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Lansing Elementary District 158

Local districts give students incentives for perfect attendance

As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall behind in their studies and receive poor grades.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 to study boundary changes

LANSING | Boundary lines in Lansing Elementary District 158 will be examined this year to avoid overcrowding in district schools.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
School starts for Lansing students

School starts for Lansing students

Kindergarten teacher Michelle Myers gets her students started Wednesday at Lester Crawl Primary Center in Lansing on the first day of school.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
School starts for Lansing students

School starts for Lansing students

Alma Zavala takes a photo of her daughter Anai Perez on her first day of kindergarten Wednesday at Lester Crawl Primary Center in Lansing.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

D.158 registration this year takes place at Memorial Jr. High

LANSING | A new student registration process designed with parents in mind will be in effect in Lansing School District 158 this year.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am

Memorial Jr. High gets new assistant principal

LANSING | Memorial Junior High School has a new seventh-grade assistant principal with the official hiring of Semaj Coleman on Wednesday at the Lansing School District 158 School Board meeting.

July 17, 2014 11:19 am

Lansing D.158 moves administrators, appoints new principal at Oak Glen

LANSING | Lansing Elementary District 158 has shuffled some administrators, with one move resulting in a new principal at Oak Glen Elementary School.

June 19, 2014 2:10 pm
Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Coolidge Elementary School Principal Linda Blomquist, left, talks with fifth-grader Sydney Rosinia-Cowan on Blomquist's last day of work with the students at the school in Lansing. Blomquist is retiring after 38 years in education.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing prinicpal puckers up for goat

Lansing prinicpal puckers up for goat

LANSING | Oak Glen Principal Kim Morley was true to her word Thursday and kissed Billy the goat because her 540 students met their reading challenge and read more than 10,000 books since December. They read 11,293 books.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Oak Glen students win essay contest

Oak Glen students win essay contest

LANSING | The Lansing Junior Woman's Club sponsored the ninth annual Stay Safe Essay Contest this spring to encourage youngsters to research  how to keep themselves and their loved ones safe in different areas of their lives. It is open to Lansing students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Oak Glen students win essay contest

Oak Glen students win essay contest

Charles Rodriquez III puts on a headset to listen to radio traffic on the way to school in Lansing fire engine No. 106.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
Oak Glen students win essay contest

Oak Glen students win essay contest

Vanessa Sanchez and Charles Rodriquez III are pictured with their fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Barbaro upon their arrival to school in a fire engine. The ride was their prize for winning an essay contest related to safety that is sponsored by the Lansing Junior Woman's Club.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
Oak Glen students win essay contest

Oak Glen students win essay contest

Their teacher, principal and the Lansing fire chief greeted essay winners Vanessa Sanchez and Charles Rodriquez III as they arrived at Oak Glen School via fire engine. Pictured, from left, are Times columnist Carrie Steinweg, from the Lansing Junior Woman's Club, Firefighter/Paramedic John G…

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 may consider changing school boundaries in the future

LANSING | School enrollment boundaries in Lansing Elementary District 158 will be re-examined in the not too distant future.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

Book fee replaced by technology fee in Lansing D.158

LANSING | What was formerly known as a student book fee will now be called a technology fee in Lansing Elementary District 158.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

D.158 hosts social media presentation Wednesday

LANSING | All District 158 parents and their children are invited to attend a presentation titled "Social Media and its Impact on Schools and Community," which is to take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Memorial Junior High School.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am

Coolidge Elementary to get new principal

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board has decided to stay within the district to replace Coolidge Elementary School principal Linda Blomquist, who will retire in June.

April 17, 2014 1:43 pm

Senate bill would radically change school funding

Local school districts could see major changes in the funding they get from the state if a bill working its way through the Illinois Senate becomes law.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing basketball tournament organizers hand out local funds

LANSING | Checks were presented at last week's Lansing Elementary District 158 Board of Education meeting to organizations receiving funds raised through the fifth annual Lansing Roundball Community Basketball Tournament.

March 24, 2014 5:55 pm

Schools chief says D.158 will improve its special ed program

LANSING | Lansing Elementary District 158 will create an improvement plan for its special education program following a state board of education report conducted following a January visit.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
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