New principal named
Jill Mau will be Half Day School's principal starting July 1, the Lincolnshire-Prairie View Elementary District 103 school board decided Monday. Mau was among 70 applicants for the post. She is a former District 103 administrator. Mau will replace Jennifer Able, who is taking a job in a different district.
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Young artists exhibition
The Round Lake Area Schools Young Artist Exhibition opens from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at the Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach, 2007 Civic Center Way, off Hook Drive behind Regal Cinemas on Rollins Road. The exhibition will feature nearly 200 pieces from middle school and high school students. Besides opening night, the Center community viewing hours are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call (847) 201-9032.
The Jobapalooza Expo for teens and young adults is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at the College of Lake County. The job resource fair is designed to match local employers with young adults aged 15 to 21, who are looking for full-time, part-time or seasonal positions. Some of the employers include Six Flags Great America, TCF Bank, Round Lake Area Park District and Clowning Around Entertainment. The event will be at the Physical Education Center (Gymnasium, Building 7) on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Parking is available in lots 2 and 3. The event is sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Placement Services Office and Job Center of Lake County. Call (847) 543-2059.
Meet Emily Dickinson
Paddy Lynn, professional story teller and actress, will portray Emily Dickinson at the Lake Villa Library on Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m. Reminisce with Lynn as she tells about Dickinson's childhood, life before and after the Civil War, and all the important people who surrounded her. The program is free and open to the public. The library is at 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. For details, call (847) 356-7711.