Newsweek ranks all four high schools in Lincoln-Way High School District 210 on its list of top schools in the nation.
Lincoln Way Central High School
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher Ryan Gardner will be taken from the Will County jail to a facility run by the Illinois Department of Human Services.
A former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher jailed for allegedly threatening district officials was found unfit to stand trial. Ryan Gardner, 41, will be taken from the Will County jail to a facility run by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Garnder will be returned to Joliet to face the charges if his condition improves. Gardner has been locked since Jan. 16. Before that, he was receiving psychiatric treatment at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Gardner was charged with making a Dec. 6 telephone call to Lincoln-Way School District Deputy Superintendent Thomas Eddy. About a week after the call to Eddy, the authorities in the Danville area—where Gardner is originally from and where he was living in December—learned …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
A car went in the pond at Lincoln-Way Central High April 26. Divers fished it out April 27.
New Lenox Fire Protection District fished a car out of the pond at Lincoln-Way Central High School. Divers from NLFPD about 10 a.m. April 27 pulled a vehicle from the pond on the north end of Lincoln-Way Central High School, 18001 E. Lincoln Highway. According to NLFPD Battalion Chief Chris Ward, the car went in the pond about 9 a.m. the day before. The vehicle, a silver Saturn, belonged to a teacher at Lincoln-Way Central High School. The identity of the vehicle's owner has not been released. Ward said she had parked her car along the edge of the lot in front of the pond about 30-minutes to an hour before it was discovered to have entered the water. "I'm not going to speculate how it got in the water," he added. School officials …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Cole Porter's classic "Anything Goes" opens April 25 at Lincoln-Way Central Fine Arts Center.
The Lincoln-Way Central High School Music Department cast of its 2013 spring musical, "Anything Goes" is preparing for their opening night performance on April 25. The popular musical continues April 26-27. The spring musical performances begin at 7 p.m. at the LWC Fine Arts Center. Advance tickets can be reserved by calling 815-462-2300. "Anything Goes" is a classic from musical theater's golden age of the 1940s. The story involves comedy, intrigue, mischief, and mistaken identity on a luxury cruise liner sailing from New York to London. A total of 41 student are in the cast. The play is directed and choreographed by Liz Yerkovich of New Lenox and assistant director and choreographer Shelley Crawford of Chicago. For more information about…
Monday, April 22, 2013
L-W Central is hosting a spring plant workshop and sale.
The Lincoln-Way Central Greenhouse Management class is hosting its annual plant sale from May 9 to May 18 except on Sundays. The greenhouse will be open weekday mornings from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. and after school from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Central greenhouse. In addition the class is offering for the public a planter box workshop on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn how you can help generate funds for class greenhouse projects by visiting the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 website. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Lincoln-Way Central Winter Guard earned first place honors at the 2013 Midwest Color Guard Circuit Championships in LaPorte, Indiana April 6-7
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Lincoln-Way Central Winter Guard earned first place honors at the 2013 Midwest Color Guard Circuit Championships.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Lincoln-Way Central High School AFJROTC Drill Team travelled to Dayton, Ohio to compete against 21 teams.
The Lincoln-Way Central AFJROTC Drill Team took first place for the SWSC conference competition and an over 6th place, out of 21 teams for regionals in Dayton, Ohio. “We have just finished our most successful year for the drill team,” stated MSgt Daniel Schliffka, Central drill team instructor. The Lincoln-Way Central AFJROTC cadets won first place Conference Drill Competition. With eight schools competing in twelve events, the drill team cadets had to compete at maximum levels. “Our seniors have been working four years to finally come out on top,” stated MSgt Schliffka, “and all the cadets have shown a huge amount of perseverance leading up to this championship meet.” Central drill team instructors Lt. Col John O’Connor and MSgt Schliffka…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Lincoln-Way Central High School Principal Steve Provis welcomes honor roll students and their parents to a night of academic celebration.
Lincoln-Way Central hosted its Honor Roll Knight on March 12 to recognize academic achievement. “Tonight we honor those who have excelled in the classroom. It is no mistake that academically at Lincoln-Way Central we rank in the top Illinois. We are 55th out of 668 schools in the state,” stated Dr. Steve Provis, principal for Lincoln-Way Central. Principal Provis continued telling the over 1,200 students and parents that attended the evening, “Our kids are competitors. Tonight we honor our students but we also honor you the parents and grandparents. On behalf of the entire staff here at Central, I would like to thank you – parents and grandparents - for allowing us the privilege of working with your child on a daily basis. We are blessed …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
New Lenox's Anthony LaGiglia, an art major at Illinois State University, used the snow as a natural medium.
A recent snow storm at Illinois State University campus in Bloomington brought out the artistic flair in New Lenox's Anthony LaGiglia, a Lincoln-Way Central High School grad. He used a plastic knife from the cafeteria to carve a 6-foot tall sculpture of Batman, according to a feature story in STATEside, the Illinois State University magazine. An adamant fan of the superhero, LaGiglia spent about six hours completing a free-hand sculpture of Batman. He needed no picture of the superhero, he said. The figure was carved from memory. The sculpture temporarily decorated the Quad on campus. For more information about the local sculptor and what inspired him, read the full story in STATEside. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these …