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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 East Boys Volleyball takes second in state
Posted on: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
On Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Hoffman Estates High School, the Lincoln-Way East Boys Volleyball Team took second in the IHSA State Competition. The Griffins had secured the IHSA quarterfinal match victory the night before when they played against New Trier High School.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West holds special graduation ceremony for athletes
Posted on: Monday, June 5, 2017
On Thursday, June 1, 2017, five senior Warriors attended a special graduation ceremony to receive their diplomas. The May 30 Lincoln-Way West graduation ceremony had conflicted with the soccer playoff schedule of seniors Breanna Bembenek, Olivia Judge, Madison Mikalauski, Erin Toomey, and Sydney Valiska. While their classmates were graduating at the regularly-scheduled ceremony, the five Warriors were proudly representing Lincoln-Way West at the super-sectional in Normal, Illinois. Although the Warriors weren’t able to secure the super-sectional victory, the seniors contributed to the team’s furthest postseason run in program history.[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 student reads 1,000 books throughout high school
Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Although she has always loved to read, Lincoln-Way West senior Raya Dunham didn’t begin high school with a specific reading goal in mind. Instead, the goal surfaced about a month ago, when Librarian Jennifer Bromann-Bender notified Dunham that she was on the brink of a large milestone. With a few weeks left before graduation, Dunham was only 30 books shy of checking out 1,000 pieces of literature from the Lincoln-Way West library. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East graduates Class of 2017
Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, senior Griffins filed across the stage to collect their diplomas and shake hands with school board members, Superintendent Dr. R. Scott Tingley, and Principal Dr. Sharon Michalak.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West graduates Class of 2017
Posted on: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, senior Warriors filed across the stage to collect their diplomas and shake hands with school board members, Superintendent Dr. R. Scott Tingley, and Principal Dr. Monica Schmitt.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way West yearbook receives "Gallery of Excellence" publisher award
Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
On Thursday, May 18, 2017 the Lincoln-Way West Yearbook Club met in the Warriors’ Lodge to begin distributing yearbooks to the student body.[Read More]

District 210 community awards over $300,000 in scholarships
Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017
Scholarship Nights kicked off on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Lincoln-Way Central, followed by Lincoln-Way West on Tuesday, May 16, and wrapped up with Lincoln-Way East on Wednesday, May 17. Between all three schools, the Lincoln-Way community awarded over $300,000 to 406 graduating seniors. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way East students reveal 2016-2017 yearbook
Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017
On the evening of Wednesday, May 17, 2017 the Lincoln-Way East Yearbook Club invited parents and members of the administration to an exclusive “first peak” at the 2016-2017 yearbook. Students, staff, and families gathered in the Lincoln-Way East multipurpose room where they were sworn to secrecy before viewing the final product, which was released the next morning. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central to host Spring Percussion Concert
Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017
On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., the free, annual Spring Percussion Concert will be held in the Fine Arts Center at Lincoln-Way Central. [Read More]

Lincoln-Way West senior accepted into King Conservation Science Scholars Program
Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017
On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, senior Allison Caskey of Lincoln-Way West was notified of her acceptance into the King Conservation Science Scholars Program at Brookfield Zoo. The program offers a hands-on experience for teens to learn about animals and conservation, network with others, and make a difference in their communities while preparing for college and future careers. While enrolled, students attend interactive workshops, participate in research studies and activities at the zoo, and attend career and college readiness courses.[Read More]

Lincoln-Way Central students reveal 2016-2017 yearbook
Posted on: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
On Thursday, May 11, 2017 the Lincoln-Way Central Yearbook Club invited members of the administration to an exclusive “first peak” at the 2016-2017 yearbook. [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 West student wins Frankfort Fall Festival Poster Contest
Posted on: Monday, April 24, 2017
On Friday, April 21, 2017, sophomore McKenzie Dickerson was named as the winning artist for the 2017 Frankfort Fall Fest Poster Contest. Frankfort Chamber of Commerce President Steve Hogan and Fall Fest Chair Lisa Ricchio arrived at Lincoln-Way West to surprise Dickerson among her peers during her seventh hour art class.[Read More]



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