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Published every Thursday in the village of Worth, IL

January 16, 2020

Worth Police Department Spends Holiday with Naval Recruits

The Worth Police Department would like to thank the Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL), for allowing them to hang out with nearly three dozen recruits on Christmas.

With the joint efforts of Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, AT&T, and the Worth Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #143, the recruits were able to relax, eat, and catch up with family and friends using smartphones and tablets which were lent out for the day from our local AT&T providers.

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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

Blackhawks Hockey Clinic in Mt. Greenwood

The Chicago Blackhawks are giving kids the opportunity to participate in free learn-to-play ice hockey clinics, coached by the Fan Development staff on Wednesday, January 29 at Mt. Greenwood Park, 3721 W. 111th St. Use of skates and equipment will be provided at no cost. Prior ice skating experience is required. All participants will receive a free Blackhawks jersey to keep. Advance registration is required. 

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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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