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Lincoln-Way East Key Club earns "Outstanding Team" Title
Posted on: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
On Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s annual banquet, the Lincoln-Way East Key Club was honored with the "Outstanding Team" Award. The event was held in the Victorian Ballroom of the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet, Illinois.
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Lincoln-Way Central Music Boosters to host Bunny Breakfast
Posted on: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
On Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., the Lincoln-Way Central Music Boosters will host a “Bunny Breakfast” in the main cafeteria at Lincoln-Way Central High School.
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Lincoln-Way Central Knights excel in IHSA State Chess Tournament
Posted on: Thursday, April 6, 2017
On Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11, 2017, Lincoln-Way high schools attended the largest team chess tournament in the world with 149 schools competing. All three Lincoln-Way high schools traveled together and shared the same staging room. "It was great to see the students from all three schools intermixing and interacting," says Lincoln-Way West coach, Tim Harrison.
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Lincoln-Way students account for 20 percent of statewide reading program participants
Posted on: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Every school year, Lincoln-Way students are encouraged to participate in “Read for a Lifetime,” (RFAL) a statewide program to promote enjoyment of reading. In the spring of 2017, the program released statistics for the 2015-2016 school year, revealing the impressive drive of Lincoln-Way students. The data showed:
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Lincoln-Way Central Music Department to perform
Posted on: Monday, April 10, 2017
On May 4, 5, and 6, at 7:00 p.m., the Lincoln-Way Central Music Department will present the classic Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” in the Lincoln-Way Central Fine Arts Center. Tickets can be ordered online by visiting www.lwcmusic.org, or by calling 815-462-2300.
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Lincoln-Way Foundation welcomes Huntington Learning Center as new Partner
Posted on: Monday, April 10, 2017
On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Foundation presented a plaque to Huntington Learning Center (HLC) in Orland Park, Illinois, to recognize the educational service as a new Partner to Lincoln-Way. Huntington Learning Center generously pledged $5,000 for the 2017 calendar year in order to support the mission of the Lincoln-Way Foundation.
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Lincoln-Way West Music Department to perform "Catch Me If You Can"
Posted on: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
During the fourth weekend of April, the Lincoln-Way West Music Department will present their spring musical, “Catch Me If You Can,” in the Lincoln-Way West auditorium. Tickets can be ordered online by visiting www.lwwmusic.org. The shows will be performed on:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Congressman Bill Foster visits Lincoln-Way West, encourages students to help others
Posted on: Thursday, April 20, 2017
On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Congressman Bill Foster of the 11th Congressional District of Illinois visited with students at Lincoln-Way West High School. The congressman attended a physics class, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish Language & Culture classes. Congressman Foster was invited to observe classes by Lincoln-Way West teacher Linda Egnatz, who previously visited his office in Washington, D.C. during Language Advocacy Day in February.
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Lincoln-Way Students honored in Seal of Biliteracy Awards Ceremony
Posted on: Friday, April 21, 2017
On the evening of April 19, 2017, in the Fine Arts Center at Lincoln-Way Central High School, District 210 recognized 109 students for their language accomplishments in Spanish, German, French, Chinese, and English.
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Lincoln-Way Central students help secure World Title in Irish Dancing
Posted on: Friday, April 21, 2017
On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Lincoln-Way Central freshmen Anna and Olivia McMahon, along with six fellow team members, secured the World Title in Irish Dancing. The competition was Anna and Olivia’s second consecutive first-place title, as well as their fourth time competing at the World level.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Lincoln-Way Transition Program to host spring plant sale
Posted on: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
On Saturday, May 6, 2017 and Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Lincoln-Way Central Greenhouse will host the annual Lincoln-Way Transition Program Flower and Vegetable Sale from 9 a.m. " 12 p.m.
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Lincoln-Way West athletic staff honored by Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association
Posted on: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
On April 22, 2017, the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) announced the Class of 2017 Hall of Fame inductees at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet. The following day at the All-State Banquet, “Coach of the Year” and “Administrator of the Year” award recipients were announced. Three staff members from Lincoln-Way West were recognized throughout these two banquets, which were held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Countryside, Illinois.
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Lincoln-Way West student to be named winner in statewide ROTC essay contest
Posted on: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at the Lincoln Inn in Batavia, Illinois, Lincoln-Way West junior Abigail Sutter was announced as the winner of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) ROTC Enhancement contest of the Fox Valley Chapter. Sutter was awarded with a Neck Ribbon Bronze JROTC Medal, certificate, and $200 for her essay entitled, “How JROTC has prepared me to be a better citizen of the United States of America.”
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