Category Archives: Sports and Schools
Fenwick to Host Top-Ranked Simeon on MLK Day

The Fenwick Friars (8) will host the Simeon Wolverines (1) at the Martin Luther King Day City/Suburban Classic taking place…

OPRF High School alum to compete in Winter Olympics for the second time

Oak Park native and 2014 Oak Park-River Forest (OPRF) High School graduate Emery Lehman has been named to the United…

District 97 Begins Search For New Finance Director

Photo courtesy of Pioneer Press Oak Park School District 97 has begun its search for a new assistant superintendent for…

District 97 hosting final school registration tonight

In an effort to accommodate families that have not yet been able to register for the 2016-2017 academic year, Oak…

OPRF softball team captures state title in dramatic fashion

The No. 2 ranked OPRF Huskies (37-2), were down to their final strike Saturday evening before mounting an epic comeback…

Concordia-Chicago Center for Literacy Offering Summer Reading Club

The Concordia–Chicago Center for Literacy is once again offering a summer reading session of their Reading Club, which will begin on…

District 97 community conversations to be held mid-June

District 97 and the Superintendent’s Advisory Panel will be hosting meetings next week to better understand the perspectives, needs, and…

New OPRF Pool Plan Causes Concern & Opposition

A multi-million dollar plan to build a new swimming pool at Oak Park and River Forest High School has attracted…

Julian Middle School to Honor Teacher and Students

On Monday, May 23 at 9 a.m., Percy Julian Middle School will be honoring Tom Kanwischer and some of its…

Blazers and Friars Compete in Track & Field Sectionals

Last week, local high schools Trinity and Fenwick competed in the IHSA 2A girls track and field sectional meet on…

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