Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Looking for work? More than 70 employers will be represented at the College of Lake County's job fair on Thursday.
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Job seekers are invited to attend the JobMarketPlace Job Fair on Thursday, May 23, sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Placement Services office. The fair will be held from 1-5 p.m. in the P.E. Center, Building 7, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake. This is Lake County’s largest job fair, where participants can explore full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional job opportunities with more than 70 employers. In 2012, about 50 employers attended the annual job fair, according to Sylvia Johnson Jones, executive director of the CLC Career and Placement Services office. "It appears that the number of employers registering for JobMarketPlace may be an indication that the economy is picking back up. Employers have job …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Deerfield High School seniors enjoy prom weekend.
This information is provided by Deerfield High School parent Andi Berkowitz. Photos are courtesy of Patch photographer and Deerfield High School parent Pam Katz. For a sixth year in a row, the Deerfield High School Prom After Party exceeded all expectations, delivering an incredibly entertaining—and safe—evening for nearly 450 local students, a record number of attendees. The teens poured into the Deerfield Park District’s Sachs Center—which generously donated the venue for the event—at midnight Saturday, straight off the buses returning from their formal prom in downtown Chicago. After a quick change out of gowns and tuxes and into t-shirts and shorts, the teens enjoyed a solid three hours of non-stop entertainment and activities, …
Deerfield’s Alex Gold, Highland Park’s Jonah Hanig and Angel Estrada along with New Trier’s Peter Cotsirilos are all in contention.
Deerfield High School distance runner Alex Gold and his Highland Park High School counterpart Jonah Hanig have been friends for a long time and like to help each other out. Though Gold and Hanig will be trying to medal in both the 3,200-meter run and the 1,600 at the State Meet Friday and Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, look for them to assist each other there too. Earlier: Evanston Take Sectional Track Crown In both races at Thursday’s Sectional Meet in Skokie, Gold and Hanig worked together to pace themselves and teammates in a way to qualify as many Warriors and Giants for the State Finals as possible. “Jonah (Hanig) and I have known each other a long time and we were trying to help each other out,” Gold said. “We…
Athletes from Deerfield High School, Glenbrook South, New Trier, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame of Niles, Niles North, Glenbrook North, Maine East and Loyola competed for berths at the State Meet at the Niles West Sectional
Athletes from 17 area schools competed for berths in the State Track Meet during the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie. Take a look for your favorite athlete and see who is going to the State Meet Thursday through Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Patch gave you the story in words Friday and now we have it in pictures. Patch will have coverage of the State Meet and you check the results on the Illinois High Association website in real time starting with the first preliminary race Friday.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Deerfield High School pole vaulter earns eighth place medal in record seventh state meet.
For Christine Stitcher the seventh time was the charm as one of Deerfield High School’s finest athletes in history closed her prep career with a medal in the pole vault at the State Meet today at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Earlier: Stitcher Hopes To Qualify for Three State Meets A diver, gymnast and pole vaulter, Stitcher had been to six state meets before in those three sports but had yet to earn a medal. Last year she wanted to reach statewide competition three times and this term he wanted a medal. She got it today. No Warrior has gone to a state meet more times than Stitcher, according to gymnastics Coach Carol Myers. This time she was one of 10 athletes to clear the bar at 11-0 in Friday’s preliminary round to qualify …
All Deerfield High School participants advance to State Meet.
After three years of playing second fiddle to teammate Jason Brown’s first violin, Deerfield High School tennis star Toby Ma moved into the first chair today when he won the Highland Park Sectional championship. Ma defeated fellow Warrior Jack Kasbeer, 6-2, 6-4, to take the singles title after three years of finishing second in the meet to Brown, the 2012 state champion. Ma and Kasbeer both advance to the State Meet Thursday through Saturday at Hersey High School. Earlier: Warriors Dominate CSL Tennis Tourney “It’s nice to win the Sectional,” Ma Said. “After I lost to Jason (Brown) my freshman year I knew I would lose to him the next two years.” Playing a teammate with a championship on the line is not new to Ma so he thought nothing …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Christine Stitcher advances to pole vault finals at State Track Meet.
Emily Kellow scored a pair of goals and keeper Sarah Ginn let nothing get by her as the Deerfield High School soccer team defeated Grayslake North, 2-0, tonight to win the Regional championship at Adams Field and advance to next week’s Sectional at Lakes. Kellow and Ginn made the difference in the score, but all the Warriors added to the win in a significant manner, according to Coach Rich Grady. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. “It was a total team victory,” Grady said. “Each player made contributions in this game. The seniors played really well,” he added referring in part to people playing positions not usually in their repertoire. One of those athletes was Trishie Schweinfurth…
Glenbrook South, New Trier, Deerfield, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame, Niles North and Loyola athletes will join Wildkits at State Meet.
Taking home the team trophy for the sixth straight year, the Evanston High School boys track team won the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie sending five individuals and three relay teams to the State Meet May 24 and 25 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston The Wildkits compiled 85 points. Glenbrook South took home second place with 72 followed by Prospect in third with 70 and New Trier fourth with 58. Niles West accumulated 47 for fifth with Deerfield sixth, Main South seventh, Niles North eighth, Highland Park ninth place, Notre Dame of Niles tenth, Maine West 11th , Loyola Academy 12th, Maine East 13th\, Glenbrook North 14th and Von Steuben 15th. "Last year, a lot of guys, when they went downstate, were qualified just about…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A music and human rights festival will be held at DHS 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday to raise awareness and funds for school supplies for Chicago Public Schools students.
Students in the Human Rights Club at Deerfield High School will host an event Friday highlighting the issue of education inequality in the United States and abroad. The "Jam for Justice: a Music and Human Rights Festival," will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, in the school’s courtyard. The main attraction is student bands that will perform during lunch hours. Between acts, guest speakers will highlight the message that education is a human right and will share ways in which education inequities in the Chicago area and abroad can be addressed. Fund-raising at the event will benefit various initiatives of Supplies for Dreams in the CPS schools: Attendees can also purchase Trax pizza, popcorn, DQ Blizzards, lemonade or Fair Trade …
Reboot Parnters, Inc. Chairman Dean DeBiase will be the College of Lake County's commencement speaker.
Thursday, May 16
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase, a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree and the Illinois Outstanding Citizen Award. A co-author with Seth Godin of the best-selling business book The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable, DeBiase’s keynote address, "Semper Paratus," will touch on the entrepreneurial movement and content from a new book he is developing. DeBiase graduated from Lake Forest High School a year early in 1975 and wanted to travel the …