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Could St. Maria Goretti Have Been Saved?


It’s a bright, early and sunny morning in west suburban Schiller Park. The neighborhood surrounding St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church comes to life. Church bells ring. Parishioners step out of their cozy brick bungalows and cross the street to the … Continue reading

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Is Leyden High School SD212 a Good Steward of Tax Payer Money ?


So this was just delivered to every Leyden High School parent’s mailbox. This was clearly written and produced as if there was no pandemic. The information contained in this mailing was irrelevant before they mailed it. Each envelope cost $1.81 … Continue reading

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Today, Pritzker Warned Parents To Expect A School Year This Fall Unlike Any Other They Have Ever Seen


Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned parents today to prepare for a semester unlike “any other” as school districts grapple with the need to require masks, social distancing and remote learning options to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Pritzker, today said school … Continue reading

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ISBE Issues the Guidance for the Re-Opening of School in the Fall, 2020—Governor Approves the Re-Opening of All Schools This Fall


Illinois officials on Tuesday shared guidance for students and teachers to return to the classroom in the fall. Meanwhile, the total known case count climbed to 137,825 and the death toll to 6,707 statewide since the start of the pandemic. … Continue reading

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A lot of parents are asking how will schools be able to open and students return to schools in the Fall?


A lot of parents are asking how will schools be able to open and students return to schools in September? The reality is that schools will not be returning in the way that is familiar to us and our children. … Continue reading

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PRITZKER ADMINISTRATION FILED EMERGENCY RULES TO IMPOSE ON SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SANCTIONS WITH PROSECUTION – UP TO 1 YEAR IN JAIL AND $2500 FINE


The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Governor Pritzker’s motion for an emergency motion for a supervisor order in the Darren Bailey lawsuit. The Declaration of Independence declares we have “unalienable rights.” These are rights that come from our “Creator”, not … Continue reading

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SOUND OFF: Reopening schools is going to take extensive work and planning, and social distancing measures need to be taken into account. Should schools resume in September?


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2001 Illinois Attorney General Memo States: Illinois governors can’t simply extend emergency powers beyond 30 days without legislators’ OK


Another Illinois Attorney General legal opinion from 2001, has surfaced indicating the Illinois Attorney General’s office position has changed on the question of whether Gov. JB Pritzker has overstepped his authority in extending his emergency powers to govern by executive … Continue reading

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Dr. Polyak Presents An Up-Date on the Future of Education and Graduation at the Leyden High Schools as of May 11, 2020


Dr. Polyak announced that graduation for the senior classes at East and West Leyden High Schools will be virtual.   The planning for the virtual graduation is on-going.    He tells everyone they should be tuning in for a surprise at … Continue reading

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Pritzker on CNN States ‘It Will Take 12-18 Months to Re-Open Illinois’


Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against criticism over his cautious plans to reopen, saying the state will not reopen unless the standards he set have been met.”We are being very careful,” the Democratic governor told CNN’s Jake … Continue reading

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