Education

District 153 honors three students with Dockweiler Award

The District 153 school board presented students Blake London, Oliver Green and J. Jesus Antolin with the 2022 Tom Dockweiler Award for their outstanding achievements in the 2021 school year.

Oliver Green

The award is named for former board member Tom Dockweiler who served on the board for 21 years before he retired in 2007. Dockweiler set a goal for students to show improvement from year to year. 

Blake, a fourth grader at Churchill School, was recognized for her outstanding achievements in reading and math on the district’s STAR test. Principal Sara Schnoor . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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