Have information to share with the community? Start your Patch blog now.St. Francis Xavier School named as 2013 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence: U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, announced Tuesday that St. Francis Xavier School in La Grange has been recognized as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Saint Francis Xavier was one of only 50 private schools nationwide to receive this prestigious award. Of the nearly 135,000 public and private schools in the United States, fewer than 7,500 have received the honor since the Blue Ribbon program began in 1982.
Naz seniors named Commended Scholars: Deborah Tracy, Principal of Nazareth Academy, announced that Matthew O’Hea and Kiley Roache, both of La Grange Park, have been named Commended Scholars in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.
LT Theatre Board presents “Homecomings”: The Lyons Township High School Theatre Board proudly presents “Homecomings,” an original piece created by the Junior/Senior ensemble. Faculty member Ann Dudek is the director and junior Maddy Brennan is assisting.
Special look inside the LTHS clock tower: In honor of Lyons Township High School’s 125th anniversary, a special video was created illustrating the rarely seen inner workings of the bells inside the iconic North Campus clock tower. LT's clock tower was designed by architect Joseph C. Llewellyn and was inspired by towers found in northern Italy. It was part of the important school addition begun in 1926 and completed in 1928. The bells were installed in March of that year.
Healthy Aging Should Not be Recognized Only in the Month of September: Why is it important to take control of our own healthy aging? People are living longer here in the Chicago Western Suburbs and are actually able to plan their own future.
Family Oktoberfest: The leaves change, you have to brave the crowd at the store for Halloween costumes, and the temperatures drop. Bring out your jackets and boots and enjoy the Fall season! Come experience theFamily Oktoberfest at Episcopal Church (203 S Kensington in LaGrange). The event will be on Saturday October 19 from 4-9pm.
Part-Time Desk Staff Position Available: Impact Dance Studio is seeking a part-time desk staff person with own transportation for 10-15 hours per week; mornings and evenings. Email resume to email@example.com.
Village Church accepting items for Fall rummage sale: Drop your unwanted items off at the Village Church, 1150 Meadowcrest Road, La Grange Park 9/25 and 10/2 between 7:30p-8:30p, 9/20 and 10/5 7a-noon, 10/7-10/11 all day. Call 708-354-0900 if you need assistance getting items to the church.
Garage Sale: 449 S. Stone Ave Sat 09/28 8-2pm, Gently used Baby & Kids clothing and equipment. Designer Office Chairs and other quality items.
Mortgage Approval Tricks : How To Get A “Quick Closing” On Your Next Home Purchase: Purchase closings now takes 42 days, on average. Here are tips for making a "Quick Close" offer stand out, plus today's live mortgage rates.