Posts Tagged “students”

Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

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Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people to be addressed at forum Wednesday March 29 A rising spike in heroin use by students and young people in the Chicago suburbs will be the focus of a community forum on educating parents about the signs of drug and heroin use by their children WHEN:…

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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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Newly organized Summit Youth Commission plans Hot Chocolate Social

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Newly organized Summit Youth Commission plans Hot Chocolate Social

Newly organized Summit Youth Commission plans Hot Chocolate Social The Summit Youth Commission will be hosting a Hot Chocolate Social! This event is to introduce this new group to the community, to inform parents, and to get more the youth involved. The Hot Chocolate Social It will be held on Saturday, November 21st from 12…

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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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Morton District 201 Board President outlines priorities for coming term

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Morton District 201 Board President outlines priorities for coming term

Morton District 201 Board President outlines priorities for coming term The Morton High School District 201 Board Monday (May 4, 2015) approved a reorganization plan and outlined goals that continue to make student needs a priority for the district, Board President Jeffry Pesek said following the meeting. New and returning Board members were sworn into…

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It’s an open and closed case – schools can’t win

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It’s an open and closed case – schools can’t win

By Ray Hanania This week’s arctic chilled weather raised an important issue about schools and our society. Schools across Chicagoland suburbs closed on Wednesday and Thursday when temperatures dropped below zero. The wind chill was predicted Wednesday to be minus-35 degrees, although it was higher. That’s pretty darn cold, though. On Friday, even though the…

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District 201 Adopts 5th Consecutive Balanced Budget

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District 201 Adopts 5th Consecutive Balanced Budget

District 201 Adopts 5th Consecutive Balanced Budget (Cicero, IL) – The Board of Education for J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is proud to announce adoption of the District’s fifth consecutive budget for the 2014-2015 financial year at a special public hearing on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. “We’re proud of the fact that we have…

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District 201 Board of Education Meeting Notes

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District 201 Board of Education Meeting Notes

District 201 Board of Education Meeting Notes At District 201’s regular monthly Board of Education meeting on September 10, 2014, recognition was the theme of the night. Students were praised for their hard work, teachers congratulated for impressive test results, and the district applauded for its distinguished performance. Morton West Senior Weisner Perez received recognition…

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