Lansing Elementary School District 158
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.
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.
LANSING | A 38-year career in education will come to end later this month when Linda Blomquist retires as principal of Coolidge Elementary School.
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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.
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.
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.
LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 Board of Education approved a new contract for Superintendent Cecilia Heiberger last week by a 6-1 vote.
LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board welcomed one new member and said goodbye to another Wednesday.
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.
LANSING | Micah Steele wants to grow up to be a doctor because he thinks he has a unique perspective.
LANSING | On Jan. 28, Coolidge Elementary held its second quarter BUG Awards assembly for academic excellence.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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