Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board President Arvid Johnson will be heading up the University of St. Francis. He takes the reins in June.
Arvid Johnson, the president of the Lincoln-Way High School Dist. 210 Board of Education, accepted a position beginning in June as president of the University of St. Francis, Joliet. He replaces the retiring president, Michael J. Vinciguerra. A resident of Frankfort, Johnson is currently serving as dean of the Business School at Dominican University, River Forest, according to the USF website. He is also a tenured professor of management, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. For more information about Johnson's background in upper-level business management for Fortune 500 companies and the welcoming ceremony at USF, visit the school website. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Dee Molinare is running for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education.
Running for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education is Dee Molinare. Get to know Molinare: Family: Husband-Joe children: Alyssa 22, graduate L-W East 2009, student Uof I Urbana Nicholas 20, graduate L-W North 2010, student Uof I Urbana Brenna 16, student L-W North Carra 11, student Hilda Walker Intermidate Education: St.Xavier University, Master Education 1999 University of Illinois, BS Marketing Textiles and Apparel 1987 Current occupation and employer: Director at Immanuel Lutheran Preschool Adjunct Professor, Joliet Junior College Why Are You Seeking Office? It is an honor and privilege to serve the Lincoln Way community as a high school board member. I wish to continue my service for I believe in the values that …
Arvid Johnson is running for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education.
Running for the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education is Arvid Johnson. Get to know 48-year-old Johnson: Family: Anne - wife William - son, LW East '11 - 20 Christopher - son, LW East '11 - 20 Stephen - son, LW East '13 - 18 Education: Illinois Institute of Technology, 2001, PhD in management science University of North Carolina, 1994, MBA Northeastern University, 1990, MS in electrical engineering Lewis University, 1985, BS in physics Current occupation and employer: I presently serve as the dean and a professor of management of the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Prior to joining Dominican in 2001, I had over 15 years of experience in business/industry - including 11 years in …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The soon-to-be installed security system has a 911 panic button and conducts background checks on the spot.
In the wake of the horrific act of violence that occurred last month at Sandy Hook School, schools nationwide have been analyzing their security measures. While a shooting rampage is not something that can be controlled, schools can provide additional security measures that include several panic buttons to draw emergency response teams to the site within minutes. Before the month of January ends, Lincoln-Way High School District 210 will have a security management system featuring 911 panic buttons and the capability of screening visitors by running an instant nationwide background check. The database is updated regularly and identifies registered sex offenders as well as those with restraining orders. A visitor tracking system is …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Should the responsibilities of a school board member be a consideration when it comes to the professional workplace?
Stephen White, a member of the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education, made headlines with his defense of Carlton Fisk, the 64-year old retired White Sox player on a DUI charge in New Lenox. While Fisk's case came to a close Dec. 27—with one-year supervision—some readers debated White's position on the board. Fisk, who paid $1,250 in court costs, was also ordered to complete an alcohol abuse program. Part of that program demands that he meet with select families that had lost loved ones due to drunken drivers. "I know he is a former judge but really I don't know if it is a good idea to have someone who is involved in education of our children represent a DUI case," one commentor said. "Our schools have a program that …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
There will be some competition for seats on the New Lenox School D122 board as well as the New Lenox Park District. The filing period ended Dec. 27.
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Friday, October 12, 2012
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 appoint leadership roles to the Advisory Committee
The Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education accepted news at the Thursday meeting at Lincoln-Way Central High School that $40,000 was raised by the Lincoln-Way Foundation so far this year. In a single event, the Dream Raffle, just over half of the available tickets were sold; however, the foundation still acquired $40,000 to use to support the extra activities and amenities. Lopez said the Foundation sold 1,064 tickets total. The prizes for this year's Dream Raffle was a chance to win $100,000, one of eight $1,000 prizes and more. The goal of the foundation is raising money for enhanced educational opportunities, she said. Since 1994, the Foundation has raised and donated more than $3 million in the form of grants and …