Oak Park's District 97 elementary schools have enrolled five students dislocated by Hurricane Katrina. The five students come from four Gulf Coast families, according to the district. Which schools students have been assigned to is confidential according to the district. At least one parent interviewed by the Journal was full of praise for the district for cutting through paperwork to make the enrollment process easy and quick.
Denise Murmann is a dentist with office hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday through Beth Heiferman's dental practice in River Forest. But Murmann hasn't seen patients for the past two weeks. A forensic odontologist, she was assigned to New Orleans as a member of the federal Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT).
Last week's match against powerhouse New Trier was a "bloody" affair, but OPRF field hockey's 5-4 victory in overtime may be the catalyst for the program's sixth Illinois High School Field Hockey Association (IHSFHA) State championship come late October.
It's been 20 years since they made that infamous video "The Super Bowl Shuffle" and followed it up with that resounding Super Bowl XX victory over the New England Patriots, but now their back for your own personal enjoyment. Of course though, it will cost you.
An overmatched Fenwick football squad introduced itself to the Blue Division of the Catholic League by giving powerhouse St. Rita a battle on Friday night. But in the end, St. Rita's Ryan Donahue saved his team from a shocking upset by breaking a 24-24 tie on a 44-yard field goal with 1:25 to play in the game. A safety by St. Rita with a minute to play made the final 29-24.