Thursday, April 25, 2013
Evergreen Park Community High School Jazz Band keeps it hot at 5K run/walk.
The Evergreen Park Community High School jazz combo warmed up participants in the 5K “March for Meg” race on March 30 in Evergreen Park. Proceeds from the race went to melanoma research at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Pictured left to right: Jessica Fernandez, Brendan Phelan, Peter Channic, Michael Lambton, Mary Dickey, Christine Putlak, and band director Ken Kazin.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Parent Teacher Student Association "Reflections" contest recognizes Tim Daker.
Tuesday, April 23
Evergreen Park Community High School junior Tim Daker has advanced to the national round of the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Reflections Contest. Tim entered the poetry category in November 2012 under this year's theme, "The Magic of a Moment." On April 9, he attended a banquet at Mama Luigi’s Restaurant in Bridgeview recognizing students who advanced to the state level of the competition. At the banquet, Tim learned that his poem will also be recognized at the national level. Source: Evergreen Park Community High School
Monday, April 8, 2013
EPCHS student board ambassador organizes student outreach project over spring break.
While most Evergreen Park Community High School students were sleeping late and enjoying their time off from school during spring break, a group of Evergreen Park students donated their time to Misericordia, a community of care for persons with mile to profound developmental disabilities. Subscribe to the Evergreen Park Patch newsletter and follow us on Facebook. Not one to lay around over spring break, EPCHS senior Maggie O’Toole, student ambassador to the Dist. 231 school board, came up with the idea at one of the principal’s advisory meetings. Maggie researched local non-profit organizations and set-up a student work day at Misericordia. Maggie, along with principal Bill Sanderson and science teacher Anna Tsoukatos, and four other …
Monday, February 4, 2013
EPCHS graduate David Hector one of 781 U.S. students to achieve perfect ACT test score.
Evergreen Park Community High School was recently recognized by ACT for 2012 graduate, David Hector, who earned a top composite score of 36 on the ACT college and career readiness exam. The recognition took place at an ACT-sponsored conference in St. Charles, IL in October. “Earning a top score of 36 on the ACT is an extremely strong academic achievement,” said Galen Johnson, ACT’s Midwest region assistant vice president. “The ACT is a curriculum-based exam that measures what students have learned in school. When a student earns a 36, it’s not only an indication of outstanding individual achievement but also a tribute to the quality of support and educational opportunities provided and facilitated by the school in which the student has …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
355 students earn honor roll distinction at Evergreen Park Community High School.
Tuesday, January 29
Evergreen Park Community High School is pleased to report that 355 students, or 44 percent of the entire student body, achieved honor roll status for the first term of the 2012-13 school year. Students achieving a 3.0 to 3.749 grade point average are listed on the Honor Roll and students achieving a 3.75 or above are listed on the High Honor Roll. The following students have received this distinction: Senior High Honors: JoyAnn Ainley, Rosmiyath Alao-Fari, Britney Andersen, Jessica Belanger, Anthony Betts, Danielle Biel, Kara Bologna, Steven Bourke, Colleen Burns, Chelsea Christopher, Brittney DeMik, Mary Dickey, Alex Engraffia, Kayla Eppley, Michelle Estand, Lauren Ford, Kevin Heisterman, Robert Hettinger, Tina Hutchinson, Mark Jarosz, …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Mustangs are playing in a school first sem-final game in the IHSA state football playoffs. You can watch Saturday's game live on Patch.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Use Patch to watch full recaps of local high school football games. Don't worry, we won't tell you the score.
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Friday, August 24, 2012
All the information you need to cheer on the Mustangs this football season.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Bruce Provo's days as the general manager of the Plaza are numbered, but that doesn't mean he's going quietly
On a recent tour of the Plaza mall at 95th Street and Western Ave., longtime general manager Bruce Provo talks and laughs with an ease that belies the mall's recent troubles, which include multiple tenant bankruptcies, a fire just before Christmas in 2007, missed loan payments, foreclosure and premature reports of the Plaza's sale and closure. Provo, whose Provo Group Inc. was the general partner for a group of investors who together owned the Plaza prior to foreclosure in 2011, has been involved with the mall for the past 33 years, dating back to his days working for the original developer, Arthur Rubloff. That history, as much as anything, drives Provo to lobby on behalf of the handful of tenants trying to make it at the Plaza. This …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The family of 17-year-old Danielle Sellers will receive a $2 million settlement. Sellers died after she was struck in a car wreck in May 2010 in Evergreen Park.
Just over two years after 17-year-old Danielle Sellers died as a result of a car crash, the teen's family is receiving a settlement, reports Sun-times Media. Sellers was struck by a Domino's pizza delivery car "that had the right of way at the intersection of 100th Street and Turner Avenue," according to the report. Chicago-based law firm Corboy & Demetrio said that it secured a $2 million settlement on behalf of Sellers' family, paid out by the insurance companies for the two drivers involved in the crash. Sign up for our daily newsletter and breaking news alerts to stay updated on the latest Evergreen Park news. At the time of her death, Sellers was a junior at Evergreen Park Community High School, and was riding in the car with two …