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Lincoln-Way Central Science Teacher Advances Teaching Methods
Posted on: Thursday, July 13, 2017
On June 8, 2017 a Lincoln-Way Central Human Anatomy and Physiology Medical teacher, Samantha Taylor, attended a two-day Anatomy in Clay Conference at the Field Museum in Chicago, IL to adopt new strategies to grow her teaching methods in the classroom.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West Bowler Named to All-American Team
Posted on: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Lincoln-Way West senior, Eric Ullian, was selected for the 2016-2017 Dexter/United States Bowling Congress High School All-American Team for his exceptional skills and dedication to his team. Ullian also won the Illinois High School Association sectional title and helped make history for his team and school by qualifying for state for the first time in Lincoln-Way West history.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East FBLA Students Recognized with Top Honors
Posted on: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
On June 29, 2017, ten Lincoln-Way East Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda students attended the four-day FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Yearbook Students Awarded Outstanding Staff Award
Posted on: Thursday, July 6, 2017
On Friday, June 23, Lincoln-Way East students and yearbook staff, accompanied by yearbook advisor, Amy Cavanaugh, attended a two-day workshop hosted by Valerie Tanke of Walsworth Publishing at St. Mary’s college in South Bend.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West Athletic Director Reviews 2016-2017 School Year
Posted on: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
With multiple successes and triumphs to be proud of, Ted Robbins, Director of Athletics at Lincoln-Way West views this school year as another great one. The 2016-2017 school year was no different for Lincoln-Way West athletics with the teams, coaches and athletes representing LWW and their communities in regular season, conference and IHSA competitions and events. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way alumni team up for a cause
Posted on: Thursday, June 22, 2017
From June 23 – June 25, 2017 at the Arctic Ice Arena in Orland Park, nearly 40 high school teams and over 500 players will participate in the Illinois Alumni Hockey Tournament fundraiser. This year’s proceeds will benefit a local organization: the Westside Foundation. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way Marching Band begins second season as district marching band
Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017
Although the 275 members of the Lincoln-Way Marching Band (LWMB) have been busy practicing throughout the summer, the first official performance of the 2017-2018 school year won’t take place until July 4th, 2017 at the Mokena 4th of July Parade. The LWMB looks forward to showcasing their hard work and talent in their second year as a combined “community band.”[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Best Buddies Sponsors awarded 'Advisor of the Year'
Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017
On Monday, June 12, 2017, Lincoln-Way East Best Buddies Sponsors, Johnny and Beth Russler, were awarded ‘Advisor of the Year’ by Best Buddies Illinois for bringing the club together and growing the program to be a district-wide organization. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central student attends leadership seminar
Posted on: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
On Friday, June 2, 2017 Lincoln-Way Central student Ethan Fazio attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois, along with several other sophomores in his class. The seminar ran from Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4. Students attended to learn about implementing their own leadership personalities into Lincoln-Way Central, their community, and their activities. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Girls Softball takes second in state
Posted on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
On Saturday, June 10, 2017 at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, Illinois, the Lincoln-Way East Girls Softball Team took second in the IHSA State Competition. The Griffins had advanced to the 4A title game on June 9 when they secured the semifinal victory over Marist High School.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central graduates Class of 2017
Posted on: Friday, June 2, 2017
On Thursday, June 1, 2017, senior Knights filed across the stage to collect their diplomas and shake hands with school board members, Superintendent Dr. R. Scott Tingley, and Principal Dr. Steven Provis.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West students participate in National Signing Day Ceremony
Posted on: Friday, May 5, 2017
On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Warrior student-athletes were honored in the auditorium at Lincoln-Way West High School. The Signing Day Ceremony is an event that recognizes student-athletes who have committed to play a sport at the collegiate level. [Read More]

School District Superintendents Urge Lawmakers and Governor to Pass State Budget
Posted on: Monday, April 24, 2017
Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 joins more than 390 school chiefs from across the state, representing 1.3 million students, in calling for the Illinois General Assembly to immediately pass a state budget. The grassroots initiative, called “Pass Illinois’ Budget!,” also urges lawmakers and the Governor to improve the state’s education funding formula, and pay school districts millions of dollars owed in unpaid bills this year. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East students to participate in Aaron Toppen Memorial Dodgeball Tournament
Posted on: Monday, April 24, 2017
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lincoln-Way East field house, Griffin dodgeball teams will take part in the Aaron Toppen Memorial Dodgeball Tournament. Student teams consisting of eight players will compete in the event; per the Toppen family’s request, funds raised will be donated to Puppies Behind Bars. Puppies Behind Bars trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded war veterans and explosive detection canines for law enforcement. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East graduate sets sights on meteorology
Posted on: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Lincoln-Way East graduate Alex Krull has been busy throughout the past five years. After graduating from high school in 2012, he received his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Valparaiso University in May of 2016. Krull is now pursuing a Master of Science in Meteorology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East athletes collect 777 items for local food pantry
Posted on: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
During the first week in April, Lincoln-Way East baseball and softball programs collected 777 non-perishable food items in an effort to “stock the shelves” at the Frankfort Food Pantry. Approximately 165 Griffin athletes participated in memory of a former softball player’s mother, Linda Ernat. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way West to host Lincoln-Way East in "Kick for a Cure" Event
Posted on: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Lincoln-Way West will host Lincoln-Way East in the annual “Kick for a Cure” Event. The junior varsity game will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the varsity game will begin shortly after 6:30 p.m. [Read More]

Severe Weather Spotter Training, Health and Safety Expo to be hosted at LWW
Posted on: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Village of New Lenox will host the 2017 New Lenox Severe Weather Spotter Training/Health and Safety Expo. The event is sponsored by the New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition and Citizen Corps Council, the National Weather Service, Will County Emergency Management Agency, and Lincoln-Way District 210. The event will be held in the Performing Arts Center at Lincoln-Way West High School, located at 21701 Gougar Road in New Lenox, Illinois. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way email phishing scam resurfaces
Posted on: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
District officials have been made aware of an email phishing scam that has resurfaced in the Lincoln-Way area. Individuals claiming to work for a custom t-shirt and spirit wear company (TD Sports) have sent emails to local Lincoln-Way area businesses claiming to have sponsorship opportunities available through t-shirt and product sales. The individuals sending these emails have no association with Lincoln-Way, or with TD Sports—a North Carolina based business. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Music Department to perform "Oklahoma!"
Posted on: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
On April 20, 21, and 22, 2017 at 7 p.m. and April 23, 2017 at 3 p.m., the Lincoln-Way East Music Department will present the classic Broadway musical “Oklahoma!” in the Lincoln-Way East Fine Arts Center. Tickets can be ordered online by visiting www.lwemusic.org.[Read More]



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