Ill. (October 15, 2018) – District 205 estimates that as many as 1,600 students will be chanting “Bring the Peace” at a Peace March kick-off ceremony this Thursday at Thornwood High School. The keynote speaker at the ceremony … Read more

SSC Foundation seeks scholarship donations for local college students

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 9, 2018) – The South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) is seeking year-end gifts from those who wish to help make a difference in the lives of local college students in need of financial assistance. The SSCF Annual Scholarship Donor Drive will continue through the end … Read more

Freedom Trail Hike to offer a glimpse of the Underground Railroad

Saturday, November 10, 1:00pm information provided by the Little Calumet Underground Railroad Project CHICAGO, Ill. (October 10, 2018) – Professor Larry McClellan, foremost authority on the Underground Railroad in Northern Illinois, and Tom Shepherd of the Little Calumet Underground Railroad Project will serve as narrators for a Freedom Trail Hike/Tour on Saturday, November 10. Reservations … Read more

ISAC and partners offer free workshops for college-bound seniors

October is College Changes Everything Month® in Illinois information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (September28, 2018) – October is a busy month for high school seniors and others planning to attend college the following fall. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)—the form that determines eligibility for federal and some … Read more

Learning outside the classroom

UCA students tour South Holland’s Ed Miniat cooked meat plant by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 27, 2018) – Yesterday afternoon, 23 freshmen students from Unity Christian Academy emptied their pockets, removed their jewelry, and spit out their gum before donning hairnets, hardhats, earplugs, and goggles. That’s all part of “suiting up” in order … Read more