Monthly Archives: February 2014

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!!


Originally posted on District 81 Superintendent:
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration held at Kennedy School. The event is always filled with happiness and joy for both adults and children alike. It was moving…

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District 81 takes the Polar Plunge!!


Originally posted on District 81 Superintendent:
I was proud to support members of the District 81 faculty and staff who participated in the Polar Plunge at Northwestern University today. Β They took the plunge to raise money for Special Olympics and as…

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Come Out and See The Lincoln Middle School Chorus Sing the National Anthem Today Before the Chicago Steel Game vs. Youngstown


If you are looking for something to do this afternoon, come out and support the Lincoln Middle School Chorus who are singing the National Anthem at the start of the Chicago Steel Game today, Sunday, February 23rd at 2:50 pm … Continue reading

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USA Men’s Hockey Defeated 5-0 by Finland in Bronze Medal Game


Originally posted on CBS DC:
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – U.S. Men’s Hockey was defeated 5-0 by Finland in the bronze medal game in Sochi on Saturday. After being ranked the two-seed heading into the medal round, Team USA will go home…

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Northwestern’s Colter Testifies In Bid To Form College Athlete Union


Originally posted on CBS Chicago:
CHICAGO (AP) β€” Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is the first witness at a closely watched hearing to determine whether college athletes can form a union. Colter testified Tuesday at a National Labor Relations Board hearing…

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Melting Snow Could Pose Flood Risk


Originally posted on CBS Chicago:
(CBS) — Record snow this winter could mean record flooding soon. One way to stop all snow that from ending up in your basement is to shovel out 15 feet away from the foundation –…

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Starbucks and a Seven Dollar Latte


Originally posted on Curating YouTube:
Jimmy Kimmel’s show conducted a test to see if people could tell whether a cup of coffee was expensive or not …

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Happy Valentine’s Day


Originally posted on District 81 Superintendent:
I had a great day visiting with students today! I especially appreciated the hugs and cards that warm my heart this winter! I hope all of our SD81families enjoy a wonderful extended weekend.Β  We will…

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Lincoln School’s Suessical Jr. Will Be Performed on March 27, 2014 at the Lincoln Middle School Little Theatre


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Annie Jr. – The Smash Hit in District 81!


Originally posted on District 81 Superintendent:
This week the many students from Washington School who are involved in the outstanding production of “Annie Jr.” have been delighting our whole district! The hard work of ALL who are involved in making this…

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