Category Archives: Sports and Schools
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…

District 97 seeks community input for improving schools

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 will be hosting a series of community conversations regarding the development of a collective…

Jimmy Butler makes surprise visit to Fenwick High School

Chicago Bulls’ star Jimmy Butler made a surprise visit to Fenwick High School on April 1 to talk about his…

OPRF English teacher named Golden Apple Award finalist

OPRF English teacher Jessica Stovall has been named a finalist for the 2016 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching….

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