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Hegewisch mom petitions for park revamp

Mann Park has been the hub of Hegewisch for decades but some say the aging facilities could use a face-lift.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

St. Florian School in Hegewisch to remain open

CHICAGO | St. Florian School in the Hegewisch neighborhood will stay open, according to parents and a letter from the Archdiocese of Chicago posted on the school’s website and Facebook page Friday night.

February 28, 2014 7:31 pm

Principal: St. Florian nearing goals, needs 'extra push’

CHICAGO | Fundraising and enrollment at St. Florian School in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood are on the rise but help is still needed, Principal Krista Wilkinson said.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

St. Florian School in Hegewisch worth saving

Well I see that St. Florian Catholic School in Hegwisch is slated to be closed next school year by the Archdiocese of Chicago. That’s a shame.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Franklin Corpuz is a Kiwanis member from the Philippines who recently helped collect donations for the Lansing Golden-K club at the Strack & Van Til in Munster.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

Volunteers help St. Florian, Lansing Golden-K Club

As always, I’m inspired by volunteers who work hard in their community to make a difference.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am

St. Florian seventh-grader fights to save school

One seventh-grader at St. Florian School has taken action to save the school she loves. Jennifer Dejanovich, a seventh-grader at the Catholic school in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood, started a Facebook page to bring together those who wish to help the school, which is among those to be cl…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

Hegewisch's St. Florian School to close this year

CHICAGO | The school maintained by the St. Florian Parish for more than a century will be among the half-dozen schools that will be closed by the Archdiocese of Chicago for financial reasons.

January 10, 2014 1:40 pm
St. Florian class of '63 reunites in Hegewisch

St. Florian class of '63 reunites in Hegewisch

Classmates from the eighth-grade graduating class at St. Florian School in Hegewisch stand together during their 50th reunion, held last month.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
St. Florian class of '63 reunites in Hegewisch

St. Florian class of '63 reunites in Hegewisch

Taking a tour of St. Florian School was a trip down memory lane for 30 alumni who recently reunited for the first time in 15 years.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
Staley scores with St. Florian students

Staley scores with St. Florian students

Chicago Bears mascot Staley meets with St. Florian pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Sophia Gallardo, Natalia Arceo, Maddie Reyes, Rey Servis, Lilyana Benavente and Isabel Gonzalez. In the second row are C.J. Gonzales, Apollonia Villapando,…

March 05, 2012 12:00 am
Staley scores with St. Florian students

Staley scores with St. Florian students

CHICAGO | The Chicago Bears mascot, Staley, visited St. Florian School in Hegewisch to teach the children and faculty how to score a touchdown for a healthy lifestyle.

March 04, 2012 7:00 pm
Kiwanis honor Terrific Kids at Hegewisch school

Kiwanis honor Terrific Kids at Hegewisch school

Golden K Kiwanis member Jim Kijewski is pictured with St. Florian kindergarten Terrific Kid award winners Morgan Gonzales, Lily Swick and Apollonia Villalpando.

February 11, 2012 12:00 am
Kiwanis honor Terrific Kids at Hegewisch school

Kiwanis honor Terrific Kids at Hegewisch school

CHICAGO | Students from St. Florian School in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood received the Kiwanis Terrific Kids award for demonstrating a positive attitude, good character and responsible citizenship.

February 11, 2012 12:00 am
St. Florian student honored for penmanship

St. Florian student honored for penmanship

Janina Laskowiecki, 11, is an effective communicator, according to Zaner-Bloser, an Ohio-based publisher of education materials for elementary students.

June 29, 2011 12:00 am
Spring has spung at St. Florian

Spring has spung at St. Florian

Abigail Adduci, of St. Florian School in Hegewisch, stands in front of the pre-kindergarten butterfly garden. Spring has arrived at the Chicago Catholic school.

April 06, 2011 12:00 am
St. Florian students send good tidings to troops

St. Florian students send good tidings to troops

CHICAGO | The students of St. Florian School in Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood created holiday cards for the wounded U.S. troops overseas.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am
Hawk talk for St. Florian students

Hawk talk for St. Florian students

St. Florian students enjoyed a day learning about the red-tailed hawk. Pictured from left to right, in front row, are Gael Arceo, Alex Bernicky, Steven and Tess Glombicki, Jake Sundwall and naturalist Siobhan Peacy. In the second row are Gio Trejo, Anthony Manzanares and Gabriel and Mia Men…

October 18, 2010 12:00 am
Hawk Talk for St. Florian students

Hawk Talk for St. Florian students

CHICAGO | St. Florian preschool and kindergarten students in Hegewisch learned all about the red-tailed hawks recently at Pilcher Park in Joliet.

October 15, 2010 1:48 pm
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