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Lansing Elementary School District 158

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Coolidge Elementary School Principal Linda Blomquist hugs fourth-graders Aya Shalabi, left, and Diana Cardenas-Jara, right, on Blomquist's last day of work with the students at the school in Lansing. Blomquist is retiring after 38 years in education, eight of them in Lansing Elementary District 158.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Coolidge Elementary School Principal Linda Blomquist reads to a kindergarten class on her last day of work with the students at the school in Lansing. Blomquist worked eight years with Lansing Elementary District 158 and 30 with Dolton Riverdale School District 148.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

Lansing prinicpal to retire after 38 years in education

LANSING | A 38-year career in education will come to end later this month when Linda Blomquist retires as principal of Coolidge Elementary School.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Oak Glen School gains new art room

Oak Glen School gains new art room

LANSING | The final phase of renovations of Oak Glen School in Lansing were completed this year, which included new classrooms and offices, a new gym, remodeling of the Learning Resource Center and a dedicated classroom for art.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing students show off tech skills for lawmakers

Lansing students show off tech skills for lawmakers

Memorial Junior High students visit with state Sen. Donne Trotter, whose Chicago district stretches into the south suburbs, at the Capitol in Springfield while at the TECH 2013 conference. Pictured from left are Jadyn Newman, Frances Romero and Nathaniel Szotek.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 to issue $10M in bonds for school upgrades

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board is proceeding with plans to sell $10 million in working cash bonds to pay for improvements to district buildings.

May 19, 2013 8:45 pm

D.158 extends superintendent contract

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 Board of Education approved a new contract for Superintendent Cecilia Heiberger last week by a 6-1 vote.

May 18, 2013 8:15 pm

New Lansing D.158 board seated

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board welcomed one new member and said goodbye to another Wednesday.

May 04, 2013 7:45 pm

D. 158 eyes $10M bond sale

LANSING | Busted boilers are just one reason the Lansing Elementary District 158 Board of Education is expected to vote on the sale of $10 million in bonds at its May 15 meeting.

April 18, 2013 9:45 pm

Lansing teacher organizes Zumba fundraiser for former student with cancer

LANSING | Micah Steele wants to grow up to be a doctor because he thinks he has a unique perspective.

March 02, 2013 2:30 pm
Lansing school honors academic excellence

Lansing school honors academic excellence

LANSING | On Jan. 28, Coolidge Elementary held its second quarter BUG Awards assembly for academic excellence.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Music Boosters host pancake breakfast

Lansing Music Boosters host pancake breakfast

LANSING | The District 158 Music Boosters host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast sponsored by the Copper Muggers from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Thornton Fractional South High School cafeteria, 18500 Burnham Ave.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Seven Lansing students accepted to Illinois State Honors Choir, Band and Jazz Band

Seven Lansing students accepted to Illinois State Honors Choir, Band and Jazz Band

LANSING | Seven concert band and concert choir members from Memorial Junior High School were accepted into the Illinois State Honors Band and Choir after a challenging audition process, the school announced.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am
Seven Lansing students accepted to Illinois State Honors Choir, Band and Jazz Band

Seven Lansing students accepted to Illinois State Honors Choir, Band and Jazz Band

Memorial Junior High School students who are accepted to the Illinois State Honors band and choir are, from left, Matthew Osuch (band), Sean Primero (choir), Keivion Whaley (choir), Emmanuel Ogunlana (band), Joseph Musharbash (band) and Omar Tlatelpa (band). Not pictured: Mayra Tlatelpa (jaz…

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 School Board changes November meeting

LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board has changed its November meeting date. The meeting will be changed from Nov. 21 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Ave.

November 06, 2012 6:30 pm
 Obama's the winner ... at Lansing school

Obama's the winner ... at Lansing school

Reavis Elementary third- and fifth-graders stand united as they prepare to begin the democratic process. Pictured from left are Jorja Wood, Sebastian Grados, Korey Ziemkowski, Brianna Gutierrez and Samantha Andrews. The Lansing school held a mock election Monday.

November 06, 2012 12:00 am
 Obama's the winner ... at Lansing school

Obama's the winner ... at Lansing school

Fourth-grader Jalen Burgess, right, casts his ballot on Monday as fellow fourth-grader Kyle Chrzanowsk, left, contemplates his decision. Overseeing the ballot process are fifth-grade Student Council members Miracle Murray and Miya Collins.

November 06, 2012 12:00 am
Science studies for Lansing students include worms

Science studies for Lansing students include worms

Oak Glen students, from left, Tyson Howard, Deja Walter, Jasmine Alvarez, Zoar Pelayo and Dario Gomez learn about stimuli and animals using earthworms as their test subject.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am
Lansing Fire Department teaches Reavis students fire safety

Lansing Fire Department teaches Reavis students fire safety

Lansing firefighter Pete Chmura demonstrates the danger of lighters to kindergarten students at Reavis Elementary School during their visit to the Fire Safety House. The program provided by the Lansing Fire Department features a mobile miniature house in which students learn the dangers of s…

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
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