Category Archives: Leyden

This Day, May 25th, is One That is Forever in my Heart as We Remember American Flight 191


My thoughts and prayers go out to all of , those whose lives were lost 39 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. In 1979, May 25th, was also a Friday, and … Continue reading

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A Schiller Park Transgender Student Shares His Good and Bad Memories of Grammar School and High School


Transgender student Charlie Zielinski https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/ https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.dailyherald.com/amp-article/20170316/news/170319203/?amp_js_v=0.1&usqp=mq331AQECAEoAQ%3D%3D#origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&prerenderSize=1&visibilityState=prerender&paddingTop=54&p2r=0&horizontalScrolling=0&csi=1&aoh=15271304605258&viewerUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Famp%2Fs%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Famp-article%2F20170316%2Fnews%2F170319203%2F&history=1&storage=1&cid=1&cap=swipe%2CnavigateTo%2Ccid%2Cfragment%2CreplaceUrl An interesting Schiller Park School District 81 and East Leyden High School Story Transgender student: I am mad, I am upset, and I am invalidated

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The Parents of Norridge SD 80 Students at Enger Continue To Face Challenges Created By LASEC


So Norridge SD81 Administration has worked diligently with the Illinois legislature to ensure the continued enrollment at Enger only to encounter Amendment 2 To SB 2344 introduced at the request of Leyden and Norwood Park area Superintendents to frustrate the … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Trying to Make Sense Out of What is Happening with LASEC


To grasp an understanding of where the District is with LASEC today, one must go back to the origin of the issues. The matter started with the issuance of a report during the 2016-2017 School Year as to the status … Continue reading

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Illinois House Committee Meets at 8 am To Consider SB 2344 and HCA 1 Which Are Of Great Importance To The Parents of Norridge SD 80


      Please follow these links too support SB 2344 and House Amendment 1 To SB 2344:   File as a proponent to SB 2344: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183&HCommittees-page=1   File as a proponent to House Amendment 1 To SB 2344 http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=143241&HCommittees5%2F17%2F2018-page=1&committeeid=0&chamber=H&nodays=1&_=1526472719650Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 2344 Was Approved On April 26th and Now Moves on to the Illinois House; And the Beat Goes on For the Special Education Parents of Norridge SD 80


LASEC has forced Norridge School District 80 to seek a legislative solution for what should have been a collaborative discussion with LASEC. Therefore, SD 80 has had to pursuit an amendment to Illinois law to permit Norridge School District 80 … Continue reading

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Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War


Member of Leyden Wall of Fame Ronald F. Gibbs Class of 1964 ~ West Ronald Gibbs graduated from West Leyden High School in 1964. He served his country in Vietnam and Germany as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He … Continue reading

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West Suburban Residents Woke Up To Dirty Cars On Saturday Morning


West suburban residents got a rude surprise Saturday as overnight rain left their cars dirty.Here are photos of cars after the dust fell. So what happened that sent car owners scurrying to the car wash ? The answer is that … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change Are Coming to LASEC, with the First Step Being Taken By The Illinois Senate Education Committee by a Vote of 13-0


Late this afternoon, on a vote of 13-0 Amendment 1 to SB 2344 sponsored by Senator Mulroe was approved by the Illinois Senate Education Committee.    This Amendment when it completes its journey through the Illinois General Assembly and is … Continue reading

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