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Lincoln-Way student advances to state competition in "Voice of Democracy" essay contest
Posted on: Thursday, February 1, 2018
On January 28, 2018, Lincoln-Way students who participated in the “Voice of Democracy” (VOD) essay contest attended the VOD Banquet in order to be recognized for their work. Students from Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West participated in the annual essay contest which is promoted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).
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Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters to host Fish Fry Fridays
Posted on: Friday, February 2, 2018
On four designated Fridays throughout February and March, the Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters will host fish fry events at Lincoln-Way East High School. The events will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 201 Colorado Avenue in Frankfort, Illinois. The events will feature live music and a raffle. The dates are:
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Lincoln-Way East athletes participate in National Signing Day
Posted on: Thursday, February 8, 2018
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in the Griffins’ Lair at Lincoln-Way East, parents, coaches, and teachers gathered to recognize nine student athletes for their commitment to compete in athletics at the collegiate level.
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Lincoln-Way West athletes participate in National Signing Day
Posted on: Thursday, February 8, 2018
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Warriors’ Lodge at Lincoln-Way West, parents, coaches and teachers gathered to recognize student athletes for their commitment to compete in athletics at the collegiate level.
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Lincoln-Way Central athletes participate in National Signing Day
Posted on: Thursday, February 8, 2018
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in the Lee F. Rosenquist Theatre at Lincoln-Way Central, parents, coaches, and teachers gathered to recognize fifteen student athletes for their commitment to compete in athletics at the collegiate level.
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Lincoln-Way East to host Winter Strings Extravaganza Concert
Posted on: Saturday, February 10, 2018
On Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Lincoln-Way East will host a Winter Strings Extravaganza Concert featuring 250 musicians; the string players range from elementary school through high school. The concert will be held in the Lincoln-Way East Auditorium and admission is free to all.
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Lincoln-Way students selected to showcase artwork in Illinois High School Art Exhibition
Posted on: Monday, February 12, 2018
This year, over 500 of the best student artists from approximately 125 Illinois high schools will converge to showcase their art and vie for more than $20 million in college scholarships at the fifth annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE).
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Guest speaker teaches Warriors to apply writing skills to real world
Posted on: Monday, February 12, 2018
On Thursday, February 1, students in Ms. Alissa VanderSchaaf’s English 2 class received words of advice from guest speaker Ted Bryant. Bryant is the Senior Digital Media Coordinator for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.
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Lincoln-Way West to host Severe Weather Spotter Training/Health and Safety Expo
Posted on: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the Village of New Lenox, in partnership with the New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition and collaborative partners, will host the 2018 New Lenox Severe Weather Spotter Training/Health and Safety Expo. The event will be held in the Performing Arts Center at Lincoln-Way West High School, located at 21701 Gougar Road in New Lenox, Illinois.
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Lincoln-Way District 210 Chess Teams attend State Tournament
Posted on: Thursday, February 15, 2018
On the evening of Thursday, February 8, students from all three Lincoln-Way High Schools traveled through a snow storm to attend the Illinois State Chess Competition. The two day competition took place on Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois; with over 1,500 students from the state of Illinois, the competition is the largest team tournament in North America.
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Lincoln-Way Marching Band to host entertainer Christopher Carter
Posted on: Thursday, February 15, 2018
At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2018 in the Lincoln-Way East Fine Arts Auditorium, the Lincoln-Way Marching Band (LWMB) will host a performance by Christopher Carter. Christopher Carter is an acclaimed entertainer having won numerous awards for his performances on college campuses and at corporate meetings. Carter’s uncanny skills mesmerize audiences when he "reads minds" and uses hypnosis on willing audience members.
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Lincoln-Way East Theatre Company to perform "Almost, Maine"
Posted on: Friday, February 16, 2018
Members of the Lincoln-Way East Theatre Company will present “Almost, Maine” on March 2- 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Lincoln-Way East Auditorium, located at 201 Colorado Avenue in Frankfort, Illinois. “Almost, Maine” is the selection for Contest Play, 2018 and features a talented cast and crew of more than 40 students from all grades.
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Lincoln-Way East AFJROTC CyberPatriot Team takes first place in state
Posted on: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
On Thursday, February 15, 2018, Master Sergeant Dale Steen received notification that the Lincoln-Way East Air Force Junior Reserve Officer training Corps (AFJROTC) CyberPatriot computer network defense team took first place in their division for the state of Illinois. The team members include Carleigh Phelon, Grace Arnold, Dominic DiAngi, Colin Murphy and Rebekah Stryjewski. The participants competed from the business computer labs at Lincoln-Way East on January 19, 2018.
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Retired Lincoln-Way East Athletic Director to be inducted into IADA Hall of Fame
Posted on: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
On the evening of May 5, 2018, former Lincoln-Way East Athletic Director David Brost will be inducted into the Illinois Athletic Directors Association (IADA) Hall of Fame. The banquet will be held in Peoria, Illinois at the Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel at 6:00 p.m. Brost is one of just five Athletic Directors in the state to receive this prestigious honor.
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Lincoln-Way Central students to perform "Harvey"
Posted on: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
On Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, students of Lincoln-Way Central High School will perform in “Harvey.” The show features the misadventures of a mild-mannered man and his best friend: a six-foot tall rabbit.
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LW West students receive Manhattan Irish Fest Scholarship; LW graduate named Grand Marshal
Posted on: Thursday, February 22, 2018
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the Manhattan Irish Fest Committee announced the winners of the 2018 Michael J. McHugh Memorial King and Queen Scholarship: two Lincoln-Way West students. The King award goes to Ryan Gentile and the Queen award goes to Sara Swanberg. Each student will receive a $1000 scholarship toward the school of choice. Since 2004, the Manhattan Irish Fest has awarded $27,000 in scholarships. Additionally, the committee announced the Grand Marshal of the parade: Lincoln-Way Community High School graduate, Joseph “Joe” Curran.
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Lincoln-Way student selected National Anthem singer for IHSA state tournament
Posted on: Thursday, February 22, 2018
On the afternoon of February 8, 2018, Lincoln-Way East senior Samantha Grobmeier was traveling to an audition for a college musical theatre program; while en route to her audition, Grobmeier received an email from Choral Director Matthew Granger that notified her of another prestigious musical opportunity: she had been selected as the National Anthem singer at the IHSA State Basketball Tournament.
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Lincoln-Way West students prepare for the future in Hero Co-op Business Internship class
Posted on: Thursday, February 22, 2018
On Thursday, February 22, 2018, seniors enrolled in Business Internship/Hero Co-op classes at Lincoln-Way West prepared among their classmates before participating in mock interviews with the administration.
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Lincoln-Way East to host Mr. & Miss Griffin show
Posted on: Thursday, February 22, 2018
On Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., the Griffins will host the Mr. & Miss Griffin show in the Lincoln-Way East auditorium. Ten seniors who have been nominated by the student body will compete for the title of Mr. & Miss Griffin.
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Lincoln-Way AFJROTC Varsity Drill Team takes first in SWSC Drill Championship
Posted on: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On Saturday, February 17, 2018, four schools competed in the South-West Suburban Conference (SWSC) Drill Championship. The event lasted four hours was hosted in the field house of Lincoln-Way Central High School. The Lincoln-Way Central/West Air Force Junior ROTC Varsity Drill Team took first place in the Championship, with many individual teams earning high honors.
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Lincoln-Way Central Mathletes win Regional Competition
Posted on: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On February 24, 2018, the Lincoln-Way Central Mathletes won the Region 14 qualifier in 4AA competition for state. Out of ten areas of competitions, the Knights captured four (4) first place spots and three (3) second place spots. The Knights will advance to the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Math Contest on May 5, 2018.
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Lincoln-Way Symphony to present "'Pan'tom of the Opera"
Posted on: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2018, the Lincoln-Way 210 Symphony will present its second annual concert in Lincoln-Way Central Fine Arts Center. Over 60 students will participate in the performance.
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