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The Griffins participated in a parade and ceremony after competing in the Class 7A state championship game.
Lincoln-Way East didn't win the state championship game, but it was a great season regardless. The fans packed Memorial Stadium on Saturday night to cheer on the Griffins. Check out our photos and share your own.
Austin Lempera, of New Lenox Township, died suddenly on Nov. 19, 2012. He was 16. Here's a collection of reactions from the community.
Mokena School District Superintendent Steve Stein, on the job for just over a year and a half, submitted his letter of resignation Nov. 20, effective June 30, 2013. He will move on to become superintendent of Peotone Community School District 207U.
Mokena Junior High Principal Mike Rolinitis talks about pay-to-play efforts in Mokena School District 159 and the future of the program in the coming years.
The Mokena School District 159 Board of Education discussed a proposed tax levy, reviewed its intergovernmental agreement with the park district, and approved the purchase of a new maintenance truck at its Nov. 14 meeting.
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The board did not approve the proposed $1.55 million tax increase.
The district did not meet statewide standards in 2011-12, but Lincoln-Way Schools were still high-ranking among area districts.
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