District 97 earlier this year approved an ambitious, wide-ranging technology plan. But new Supt. Albert Roberts would like to spend even more in that area if the district gets a referendum approved this spring.
Dress rehearsals for 9-year-old Sarah Parton begin next week, but this isn't some tiny tot's school play. The Irving School fourth-grader will join three other youth from Oak Park and surrounding western suburbs performing in Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker this month in Chicago.
Parents from Irving School updated the District 97 Board of Education, Nov. 16, concerning their plans to transform the large blacktop space at 1125 S. Cuyler into green space featuring a play lot, athletic fields and an upgraded parking lot.
Many aspiring adult authors have yet to pen their first book. At 15, Christopher Calhoun has already published his second, and that book is now being shopped around Hollywood by his publishers as a possible feature film.
Should students who are involved in co-curricular activities at their school be prohibited from participating if they have poor grades, or be allowed to continue in hopes that their academics will improve with their involvement?