Speed skater Emery Lehman will be competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics next month (he had the second-fastest time at the qualifying trials). He leaves for Sochi, Russia, this weekend, and we are planning a short but sweet send-off Friday, Jan. 17, from 7:30 – 7:45 a.m. in the Student Center.
Four OPRF students were among the 339 high school students who recently received the Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor for volunteering more than 100 hours to community service projects during 2013.
Below is information on Oak Park Education Foundation's BASE Camp: Gadget Day (http://www.opef.org/basecamp/) that is being offered on MLK day, January 20th. We invite you to join us to see these exciting programs in action.
Need-based scholarships are available to support students from the Chicago area interested in Japanese to participate in a two-week program at Mori no Ike, the Japanese Language Village, during the summer of 2014.
Limit time you're outdoors in cold, wet or windy weather. Pay attention to weather forecasts and wind chill readings. In very cold, windy weather, exposed skin can develop frostbite in a matter of minutes.