Newsweek ranks all four high schools in Lincoln-Way High School District 210 on its list of top schools in the nation.
Lincoln Way North High School
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
More than $70,000 in academic scholarships were awarded to 98 Lincoln-Way North High School seniors this week.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lincoln-Way North's Linda Egnatz wins Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented with award in surprise visit.
Lincoln-Way North High School teacher Linda Egnatz got the surprise of her life—and a Golden Apple Award—during a visit from Golden Apple representatives May 1. Egnatz, who teaches Spanish III, Spanish IV, Spanish V, AP Language, AP Literature at Lincoln-Way North High School, was presented with a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching in front of her students. An excited and overwhelmed Egnatz thanked the administrators, those involved in her nomination and the students. “When I see my students interacting with locals in another country, I know they are prepared,” Egnatz said in a Golden Apple press release. Her students develop the confidence that builds motivation, and they make connections that engender global understanding …
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 …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Will County Sheriff's Office reports, Dec. 26-28 • Scrap Metal and Aluminum Rims Stolen • Vandals Replace Gasoline with Bleach • Car Crash at L-W North.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26 Unknown persons broke into a storage container and stole scrap metal and four aluminum rims between Dec. 16 and Dec. 19 on the 22000 block of S. 80th Avenue in Frankfort. Unknown persons punctured two tires on a work vehicle on the 20000 block of S. Frankfort Square Road in Frankfort. The offenders also poured bleach into the vehicle’s gas tank and poured bleach into a Ford Edge at the same location. FRIDAY, DEC. 28 Security personnel at about 1 a.m. at Lincoln-Way North High School on the 19900 block of S. Harlem Avenue in Frankfort observed a white vehicle crash into the school’s parking lot security gate. The vehicle then proceeded to drive around the school and exit on the south side of the school, heading down …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Will County Sheriff's Office reports, Dec. 4 • Bathroom Break-In at L-W North Ends in Destruction.
TUESDAY, DEC. 4 Unknown persons entered the women’s washroom located in the south concession stand at Lincoln-Way North High School on the 19900 block of S. Harlem Avenue in Frankfort and damaged two glass mirrors, two sinks, two soap dispensers, two exterior light covers and the entry door lock. This is one of multiple incidents to occur in recent months at a Frankfort high school. Two snowplows, weighing in at 900 pounds each, were stolen from Lincoln-Way East in early November. In October, two men were arrested for dumpster diving at East. Police report information is provided by the Frankfort Police Department, Will County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of …
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 …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Honor wasn't the only thing at stake at the Lincoln-Way North vs. Lincoln-Way West boys' soccer team.
Students used the Oct. 2 game as an opportunity to raise awareness--and a little money--for cancer research and treatment. “This game was a great avenue to teach our athletes that there is something more to fight for other than a win or a loss,” said Mike Murphy, head soccer coach at Lincoln-Way North. “As a coach, we stress sportsmanship and making the correct decisions on and off the field,” he added. “This game reinforced the true principles of interscholastic sports.” Students raised $700 at the match by hosting a raffle. North’s soccer team raised an additional $135 by selling T-shirts. Proceeds will be presented to the Silver Cross Foundation, which will use the money for cancer research and treatment. This is was the fourth year …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Larry Wyllie, superintendent for Lincoln-Way High School District 210, presents the facts to parents of incoming freshmen at Straight Talk sessions.
Editor's note: The following is a District 210 news release: Parents with incoming freshmen are bound to appreciate the Straight Talk sessions hosted by Lincoln Way High School District 210 Supt. Larry Wyllie. While parents of incoming students at Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West attended sessions last week, those who missed it can still participate Aug. 14 at Lincoln-Way East and Aug. 17 at Lincoln-Way North. Parents of freshman students were welcomed to Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West by members of the Board of Education, who hosted a Straight Talk session with the superintendent to focus on the needs of the entering freshman. Supt. Lawrence Wyllie spoke to the parents in two sessions, with more than 90 parents …