Monthly Archives: April 2020

Illinois closed until July 4th? Don’t be surprised !!!


Illinois closed until July 4th? Don’t be surprised. Unless the courts decide otherwise and local and county health departments are brought into play, the State will probably remain shut down until at least the 4th of July Polling shows nearly … Continue reading

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Illinois Attorney General Affirmatively States: “Pritzker has power to declare 30-day emergencies as long as he believes emergency” in his Illinois Supreme Court filing


Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to step in to undo Monday’s ruling from a Clay County judge, blocking the governor’s stay at home order from applying to at least one Southern Illinois state lawmaker, and … Continue reading

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Pritzker to face yet another lawsuit over stay home order, this time to apply to entire state


Even as he appeals a southern Illinois’ judge ruling that put a dent in his stay at home order, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker will soon face a new legal action, from another state legislator, challenging his authority to keep Illinois … Continue reading

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Judge slaps TRO on Pritzker’s stay home extension; Gov. vows swift appeal to get ruling ‘overturned


A southern Illinois judge has cast more legal doubt on Gov. JB Pritzker’s plan to extend the statewide stay-at-home order through the end of May. On April 27, Clay County Judge Michael McHaney ruled against Pritzker, imposing a temporary restraining … Continue reading

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Judge rules against Pritzker’s extension of stay-at-home order | WGN-TV


The judge ruled that the Governor does not have the authority to extend the stay at home for an additional 30 days??? Now what?? CLAY COUNTY, Ill. — A judge in Clay County Illinois ruled against Gov. JB Pritzker’s extension … Continue reading

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Why Weren’t Leyden, Norwood Park and Maine Township Schools as well as the Rest of the State of Illinois Prepared for On-Line Education When This Pandemic Came Upon Us ? Historic School Teacher Union Opposition to On-Line Education Is the Answer !!!


Leyden High Schools pioneered on line education calling it E-Learning for that one or two snow days a year, but because the teachers’ unions such as the  Illinois Education Association and the National Education Association oppose such a direction for … Continue reading

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Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year


Leyden High School’s Superintendent, Dr Polyak Addresses the Governor’s Shutdown for the Balance of the School Year………..How will this impact the students ? Will there be summer school ? ……

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So What Could a Virtual Graduation Look Like at Leyden High Schools in May, 2020 ? This is Something We As a Community Need to Embrace to Make the Graduation Meaningful for All.


High schools in Illinois including Leyden Highs Schools will not be able to   hold traditional graduation ceremonies in May because of advice from health experts to limit crowds in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, as well as evolving … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Explains to the Leyden SD 212 Educational Community E-Learning Beginning on Monday, April 6th , Noting That It Is “Unlikely” That The Students Will Return To The Buildings This Academic Year


Dr. Nick Polyak updates the Leyden Educational Community regarding what the future of education looks like for the remainder of this academic year at Leyden High School District 212 in a You Tube Presentation issued on Thursday, April 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Leyden High School Remains Closed Until April 30, 2020 Per The Governor’s Order


#leydenpride #parents, Yesterday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker extended both the “stay-at-home” order and school closures for the state, and they will now run through Thursday, April 30, 2020. We will continue to provide continuity of instruction by presenting students with … Continue reading

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