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Lincoln-Way Preschool Programs to open registration for Early Childhood Education classes
Posted on: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Registration for Lincoln-Way High Schools 2018-2019 preschool programs, sponsored by the Family and Consumer Sciences Early Childhood Education classes, will be held on Monday, February 5 at the following times:
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District 210 to hold "State of the District" in late January
Posted on: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 will hold its first annual “State of the District” in the Lincoln-Way Central Fine Arts Center. The event will begin at 7 p.m.
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Lincoln-Way West students participate in annual Bridge Building Competition
Posted on: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
In mid-December, Lincoln-Way students from all three schools began participating in the annual Bridge Building Competition. Students placed weight onto each bridge to test its strength, allowing the contest to recognize individuals who could best design, construct and test the most efficient bridge within given specifications. Efficiency is determined by dividing the mass held by the mass of the bridge.
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Lincoln-Way East Science Department to host science night for future Griffins
Posted on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Lincoln-Way East Science Department will host their "Griffins Growing STEM" night for students from Frankfort School District 157-C and Summit Hill School District 161. The event is for children in kindergarten through fourth grade, and will be held from 4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Parents should enter the building through Door 1 near the front office at Lincoln-Way East, and bring their children to the cafeteria to meet. Parents are required to stay in the building as their child participates in the activities.
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Lincoln-Way East Orchesis to perform Dance Concert
Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2018
On Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, Lincoln-Way East dancers will perform the East Orchesis Dance Concert entitled “Orchesis: Musical Edition.” The shows will begin at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln-Way East Fine Arts Center. Tickets will be sold at the box office a half hour prior to each show. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. Children age three and under will gain free admittance.
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Lincoln-Way West names Illinois State Scholars
Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2018
On January 17, 2018, Lincoln-Way West hosted a breakfast to recognize their Illinois State Scholars. Nearly 80 students attended the event to be recognized for their superior academic performance.
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Lincoln-Way District 210 Recognizes National Merit Scholars
Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2018
On January 18, 2018, Lincoln-Way District 210 gathered in the Fine Arts Center lobby in order to recognize its National Merit Semi-Finalists and Commended Scholars. Thirty-five students were recognized by Superintendent Dr. R. Scott Tingley, Board Vice President Joseph Kosteck, Board Members Ronald Lullo and Christine Glatz and members of the Lincoln-Way Pupil Personnel Services (P.P.S.) Department. Students enjoyed cookies and punch with the support of family and friends as they received their certificate of recognition.
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Lincoln-Way East students collect books for Silver Cross Hospital
Posted on: Monday, January 22, 2018
On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Lincoln-Way East’s Medical Anatomy and Physiology (A&P Medical) classes rallied together to donate books to Silver Cross Hospital’s book drive. The purpose of the drive is to provide new and gently used books to families in need. Together, Griffins from the A&P Medical classes donated over 100 books to the cause. The hospital is accepting donations until the end of January and accepts various types of literature, from baby books to chapter books.
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Lincoln-Way East students receive new AFJROTC Flight Academy scholarships
Posted on: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Senior Trevor Horn and sophomore Angelo Wilder, Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) cadets at Lincoln-Way East High School, have received scholarships to attend one of six partnering universities participating in a private pilot license training program over the summer of 2018.
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Lincoln-Way students excel in SWSC Science Competition
Posted on: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Lincoln-Way District 210 students competed in the SWSC Science Competition at Bolingbrook High School. The annual competition brought together the Science Clubs from high schools throughout the South West Suburban Conference, including each of the Lincoln-Way campuses, in events from building a trebuchet to identifying skeleton bones. The competition covers multiple science content areas including biology, chemistry and physics; events are designed to showcase skills of observation, engineering and attending to precision. The competition spans eight hours and hosted 13 total events this year, which are created and administered by the Science Club Sponsors.
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Lincoln-Way to host Special Games in March
Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2018
On Thursday, March 8, 2018, Lincoln-Way Central will host the 17th annual Special Games in the field house from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Schools participating include: Bradley Bourbonnais, Bolingbrook, Andrew, Sandburg, Stagg, Homewood-Flossmoor, Joliet, Lockport, Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way West.
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Lincoln-Way Foundation for Educational Excellence enhances student learning with $100K donation
Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2018
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Executive Director Bob Kennedy and board members of the Lincoln-Way Foundation presented the Lincoln-Way Superintendent Dr. R. Scott Tingley with a check in the amount of $100,000. In addition to Wednesday’s donation, the Foundation raised over $5,000 for the Lincoln-Way Transition Program, bringing the grand total donation to $105,670.
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Lincoln-Way students win 37 awards in 2018 Scholastic Art Competition
Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2018
During the third week in January, students in District 210 competed in the 2018 Scholastic Art Competition. The Scholastic Art Show is the most recognized and prestigious high school art exhibition in the nation. In the Midwest region, 30 area schools submitted 3,020 works of art with only 939 pieces awarded and accepted into the show.
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Lincoln-Way Central Mathletes win Division Conference Final
Posted on: Thursday, January 25, 2018
On Wednesday, January 24, the Lincoln-Way Central Mathletes won the Southwest Suburban Blue Division Conference Finals. The Knights took home 693 points against Lincoln-Way West’s 665 points. Central students won medals in all 15 areas of competition by earning two fourth place medals, three third place medals, four second place medals and six first place medals.
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Lincoln-Way West to host winter play performances in early February
Posted on: Monday, January 29, 2018
In early February, Lincoln-Way West students will complete the seventh season of their student-directed Black Box Theatre. One act plays are directed by veteran Theatre Company seniors and are interesting, poignant and funny. The stage allows for an intimate audience experience.
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Lincoln-Way students participate in Regional Bridge Building Competition in Chicago
Posted on: Monday, January 29, 2018
The Chicago 2018 Regional Bridge Contest took place at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) on Tuesday, January 23. Participants from all three Lincoln-Way campuses represented their schools well, designing bridges made from balsa wood which were able to hold up to 45 kilograms—or just under 100 pounds—of mass.
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Lincoln-Way Central students pilot Robotics Club with the help of local sponsor
Posted on: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Over the past six years during his time at both Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way Central, science teacher Todd Drumheller’s classroom has been buzzing with a group of students who have been meeting informally in order to tinker, build and program complex electronics. While science has been a typically male-dominated field, the push for a Robotics Club at Lincoln-Way Central initially came from two female students.
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