As part of the Woodridge Park District’s commitment to strengthen our community by addressing health, nutrition and wellness initiatives through education and active participation, our “KIDZ Squad” after-school program has implemented an exciting new program for the children.
“Hi, my name is Aniya Morgan and I am a seventh-grader at Jane Addams Middle School. I’m in Enhancement Class with Mrs. Allen and Ms. Klan.”
It’s no secret that librarians love books.
The Common Core State Standards have had a dramatic impact on schools since Illinois officially adopted the standards in 2010.
Berwyn has the privilege of hosting many exciting events throughout the year. For the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC), taking an active role in creating annual special events and sponsoring a bevy of others is a must. The BDC’s special event commissions currently host eight events, and I encourage you to visit our locally-focused www.whyberwyn.com to learn more about these outing opportunities as well as other events around our city.
When the thrill rides, games, food and music of the Ahhh! La Grange Carnival take center stage May 31 to June 2, the kids aren’t the only ones who benefit. This traditional event on Pet Parade weekend helps benefit local businesses, too.
As mayor, I recently addressed the Chamber of Commerce to provide details on the state of the village of Carol Stream. The presentation to the membership and those in attendance focused on four key areas of the village and included our financial health, capital and infrastructure projects and economic development.
Summer is almost here. Soon warmer weather will beckon and kids will be out of school for that long-awaited summer break. For many, that means a summer of fun and adventure with friends at local park district camps.
To the Editor: Illinois job creators are speaking with one voice: Adverse consequences from hiking Illinois' minimum wage will far outweigh the alleged benefits that some are trying to accomplish in Springfield.
To the Editor: May is National Military Appreciation Month and I would like to take the time to bring attention to the individuals and families in our communities that give so much to protect our freedoms right here at home.
To the Editor: Do you remember how vulnerable we felt hearing about the murder of 26 children and teachers at Sandy Hook? The Elmhurst Police Department immediately dispatched armed officers to our schools to calm parents' safety concerns for their children. Later that night, President Obama denounced the tide of escalating violence and challenged us to take action when he said, "If there is even one thing that we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a deep obligation, all of us, to try."
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