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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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East Leyden construction project likely to last past August 2019  Chicago Tribune

Members of the Leyden High School District 212 school board learned at their Oct. 11 meeting that completion of the construction project at the East Leyden ...

Construction On East Leyden Addition Makes Progress  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Walls are up for the new aquatics center and cafeteria/commons area additions at the East Leyden High School campus in Franklin Park. Both building projects ...

East Leyden Assistant Principal Tapped To Lead Niles West  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles Township High School Dist. 219 board members hired East Leyden High School Assistant Principal Karen Ritter to replace Jason Ness as the next Niles ...

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.

Don't call it a snow day: Schools closed, but Leyden students participate in 'e-learning day' from home  Chicago Tribune

Leyden High School District 212 in Franklin Park declared its first "e-learning day" Friday as snow piled up throughout suburbs west of the city.

East Leyden senior named a commended student in National Merit Scholarship Program  Chicago Daily Herald

East Leyden senior Gerardo Porras is a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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.

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..

How Rocky Is Road To Consolidating Schools?  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Many local school districts just outside the Chicago city limits can trace their roots to the creations of townships in 1850, when each township was required to.

Northwest Suburban Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's Northwest Suburban Academic Team.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

Rosemont Graduates The Class Of 2019  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The eighth grade class at Rosemont Elementary School graduated Sunday, May 20. The afternoon ceremony, held in the school's gym, celebrated 22 students ...

'Fly Quiet' Changes In Store  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Proposed changes to overnight flight paths are expected to increase O'Hare Airport traffic over Glenview, northwest sections of Niles and Park Ridge and.

'She was very positive': Jody Binder broke new ground at Elmwood Park High School  Chicago Tribune

Jody Binder became Elmwood Park High School's first woman athletic director when she was elevated to that position in 1997.

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 ...

The List: High Schools Identified on Image Boards Soliciting, Exchanging Nude Photographs  NBC Chicago

A two-month long investigation uncovered dozens of anonymous image boards bearing the logos of Chicago-area and Illinois high schools, in which users ...

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 ...

Franklin Park Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed Former Pal  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Jonathan Gonzalez and Emmanuel Diaz used to be pals. But their friendship soured when Gonzalez became convinced that Diaz had ...

New D-45 superintendent Palmisano inspired by teacher  Suburban Life Publications

VILLA PARK – There's a teacher named Martin Sirvatka who works at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, and Anthony Palmisano, the new ...

Lake Forest High Extracurriculars Ranked Among Best in State

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

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 ...

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.

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

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

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, ...

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

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

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 ...

Staff, Columnists and Contributing Writers  EdSurge

Find articles writen by EdSurge Staff, EdSurge Alumni, Columnists and one of the more than eight hundred Contributing Writers.

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