Southwest Chicago Christian School (SCCS) campuses in Oak Lawn and Tinley Park were extra thankful this year to celebrate 100 days of learning.

To spark the imaginations of local middle-school students, state Rep. Fran Hurley (D-35th) recently hosted her first annual community-wide art contest for seventh- and eighth-grade students.

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State Rep. Kelly Burke (D-36th), state Rep. Fran Hurley (D-35th) and state Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18th) invite constituents to attend a college financial-aid information session, presented by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m.

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Students and staff at St. John Fisher School (SJF), 10200 S. Washtenaw Ave., are preparing to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, held this year Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. The school will start the week with open registration for new families beginning Jan. 31. SJF will post a virtual tour of the schoo…

The Growmark Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship program for students in the United States and Ontario, Canada, who are pursing two- or four-year degrees or trade school certification in an agriculture-related field.

Council Oak Montessori School (COMS), 2521 Grove St. in Blue Island, sees its students thriving through the pandemic.

The students and staff at St. Walter School, 11741 S. Western Ave., will celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2021 in a big way.

St. Rita of Cascia High School will host its 32nd annual Caritas Celebration virtually this year on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m.

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Beverly resident Sibhan Murphy-Faulkner graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University (NIU) on Dec. 13 with a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on organizational/corporate communications.

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De La Salle Institute students who are enrolled in freshman and sophomore theology classes recently organized a sock drive for the homeless in an effort to offer community service to others. Large boxes were placed in each classroom and at the main entrance of the school to enable remote-stu…

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Seniors can learn how to use more features on their smartphones and tablets, thanks to Smart Tech Seniors 3.0, a series of free, live online classes.

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De La Salle Institute student LeeVonn Overton (left) was chosen as the Meteor of the Month for October. Nominations are received from faculty and staff highlighting students who stand out among their peers by having demonstrated one or more of the Lasallian principles of faith, community, se…

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Members of the Mother McAuley High School community gathered on Oct. 17 to bless the new “Bigane Way,” which is named in tribute to the Bigane Family.

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In mid-2020, in response to COVID-19, Br. Rice High School chose to freeze its tuition for the 2020-21 school year, being among the only private high schools on the South Side of Chicago to do so.

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As it continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic that has seemingly interrupted life, St. Rita of Cascia High School, 7740 S. Western Ave., marches on with its 116th school year, and it is enjoying a successful year to date.

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Morgan Park Academy (MPA) teacher Emily Fitch, of Mt. Greenwood, is among the educators, filmmakers and Facets film camp graduates who will judge this year’s 37th annual Facets Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF) this month.

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Science and scientific research plays an important role in the academic landscape at Chicago State University (CSU), where some of the region’s most accomplished scientists teach and conduct research.

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St. Benedict Catholic School, 2339 York St., in Blue Island, invites the community to see the excellent education that the school has to offer as it participates in Discover Catholic Schools Week Sunday, Nov. 8, to Saturday, Nov. 14.

Girls on the Run-Chicago, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit afterschool program, recently launched its #HereforHer Movement Challenge as a way to help support its programming that provides physical activity and social/emotional support to girls in third through eighth grade.

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Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School recently announced that faculty member Lauren Dowden and senior Colleen Rooney are the recipients of the 2020 Catherine McAuley Award.

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Marist High School, 4200 W. 115th St., will host “Meet Marist,” an interactive event for families of eighth-graders, on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 19.

St. Xavier University (SXU) recently announced that Ximena Garcia, Class of 2022, and Karina Garcia, Class of 2024, have been chosen as Cuneo Scholars for the 2020-21 academic year.

Lifetouch and the Illinois Principals Association (IPA) encourage all communities in Illinois to celebrate Principal Appreciation Week, Oct. 18-24, and Principal Appreciation Day on Friday, Oct. 23.

Scott Becvar, math and social studies teacher and coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Marian Catholic High School, has been selected for the University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award.

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Teachers at St. Barnabas Elementary School, 10121 S. Longwood Dr., were recently celebrated as “Super Heroes” by the school. Due to the teaching staff’s dedication and adaptability while both in-person learners and e-learners returned to the school, they were presented with red capes and sup…

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Although virtually the same, the first day of school this year was different—and historic—as it was the first day of school in the era of COVID-19. Following guidelines issued by government officials, students donned masks and prepared for another year of learning, as witnessed by the McCart…