Flossmoor schools spend $94k on new AC units

The Flossmoor School District 161 board voted 6-1 to purchase four Trane brand rooftop air conditioning units at its Feb. 20 meeting. Board member David Linnear cast the sole dissenting vote. Associate superintendent Fran LaBella said the administration’s recommendation was to buy the Trane units, after analyzing three bids.  One[Read More…]

PSC will host ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ exhibit

The library at Prairie State College will be hosting “Americans and the Holocaust,” a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, that will open Wednesday, March 22, and continue through April 27. The exhibit examines the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide[Read More…]

Willow School kindergarten teacher Angela Buhle was nominated by a parent for a special contest honoring teachers hosted by Kellogg's. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

Parent finds special way to show thanks to Willow School teacher

Willow School teacher Angela Buhle is getting special treats from Kellogg’s thanks to a caring parent. Brian Lyons nominated Buhle, his daughter Maddison’s kindergarten teacher, in the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain “Got Your Back” bin sweepstakes honoring teachers. Lyons found the contest advertised on Facebook.  Willow School kindergarten teacher Angela Buhle was[Read More…]

School personnel, volunteers honored with Those Who Excel Awards

Local teachers, administrators and education supporters will be recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education as Those Who Excel honorees at a special April 29 reception. Those Who Excel awards honor those who have made significant contributions to Illinois’ public and nonpublic elementary and secondary schools. ISBE has been[Read More…]

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