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Lincoln-Way Foundation to participate in #GivingTuesday Initiative
Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
#GivingTuesday has gained traction since it first began in 2012; more nonprofits and charities join the movement every year. This year, the Lincoln-Way Foundation is participating in the Gesture #GivingTuesday Challenge for the chance to win an extra $1,000 from Gesture to support the students of Lincoln-Way High Schools.
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District 210 now accepting applications for Strategic Planning Committee
Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
On October 3, 2016, Lincoln-Way District 210 began the process of strategic planning, facilitated by Dr. Robert J. Madonia. Madonia volunteered his services at no cost to the district during the board meeting on September 22, 2016. The District is now seeking applicants to join the Strategic Planning Committee.
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Lincoln-Way East Athletic Boosters to host Breakfast with Santa
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Lincoln-Way East Athletic Boosters will host a “Breakfast with Santa” in the Lincoln-Way East cafeteria. The event will begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 11:00 a.m. Tickets are available at the door and cost $6.00 each. Children under age three will receive free admission. The funds collected will benefit all athletes at Lincoln-Way East High School.
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Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way East welding students visit ArcelorMittal Steel Mill
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, seventeen SkillsUSA and Welding Occupations Students from Lincoln-Way Central and East attended a Field Trip to ArcelorMittal Steel Mill in Riverdale, Illinois. While there, the students learned about how steel is produced and learned about the Steelworker of the Future Program. SkillsUSA is a career and technical education student club that connects students with career success.
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Lincoln-Way Central Interact Club collects gloves for homeless
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
During the month of October, students at Lincoln-Way District 210 participated in many philanthropic opportunities to celebrate “Make a Difference Month.” Lincoln-Way Central Interact Club collected gloves for “Glovetober,” which were donated to Morning Star Mission in New Lenox. Morning Star Mission will provide these gloves to those in need during the holiday season.
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Lincoln-Way Marching Band to perform at Bands of America Indianapolis Super Regional
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Lincoln-Way Marching Band (LWMB) will perform at the Bands of America Indianapolis Super Regional Competition. Saturday’s competition will begin at 7:00 a.m. EST, and Lincoln-Way’s performance is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. EST. The LWMB will be competing against premiere bands in the Midwest.
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Lincoln-Way High School District 210 receives outstanding Illinois Report Card
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
On Monday, October 31, 2016, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released scores ranking district performance for schools throughout the state. The students of Lincoln-Way District 210 earned high scores in various areas, showing year-over-year improvement in multiple categories.
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Lincoln-Way Foundation Dream Raffle winner announced
Posted on: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
On Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Currie Motors Ford of Frankfort, the winner of the Lincoln-Way Dream Raffle was announced. The grand prize winner was Tim Breen, from Birmingham Alabama. After the grand prize was pulled, cash prizes were awarded to 3 lucky LW Foundation ticket holders. Those winners were:
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Lincoln-Way students earn five of ten finalist spots in art competition
Posted on: Thursday, November 3, 2016
The 2017 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest selected ten pieces of artwork as finalists for the competition. Of those ten finalists, five are Lincoln-Way students.
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Lincoln-Way student artwork exhibited in November art show
Posted on: Friday, November 4, 2016
The 2016 Vogt Visual Arts Center's annual High School Art Exhibit is on display now through November 29, 2016. A reception will be held on November 5, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. There are five high schools exhibiting student artwork. Those school are: Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way West, Andrew High School and Tinley Park High School.
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Lincoln-Way Central students participate in The Pencil Project
Posted on: Friday, November 4, 2016
From today, November 4, 2016, until next Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Lincoln-Way Central students will be participating in “The Pencil Project” to collect pencils for students in Haiti. Student EJ Charles, whose father lives in Haiti, works with his family to collect pencil donations for school children in need. Charles and his mother have previously worked with the South Suburban Reading Council (SSRC) to collect pencils.
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Lincoln-Way West students participate in mock elections
Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2016
Throughout the month of October, juniors and seniors in teacher John Cupp’s AP Government class at Lincoln-Way West have been busy campaigning for their own elections. Over the past five weeks, students worked together in groups to create platforms on which to run, raised “money” to promote their candidate and created a real life simulation of the election process.
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Lincoln-Way email phishing scam
Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2016
District officials have been made aware of an email phishing scam 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 sales. The individuals sending these emails have no association with Lincoln-Way, or with TD Sports, a North Carolina based business.
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Lincoln-Way High Schools participate in 2016 JJC Area High School Art Exhibition
Posted on: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
During the month of October, area high schools were invited to submit up to five pieces of student artwork per school to the 2016 JJC Area High School Art Exhibition. This year, 119 works from 24 high schools were submitted. From this group of works, the full-time Joliet Junior College Studio Art Faculty selected 21 students to be recognized for outstanding achievement. All participating artists will receive a Certificate of Recognition, and the 21 recipients of the Award of Excellence will receive engraved plaques.
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December Madrigal Dinners to be held at Lincoln-Way Central
Posted on: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the 47th Annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners will be held at Lincoln-Way Central High School on:
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Lincoln-Way West Students participate in fall signing day ceremony
Posted on: Thursday, November 10, 2016
On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Lincoln-Way West students were honored in the Warriors Lodge of the 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.
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December Madrigal Dinners to be held at Lincoln-Way East
Posted on: Monday, November 14, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the 15th Annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners will be held at Lincoln-Way East High School on:
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December Madrigal Dinners to be held at Lincoln-Way West
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Tickets are now on sale for the 8th annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners will be held at Lincoln-Way West High School on:
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Lincoln-Way Transition Program to host Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The Lincoln-Way Transition Program is hosting a Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser beginning November 28, 2016. Students in the Lincoln-Way Transition Program have grown the plants in the greenhouse since August. Each poinsettia includes a handmade decorative pick, glitter and foil cover. The cost for a poinsettia is $10.00 and proceeds benefit the students in the Lincoln-Way Transition Program.
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Lincoln-Way West to host Winter Baseball Camp
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
On December 27, 28, and 29 of 2016, Lincoln-Way West High School will host a Baseball Camp for grades 1-8. Participants will practice offensive and defensive skills. Players will practice:
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Lincoln-Way students participate in Voice of Democracy essay contest
Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
On November 1, 2016, students who participated in the “Voice of Democracy” essay contest were required to submit their entries. Students from Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West participated in the annual essay contest, which is promoted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). This year, the contest asked students to write about their personal responsibility to America. Students from Lincoln-Way Central submitted over 200 essays and students from Lincoln-Way West submitted over 70.
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Lincoln-Way North senior class gift complete
Posted on: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
On June 1, 2016, just before the graduation ceremony, the Lincoln-Way North senior class presented the Board of Education with a class gift from the graduating seniors. The seniors chose to memorialize the accomplishments of the Phoenix with a trophy case to be displayed at Lincoln-Way East.
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Lincoln-Way East Students Participate in Signing Day Ceremony
Posted on: Monday, November 21, 2016
On Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., six Lincoln-Way East students were honored in the Grffins’ Lair of the 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.
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FCA clubs begin monthly gatherings
Posted on: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
On Monday, November 14, 2016, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) from all Lincoln-Way High Schools hosted a fellowship event at The Bridge Teen Center. The Bridge Teen Center provided a stage for music, a kitchen and dining area for snacks and fellowship, and a recreational center for games.
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Lincoln-Way East student wins local T-shirt design contest
Posted on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Kate Weithers, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High School, has been named winner of the Associated Orthodontists (AO) T-shirt design contest. The contest, which took place earlier this year, was open to all AO patients.
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Lincoln-Way 210 Symphony to debut in early December
Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The debut performance of the newly-formed Lincoln-Way 210 Symphony will take place Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the annual Lincoln-Way Central Vespers Concert.
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Lincoln-Way West media center evolves under innovative librarian
Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Lincoln-Way West Librarian Jennifer Bromann-Bender’s career has developed through her experience as a public librarian, an author, and a high school librarian. As the definition of libraries has quickly evolved over the past few decades, librarians everywhere have learned to adapt with new technology, tools, and activities.
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Barnes & Noble book fair to benefit Lincoln-Way Central Library
Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble will host a book fair. A portion of Barns & Noble purchases will benefit the Lincoln-Way Central library. Those who plan to make a purchase should print a voucher from the following link: http://www.lw210.org/documents/Holiday_Bookfair_Flyer.pdf.
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Lincoln-Way Language Department hosts Inaugural Lincoln-Way West Honor Society Breakfast
Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, over 100 language students and staff members gathered in the Warriors Lodge at 7:00 a.m. at Lincoln-Way West for the Inaugural Lincoln-Way West Honor Society Breakfast.
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