Friday, December 28, 2012
Parents, teachers, children and friends of Spencer Loomis School in Hawthorn Woods help decorate the halls for Newtown children's return to school.
People from across the country are busy creating snowflakes this week to send to Newtown. The Spencer Loomis community joined the effort on Wednesday at a snowflake creating event at Concord Banquets in Kildeer. "People from around the world are making snowflakes, even in Norway," said Angie Schroedel who organized the event along with Lora Rampino. “Our hope is to ease the anxiety, even a small fraction, that the student, the staff, and the parents will be feeling. Especially the parents as they release their children to the care of the school again. All of us, as parents, cannot imagine the horror all those parents are feeling,” she said. Snowflakes for Sandy Hook was started by the Connecticut PTSA. The PTSA along with the National …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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Help make snowflakes that will decorate Sandy Hook Elementary School when the children return to school. Community members will make snowflakes from 1-4 p.m. today at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. And here's some other information you may need today: Where do I find the lowest gas prices today in Lake Zurich? Show me the live traffic from Lake Zurich to Chicago. Tell me the most recent weather forecast for the area. Check out all the places that you can visit in Lake Zurich. Give me a list of today's events. Is there information you'd like to get every day that we haven't included here? Let Lake Zurich Editor Claudia Lenart know, and we'll try our best to include it.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
First snowflake making event will be held from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Concorde Banquets.
Spencer Loomis parents Angie Schroedel and Lora Rampino are spearheading a local effort to make snowflakes that will decorate the halls at Sandy Hook Elementary School when the children of the Newtown tragedy return to school. A Connecticut PTO is collecting the snowflakes and will decorate Sandy Hook. Schroedel said perhaps it will help heal these children and the adults by creating a beautiful and inviting environment. “I can’t even imagine what it must be like for these families,” Schroedel said. “Our hope is to ease the anxiety, even a small fraction, that the student, the staff, and the parents will be feeling. Especially the parents as they release their children to the care of the school again. All of us, as parents, cannot imagine …