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School Briefs for Feb. 14

SD 109 preschool screenings

Player Early Childhood Center, located in Justice, has begun

taking screening appointments for children who are 4 years of age. The

developmental screenings are used to determine eligibility for preschool

programs at Player School. All children must be residents of Indian

Springs SD 109 to qualify for any programming options. The screenings will

begin in March and will continue until May. The program placement options

are for the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, call Sue Penway

at 708-430-8191.

Heritage Middle School vs. Summit Police

Students from Heritage Middle School in Summit will take on

the Summit Police Department in a St. Baldrick’s fundraiser basketball game

from 3-6 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Summit school. All proceeds will benefit

the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to fight childhood cancers.

Jean Derting Memorial Scholarship applications available

Indian Springs School District 109 Board President Jean

Derting Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced that college scholarship

applications are now available to students graduating from high school who as

eighth graders graduated from Wilkins Junior High School in Justice. The $500

per year scholarship is contributed to by local businesses, the District 109

Scholarship 5K Run and the Bridgeview and Justice PTAs, PTCs and PATHS Group.

Deadline for filing a completed application is 3 p.m. Friday, April 5.

Applications, filed electronically, are available on the Indian Springs School

District 109 website www.isd109.org/general_information.htm. under Community

Resources. Instructions for forwarding completed applications are stated on

the application. Contact Scholarship Director, Joe Porrey, at [email protected]with questions concerning the application.

LTHS South Campus Fieldhouse open for morning workout

Now that the weather has turned colder, the community is

welcome to jog, walk or run inside in inclement weather. Through March 22, the

Lyons Township High School South Campus Fieldhouse indoor track will be open to

the public from 6-7 a.m. on days LTHS is in session. There is no admission

charge or fee to use the track.

Willow Springs kindergarten screening

Willow Springs School District 108, 8345 Archer Ave. in

Willow Springs, will hold kindergarten preregistration and screening on

Tuesday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Screenings will take about 45

minutes. Children 5 on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to enter kindergarten.

For information and to make an appointment, call Mrs. Flores at 708-839-6828.

Schools are welcome to send news and photos via email to

School Briefs at [email protected]

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