School Briefs Oct. 1
Indian Springs SD109
seeks substitute teachers
Indian Springs School District 109 is looking to add to its
list of available substitute teachers and substitute paraprofessionals.
If you are interested in being a substitute, contact Mary
Ann Hotzfield, School District Receptionist, at 708-496-8700.
The eligibility requirement to be a substitute teacher is to
possess a teaching license or a substitute teacher license (the substitute
teacher license requires a Bachelor’s Degree). The eligibility requirement to
be a substitute paraprofessional is to possess a paraprofessional license.
St. Laurence High School Laurenta Club Craft
and Vendor Fair
The annual St. Laurence High School Laurenta Club Craft and
Vendor Fair will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, in the school located at 5556 W.
77th St. in Burbank, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and crafters are needed. Please call Sandy Janeteas at 773-457-00005406
or email [email protected] for more information.
RBHS to dedicate
Kennelly Athletic Complex
Riverside-Brookfield District 208 has set the date of
thededication of the new Kennelly Athletic Complex.
The special ribbon cutting ceremony will be
heldbetween the sophomore and varsity Homecoming football games on
Friday, Oct. 2, at7 p.m.
The athletic complex is named in honor of Martin H. Kennelly, a World War I
veteran and47th mayor of Chicago per an agreement between the District
208 Board of Education and Jerry Kennelly, nephew of the honoree.
The school board and administration specifically planned to
have thededication of the complex held on the same evening as the first
Homecoming football game onthe new field. Current and past Bulldogs,
families, staff, and community members are invited toattend.
Marist Homecoming Tailgate
is Oct. 2
Marist High School will hold its Homecoming Tailgate party
from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the school’s cafetorium and Hughes
Patio. Admission is $5, kids 6 and under and free, and includes a barbecue
dinner, drinks and admission to the game vs. the St. Patrick Shamrocks.
Fireworks will follow the completion of the varsity game.
Schools are invited to submit items for this page to [email protected].
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