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TF South football blanks district rival TF North in 25-0 win

Saturday afternoon football game brings the Mushroom-Wooden Shoe Trophy back to TF South By Josh Bootsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (April 17, 2021) – The TF South...

District 158 earns national award for music education efforts

BY JIM MASTERS LANSING, Ill. (April 16, 2021) – School District 158’s music program has really “struck a chord” with the National Association of Music...

College Vaccination Day is April 19 for Cook County sites

Information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 16, 2021) – With young people driving the increase in COVID-19 cases in...

District 215 appoints local pastor and parent Christopher Dodd to School Board

Dodd becomes first Black man on District 215 Board, replaces Michael Bolz By Jim Masters LANSING, Ill. (April 15, 2021) – Thornton Fractional High School District...

District 158 assesses student learning gaps after year of remote schooling

District 158 teachers estimate students are at 80% of normal progress BY JIM MASTERS LANSING, Ill. (April 14, 2021) — For parents wondering how far behind...

St. John Lutheran to start new preschool two years after longtime PreK–8 school’s closure

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (April 13, 2021) – After two vacant years, the school wing of St. John Lutheran Church will again be used...

Bishop Noll’s Class of 2021 valedictorian becomes third consecutive sibling to earn honor

Information provided by Bishop Noll Institute HAMMOND, Ind. (April 9, 2021) – When Bishop Noll Institute senior Carmelina Komyatte graduates as valedictorian this May, she...

The reporting you invested in

Welcome Jim Masters to the Education beat by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (April 4, 2021) - In January this year I launched a Facebook fundraiser...

Lansing Library uses videos from community in virtual Preschool Storytime

Community is invited to submit videos for use in preschool program By Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (March 30, 2021) – Each month, the Lansing Public Library...

TF South students to benefit from new college credit program and program for future teachers

BY JIM MASTERS LANSING, Ill. (March 26, 2021) – Imagine going off to college and having already received course credit from an Ivy League university. Such...

Marian Catholic student from Lansing receives Gaelic Park Irish Heritage Scholarship

Information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 25, 2021) – Two Marian Catholic students are the recipients of the 2020-2021 Gaelic...

Barbering and cosmetology training available for District 215 students in the fall

BY JIM MASTERS LANSING, Ill. (March 25, 2021) – Thornton Fractional South High School students interested in becoming a barber or cosmetologist don’t necessarily have...

South Suburban College student Jaleel Harris named to Illinois Community College Board

Information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 25, 2021) – The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) announced this week the appointment of...

TF South Badminton wins sectional, moves on to state

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (March 26, 2021) – After last year's season was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, the TF South girls badminton team...

District 158 recognizes Rick Seymour for 11 years of Roundball Classic

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (March 25, 2021) – As part of a handful of "Those Who Excel" awards District 158 presented to staff and...