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50th Class Reunion

August 25, 2016 by Jim Altfeld (Register to contact)

The Class of 67's 59th Reunion will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017. SAVE THE DATE! More details to come.

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Groundbreaking Signals Start Of East Leyden Expansion Project  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A project nearly half a decade in the making officially got underway Thursday (March 15) during the groundbreaking for East Leyden High School's future ...

East Leyden Student Receives Statewide Honor  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Corey Lavallais, a recent graduate of East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, was chosen as one of 229 Golden Apple Scholars from Illinois. Leyden High ...

Groundbreaking Set For East Leyden Construction  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Leyden High School Dist. 212 representatives will officially break ground next month on the construction of a new section of East Leyden High School during a.

Leyden To Host "Olde English Yuletide Dinner"  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Leyden Dist. 212's 24th Annual "Olde English Yuletide Dinner" is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m..

Big plans: District 212 set for renovation project at East and West Leyden  Chicago Tribune

District 212 is moving forward on what has been termed the district's largest construction and renovation project in the district's history.

East Leyden, PASO To Host Immigration Workshop  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

East Leyden High School is hosting a naturalization and DACA renewal workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The school is located at 3400 Rose St., Franklin ...

Triton College offers continuing education courses at District 212 campuses  Chicago Daily Herald

Triton College is offering continuing education classes at both District 212 campuses. Courses include free English as a Second Language instruction.

Championship-winning Leyden football coach headed to hall of fame  Chicago Tribune

Before joining East Leyden's football team, each student had to sign an agreement with Coach Jack Leese. "We had the kids sign a contract that the price of ...

East Leyden Grad Co-Edits 'Tales From The Hood 2'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

"Tales From the Hood 2", the long awaited sequel to 1995's "Tales From the Hood", was created in part by John Quinn, a 1994 East Leyden High School ...

Stevenson edges Conant for Conrad crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson and Conant have had a stranglehold on the big trophy at the Randy Conrad Invite for what seems forever to the field that visits historic Farina Field ...

U of I student from Franklin Park dies after fall from balcony on Unofficial St. Patrick's Day  WLS-TV

A University of Illinois student from west suburban Franklin Park died after falling off an apartment building balcony in Champaign, police said.

Honorable mentions: Northwest Suburban Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the 2017-2018 Northwest Suburban Academic Team.

'Honors Students for a Day' Launches at WIU  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – A pilot program to show prospective college students the benefits of Western Illinois University's Centennial Honors College was launched at ...

Franklin Park man charged in hit-and-run that killed former pal  Chicago Sun-Times

The men confronted each other one last time last month in a roadside encounter that turned deadly, Cook County prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Columbia College grad co-edits “Tales From the Hood 2”  ReelChicago

John Quinn, who earned a B.A. in Film from. Columbia College Chicago, played a key post-production role in the sequel to the 1995 cult classic. John Quinn ...

Wheeling passes tougher test from Leyden  Chicago Daily Herald

Wednesday's nonconference girls basketball game between Wheeling and Leyden turned out much more competitive than three weeks earlier when the teams ...

Elmwood Park News - Elm Leaves  Chicago Tribune

Elmwood Park, Ill. news, crime reports and top stories from Elm Leaves.

East Leyden instructor Michele Curley  Fra Noi

Michele Curley's love of languages and cultures started at age 14. That's when her grandmother, Filomena Conversano Pesano, who at 17 had left Basilicata ...

Memorial service Saturday for Naperville resident and former Pepsi, Sara Lee CEO  Chicago Tribune

Brenda Barnes, a 20-year Naperville resident who left her job as president and CEO of Pepsi-Cola North America to have more time for her children only to later ...

River Grove's 'Vision Man' remembered for fun-loving spirit  Chicago Tribune

Dr. Larry Jacobs, a dentist with Family Dentistry in River Grove, recalled how local eye doctor Randy Schultz would call Jacobs "Molar Man." Jacobs, in turn ...

Young Rosemont Squad Reaches Conference Championship Game  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Rosemont Elementary has the smallest girls softball team in the Leyden Norwood Athletic Conference, but that didn't stop them from reaching the conference ...

Glenbrook South Extracurriculars Ranked Best in State, Nation: Niche

Glenview, IL - recently released rankings of schools with the best extracurriculars in Illinois and throughout the U.S..

Redskins Insider - Bears game a homecoming for Mike Shanahan, Donovan McNabb  Washington Post

Fifty-eight years ago, Mike Shanahan was born in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park -- a town which also gave birth to Ernest Hemingway and the author of this ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

Analysis looks at suburbs' top-paid teachers  Chicago Daily Herald

The two highest-paid public school teachers in the suburbs made about $190000 in the 2009-10 school year, the final year before they retired. The top-paid ...

Kay Ann Keller - WISC  WISC Madison

STOUGHTON/SCHILLER PARK, IL/MT. PROSPECT, IL–Kay Ann Keller, of Stoughton, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Car problems ruled out in woman's drowning at Harper pond  Chicago Daily Herald

Mechanical problems are not to blame for a car plunging into a pond on Harper College's Palatine campus Thursday, causing a 64-year-old Rolling Meadows ...

Staff, Columnists and Contributing Writers  EdSurge

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