Articles filed under Warren Township High School District 121

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  • Warren Twp. board’s Biondi: Don’t harass me to resign after gay remark Feb 13, 2015 5:10 PM
    Warren Township High School board member Liz Biondi says she’s not quitting and doesn’t want to be harassed during public comment time at meetings. Biondi reacted during Gurnee-based Warren District 121’s Feb. 10 meeting after listening to another round of speakers during public comment time reiterate she should resign for saying she’d be concerned if someone who is gay is hired as superintendent.

     
  • Sensory movie screening in Gurnee: Feb 11, 2015 5:35 PM
    Gurnee's Warren-Newport Public Library will host a special sensory movie screening on Saturday, Feb. 21.

     
  • Candidates suggest mandatory meeting as a way to get more parental involvement at Warren Township High School Feb 6, 2015 5:30 AM
    It may be time for parental involvement to become more than a volunteer endeavor, according to candidates for a Warren Township High School board seat. Four candidates are running for three, 4-year seats in the April 7 election. One candidate is unopposed for a 2-year post.

     
  • Warren Twp. High supports statewide push for better teachers, administrators Feb 5, 2015 5:30 AM
    Warren Township High School officials are endorsing a statewide initiative that would include a push to attract better teachers and administrators.

     
  • Warren High open house: Jan 30, 2015 4:25 PM
    Warren Township High School District 121 iin Gurnee will host an open house Thursday, Feb. 5, at the O'Plaine Road campus for freshmen and sophomores.

     
  • Warren High with National Merit honorees: Jan 16, 2015 5:05 PM
    Warren Township High School District 121 in Gurnee has announced National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists.

     
  • Lake County Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:49 PM
    Lake County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

     
  • The Soapbox Dec 21, 2014 8:25 AM
    Daily Herald editors comment on local elections, the Bears, and a few lessons learned, among other suburban topics.

     
  • Woodland, Warren school districts OK tax breaks to lure Akhan to Gurnee Dec 19, 2014 5:30 AM
    Two school districts have agreed on property tax breaks for Akhan Semiconductor Inc. as part of a larger proposed incentive package to bring the technology company to Gurnee. “If it’s a good direction for the community, it’s a good direction for the schools,” District 50 board President Mark Vondracek said.

     
  • People push for 'no gay' Warren board member's ouster Dec 17, 2014 8:11 AM
    Calls were made and 400 people showed to support for the resignation of Warren Township High School board member Liz Biondi for saying she would not want to hire someone who is gay to replace retiring Superintendent Mary Perry Bates. "I am appalled that in this day and age, an elected public official would exhibit such ignorance and prejudice toward a group of people,” one public commenter said.

     
  • Warren D121 board meets: Dec 15, 2014 6:45 PM
    Officials at Warren Township High School District 121 in Gurnee expect a large turnout for a board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the wake of a school board member’s comment about not wanting a gay superintendent. It is the first meeeting since the comments were made board member Liz Biondi.

     
  • Gay comments expected to draw crowd to Warren Dec 13, 2014 8:37 AM
    Warren Township High School in Gurnee is preparing to handle what's expected to be a large turnout for a board meeting in the wake of an elected official's comment about not wanting a gay superintendent. Superintendent Mary Perry Bates said an uproar against the comments from teachers, students, equal-right activists and others leads her to believe “hundreds” are likely to attend the meeting.

     
  • Editorial: School board disruption shows consequences of indifference to local elections Dec 12, 2014 9:39 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says the controversy over remarks by a school board member emphasizes the importance of participating in local elections.

     
  • Warren District 121 board member apologizes for saying don’t hire gay leader Dec 11, 2014 6:27 PM
    Warren Township High School District 121 board member Liz Biondi says she apologizes “to everyone I offended” by stating she doesn’t want to hire someone who is gay to replace retiring Superintendent Mary Perry Bates. She added she has no immediate plans to resign. “It was never my intention that this be a part of hiring questions or guidelines," she said.

     
  • Warren Township High School District 121 board member: No gay superintendent Dec 11, 2014 6:12 PM
    Warren Township High School board member Liz Biondi says she hopes the district does not hire someone who is gay to replace retiring Superintendent Mary Perry Bates. “It was offensive in every sense of the word,” said John Anderson, president of the Gurnee-based Warren District 121 board. While Anderson wants Biondi's removal explored, the regional school superintendent says she's not sure anything can be done.

     
  • Warren High student entertainment: Dec 9, 2014 4:59 PM
    Warren Township High School in Gurnee has comedy and jazz performances scheduled for the public.

     
  • Warren special ed meeting: Nov 21, 2014 5:00 PM
    Warren Township High School’s special education department will host a parent advisory committee meeting on Monday, Nov. 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the North Conference Room at the O’Plaine Campus, 500 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee.

     
  • Prosecutors: No charges yet in juvenile sexting, cyberbullying case Nov 11, 2014 5:26 AM
    Lake County’s top law enforcement official stressed Monday that no formal charges have been lodged against the teenagers linked to allegations of sexting and cyberbullying of a Warren Township High School student. Authorities last week said four suspects were under investigation the case.

     
  • Gurnee police: 4th teen investigated in sexting case Nov 7, 2014 4:22 PM
    Gurnee police say a fourth suspect is under investigation in connection with sexting and cyberbullying of a female Warren Township High School pupil.

     
  • Superintendent retiring at Gurnee’s Warren Township High School Nov 7, 2014 4:48 PM
    Warren Township High School’s superintendent is making a second try at retiring from her education career. Mary Perry-Bates plans to retire after the 2014-15 academic season on June 30. John Anderson, president of the Gurnee-based Warren District 121 board, said interviews with search firms to lead the hunt for a new school boss will start Thursday, Nov. 13.

     
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