Posts Tagged “Education”

Morton High school named “District of the Year

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Morton High school named “District of the Year

Morton High school receives National Honors as District of the Year J. Sterling Morton High School named District of the Year for Advanced Placement by the National College Board in a recent evaluation of more than 6,000 campuses. Morton was selected from more than 450 schools that were credited with AP achievements. J. Sterling Morton…

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Morton 201’s 2016 Boys Basketball Poster Arrives

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Morton 201’s 2016 Boys Basketball Poster Arrives

The Morton Mustangs Boys Basketball team poster is now available. Seven Mustang seniors appear on the posters, which were photographed and designed entirely by students at Morton. Jamari Carthans (Unity), Deangelo Dale (Susan B. Anthony), Thadeous Johnson (Heritage), Marquel Norwood (Unity), Neftali Ramirez (Unity), Hector Reyes (Unity) and Christian Rice (Heritage) are featured on the…

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Morton High School Issues 2015 Boys Soccer Poster

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Morton High School Issues 2015 Boys Soccer Poster

Berwyn/Cicero, Ill.–Morton High School announced its Mustangs Boys Soccer team has published its 2015 season schedule with the varsity squad’s 12 seniors featured on 11×17 color posters. The soccer players pictured are: Billy Castro #1, Leo Delgado #27, Pavel Garcia #47, Jose Gonzalez #21, Edwin Ibarra #5, Ricky Ledezma #3, Diego Lopez #23, Rigo Lozano…

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Vision 20/20 joins iTunes U, offering free course content to transform Illinois teaching, learning

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Vision 20/20 joins iTunes U, offering free course content to transform Illinois teaching, learning

Vision 20/20 joins iTunes U, offering free course content to transform Illinois teaching, learning Free resource will focus on four core content areas & align to state standards Illinois’ leading education group, Vision 20/20, announced today the launch of Vision 20/20 21st Century Learning Center to help transform Illinois teaching and learning by providing high-quality, digital…

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Schools and our disappearing summer vacations

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Schools and our disappearing summer vacations

Is there a reason why schools are starting earlier and earlier each year, cutting into the summer vacations of our children and families? Is it about money, education or school union convenience? By Ray Hanania There’s something sacred about “Summer Vacation” that we don’t respect today the way we did when we were kids. If…

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Rauner signs Vision 20/20 bill on education & diversity

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Rauner signs Vision 20/20 bill on education & diversity

Vision 20/20 gets second bill signed by Governor Rauner, HB2683 will focus on continuous improvement, recognize diversity and eliminate achievement gaps CHICAGO – A second legislative bill was signed yesterday by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner–introduced and passed on behalf of the Vision 20/20 group–ensuring a balanced accountability measure focusing on continuous improvement, recognizing the diversity of…

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Rauner signs Vision 20/20 bill on education & diversity

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Rauner signs Vision 20/20 bill on education & diversity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vision 20/20 gets second bill signed by Governor Rauner HB2683 will focus on continuous improvement, recognize diversity and eliminate achievement gaps Passage of this bill marks the 2nd legislative victory for state’s leading education group CHICAGO (August 2, 2015) – A second legislative bill was signed yesterday by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner–introduced and…

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Orland Fire will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp

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Orland Fire will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp

The Orland Fire Protection District will host Annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp July 14 to July 17, which gives young people exposure to firefighting, emergency procedures and understanding safety needs in everyday life The Orland Fire Protection District annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp is here again! This year it will run from…

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2015 Morton Varsity Softball & Baseball Posters Released

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2015 Morton Varsity Softball & Baseball Posters Released

Berwyn/Cicero, IL – The Morton Varsity Softball and Baseball teams recognized their graduating seniors with two promotional posters photographed, designed and printed by fellow high school students. Six Mustang softball players and 11 baseball players, along with the schedules, are featured on the 11″ x 17″ full-color posters released for the 2015 season. The senior…

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ICCB Executive Director Speaker At Morton College’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

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ICCB Executive Director Speaker At Morton College’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson, Executive Director for the Illinois Community College Board, is the guest speaker at Morton College’s 90th Commencement ceremony Friday, May 15, in the Courtyard. She joined the ICCB in 1999 and became the Executive Director in 2013. Other positions held by Dr. Anderson within the ICCB include Vice President for Adult…

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