JAnuary 16, 2020

Palos Township Officals Attend Annual Education Conference

Supervisor Colleen Schumann, Clerk Jane Nolan, and Assessor Robert E. Maloney, of Palos Township were among some 1,000 township officials who participated in the Annual Education Conference, sponsored by the Township Officials of Illinois (TOI), and held at the Crown Plaza in Springfield. 

They were recognized for the award the township received for Professional Development in Public Service. Townships earn a plaque/plate for 70 or more hours of education earned over the last year. This is the 15th time the Township has received this award.

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January 9, 2020

Shepard Announces 60 AP Scholars

Shepard High School proudly announces that 60 of its current students or May 2019 graduates qualified as Advanced Placement Scholars.  

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school, and to receive college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on AP exams. 

The College Board honors outstanding performances on AP exams with several levels of recognition. The following students received recognition as A.P. Scholars.

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Seniors who earned AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, or AP Scholar with Distinction awards. 

January 2, 2020

Breakfast with Santa a Success at Palos Country Club

On December 22, Palos Country Club, 13100 Southwest Hwy. in Palos Park, held a Breakfast with Santa, and would like to thank all those who attended. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Palos Country Club!
Pictured are: Connor Olsen, Danny Ellsworth, Morgan O’Malley, Ryan O’Malley, Lizzie Ellsworth, Ellie Olsen, Abby Ellsworth and Annie Olsen at Palos Country Club’s Breakfast with Santa. 

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DecEMBER 26, 2019

From Their Own Pockets, Leo Club Gives to the Needy

Service organizations like Leo Club at Richards High School customarily give their time and energy to worthy causes. For the Christmas Care Program, however, they also gave their own money.

Recently, club members stayed after school to wrap the gifts. With holiday music playing and the cookies and brownies made by faculty sponsor Karen Lavin, the event felt right.

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