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District 207 school news: Maine South ranked 36th in state on ‘Best Schools’ list; student journalists earn aw  Chicago Tribune

Maine South High School was ranked 36th in Illinois on U.S. News and World Report's latest list of the year's Best High Schools.

3 Maine South Students Earn Elyssas Mission Scholarships

3 Maine South Students Earn Scholarships - Park Ridge, IL - Scholarships were handed out by Elyssa's Mission to the local students.

Rifle-Toting Maine South Student Posted Online Threat: Police

Maine South Student Charged Over 'Prank' Threat - Park Ridge, IL - The 18-year-old was charged after police said he posted an image online with a gun and ...

Images: Maine South High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from the Maine South High School graduation on Sunday, May 19, at the Rosemont Theatre. Valerie *Fresh*, 18, of Park Ridge flashes the peace sign ...

Maine South High School Yearbook Rated Among Best In Nation

Maine South Yearbook Earns Gold Medal - Park Ridge, IL - Maine South earned a yearbook gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for the ...

Seniors Say Final Goodbye To Dist. 207  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Over 1580 seniors from Maine Township High School Dist. 207 said goodbye to their schools during Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies Sunday (May 19).

No Signs Of Pro-Choice Walkout Planned At Maine South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

As rain drizzled at noon Tuesday (May 21) on the Maine South High School football field in Park Ridge, there were no signs of a protest that had been ...

Teen hockey players hailed as heroes in stopping Park Ridge fire  Chicago Daily Herald

Five Maine South High School hockey players heading home from practice last Monday night spotted a fire growing outside a Park Ridge home. Their quick ...

Sondheim Spectacular Debuts April 12 At Maine South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Normally, when Maine South High School students consider going into the woods, they might look across the street to the forest preserves. This month, they'll ...

Northwestern's third 2020 commit from Illinois is 4-star OG Peter Skoronski  USA TODAY High School Sports

For just the second time in recent years, Northwestern has landed a four-star football recruit from the greater Chicagoland area.

Maine South Student's Artwork Selected To Represent Illinois At White House Event  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School student Lydia Cruz was selected by the Illinois State Board of Education to have her artwork represent the entire State of Illinois at.

Voters say 'yes' to Maine Township District 207's $195 million bond referendum  Chicago Tribune

Voters appear to have given the go-ahead for Maine Township High School District 207 to begin large-scale building improvements across its three schools in ...

Denise Pearl: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Denise Pearl is a candidate for District 64 school board.

Park Ridge Blotter: Suspicious Man Reported Near Maine South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Domestic Battery.

Maine South Grad Petitions For Senator To Shadow Nursing Shift  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School graduate Juliana Bindas has been making headlines since she started a petition calling for Washington state Sen. Maureen Walsh to ...

Letter: Voting no this time around on Maine Township District 207 referendum  Chicago Tribune

I am writing this letter to the editor to explain why I currently intend to vote no on the November 2018 ballot regarding the referendum whereby Maine Township ...

11 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists In District 207

D-207 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists - Park Ridge, IL - The 10 students from Maine South and 1 from Maine West scored in the top 1 percent ...

Snapchat Threat Caused Maine South Lockdown

Snapchat Post Caused Maine South Lockdown - Park Ridge, IL - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody in Park Ridge after police said he made threats about ...

Girls soccer: Warren, Maine South play to a scoreless draw  Chicago Daily Herald

Warren and Maine South played to a 0-0 draw in girls soccer action Thursday.

High Schoolers Take Over Maine Township  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Students from Maine Township High School Dist. 207 were able to get hands-on experience in local government during a triannual program held earlier this ...

How Rocky Is Road To Consolidating Schools?  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Many local school districts just outside the Chicago city limits can trace their roots to the creations of townships in 1850, when each township was required to.

Maine South Students Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate

Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate - Park Ridge, IL - After a student was told her senior photo was unacceptable, she began a petition to stop the ...

District 207 Refines School Renovation Plans  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A little over six months after the voters approved the referendum allowing Maine Township High School District 207 to issue bonds to fund renovations and.

Park Ridge considers raising age of tobacco, e-cigarette sales to 21  Chicago Tribune

A proposal that would bar businesses from selling cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under age 21 received preliminary backing from ...

Newsweeks Top Public High Schools 2016: Maine South Named to Lists Top 100

Park Ridge, IL - The Park Ridge school was one of 24 Illinois public schools that made the magazine's annual list.

'Goldbergs' actor and Park Ridge native Sean Giambrone to star in new Disney Channel film  Chicago Tribune

When primetime television came calling nearly six years ago, Sean Giambrone didn't completely give up his old life in Park Ridge.

Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Annual High School Awards Ceremony  Chicago Daily Herald

At its 2019 American History Luncheon on February thirteenth, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was ...

Glenbrook South Wins Regional Title On Penalty Kicks  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Glenbrook South Titans defeated the Maine South Hawks 2-1 to claim Saturday's (Oct. 20) regional title in Park Ridge and move on in the Class 3A boys ...

Park Ridge Applauds South's Constitution Team  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Members from the Maine South High School 2017-18 Constitution Team graduated over the weekend, but most of them came back together on Monday (May ...

Maine South athletic summer camp schedule is out – join now to learn from the Hawks  The Bugle

Participant Eligibility Anyone who is high school age or younger may participate in the Summer Athletic Program. Grade/age level is often designated in the title ...

Maine South Photographer Covers Chicago Music Scene  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Being in high school hasn't stopped incoming Maine South senior Jack Dombro from getting started on a professional photography career. After working for the.

More than 50 tickets issued for underage vaping in Park Ridge since penalties took effect last year: police  Chicago Tribune

More than 50 teenagers in Park Ridge have been ticketed for offenses related to underage vaping since the city began regulating the practice more than a year ...

D-207 To Hold Referendum Information School Tours Ahead Of Vote

D-207 Referendum Information School Tours Planned - Park Ridge, IL - Facility tours are planned to show how $195 million in referendum funding would be ...

The Breakfast Club Manuscript Found in Old Maine South High School

Park Ridge, IL - Original screenplay from John Hughes' 1983 classic found while officials were moving out of building.

Park Ridge Parents Concerned Over Online Gun Threat To Maine South

Online Gun Threat Concerns District 64 Parents - Park Ridge, IL - The District 64 board went into closed session at Monday's meeting to discuss last week's ...

Park Ridge Blotter: English Bulldog Walks Up To Officers…  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Battery Charged ...

Students Snapchat Posts Of Fake Guns Lead To Real Investigations

Snapchat Posts Of Replica Guns Prompt Police Probe - Park Ridge, IL - Park Ridge police investigated two images of apparent guns posted by Maine South ...

Farm-To-Table Headed To Park Ridge  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

With Park Ridge City Council approval Monday (Feb. 4) of a Class R liquor license, Pennyville Station, a new farm-to-table restaurant, is on track to open this.

Hillary Clinton recognized with 'milestone' in hometown of Park Ridge  Bloomington Pantagraph

PARK RIDGE — With the addition of an inscription recognizing the local roots of former senator, secretary of state, presidential candidate and first lady Hillary ...

What Makes Park Ridge's James Argionis A 'Community Star'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A busy trial law career has not stopped Park Ridge resident James Argionis from volunteer efforts in town. In fact, his work earned him a "Community Star" from.

Hamann Excited To Take Over At South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School recently named Jeff Hamann as its new girls head basketball coach after Mark Smith stepped down after 13 highly successful seasons ...

NSDAR chapter honors history scholars, Good Citizens  Chicago Daily Herald

At its 2019 American History Luncheon on Feb. 13, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored their ...

Park Ridge Blotter: 4 Teens Charged With Possessing E-Cigarettes  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Damage ...

District 64 approves unspecified 'settlement' with student accused in Maine South threat  Chicago Tribune

Officials on the Park Ridge-Niles District 64 Board of Education unanimously approved a settlement agreement between the district and a student accused of ...

Maine South students call attention to LGBT community during Day of Silence  Chicago Tribune

There are some things members of Maine South High School's Gay-Straight Alliance wish would disappear when it comes to outside perceptions of the lesbian, ...

Hillary Clinton and Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

The nomination of Park Ridge native Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party's candidate for president put the city of Park Ridge in the international spotlight yet ...

All Schools Serving Niles Ranked 'Exemplary' Or 'Commendable'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual report cards Wednesday, Oct. 31, showing each school in each district serving any part of Niles.

Park Ridge Blotter: Man Allegedly Placed GPS Tracker In Woman's Car  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Order Violation.

Maine South downs No. 20 Loyola Academy in Illinois 8A state title game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maine South (Park Ridge) upset No. 20 Loyola Academy (Wilmette), 27-17, in the Illinois 8A state championship game Saturday night in Champaign. The victory ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Driver Allegedly Goes Through Stop Sign, Flees Crash  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Battery Charged ...

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra 25 Years Strong  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Pamela Benitez, president of the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Board of Directors, said orchestra members feel proud when looking back over two decades of ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Warrant Gets Served Five Years Later  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Stalking Charged.

Another Dist. 207 Principal Expected To Retire In 2020  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine Township High School Dist. 207 will hire two new principals within the next few years, according to Assistant Supt. of Business Mary Kalou. Following the.

After winning the national title last season, the Oakton Community College baseball team opens play  The Bugle

The Oakton Community College baseball team is ready to “defend the nest” in 2019 after securing its first national championship by dramatically dethroning ...

Teen cancer survivor helps Park Ridge school kick off St. Baldrick's fundraiser  Chicago Tribune

Three years after joining his classmates to shave his head in solidarity with cancer patients, Benicio "Benny" Martinez was back at Lincoln Middle School.

Park Ridge 2017 in review: Social media controversy, election and more  Chicago Tribune

A school board member's controversial tweets about January's Women's March on Washington, community-wide concerns over an alleged SnapChat threat ...

Court reconstruction bounces Park Ridge tennis players this season  Chicago Tribune

Many Park Ridge tennis players are looking for new courts to play on this summer due to a major reconstruction project that has left their home courts unusable ...

Referendum-Funded Renovations To Begin Next Summer At Maine West  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Renovations and construction funded through bonds approved by referendum are expected to begin at Maine West High School in Des Plaines next summer.

'Who do they think they are?': Onlookers gather in Park Ridge, question Kennedy Expressway anti-violence prote  Chicago Tribune

Curious onlookers and supporters of Chicago police were among a small group of people who gathered in Park Ridge on Monday to witness a planned ...

Maine South's Carrie Saurer Is Nominated For A Tony  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

To professionals working in live theatre in America, the ultimate accolade is to receive the Antoinette Perry Award, otherwise known as a "Tony." Maine South.

Dr. Ben Collins named next Maine South Principal  The Bugle

Dr. Ben Collins has been selected to serve as Principal at Maine South High School, effective July 1. He will succeed Mr. Shawn Messmer, who recently was ...

Park Ridge resident leaves gigantic impression at Oakton  The Bugle

Park Ridge resident John “Jack” Timperley, a graduate of Maine South High School, graduated from Oakton Community College with an associate in arts degree ...

District 207 alternative high school relocates to Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

An alternative school run by Maine Township High School District 207 has opened in Park Ridge.

Maine South student newspaper honored at state, national levels  The Bugle

For the fourth time in four years, Maine South High School's student newspaper, Southwords, has earned “Best in Class” designation from the Northern Illinois ...

'Fly Quiet' Changes In Store  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Proposed changes to overnight flight paths are expected to increase O'Hare Airport traffic over Glenview, northwest sections of Niles and Park Ridge and.

Hank Kupjack Dies; Created Miniature Treasures  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Henry "Hank" Kupjack, 67, who died Feb. 18, helped the world see things in miniature. It was a family tradition for Kupjack and Associates. Hank had spoken.

Sandra Rowe | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Sandra Lynn “Sandi” Rowe born in Evanston, IL to Dr. Robert and Jane Mitchell, on November 12, 1950 passed away on May 29, 2019 at the age of 68 in.

Walkout Was A Success, Says Dist. 207  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Throughout Maine Township High School Dist. 207, an estimated one-fourth to one-third of students participated in the national school walkout protest last.

Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Maine East  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The sky will once again light up over Maine Township High School Dist. 207 land this summer after the district's board of education approved at its Monday.

Fotis Kokosioulis Excited About Maine South Legacy, NIU  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Fotis Kokosioulis is making plans for his next home at Northern Illinois University after a record-breaking career at Maine South High School as a yard-eating.

Park Ridge father killed in crash was reportedly on way to son's basketball tournament  WLS-TV

Tommy Gardiner died in a single-vehicle accident on I-88 near Sterling on Monday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police. He was reportedly on his way to ...

Despite local tie, Park Ridge isn't exactly Hillary Clinton turf  Chicago Tribune

Tuesday marked another presidential primary election in Park Ridge, but looking around the lawns and parkways of the city, you might not have known it.

'Bigger, Bolder, Balder'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Middle school students in Park Ridge-Niles School Dist. 64 surpassed their expectations March 19 when they tallied the pledges and contributions they had.

Park Ridge Blotter: Valuables, Handgun Stolen In Ruse  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Domestic Battery.

Richard Larsen Tops Stars At Chamber's Awards Night  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce's Night of Stars on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Café la Cave in Des Plaines combined a salute to community leaders with a.

What’s happening in Park Ridge: Deadline for city vehicle stickers approaching; 'Walk of Hope' this weekend  Chicago Tribune

The city of Park Ridge is reminding vehicle owners to purchase new vehicle stickers by Friday, June 15.

Maine West Appoints Marina Scott, Maria Ward As Interim Principals  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Former Libertyville High School Principal Marina Scott and former Downers Grove North High School Principal Maria Ward were named this week as interim.

New Venue Works For PRCO  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Civic Orchestra proved Sunday (Oct. 21) it can have a successful concert in Park Ridge away from the Pickwick Theatre. With the Pickwick's ...

Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrates 50 years  Chicago Tribune

The Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrated its 50th anniversary March 14 at the Park Ridge Country Club at 636 N. Prospect Ave. More than 200 guests ...

Kennedy, Rauner and marijuana get Park Ridge voter support during primary election  Chicago Tribune

J.B. Pritzker may have won the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor last week, but if Park Ridge voters had a say, they would have chosen his rival Chris ...

Stars Shine Bright In Park Ridge Volunteers  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

For a dozen years, the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce has saluted special people in the city who share their time and talents helping others. The Night of.

Local High School Student Stars In TV Series The Goldbergs

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Sean Giambrone's start at Maine South High School in Park Ridge is being delayed just a bit, though he's working on assignments with ...

Maine Township District 207 introduces $240.7 million plan to redesign schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine Township High School District 207 wants to spend $240.7 million to upgrade its three high schools, creating modern learning spaces, stronger security at ...

What's happening in Park Ridge: Easter egg hunt comes to South Park; drug awareness town hall planned  Chicago Tribune

Good Friday musical *service* presented. St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Park Ridge will present a Good Friday *service* of music and meditation on Friday at noon ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Teens Face Burglary Charges In Separate Incidents  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Order Violation.

Always running, always prepared: Hillary Clinton as a high school politician  The Washington Post

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Hillary Rodham was 16 when she first ran for president. It was February 1964, her junior year of high school in this town of steeples and ...

Maine South yearbook earns staff and individual honors  The Bugle

Maine South High School's yearbook, the EYRIE, recently earned staff and individual honors through evaluation during the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press ...

How Clinton's, Sanders' political lives began in Chicago, suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

While they appeal to dramatically different sectors within the Democratic Party, presidential bidders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have something in ...

Thousands Raised For Navy Vet, Dad Of 4 Killed In Black Ice Crash

Thousands Raised For Family Of Tommy Gardiner - Park Ridge, IL - Donations have poured in to a YouCaring effort to support the family of Tommy Gardiner of ...

2019 National High School Cheerleading And Dance Team Championships Honor Top Teams From Across The Country  PRNewswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship took ...

Potter & Dempster Is City's Most Dangerous Intersection  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Police Department has released the list of the 10 local intersections with the most accidents during 2017. Four locations were along Dempster.

Where to buy: Edison Park and Park Ridge | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

While they aren't mirror images, Edison Park and Park Ridge, which face each other across the Chicago city limits, have quite a bit in common. They both have ...

Witness to aftermath of fatal Park Ridge crash was struck at same corner 43 years earlier  Chicago Tribune

It was Feb. 25, 1975, when 14-year-old Laurie Minor was struck by a car as she crossed Potter Road at Farrell Avenue.

PGA Tour's Steven Bowditch picks HS golfer from Twitter to caddy John Deere Classic  USA TODAY High School Sports

Steven Bowditch isn't a leading PGA Tour professional, but he's still among the best in the world. The Australian competes on the top flight of the tour, and while ...

Park Ridge City Council works toward lake resolution, honors students  The Bugle

Jacob Yothment | For The Bugle. The May 21 Park Ridge City Council meeting consisted of honoring local students and public workers, but ended with a somber ...

Maloney dominates Park Ridge mayoral race  Chicago Tribune

Park Ridge voters elect Marty Maloney to a four-year mayoral term over Lucas Fuksa.

Outstanding American History Scholars, DAR Good Citizens Recognized At Luncheon  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

At its 2019 American History Luncheon on Feb. 13, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored students ...

Related Article How much lead is in your school's water?  Chicago Daily Herald

Even after lead scares in Flint, Michigan, and at Chicago Public Schools, half of suburban schools have not tested for lead in water. Among suburban schools ...

Police, Communities Pay Tribute To Officers Gone  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Police Department and its Police Chaplains Association hosted their annual *Service* of Remembrance on Monday (May 14) at City Hall. It's a.

Park Ridge, past and present  WBEZ

Park Ridge is one of Chicago's older, inner suburbs, located about 15 miles northwest of the Loop. The name is descriptive of its park-like setting along a gentle ...

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