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Suburban dental student works in rural Guatemala Jun 5, 2012 12:00 AM
UIC dental student Khushbu Shah spent four weeks on a rotation to rural Guatemala, where she discovered poor children, whose mouths were full of cavities. "It really opened my eyes to the need for dentistry," says Shah, a Prospect High School grad, "and the lack of access to care in the dental field."
Barrington fifth-graders tackle dreaded garlic mustard May 29, 2012 12:00 AM
Who knew pulling weeds could be so much fun? Fifth-graders from District 220 got outside last week to pull invasive garlic mustard out of local woodlands and prairies. "The kids were happy to help," said Roslyn Road School Principal Paul Kirk. "They understood the purpose and felt like they were making a difference to the environment."
End-of-year ‘lip dub’ videos bursting with school spirit May 22, 2012 12:00 AM
It's the latest thing and it's coming to your school. End-of-year videos, bursting with school spirit and featuring hundreds of students. "It was awesome how so many students were involved," said Shayne Bullen, assistant principal at Schaumburg High School. "You come away from it just inspired."
Palatine HS band will end year at Nixon Library May 16, 2012 12:00 AM
The Palatine High School Symphonic Band had a distinguished narrator in WGN Radio's Orion Samuelson for their piece "To Heal A Nation" at a recent concert. They'll have an equally distinguished narrator over the Memorial Day Weekend -- Edward Nixon, the late president's younger brother.
Kirk School students have the night of their lives May 7, 2012 12:00 AM
The kids were dressed in high style, the food was good and the music exciting. Never mind that some were nonverbal, some were in wheelchairs and almost all needed aides. Its the biggest social night of the year, Kirk School Principal Kim Dungan said of last week's prom. Our students are just like other students: they want to get dressed up, dance and have fun with their friends.
Suburban organist plays recital on state’s largest instrument Apr 30, 2012 12:00 AM
Not many music students are studying organ these days, but Heidi Rittmeyer wouldn't have any other instrument. The Arlington Heights native recently played her senior recital on the "Cadillac" of organs, the magnificent instrument in Rockefeller Chapel at the University of Chicago. “The instrument allows you to be the conductor, literally, of your own orchestra," Rittmeyer said.
Powerful Holocaust drama on stage at Maine West Apr 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Maine West High School will put on an extraordinary drama this week -- "And Then They Came For Me," a play about two Holocaust survivors interwoven with taped interviews with the survivors themselves.
Bears, Maryville maintain strong ties Apr 16, 2012 12:00 AM
It was a star-studded event at Maryville April 10, as Brian Urlacher, Lovie Smith, the McCaskeys (including Virginia Halas McCaskey) "Big Cat" Williams and others attended the annual Bears luncheon, where several scholarships named in honor of Ed McCaskey are given out to Maryville grads each year.
Community garden blooms in Palatine Apr 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Where once was a largely unused patch of ground in Palatine is now a "Roots Garden," a community vegetable patch that will be tended by the community for the community. Scott Ohlrich, a former firefighter, had the idea, but more than 50 volunteers have helped bring it into focus.
Volunteers cuddle Lutheran General’s hospitalized babies Apr 2, 2012 12:00 AM
Approximately a dozen volunteers spend time rocking, singing lullabies and talking to Advocate Lutheran General's tiniest patients. Its all the things their mother would do, if she could be here, says Mary Jane Bennett, a registered nurse in the unit. The babies heart rates stabilize, their blood pressure goes down and their oxygen levels go up.
3 Golden Apple teacher finalists from Northwest suburbs Mar 26, 2012 12:00 AM
The latest Northwest suburban teachers to make the cut as Golden Apple finalists are an art teacher who uses filmmaking to engage her students, a dual language teacher who promotes bilingualism, and a second-grade teacher who makes connections for his students and their families.
Harper student has designs on future in fashion industry Mar 12, 2012 12:00 AM
Ali Forsythe was back in a Harper College workroom last week, laboring alongside other students in constructing a pattern for leggings, one of the basic requirements in their “Knits” class. The routine belies the fact Forsythe, of Mount Prospect, is no ordinary fashion design student at the Palatine college.
Hersey grad vies for national bass fishing title Mar 5, 2012 12:00 AM
Jimmy Morrow of Arlington Heights and his Northwestern University teammate, Matthew Kestufskie, are in the running for the national collegiate bass fishing title next month in Columbia, S.C. -- but Morrow hasn't forgotten his bass fishing roots at Hersey High School.
Centenarians at Friendship Village reflect on long, satisfying lives Feb 20, 2012 12:00 AM
The '100 Club' at Friendship Village in Schaumburg is growing -- 17 seniors were honored Friday for hitting (or coming close to) the century mark. Kathryn Marwitz, who turns 102 next week, reflected that hard work and staying busy has kept her young. “I always tried to do the very best in everything I did,” says Marwitz, who was a bookkeeper and accounting supervisor for a small company. “I kept busy all the time. I think that’s the secret.”
‘Orange County Housewife’ returns home for surprise party Feb 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Jeanne Jaeger of Barrington got a double surprise Friday night -- a 50th birthday party held by her husband, Steve, and a very special guest, Jeanne's close friend from high school, Vicki Gunvalson, who is the only original cast member still part of the “Real Housewives of Orange County,” which started its seventh season on Bravo last week.
Something ‘fishy’ about NWCH pediatrics unit Feb 6, 2012 12:00 AM
A pair of suburban artists are donating their talents to make the Northwest Community Hospital pediatric emergency department a more cheerful place. The tropical fish created by muralists Sharon Lewert of Palatine and Lynn Ward of Arlington Heights, swim in circles around the nurses station and stop at each room.
Suburban hunters make jerky for the troops Jan 31, 2012 12:00 AM
For troops in Afghasnistan who used to hunt back home, a shipment of fresh venison jerky can be a great taste of home. Every year, members of the Northwest Towns Sportsmen’s Club form an assembly line to make jerky using their own kills. This year, they got together last week to process 400 pounds of ground deer meat.
Arlington students' recycled wreath a winner Jan 10, 2012 12:00 AM
A kindergarten class in Arlington Heights got the most out of their applesauce and fruit cup containers. For last month's “Wreath-Cycled Challenge,” hosted by the Shedd Aquarium, the 5- and 6-year-olds in Kristin Drake's class at St. Peter Lutheran School found the containers could be transformed into ornaments for a holiday wreath.
Hospital enlists new moms in fight against childhood obesityNov 21, 2011 12:00 AM
Officials with Northwest Community Hospital launched a new initiative this month aimed at fighting obesity among children. Only they're starting at the beginning, by promoting breast-feeding among new mothers. “It's been documented that breast-feeding, especially when it's the sole form of nutrition for the first nine months, reduces a baby's odds of becoming overweight by more than 30 percent,” says Karen Baker.
Arlington Heights couple gives needy babies a good start Nov 14, 2011 12:00 AM
A dozen babies have had a better chance at life thanks to George and Beth Drost, a suburban couple who decided two years ago they would be foster parents to the youngest and most defenseless children in the system. “It is hard," Beth says, "but if you're afraid of getting hurt or taking any risks, then you'll never be able to reach out and help people."
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