Newsweek ranks all four high schools in Lincoln-Way High School District 210 on its list of top schools in the nation.
Lincoln Way East High School
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Where did Lincoln-Way place in the national rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report? It's the only south suburban school to make the list.
Lincoln-Way East High School ranks among the top high schools in America, according to a ranking of public schools released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report magazine. LW East — ranked 47th in Illinois and 1,264th in the United States — was the only south suburban high school to place in the magazine's annual report. The rankings rely on a mix of criteria, including teacher-student ratio, test scores and college readiness. U.S. News said it collected data on more than 21,000 public high schools from 49 states and the District of Columbia, excluding Nebraska, which didn't report enough data. It joined forces with the American Institutes for Research, a D.C.-based organization, to evaluate schools on overall student performance on state-…
Monday, April 8, 2013
Lincoln-Way East students donate funds at Silver Cross Hospital.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
12 high schools, from Palos Hills to Bradley-Bourbonnais, participated in the March 1 Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Special Games in New Lenox.
The 12th Annual Special Games at Lincoln-Way Central High School brought together students involved in special education programs from 12 high schools in the region. The field house was alive March 1 with students and peer helpers for the special games event that featured plenty of clowning around from professional sports teams mascots, including the White Sox, and high school mascots. The 12 schools participating in the event are: Andrew, Bolingbrook, Bradley-Bourbonnais, Joliet Township, Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way North, Lincoln-Way West, Lockport, Sandburg, Stagg, and Homewood-Flossmoor High School. From relay races to bowling, the students cheered for their favorit teams and players throughout the day. They …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Performances for the family-friendly musical begin this weekend at the Lincoln-Way East auditorium.
Steven and Sue Snyder have an added advantage with their roles in Curtain Call Community Theatre's upcoming production of Oliver!, which opens January 4th at Lincolnway East High School in Frankfort.
Friday, December 28, 2012
The family friendly musical will run during early January at the Lincoln-Way East auditorium.
Curtain Call Theatre will present Oliver!, the family friendly Dickensian musical, during the first week of January. Oliver! tells the story of the classic Charles Dickens protagonist, Oliver Twist, who is thrown out of an orphanage and forced to make his way in Victorian London amongst a cast of colorful characters and questionable situations. “The music is timeless,” said cast member and Homer Glen resident David Knezz, who plays Fagin, the caretaker and ringleader of a gang of pickpocket young boys. “It’s a fun show.” The production includes 88 performers, 56 of whom are children. The cast, which is largely made up of residents from the Lincoln-Way area, began rehearsals in October. Cast members range in age from 3-60 years old. …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Supt. Larry Wyllie announced his retirement Dec. 13. He shares some insights about his decision to retire and reflections on a 24-year career in the district.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Larry Wyllie talks about his decision to retire and what prompted it.
Larry Wyllie, who served as the superintendent of Lincoln-Way High School District 210 for 24 years, announced his retirement at the regular Thursday board of education meeting. Wyllie takes time to reflect on his career shaping a generation of students at four high schools and his decision to retire at the end of the school year. For a man whose day regularly starts before 6 a.m. and frequently stretches toward midnight, he said he's ready to hand over the reins to Scott Tingley, the newly announced superintendent-to-be and current principal at Lincoln-Way East High School. Summing up his career, Wyllie said, "I'm a schoolteacher. I've been a schoolteacher my whole life, and I've enjoyed it." Having been in education for 54 years, he …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Superintendent Larry Wyllie has been at the helm of Lincoln-Way High School District 210 for 24 years. He's helped shape a generation of students.
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Superintendent Larry Wyllie, who announced his retirement at the Thursday Board of Education meeting, has helped shape a generation of students in the 105-square miles of the district. His retirement is effective June 28, 2013. A man well respected by his professional colleagues—administrators, teachers and staff—he relinquishes the reins over a district that grew exponentially since his arrival. The district has grown from one building in New Lenox to four. Each of the Lincoln-Way High Schools—LW Central in New Lenox, LW East in Frankfort, LW North in Frankfort and LW West in New Lenox—will forever benefit from the mark he's left on the community as a whole. Wyllie's replacement, Scott Tingley, …