• Summer Fun Guide 2015

    May 21, 2015 News

    Congratulations, Wilmette, Winnetka and Glencoe, you made it through another Chicagoland winter. Now it’s time to enjoy some fun in the sun, but that doesn’t mean traveling very far.

  • Performers (left to right) Ellie Halleron, Annie Enrietto, Anna Ross and Peter Hartsig play the main roles in Saints Faith, Hope and Charity School’s production of “The Wizard of Oz,” which ran Thursday-Friday, May 14-15. Christa Rooks/22nd Century Media

    Following the yellow brick road

    May 21, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    When play director Molly Cinnamon chose the eighth-grade play at Saints Faith, Hope and Charity School, it was a choice steeped in memories.

  • Seventh-grader Matt McKenna (left) and history re-enactor Phil Lauricella perform an amputation on a dummy during District 36’s Civil War Day May 13 at Crow Island Woods. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Civil War Day gets students involved in history

    May 22, 2015 By Megan Maginity, Editor News, School

    History is commonly learned through textbooks, but for seventh-graders in District 36, it’s learned through experience. 

  • The Schmidt-Burnham Log House, a stop on the first Winnetka Landmarks Tour Sunday, May 17, moved locations twice.

    Inaugural Winnetka trolley tour features landmarks

    May 20, 2015 By Gail-Tzipporah Saunders, Staff Writer News

    For many, it is easy to live in a place and never give its history or the surrounding buildings more than a passing thought.

  • New Trier sophomore JJ Fisher does some work at the Glencoe Community Garden during her advisory class’s service day activity on Thursday, May 14, when all New Trier sophomores engaged in local community service projects. Photos by Fouad Egbaria/22nd Century Media

    NT sophomores tend the earth for service day

    May 19, 2015 By Fouad Egbaria, Contributing Editor News, School

    On a Thursday dedicated to service, one New Trier advisory class of 22 sophomores rolled up their sleeves and dug into a new challenge at the Glencoe Community Garden.