Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Summit Hill District 161 provides for private and home-schooled students with disabilities.
Summit Hill School District 161 offers special education services to youngsters that attend private schools and those who are home schooled. Administrators have scheduled a meeting for 10 a.m. May 28 at Summit Hill District 161 Administrative Offices, 20100 S. Spruce Drive, Frankfort, to address federal requirements and share insights about what services are offered and how they would be implemented. Information about the 2013-2014 plans to serve students who don't attend Summit Hill D161 is the topic. 'In accordance with the requirements of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), public school districts must spend a portion of their Federal Part B special education funds in order to provide identified students with …
The No. 4-seeded Bengals beat the No. 5-seeded Titans, 12-2, in the first regional game for baseball. Plus, updates on match-ups in other sports.
It's postseason time for high school spring sports, and we want to keep you updated on the progress of our local student-athletes. Here's a quick and easy way to track the teams for Andrew, Tinley Park and Lincoln-Way North high schools. READ: Check Out the Results From Other Spring High School Sports You can also help us by sharing photos from games and meets, and also updating scores in the comments section below. Follow a certain team? You can also post photos and updates to our Local Voices section. SOCCER (GIRLS) SOFTBALL SOURCE: Illinois High School Association - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Two Ways to Stay Connected to Tinley Park Patch:
Sunday, May 19, 2013
In girls soccer, Andrew captured its regional title, and Tinley Park beat Oak Forest, to advance to the sectional.
It's postseason time for high school spring sports, and we want to keep you updated on the progress of our local student-athletes. Here's a quick and easy way to track the teams for Andrew, Tinley Park and Lincoln-Way North high schools. You can also help us by sharing photos from games and meets, and also updating scores in the comments section below. Follow a certain team? You can also post photos and updates to our Local Voices section. Tinley Park: The team tied for 67th at the state final at East Illinois University. SOURCE: Illinois High School Association - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Two Ways to Stay Connected to Tinley Park Patch:
Tinley Park High School students enjoyed refreshments and dancing at Chicago's Union Station during the school's prom on Friday. Check out images from the event and share your own photos and videos.
Tinley Park High School students enjoyed their moment in time on Friday, May 17, as juniors, seniors and their guests took part in the school's prom. The event, which took place at Chicago's Union Station, featured music, food and merriment for all in attendance at the annual event. Decked out in suits, tuxes and the finest of dresses, attendees danced the night away to music spun by Show on the Road Productions, featuring Top 40 hits, classics and everything in between. Attendees also enjoyed food from Little Italy and Little Village while taking a break from cutting a rug, as well. The entire event, which was sponsored by the TPHS junior class, lasted for mere hours, but it left lasting memories for students who will always remember, "A …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings are out; see where other area high schools ranked.
Newsweek tipped its hat in favor of all four schools in Lincoln-Way High School District 210 when naming the best high schools in the country. “Congratulations on your school’s accomplishment,” Newsweek/Daily Beast reporter Lauren Streib wrote in a note to Lincoln-Way High School District 210. “I’m thrilled to let you know that (Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way North and Lincoln-Way West) made our list.” Based on information gathered for the 2011-12 school year, Newsweek and The Daily Beast determined all four Lincoln-Way High School District 210 schools have proven to be among the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. They rank among the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation with Lincoln-Way East …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Eric Connelly is one of only 101 students in the state to score a 36 on the ACT this year.
Tinley Park resident Eric Connelly recently made Providence Catholic High School history as their first student ever receive a perfect score on the ACT. “Eric is a young man that commits himself to living up to his full potential every waking second of the challenges that help him grow as a person spiritually and intellectually,” Providence Principal Don Sebestyen said in a press release. “He is an individual who takes encouragement and runs with it towards growth.” Connelly is a member of the National Honor Society, scholastic bowl team and math team at Providence. Beyond his academic pursuits, the honor roll student performs in several bands and is part of the theater club. Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Formalwear and less-than-formal music filled the Tinley Park Convention Center on May 4, the site of Lincoln-Way North High School's prom. Check out Patch's gallery of the event and share your own pictures.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Students from Lincoln-Way North High School held their 2013 prom at the Tinley Park Convention Center.
The 2013 Lincoln-Way North High School prom was May 4 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Take a look at the rainbow of colorful gowns and tuxedos. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Two Ways to Stay Connected to Tinley Park Patch:
Sunday, May 5, 2013
More than 70 students traveled to New York City to play a concert on the U.S.S. Intrepid, as well as take in some of the sites of the Big Apple. Check out these photos from the trip.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The newly-elected board members for Summit Hill District 161 were sworn in.
At the Summit Hill School District 161 Board of Education meeting April 30 the newly-elected board members were sworn in and officers were elected. Sworn-in and seated at the Summit Hill School District 161 Administrative Center were newly-elected board members: Rich Marron, Pam Kohlbacher, Richard Ward and Dave Faber. The terms for the former officers expired. The new officers were nominated and voted in. The board approved the following positions: President: Sean William Doyle Vice President: Rich Marron Secretary: David Faber After the new board elected officers, board members discussed a desire to possibly abolish the policy committee. Doyle said the duty to initially review board policy changes from the IASB's PRESS service would …