Articles filed under Lake Park High School District 108

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  • P.J. Olzen: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:29 PM
    Candidate information for P.J. Olzen, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board

  • Bob Marino: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:29 PM
    Candidate information for Bob Marino, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board

  • Ray Kubalewski (Al): Candidate Profile Mar 23, 2015 10:46 AM
    Candidate information for Ray (Al) Kubalewski, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board

  • Barbara Layer: Candidate Profile Mar 23, 2015 10:31 AM
    Candidate information for Barbara Layer, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board

  • After just four contestants last year, Rose Queen pageant draws 15 hopefuls Feb 25, 2015 8:47 AM
    Roselle’s annual Rose Pageant is experiencing a resurgence of sorts. With just four contestants in last year’s event, organizers opened the competition to all Roselle girls in high school and all Lake Park High School girls — not just the juniors and seniors who were traditionally eligible.

  • DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:47 PM
    DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • Candidates aplenty in DuPage County’s hottest school races Dec 24, 2014 12:01 AM
    Six seats; 26 candidates. That pretty much defines what are likely to be the two hottest school board races this spring in DuPage County, where 14 candidates are pursuing three seats on the College of DuPage board of trustees and 12 candidates are seeking three seats on the Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 school board.

  • Surprise reunion for Lake Park dean after motorcycle accident Nov 20, 2014 11:01 AM
    Lake Park High School East Dean of Students Pete Kolzow recently got a surprise visit from a stranger he helped in a motorcycle accident 4 years ago.

  • World traveler, birder, teacher and naturalist: Jack Pomatto Jun 20, 2014 5:01 AM
    Losing a friend is a tough experience. Losing a friend who was an inspiration, a mentor, and a champion for the natural world is exceptionally hard. Retired naturalist Jack Pomatto of St. Charles died on June 12, after a valiant fight against cancer. The loss is felt by many in the naturalist community and in the community at large.

  • How Medinah’s proposed tax cut could cost schools Mar 26, 2014 3:11 PM
    Officials at the exclusive Medinah Country Club near Roselle are attempting to reduce the property tax burden by nearly 80 percent for each of the last three years. If successful, two school districts would have to repay the club roughly $300,000 each, or essentially the equivalent of 12 new teachers' salaries, officials said.

  • Lake Park looking for options after voters deny pool Mar 19, 2014 5:37 PM
    Lake Park High School officials say they don’t know exactly what comes next in their long-running quest to build an indoor aquatic center, but the most pressing pool-related concern has shifted to finding a place for next year’s swimming and diving teams to practice and compete. “Everyone is heartbroken because we really felt we’d done a good job of getting the word out and letting people make a good choice based on the facts,” said Lisa Gregor, president of a citizens group called People for a Pool.

  • Early votes say ‘no’ to Lake Park pool Mar 18, 2014 8:42 PM
    Early indications show voters are on their way to again rejecting an indoor aquatic center at Lake Park High School. Based on early voting totals, roughly 60 percent of voters are saying “no” to a borrowing proposal and a tax rate increase to fund pool construction and operation.

  • DuPage County ballot features facility questions Mar 17, 2014 5:29 AM
    From a proposed indoor swimming pool at Lake Park High School to a plan to make numerous improvements to Glenbard High School District 87's schools, DuPage County primary voters will be asked Tuesday to weigh in on several ballot questions.

  • Suburban school leaders urge state to delay new PARCC test Mar 8, 2014 8:00 AM
    Suburban superintendents are urging the state to delay a new standardized test planned for the 2014-2015 school year. The PARCC would be a logistical nightmare for many districts to administer next spring, the same time the ACT, Advance Placement tests and year-end final exams happen. “It’s logistically going to steal a lot of instructional time that we question its value for our students,” said Superintendent Ken Wallace of Maine Township High School District 207.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Lake Park pool push getting mixed reviews Feb 26, 2014 12:55 PM
    Some Roselle-area taxpayers feel like it’s “deja pool” all over again. Roselle resident Phil Van Duyne, who opposes Lake Park High School District 108’s most recent push for voter approval of an aquatic center, said the joking phrase sums up his feelings on the two referendum questions voters will see on the March 18 ballot. “The district taxpayers have been pretty clear that they’re not in favor of a pool at Lake Park High School,” Van Duyne said. “People just voted it down, but now it’s coming back.”

  • Endorsement: ‘Yes’ to Lake Park pool Feb 24, 2014 5:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends voting yes on both propositions to fund a community pool for Lake Park District 108.

  • Latest pool push has Lake Park officials 'very optimistic' Feb 10, 2014 5:59 PM
    Lake Park High School swimming and diving coach Dan Witteveen has been wishing for a pool at the Roselle school for 17 years. Attempts to build an indoor swimming pool have failed over and over again during that time, but as the March 18 primary election approaches, Witteveen and other school officials say they are “very optimistic” the wait soon could be over.

  • DuPage ballot questions seeking money for schools, pool, roads Jan 13, 2014 11:32 PM
    There will be just seven referendum questions on the March 18 primary ballot in DuPage County, which means most voters won’t be asked to approve any tax increases. Those who do face such questions, however, will decide whether they’re willing to dig deeper to pay for school building improvements, road repairs, an indoor swimming pool and fire protection. “It seems like we have fewer referendums than we’ve had in the past,” said Joseph Sobecki, assistant executive director of the DuPage Election Commission.

  • Images: Lake Park vs. Addison Trail girls basketball Jan 3, 2014 8:53 PM
    The Lake Park Lancers hosted the Addison Trail Blazers for girl basketball action on Friday.

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