Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Work is scheduled to begin in July, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Crews will continue to work on getting rid of asbestos at May Whitney Elementary School in Lake Zurich this summer, the Chicago Tribune reports. School District 95 officials say they plan to take out floor tiles in four classrooms as part of the asbestos removal process. There is still more work to be done to rid the entire school of the substance, but the job cannot be done in one summer alone. Crews will continue to work each summer until the asbestos is cleared from the building, the newspaper reports.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The man charged with sexually molesting a child at Willow Creek Community Church was also employed by the Barrington Park District at the afternoon KEEP Programs.
The man charged with sexually molesting an 8-year-old boy at Willow Creek Community Church also worked with some District 220 children, the school district reports. Officials say 19-year-old Robert Sobczak of Hoffman Estates was volunteering in a care center for special needs children when the molestation occurred at Willow Creek. District 220 Superintendent Tom Leonard said in a letter to parents and staff that Sobczak was also employed by the Barrington Park District and worked in its morning and afternoon KEEP programs at Arnett C. Lines and Grove Avenue schools. He was recently released from his job at the park district, Leonard said. “There are no indications of any incidents involving our students during his time as a staff member …
Looking for work? More than 70 employers will be represented at the College of Lake County's job fair on Thursday.
Job seekers are invited to attend the JobMarketPlace Job Fair on Thursday, May 23, sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Placement Services office. The fair will be held from 1-5 p.m. in the P.E. Center, Building 7, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake. This is Lake County’s largest job fair, where participants can explore full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional job opportunities with more than 70 employers. In 2012, about 50 employers attended the annual job fair, according to Sylvia Johnson Jones, executive director of the CLC Career and Placement Services office. "It appears that the number of employers registering for JobMarketPlace may be an indication that the economy is picking back up. Employers have job …
Monday, May 20, 2013
One-stop proof of residency for the 2013-2014 school year.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reboot Parnters, Inc. Chairman Dean DeBiase, of Lake Forest, will be the College of Lake County's commencement speaker.
Thursday, May 16
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase, a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree and the Illinois Outstanding Citizen Award. A co-author with Seth Godin of the best-selling business book The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable, DeBiase’s keynote address, "Semper Paratus," will touch on the entrepreneurial movement and content from a new book he is developing. DeBiase graduated from Lake Forest High School a year early in 1975 and wanted to travel the…
Lake Zurich Middle School North students write about the First Amendment.
Every year seventh grade students learn about the Constitution in their social studies class, but they don’t always think about the impact this document, especially the Bill of Rights, has made on their lives and America. This year several Lake Zurich Middle School North students exercised their freedom of speech and submitted essays about “What the First Amendment Means to Me” to the Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by The American Legion Department of Illinois, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion. Entries at the unit and district level were assessed on content, organization of subject matter and correct and factual usage. According to Cathy Criel, the local organizer of the competition, 7th grader Emma Daleske …
District 95 recently learned they were not in compliance with the Illinois High School Association's rules regarding home-schooled kids and sports teams, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Home-schooled students living in Lake Zurich School District 95 will likely have to sit on the sidelines for school sports, the Chicago Tribune reports. The District recently learned it was breaking the Illinois High School Association’s rules regarding home-schoolers and interscholastic sports teams. IHSA requires that students, whether home-schooled or not, have to take at least five classes per year approved by the schools to play sports. Students in District 95 are currently allowed to take only two of those courses outside of the schools, like online classes, the newspaper reports. This would make home-schooled children ineligible for sports teams.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Latino College Bowl Competition took place May 3.
Wednesday, May 15
The Varsity Latino College Club at Stevenson High School placed second at the Latino College Bowl Competition, the Stevenson Daily Digest reports. The event took place on May 3 at Highland Park High School. Student and team member Alondra Hernandez Lepe was also presented with a $250 college scholarship at the event.
Lake Zurich Fire Department, Flight for Life demonstrate powerful message on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
A Flight for Life helicopter, vehicle extraction and two fatalities sent a powerful message to Lake Zurich High School teens, Wednesday afternoon. In preparation for the upcoming prom, Lake Zurich High School juniors and attended “Operation Prom Night,” with a simulated crash scene that demonstrates the tragic results that could occur when a person makes the decision to drive under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. The program was a joint effort of the Lake Zurich Fire Department, Barrington Fire Department, Long Grove Fire Department, Wauconda Fire Department, Lake Zurich Police Department, Kildeer Police Department, Hawthorn Woods Police Department, and Flight for Life. The program is sponsored and presented by Lake Zurich High …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Quality mattresses at 30 to 60 percent off retail.
The Lake Zurich High School Choir will hold a Mattress Fundraiser in the school's cafeteria on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 300 Church St. Lake Zurich. Proceeds will help defray costs for the 2016 Choir Tour. This is a great opportunity to purchase a brand new, quality mattress with a factory warranty at a 30-60 percent off retail prices while supporting a good cause. Cash, checks, or credit cards will be accepted and free layaway is an option. All sizes and types of beds including Pillow Top, Orthopedic, Memory Foam and Gel Beds will be for sale. Delivery service is available, if needed. For additional information, email Mr. Juknelis at firstname.lastname@example.org