Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Will you build a snowman or another powdery creation? Send Patch Your Photos
A prediction of up to 8 inches of snow for the Lincoln-Way area has forced school administrators to close area schools on Tuesday. Included in the Emergency Closing Center list are: If there are other schools, including preschools, that are closed and not listed here—Tell us in the comments. Readers might like: Up to 8 inches of Snow Expected Through Wednesday Share Your Photos On Patch: What are you planning to do with your snow day? Submit photos of your white powdery creations here. It's easy to share photos on Patch; just follow the directions below: Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
New Lenox School Dist. 122 agrees to become its own Special Education Cooperative, breaking away from LWASE D843. The process will take 18 months, beginning in January 2013.
The New Lenox School District 122 Board of Education agreed, beginning in January to begin pulling away from Lincoln-Way Area Special Education District 843. The aim is to shape its own New Lenox Special Education Cooperative. Supt. Michael Sass the NLSD122 has been slowly bringing home special education services for youngsters in D122, since 2004. A financial review of the special education program indicates that D122 would realize as cost savings of $529,000 for the 2014-2015 school year. By forming its own cooperative, this "eliminates another layer of government. It provides quicker response, problem-solving and decisions for our students." NLSD122 Cooperative has been forming since 2004 After 10 years of integrating special education …
Take a look back at some of my favorite images on Patch from the past year, including cute kids, action moments and some great community togetherness moments.
A picture is worth a thousand words, so I'll keep this part short. I was digging through the Mokena Patch archives to find the 12 best photos of 2012. I had a hard time narrowing some images down. Some were great moments in time. Others carried such fantastic emotion. And others might not have been the best photo, but told an important story nonetheless. Two ways to stay connected: