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Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters to host final Friday night fish fry
Posted on: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
On Friday, April 7, 2017, Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters will host the fourth “Friday Night Fish Fry” at Lincoln-Way East High School; the previous fish fry events have seen great attendance from all ages. April 7 will be the final fish fry of the season, and will also be the final night for attendees to bid on Chicago Cubs tickets. The event will also feature a raffle.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West Director uses doctoral research to develop ideas for future curriculum
Posted on: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
As a member of the first graduating class of the University of St. Francis doctoral program, Dr. Holly Pierson’s research was recently highlighted by one of the university’s professors. In mid-February of 2017, in the first and second issues of “Research You Can Use,” Dr. Keith Pain shared two dissertations with current and former students. With this initiative, the university highlights specific research for area educators so that they may stay current on the latest studies in education. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central Football hosts Middle School Clinic
Posted on: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
On Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., the Lincoln-Way Central Football Team hosted 40 middle school athletes in the field house for a football training camp. [Read More]

District 210 posts RFQ for Independent Inspector General
Posted on: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 is now accepting statements of qualification for the position of Independent Inspector General (IG). Qualifications will be accepted through April 20, 2017; a description of the position is available on the district’s website.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West Student announced as 2017 Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Award Recipient
Posted on: Monday, March 20, 2017
The Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa has announced the regional award recipients of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Presented by the nonprofit organization, the "Alliance for Young Artists & Writers," the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the country's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. This program year, more than 330,000 works of art and writing were submitted to 118 Affiliate regions across the country. As one of the largest national affiliates, the Belin-Blank Center adjudicated nearly 10,000 pieces of art and writing from the Iowa and Midwest Regions.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters to host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Posted on: Friday, March 17, 2017
On Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., the Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters will host their annual “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny.” The event will be held in the cafeteria of Lincoln-Way East.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central graduate to conduct ensemble concert with free admission
Posted on: Friday, March 17, 2017
Peter Manzi, a 2003 graduate of Lincoln-Way Central, will be returning to New Lenox on Sunday, April 2, 2017 to direct the performance of the Carlsbad High School Symphonic Band and String Ensemble from Carlsbad, California. The performance will take place at 4:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of New Lenox (UMCNL), located at 339 New Lenox Road in New Lenox, Illinois, and will be free to the public.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way District 210 hires Assistant Superintendent for Business/CSBO
Posted on: Friday, March 17, 2017
On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the monthly board meeting, the Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 Board of Education approved the appointment of Mr. Bradley Cauffman as the district’s new assistant superintendent for business.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East honors outstanding students at Induction Night
Posted on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, students, families, faculty, and staff gathered in the Lincoln-Way East auditorium to celebrate outstanding academic accomplishments for Induction Night. To begin the event, Principal Dr. Sharon Michalak introduced students Destiny Hennings, Ryan Murphy, Glenn Harris, Brock Salgado, Zachary Martin, Ryan Braun, and Barb Lazo to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. She then introduced Board of Education members Dee Molinare and Ron Lullo, as well as the administrative staff: Associate Principal Dr. Mark Cohen, Associate Principal Mr. Joseph Skarbek and Director of P.P.S: Ms. Karen Murphy.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way East Scholastic Bowl ends on a high note
Posted on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
On Monday, March 6, Lincoln-Way East hosted seven schools for a Regional Scholastic Bowl Playoff. The Griffins defeated Rich South High School and Oak Forest High School to set up for a Regional Final against Marist High School. In a dramatic come-from-behind fashion, the Griffins secured the Regional title by 60 points, with a final score of 310 to Marist’s 250. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way cadet receives appointment to United States Air Force Academy
Posted on: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Lincoln-Way West senior Teresa Kozak will have a slightly shorter summer than most graduates; Kozak will graduate at the end of May and report to the United States Air Force Academy one short month later. Her notification of acceptance to the academy arrived sooner than she had expected on the morning of February 7, 2017, and Kozak’s parents had requested that she tell them of any application feedback in person--forcing her to keep the appointment a secret until after school.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way cadets earn "Cadet of the Quarter" title
Posted on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
On March 2, 2017, the AFJROTC board met from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. to score cadet candidates for “Cadet of the Quarter.”[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Half Marathon registration continues through April
Posted on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Lincoln-Way Half Marathon, formerly known as the Frankfort Half Marathon, will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. The race will be hosted by the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Foundation for Academic Excellence, and will offer a “virtual runner” option for those who would simply like to donate. The race will begin and end at Breidert Green Park in downtown Frankfort and participants will run along Old Plank Road Trail and the Will County Forest Preserve throughout the race.[Read More]

World War II Veteran speaks to Lincoln-Way East History Classes
Posted on: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Bob Babcock, a World War II tank driver during the Battle of the Bulge, spoke to Lincoln-Way East students in their U.S. History class. The 95-year-old veteran is an uncle to Lincoln-Way East teacher, Paul Babcock.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way music boosters to host free brass quintet concert
Posted on: Monday, March 13, 2017
On Thursday, March 16, 2017, the Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West music boosters will sponsor a free concert performed by the Stiletto Brass Quintet; the group is comprised of college professors and orchestral musicians. The event will be held in the Lincoln-Way West auditorium at 7:00 p.m. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way Students to perform in Rising Star Showcase
Posted on: Monday, March 13, 2017
On Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., the Friends of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will host the annual Rising Star Showcase at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road, Flossmoor, Illinois. [Read More]

LWW Mathletes Win JJC Invitational
Posted on: Friday, March 10, 2017
The Lincoln-Way West Mathletes continued their strong season with a victory at the Joliet Junior College Invitational on Wednesday, March 8. The West Mathletes competed in division AAA against Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Plainfield Central, and Plainfield North and finished in first place with 388 total points. With their first place team finish, the Mathletes earned six $500 scholarships to JJC that can be used by any senior from the team who plans on attending Joliet Junior College in the fall.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central to host College and Career Fair
Posted on: Thursday, March 2, 2017
During “College Week” at Lincoln-Way Central, the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Department will host their 2017 Knights College and Career Fair. [Read More]

Area schools come together for Lincoln-Way Fine Arts Festival: ArtWorks 2017
Posted on: Thursday, March 2, 2017
On March 18, students from 32 area schools, including all three Lincoln-Way high schools, will exhibit their dance, musical, and visual art talents at ArtWorks 2017, a fine arts festival sponsored by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central librarian enhances education through various tools
Posted on: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Librarian Aileen Koesche has worked in District 210 for nearly two decades. Like many librarians, her career has evolved throughout her time with Lincoln-Way, and while Koesche’s education and experiences qualify her for a number of positions within the education field, she seems to have found her calling in the library.[Read More]



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