If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Jeffrey K. Klein, with the winning caption to last week's Rocket Man cartoon: I thought you said "WE" were going on a trip?!
A new Tinley Park High School gives students hands-on experience raising chickens.
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The students at Tinley Park High School may be the ones to settle the score once and for all. Tinley Park High School is taking a different approach to Applied Science with its Chicken Project. The project is a student-run, cross-curriculum project that spans from the Information Technology Department to the Arts Department. "We want the students to see how everything connects to the world outside of our school walls," Assistant Principal Wendy Bumphis said. Administrators found that environment at Dickmans Farm, 42 miles south of the school in Herscher, Ill. Joann Dickman agreed to donate several dozen eggs and their outside education began. "Interacting with the chickens is amazing," junior …