Updated: April 8, 2013 6:09AM
for grant by local biz
St. Cyprian Catholic School, 2561 Clinton St., River Grove, has received a $500 Educational Alliance Grant.
ExxonMobil awards the grant. The school was nominated by the owner of the B&R Mobil station at 9001 Belmont in Franklin Park.
A school official said the grant would be used for materials for hands-on science and math experiments in grades 1-4.
March 12, March 16
East and West Leyden high schools will hold “Residency Verification Days” for incoming freshmen from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
Parents or guardians of West Leyden students should use Entrance 2 at the campus, 1000 N. Wolf Road, Northlake.
Parents or guardians of East Leyden students should use Entrance 4 at the campus, 3400 Rose St., Franklin Park.
Required documentation will be:
• Student’s birth certificate (original or certified copy, not photocopy)
• Guardian’s drivers license or state ID or passport
• Proof of Residency (at least one of the following): signed lease; most recent property tax bill; current mortgage statement.
If none of the above are available: Notarized landlord form (obtained from assistant principal’s office prior to the event) and at least two of the following: gas bill; electric bill; water bill; public aid card; voter registration card; home/condo insurance certificate; state of Illinois auto registration; pay stub; telephone bill.
East Italian Honor
Inducted into the Galileo Galilei Chapter of the Societa Onoraria Italica (Italian Honor Society) on Jan. 17, in the Little Theater at East Leyden High School were 12 students.
Candidates were selected based on academic excellence and interest in Italian language and culture. New members are: Maria Aiello, Jazmin Marie Bravo, Dacy Lee Cramer, Michela Gianna Iannelli, Mona Icho, Annalisa Marilyn Jamnik, Anna Oksana Kawka, Ariana Gabriella Maggio, Miroslav Milenov Momchilov, Melanie Monge-Navarro, Robert Virgil Nardella II and Mark Richard Stephens II.
Breakfast at East
The following East Leyden High School students were honored Feb. 14 at East Leyden High School.
The monthly breakfast recognizes students’ extraordinary effort, special achievements and academic excellence.
The students and the departments they represent are: Danyle Segura, Art; Dalia Merlos, Bilingual/ESL; Amanda Rivera, Business Education; Paulina Castelan, English; Araly Flores, Family and Consumer Sciences; Marisol Rodriguez, Individual Achievement; Jonny Kuras, Industrial Technology; Troy Cychosz, Literacy; Cristian Rodriguez, Mathematics; Jessica Thompson, Mathematics; Natalia Purta, Modern Languages; Kevin Lipecki, Music; Jose Centeno, Physical Education; Marzena Gainska, Science; Ashley Lenon, Social Studies; Mackenzie LeDuc, Social Studies; Amina Patel, Student Activities; Michal Cylwik, Student Activities; Maggie Haberman, Theater; and Kim Gussy, ACCESS.
team raises $1,000
District 212 Girls Basketball Team hosted its first “World Cancer Night” on Feb. 4 at a home game in the West Leyden fieldhouse.
The occasion garnered $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Team members raised the money by holding a bake sale, selling T-shirts and raffle tickets. Participants decorated the gym with ribbons bearing the names of cancer survivors and victims. ~.