With her engineering design for a new ballet pointe shoe that can reduce dancers' foot injuries, Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Noelani Ho recently placed first in the Chicago Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
Come to Lake Theatre to experience the real life story of a marketing campaign that sparked a revolution. Join the First Tuesday Film Club on June 4 at 12 noon and 7 PM at 1022 Lake Street in Oak Park for a special presentation of Spanish language film "No."
On May 17, Nicor Gas representatives will present the West Cook YMCA with a large check for $25,000, in recognition of over 500 Oak Park residents who participated in Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program as part of the Community Challenge.
The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association Awarded two scholarships at its annual Award Luncheon on May 6. The Scholarship Committee presented four-year renewable scholarships to Oak Park and River Forest High School Seniors Margaret Blaha and Shourouk Abdalla at the association's Oak Park headquarters. OPRFHS Superintendent Dr. Steven Isoye, Head Dean Peter Nixon, counselor Carolyn Ojikutu and assistants Sharon Martinek and Kim Asbury were also present.
On April 26 and 27, students and staff members from Percy Julian Middle School and Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School raised more than $3100 for Misericordia in conjunction with the organization's 28th Annual Candy Days.