Elmwood Park area school briefs, honor rolls
Updated: February 25, 2013 6:14AM
Mattress sale fundraiser
Elm Middle School is hosting a “Mattress Fundraiser” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 2 in the school cafeteria.
Save 30 to 60 percent off retail prices for pillow-top, orthopedic and memory foam sets in all sizes. Brand name merchandise with factory warranties. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Free layaway available.
Proceeds go directly to Elm Middle School Student Incentives and awards.
The school is located at 7607 Cortland.
The following pupils at John Mills School, 2824 N. 76th Ave., Elmwood Park, earned only A’s or B’s on their second quarter report card.
Raya Anabtawi, Karolina Castillo, Philip Chmielowiec, Victoria Ciborowski, Morgan Clucas, Jason Collazo, Samantha Corral, Michelangelo Cruz, Dominik Gajda, David Galicia, Mellisa Geiger, Modesty Hernandez, Michael Jones-Plasencia, Madlyn Kornatowski, Victoria Kozak, Benjamin Kulis, Sebastian Macias, Edgar Mata, Bohdan Mendyuk, Giovanni Miranda, Janneza Morales, Jamine Paredes, Dominik Pudlo, Grace Rajendran, Bianca Reyna, Amanie Saleh, Monica Salgado, Klaudia Siembab and Nathan Simmons.
St. Vincent Ferrer School
The following pupils at St. Vincent Ferrer School, 1515 Lathrop Ave., in River Forest, were named to the first trimester honor roll. High Honors means the pupil had straight A’s. Honors means that the pupil had no grade lower than a B and at least half A’s.
Eighth grade: Margaret Gillette, Brian Johnson, Isabella Klepacki, Danielle Mangila and Benjamin Paris;
Sixth grade: Anthony Barnett, Aneliese Benitez, Sam Chierici, Hazel Gilliette, Nicholas Paris and Isabella Romanucci;
Eighth grade: Nicolette Lollino, Mary Meo, Luis Murphy, Anthony Pasquesi, Nina Saviozzi, Eddie Seley and Mia Williams;
Seventh grade: Joeseph Daley, Margaux Giacotto, Gina Grazian, Nicholas Jakaitis, Michael Kalwajtys, Reyna Paccagnini and Kayley Sherwood;
Sixth grade: Michael Carpanzano, Christian Cooke, Anthony Georgen, Haley Gohmann, Sofia Guevara, Thomas Mills, Paige Munyon, Emilia Murphy, Josh Sawyer and Matthew Walsh.
Leyden Little Eagle Cheer Camp
District 212 Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleading squads are holding their first-ever Leyden Little Eagle Cheer Camp on Feb. 3 in the field house at East Leyden High School, 3400 Rose St., in Franklin Park.
The first clinic session will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. for children ages 4 to 6. The second session will be held from noon to 2 p.m. for children ages 7 to 12. Participants will learn three sideline cheers and a short halftime routine.
Participants are invited to cheer at the home basketball game on Feb. 5. Children in the four- to six-year-old group will cheer with the Junior Varsity cheerleaders at the sophomore game to be held at 5:30 p.m. and those in the seven- to 12-year-old age group will cheer with the Varsity cheerleaders at the 7 p.m. game.
The cost for the clinic is $30 for one participant or $40 for two participants. The cost includes a T-shirt and a hair ribbon to be worn during the performance at the game.
For more information and to register, contact Dana Dismeier at (847) 451-6327 and (847) 351-3619 or Ddismeier@leyden212.org.