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Mother picks out Marine son's casket on her birthday  WZTV

It will be a birthday that a weeping mother will never forget. That's the day she picked out the casket and planned the funeral for her son. Wendy is a single ...



When And Where To Watch 2019 4th Of July Fireworks In And Around Chicago  WBBM NewsRadio

Independence Day is almost here and what better represents the holiday than fireworks?! With the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday and different areas ...



Photos: FROM THE ARCHIVES: Fayetteville Observer photos from January 1979  The Fayetteville Observer

For a story on Fayetteville city school buses on Jan. 19, 1979. [Cramer Gallimore/The Fayetteville Observer]. Buy Photo. [2/153]. Kids selling Kool-Aid for five ...



Hawaii skydiving crash victims remembered by friends, family  La Crosse Tribune

HONOLULU (AP) — All 11 people on board a skydiving plane died when it crashed and burned at a small airfield north of Honolulu last week. It was the worst.



Swastika discovered in bathroom at Trinity High School in River Forest  Chicago Tribune

Police and school officials in River Forest are investigating after a swastika was discovered Nov. 13 inside a bathroom at Trinity High School.



Records: Teen arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up’ Klein Forest HS, hiding shotgun inside mattress  Chron

A 17-year-old is behind bars after allegedly threatening to "shoot up" Klein Forest High School, court records show. The teenager, identified as Mario Navrro, ...



A look at the new docu-series focusing Oak Park River Forest High School  WGN TV Chicago

Dean Richards talks to Steve James, the Oscar®-Nominated Director of Hoop Dreams and now America to Me The Award-Winning Director Looks at Racial, ...



Oak Forest High School grad heads to her 100th marathon with a how-to book for beginners  Chicago Tribune

Marathon coach Denise Sauriol releases first book on eve of her 100th race.



Forest High School Shooting in Ocala, Florida: Here's What We Know  TeenVogue.com

One person has been injured in a school shooting at an Ocala, Florida, high school, CNN reports. ABC affiliate WFTV 9 reports Forest High School is on ...



Forest High School teacher accused of drowning 2 raccoons during science class  WFTV Orlando

Update: The Marion County public schools superintendent has recommended the teacher be fired.



OPRF High School To Reprint Yearbooks Over Racist Hand Gesture  Oak Park, IL Patch

OPRF High Reprinting Yearbooks Over Racist Gesture - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - A hand gesture that's associated with white nationalism was found in the Oak ...



Klein Forest defeats Klein Collins, claims 5th straight district title  Chron

Another season, another net to cut down. Kharee McDaniel supplied 27 points and six assists, and Klein Forest celebrated its fifth consecutive district ...



High school reprints yearbooks after students seen flashing alleged racist signs  New York Post

A Chicago high school will reprint its 2018-19 yearbooks at a cost of $53794 after 18 photographs show students making a hand gesture associated with white ...



Power Five commitment recap: June 24-28  247Sports

The NCAA Dead Period got underway on Monday, but the commitments haven't slowed down as some of the top prospects in the 2020 recruiting cycle have ...



Report: At OPRF H.S., black student rule-breaking six times rate of whites', 22x Asians  West Cook News

Black students make up just 20 percent of the Oak Park-River Forest High School student population, but they are responsible for more than half of its rule ...



Standout Savannah high school students inspire graduates  Savannah Morning News

Valedictorians of Savannah-Chatham County public high schools quoted from the likes of Henry David Thoreau, President Abraham Lincoln and Diana Ross, ...



Third and final MS-13 gang member convicted in gruesome murder of Klein Forest student  KHOU.com

HOUSTON — The third and final MS-13 gang member has been convicted in the brutal 2013 murder of a 16-year-old boy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.



#Letters: Forest High School is a reflection of the ANC rule | The Star  Independent Online

The writer says Forest High was a 'pretty good school' under the National Party rule.



Blizzard Updates: Schools Closed In River Forest  Oak Park, IL Patch

School Closings In River Forest - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - Here's a list of schools that will be closed in River Forest due to Monday's blizzard conditions.



OPRF Principal Resigns, Role Will Not Be Replaced  Oak Park, IL Patch

OPRF Principal Resigns, Role Will Not Be Replaced - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - The high school is reorganizing administrator roles to cover Principal Nate ...



High school pulls 1,750 yearbooks because students flashed 'white power' symbol in photos  Yahoo Finance

The yearbooks from the Illinois high school reportedly cost $45 each and a total of $80000 for the school to print.



Parents queue up to enroll children in their choice of Savannah-Chatham schools  Savannah Morning News

Savannah parent Glenn Dixon arrived Tuesday at Henderson E. Formey School on East Broad Street to fill out an application for Woodville Tompkins High ...



Another Chicago-area high school will reprint yearbooks because of 'OK' sign photo controversy  Chicago Tribune

The “circle game” has turned into an end-of-year headache for Chicago's Walter Payton College Prep, which is paying more than $22,000 to reprint yearbooks ...



Swastika Found In Bathroom At Catholic School In River Forest  Oak Park, IL Patch

RIVER FOREST, IL --- Officials at Trinity High School are urging students to come forward with information after a swastika was found scratched on the door of a ...



As local high schools pull and reprint yearbooks, staffers take precautions against offensive photos, quotes  Chicago Tribune

Several area high schools have pulled or reprinted yearbooks due to controversial photos and quotes, forcing schools into new territory.



Steve James tackles race and class issues in 10-part docuseries 'America to Me' - Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times

"America to Me," the new ten-part Starz miniseries from documentary legend Steve James, tackles the intractability of the racial "achievement gap" in the diverse, ...



Teacher retention, safety and strategic planning top issues for District 101 candidates  Chicago Tribune

Attracting and retaining top talent, planning and keeping schools safe are the top priorities for the four candidates running for three seats on the Western Springs ...



Forest High teacher who gunman surrendered to used best judgement, experts say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

It took Forest High School Resource Officer Jim Long just a few minutes to reach 19-year-old Sky Bouche the morning of April 20.



Are Racist Yearbook Photos Protected Student Speech?  Pacific Standard

Decisions in Illinois and North Carolina to reprint yearbooks with white nationalist photos have prompted a First Amendment debate.



Klein ISD graduates keep eyes on ‘big picture’  Chron.com

For students like Michael Nguyen, graduating from Klein Oak High School a year early is not only a chance to continue his education at the University of Texas ...



All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jordan Richeson, Jefferson Forest  Lynchburg News and Advance

Q: Let's talk about the season. It was a remarkable run. What was it like for you guys?



Q&A: Klein Forest's Calvin Solomon & K.J. McDaniel, the AGH boys basketball co-players of the year  Chron

You can't have one without the other. It might as well be the theme for the All-Greater Houston Co-Players of the Year in Calvin Solomon and K.J. McDaniel.



FHS announces Kris Pickle as new head football coach  Scott County Times

The Forest High School Bearcats have a new football coach. FHS announced Kris Pickle as their new head coach on May 2 while introducing the new coach to ...



Marquette Bank Awards 56 Scholarships to Local Students  PRNewswire

ORLAND PARK, Ill., June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, continued its 50+ year tradition of awarding ...



The official domestic beer power rankings  Los Angeles Times

One man's opinion on the best (and worst) domestic beers on the market.



Oak Park-River Forest Seniors Get Full Tuition Posse Scholarships  Oak Park, IL Patch

OAK PARK, IL --- Four Oak Park-River Forest High School seniors were recently awarded full scholarships by the Posse Foundation for 2019. Aaliyah Brown, Ev ...



Klein Forest duo Calvin Solomon, K.J. McDaniel commit to Stephen F. Austin  Chron

A few more years of K.J. McDaniel and Calvin Solomon sounds like a good idea. The two senior Klein Forest stars have committed to Stephen F. Austin, ...



ECCC Football Welcomes 20 Players During National Signing Day  WTOK

The newcomers are all high school seniors. “We are excited to welcome these 20 young men to our football family,” said Karcher. “Our staff did an excellent job ...



Racist Graffiti Found At OPRF High School Aimed At Teacher  Oak Park, IL Patch

Teacher Targeted By Racist Graffiti At OPRF - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - The graffiti included a racial slur and images of swastikas.



Special Olympics  ESPN

ESPN has announced the ESPN Honor Roll for 2018 -- a list of top 30 schools from across the country -- as part of its Special Olympics Unified Champion ...



$78M bond sale to progress Klein ISD projects from 2015 bond  Chron.com

The Klein Independent School District is selling the next tranche of bonds from the $498.1 million bond package approved by voters in May 2015. The $78 ...



Teen AirDropped swastika to phones at high school: cops  New York Post

OAK PARK, Ill. — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with sending a swastika image to the smartphones of other students during a suburban Chicago high ...



Natchez boys and girls fall to Raymond on Tuesday - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

VIDALIA — Jaquan Wilson ended up with a game-high 26 points and RayJay Ransom contributed with 20 points as the Vidalia High School Vikings cruised to ...



Government urged to increase security at schools after Forest High stabbing | Saturday Star  IOL

Sadtu has called on the government to beef up security after the fatal stabbing of a pupil at Forest High in Turffontein this week.



OPRF Racist Graffiti in Wake of 'America to Me': Director Steve James Weighs In  Hollywood Reporter

In the weeks since James' docuseries on racial disparities in academic achievement finished its run on Starz, the Chicago-area high school where it was filmed ...



WATCH: Daniel's memorial service at Forest High School in Turffontein  Southern Courier

MEC of Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi is attending the memorial *service* of Daniel Bakwela at Forest High School in Turffontein.



Citing poor results, HISD considers closing school for held-back students  Chron.com

When Houston ISD's High School Ahead Academy opened in early 2010, district leaders heralded the new campus as an innovative place for middle school ...



High school reunions planned | News | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email sharon.ross@nwi.com.



Muhammad Mawela: Why the Forest High suspect had his identity revealed  The South African

Questions were raised about the issue of race, after Forest High's Muhammad Mawela had his identity revealed by the media. But it's all above board...



Oak Park English Teacher Named Golden Apple Finalist  Oak Park, IL Patch

OPRF Teacher Named Golden Apple Finalist - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - Farrow is "driven by curiosity and inquiry" to help students succeed, OPRF officials ...



Longest active high school football win streaks heading into 2019  High School Football America

Caledonia High School in Minnesota owns the longest high school football win streak in the nation at 54 straight victories.



Three were attacked at Forest High school, says Gauteng Education department  IOL

A Grade 8 pupil stabbed to death outside a Turfontein high school was among three boys allegedly attacked by a fellow schoolmate, ...



Classes suspended at Forest High school after Grade 10 pupil stabbed to death  IOL

The Department of Education said it has suspended classes at Forest High School in Turfontein, south of Johannesburg.



Top local stories of 2018  Ocala

A 19-year-old man is accused of entering Forest High School on April 20 and firing a shotgun through the bottom of a classroom door, striking a student in the ...



Pensacola-area high school football schedules for 2019  Pensacola News Journal

It's never too early to think about high school football in the Pensacola area, here's schedules for all 13 local teams.



OPRF Students Petition For Racial Equity Policy Change  Oak Park, IL Patch

Students Petition For New Racial Equity Policy - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - As of Tuesday, the petition had nearly 340 signatures.



Gregg Busby steps down as football coach at Windsor Forest  Savannah Morning News

Windsor Forest football coach Gregg Busby announced Wednesday he is stepping down to take a job as a defensive coordinator at Lamar County.Busby ...



Northwest Houston theater groups to be well represented at 2019 Tommy Tune Awards  Chron.com

After announcing nominees in March, Theatre Under The Stars is gearing up for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards, which honors outstanding work in ...



OPRF High School To Promote Equity With Caps, Gowns  Oak Park, IL Patch

OPRF High School Opts For Caps, Gowns - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - The shift ends a commencement dress code that was first implemented in the 1870s.



Klein, Cy-Fair students win at Annual Tommy Tune Awards  Chron.com

During a night dedicated to theater, music, dance and recognition, students from high schools around the greater Houston area observed the work their peers ...



Forest and Scott County mourn the passing of Alderman Bo Clark  Scott County Times

James Calvin “Bo” Clark was a staple resident and gifted leader in the City of Forest from 1981 when he was elected Alderman of Ward 1, until his death on May ...



Here’s where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in the Chicago area  Chicago Tribune

If a big, bombastic fireworks display is on your bucket list for this Fourth of July holiday week, we've got you covered. Find a display in Chicago and the suburbs ...



Must-see TV: A show that looks at inequality in America at a real high school — with actual students  Washington Post

"America to Me" is a 10-part documentary series on Sunday nights this fall on STARZ that looks at race, identity, inequity and education in the United States ...



Legacy honors four local humanitarians with memorial scholarships  Scott County Times

Our prayers are with the family of the late Mr. Anderson Robinson, World War II veteran, King Lumber employee and more recently, a friendly Walmart greeter.



Savannah Classical Academy director named to state advisory committee  Savannah Morning News

The Savannah public school system gained representation on a state advisory committee in February when Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan selected Barry Lollis of ...



Oak Park Farmers Market To Begin 44th Season  Oak Park, IL Patch

Oak Park Farmers' Market To Begin 44th Season - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - Independent farmers and producers from across the Midwest will bring their goods ...



Hey, parents, here's how to get a free Planet Fitness gym membership for your teens this summer  Chicago Tribune

Planet Fitness is giving teens ages 15 to 18 a free gym membership this summer from May 15 to Sept. 1.



Parents say Forest high stabbing suggests pupils are the lost generation | Sunday Independent  IOL

Many parents said although the youth are not fighting for the same things the generation of 1976 fought for, they needed ...



2018: The Year in Review  Scott County Times

December 2018 was one of the top 3 wettest months on record in Mississippi and Scott County was no exception. Just as the year was about to a close torrential ...



Local athletes account for five spots at Nike's The Opening regionals on Sunday  Pensacola News Journal

Nike's: The Opening camp is perhaps the most-coveted destination for high school football players across the country, as it offers an opportunity of the lifetime ...



Financial irregularities uncovered at Forest High after disappearance of R200k | The Star  IOL

The school's financial clerk was the principal's sister-in-law and has since died.



Black Girls Continue to Disappear but Few Eyebrows Are Raised  Lasentinel

THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION CONTINUES ITS SERIES ON MISSING BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS. Aniyah Flythe (Courtesy DC ...



Wake County teaching assistant arrested for sex acts with a student  CBS17.com

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh police arrested a Wake County high school employee and charged him with sex acts with a student, according to arrest ...



Buchholz Girls Lacrosse Is Headed to Regional Quarterfinals  WRUF

The Buchholz varsity girls lacrosse team entered the 2019 season with the goal of getting better each and every day. They've done just that.



Diversity consultants to help OPRF equalize student performance, tackle  West Cook News

School counselor and "diversity consultant" Binita Donohue leads a special Oak Park-River Forest High School District 200 board meeting Monday night ...



Images of guns in Savannah-Chatham schools raise security questions  Savannah Morning News

Images depicting a student with a gun on his desk and another with a pellet gun in his hand were circulated on social media among Savannah-Chatham County ...



Forest High School student arrested after outburst sparked by invalidated test  Villages-News

A Forest High School student was arrested Tuesday after an outburst sparked by an invalidated test. The student's test was invalidated after she kept a folder on ...



Microbiologist criticizes mold testing by Horry County Schools  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

A microbiologist is criticizing Horry County Schools for how it tests schools suspected of having mold.



Savannah-Chatham schools strive to keep teacher pay competitive  Savannah Morning News

When Alicia Miller talks about the merits of being a teacher, it's in comparison to other options. “Me being a teacher was something God just put in my life.



OPRF to spend $54K on yearbook reprint after identifying at least 18 potentially offensive photos  West Cook News

Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) administrators have agreed to spend nearly $54000 to have the school yearbook reprinted amid growing ...



Oak Park Farmers Market: Schedule, Vendors, Events  Oak Park, IL Patch

Oak Park Farmers' Market: Schedule, Vendors, Event - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - Independent farmers and producers from across the Midwest will bring a wide ...



Savannah-Chatham graduation rate rises for 4th straight year  Savannah Morning News

The graduation rate in Savannah-Chatham County rose for the fourth year in a row in 2018, and two high schools in the district were among 11 in Georgia to ...



School Activities, Oak Park Meetings Canceled Ahead Of Ice Storm  Oak Park, IL Patch

Ice Storm Warning Cancels After School Activities - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - District and village officials are monitoring weather conditions as a dangerous ice ...



Smyrna wins seventh straight conference track title  Dover Post

The Smyrna High School girls track and field team scored 212 points to run away with the title over second-place Caesar Rodney with 112 points at the ...



Operations at Windsor Forest High School impacted by power outage  Savannah Morning News

A power outage at Windsor Forest High School today has impacted school operations.Georgia Power crews are working to correct the situation and regain ...



13 Savannah-Chatham seniors named Georgia Scholars  Savannah Morning News

The Georgia Department of Education has named 13 Savannah-Chatham County public high school seniors Georgia Scholars.The students are recognized for ...



Buchholz Baseball Set to Face Ocoee - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF  WRUF

This Tuesday and Friday the Buchholz Bobcats baseball team has a match up against the Ocoee Knights. Tuesday the two teams are set to face off at 6 pm at ...



Julia Leas honored as Gatorade Virginia Girls Player of the Year  Soccerwire.com

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Julia Leas of James Madison High School as its ...



Parent's letter triggers investigation into Forest High School trip home from cheerleading camp  Villages-News

A parent's letter triggered an investigation at Forest High School in Ocala into a trip home from cheerleading camp. Forest High School's Principal Brent Carson ...



Teen Charged With AirDropping Swastika To Students In Oak Park  Oak Park, IL Patch

14-Year-Old Charged With Swastika AirDrop - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - Police did not say whether the teen was connected to two other incidents of racist ...



Richard Walsh Jr., 59 | Articles | News | OakPark.com  Wednesday Journal

Richard A. Walsh Jr., 59, of La Grange Park and formerly of River Forest, died suddenly on Dec. 1, 2018. Born in Chicago on Nov. 25, 1959 to the late Richard A.



Special Olympics - ESPN's Top 5 Unified Champion Schools for 2018  ESPN

Which Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools made the Top 5 in the ESPN Honor Roll? See who the winners are here.



Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago announces the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian ...



OPRF Senior Dies In Car Accident  Patch.com

OPRF Senior Dies In Car Accident - Oak Park-River Forest, IL - The Village of Oak Park called Thomas Hunt's death a "tragic accident."



Police: West Port High School student arrested after stolen gun found in backpack  WFTV Orlando

A 16-year-old student faced a judge Thursday after he was arrested at West Port High School in Ocala where police said they found a stolen gun in his ...



Lessons from our year tracking school shootings: Students more likely to be hit by lightning than shot in class, yet fear of mass violence is driving policy  LA School Report

Updated Jan. 2 In a Baltimore conference room filled with school-based police officers intent on stopping the next school shooting, psychologist Peter Langman ...



Fun & Names  Daily North Shore

A man named Lake Speed raced stock cars for a living. Gene Tenace (rhymes with “tennis”) played baseball for four Major League Baseball teams from ...



Black had a lot of fun on his Florida Gators official visit  GatorCountry.com

The Florida Gators hosted two official visitors this weekend including one of the Gators commits. Linebacker commit Diwun Black (6-3, 216, Kissimmee, FL.



Arkansas State football announces additions to 2019 recruiting class  KAIT

The Red Wolves added four high school standouts and two junior college transfers to the Red Wolves 2019 recruiting class, which now includes 23 players from ...



Southwestern University fitness center named for Forest native  Scott County Times

Southwestern University, in Georgetown, Texas, honored former athletic director, and Forest native, the late Dr. Carla Lowry with the dedication of the Carla ...



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