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US News Best High Schools 2019: Lincoln-Way East Makes List  Frankfort, IL Patch

Lincoln-Way East Makes Elite US News List - Frankfort, IL - ​U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



Lincoln-Way East Plans Jazz Showcase  Frankfort, IL Patch

Looking for some great local music and fun evening out? The Lincoln-Way East Music Department will be presenting its Jazz Showcase Friday, May 10th and ...



Lincoln-Way Holds ArtWorks Fine Arts Festival  Frankfort, IL Patch

Lincoln-Way ArtWorks 2019 - Frankfort, IL - ArtWorks is free and open to the public, with plenty of activities, performances and art for all ages to enjoy.



Slowik: Lincoln-Way North closed 3 years ago. Could its facilities help end 5 a.m. practice for some student-athletes?  Chicago Tribune

One parent is questioning why student-athletes practice as early as 5 a.m. and if they would benefit from more after-school use of the former North building.



Five Things to Know About Seventh-Round Pick OG Nick Allegretti  chiefs.com

The Kansas City Chiefs used their last pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to bolster their offensive line, selecting offensive guard Nick Allegretti with the No. 216 overall ...



Watch L-W East Fans Cheer On Defending Champs In Home-Opening Win  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W East Beats Naperville Central in Home Opener - Frankfort, IL - VIDEO: The Griffins had to wait a day to beat Naperville Central after lightning forced the ...



L-W East Football 2018: Griffins Take On L-W Central  Frankfort, IL Patch

FRANKFORT, IL — Jay-Z's 2003 single "Encore" might not be the theme song for Lincoln-Way East High School's 2018 football team, but maybe it should be ...



L-W East Football 2018 Schedule: Griffins Try To Repeat As Champs  Frankfort, IL Patch

LWE Football 2018 Schedule: Can Griffins Repeat? - Frankfort, IL - Last year's team went undefeated on its way to a state title. What will the Frankfort school do ...



L-W East Defeats Edwardsville To Move On To Football Semifinals  Frankfort, IL Patch

LW East Beats Edwardsville; Moves On To Semifinals - Frankfort, IL - The Griffins were scored on for the 1st time this postseason, but they still beat the Tigers, ...



Lincoln-Way East HS cheerleaders win state championship  WLS-TV

The Lincoln-Way East High School girls' varsity cheerleading team won the 2019 IHSA Girls Competitive Cheer Championship.



Gotta Do It: May 6 through May 13  The Herald-News

May 6. • Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also May 13, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, ...



Girls basketball: Lincoln-Way East uses 21-0 run to win Medieval Classic title  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – It was very clear to Lincoln-Way East's girls basketball team early on that it faced a difficult challenge against a talented Glenbard West squad in ...



Blizzard Closings, Delays For Frankfort Schools, Businesses  Frankfort, IL Patch

Snow Closings For Frankfort Schools, Businesses - Frankfort, IL - Find out what's closed or opening late Monday because of the snowstorm blowing through the ...



Kiwanis Of Frankfort Hold Special Olympics Games  Frankfort, IL Patch

Kiwanis Special Olympics Games - Frankfort, IL - 80 athletes will participate in the Special Olympics Games, and will compete in games of skill and ability.



Lincoln-Way East senior gives back through Eagle project  The Herald-News

Lincoln-Way East High School senior Cole Chojnacki gave back to Chelsea Intermediate School by dedicating his Eagle Scout *service* project for use by the ...



Lincoln-Way Summer Fest To Raise Money For D210 Foundation  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W Summer Fest To Raise Money For D210 Foundation - Frankfort, IL - VIDEO: Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band and Then Again will headline the ...



St. Charles East Football: L-W East Is 1st Foe In 2018 Playoffs  St. Charles, IL Patch

St. Charles East Vs. L-W East In 1st Playoff Game - St. Charles, IL - Kickoff time | Last year's memorable Griffins-Saints matchup | Players to watch Friday.



Teen Shooting Has Mayor Asking If It Could Have Been Prevented  Frankfort, IL Patch

Mayor On Fatal Shooting: ' A Very Sad Situation' - Frankfort, IL - Frankfort Mayor Jim Holland called it "a very sad situation" as a boy, 17, is dead and another ...



PHOTOS: Lincoln-Way East v Edwardsville football  The Herald-News

The Griffins defeated the Tigers, 50-14 on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill.



Lincoln-Way Marching Band Named 2018 Grand Champions  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W Marching Band Named 2018 Grand Champions - Frankfort, IL - VIDEO: The D210 band continues its impressive season by beating 50 other musical ...



Prep football: Lincoln-Way East routs Homewood-Flossmoor in unbeatens clash  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – The much-anticipated Southwest Suburban Conference clash of unbeatens Homewood-Flossmoor and Lincoln-Way East on Friday turned into a ...



Community news: Lincoln-Way band named Grand Champions at state competition  Chicago Tribune

The Lincoln-Way Marching Band was named 2018 Grand Champion of the State of Illinois Marching Band Championships on Saturday at Illinois State ...



PHOTOS: Lincoln-Way East v Homewood-Flossmoor football  The Herald-News

The Griffins defeated the Vikings, 48-6 on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill.



L-W District Sued After Football Stadium Mishap  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W District Sued After Football Stadium Mishap - Frankfort, IL - The civil lawsuit was filed by an Orland Park resident at the Will County Courthouse.



PHOTOS: Lincoln-Way East v Bolingbrook football  The Herald-News

The Griffins defeated the Raiders, 31-0 on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill.



L-W Madrigal Choirs Wont Sing At Churches; Good Move By D210?  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W Madrigal Choirs Won't Sing At Churches - Frankfort, IL - The change comes after the school system received a complaint from a Wisconsin-based nonprofit ...



Lincoln-Way Madrigal Choirs Can Keep Singing At Churches  Frankfort, IL Patch

L-W Madrigal Choirs Can Keep Singing At Churches - Frankfort, IL - District officials lifted the ban on church performances only a few months after imposing it ...



National School Walkout: LWE Event Very Mature, D210 Supt. Says  Frankfort, IL Patch

School Walkout: Supt. Says LWE Event 'Very Mature' - Frankfort, IL - UPDATED: Hundreds of students at Lincoln-Way District 210 schools participated in indoor ...



Frankfort Community Showcase Planned At LW East  Frankfort, IL Patch

FRANKFORT, IL — Learn more about the community at the 2019 Frankfort Community Showcase, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March ...



Prep football: Fully loaded Lincoln-Way East dominates Lincoln-Way Central  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Even without their best player available for the first four weeks of the season, the level of talent displayed by the Lincoln-Way East football team ...



PHOTOS: Lincoln-Way Central v Lincoln-Way East football  The Herald-News

The Knights fell to the Griffins, 38-0 on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill.



Girls basketball: Providence, Lincoln-Way East win at Medieval Classic  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – After a heartbreaking loss Wednesday, Providence Catholic played a great defensive game and beat Andrew, 59-38, on Thursday in the second ...



A community celebration of art  The Herald-News

Coordinating an event as large as the 24th annual ArtWorks takes a tremendous amount of work. But Phil Labriola, art department chair at Lincoln-Way ...



Create New K-12 School District, Reopen LW North: D161 Parents  Frankfort, IL Patch

Reorganize District, Reopen LW North: D161 Parents - Frankfort, IL - A proposal by a group of Summit Hill parents wants to reorganize the school system to ...



Lincoln-Way Centrals Charles R. Stark Auditorium To Be Dedicated  New Lenox, IL Patch

Lincoln-Way Dedicates Auditorium - New Lenox, IL - Lincoln-Way District 210 will dedicate the newly named Charles R. Stark Center for the Performing Arts.



Body Found By Students Near Lincoln-Way East  Patch.com

Body Found By Lincoln-Way Students - Frankfort, IL - A group of runners at Lincoln-Way East High School found the body of a 48-year-old Mokena man in the ...



Friday Flyover: Lincoln-Way East High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Lincoln-Way East High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!



L-W East Wins 2017 State Football Title With Victory Over Loyola  Patch.com

L-W East Wins 2017 State Football Title - Frankfort, IL - The Griffins defeated the Ramblers, 23-14, on Saturday to capture the 2nd championship in school ...



Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters to Host Fish Fry Fridays  1340 WJOL

On four designated Fridays throughout February and March, the Lincoln-Way East Music Boosters will host fish fry events at Lincoln-Way East High School.



PHOTOS: EHS cheer teams compete at weekend competitions  The Edwardsville Intelligencer

The Edwardsville varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams competed at the North Pole Cheer Invite at Lincoln Way East High School in Frankfort, Illinois on ...



Lincoln-Way East High School students graduate  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT — Lincoln-Way East High School seniors graduated Wednesday and presented a class gift to the board – a new welcome sign that read “Home of ...



Prep football: Paths to state semifinals different for Lincoln-Way East, Joliet Catholic  The Herald-News

Paths different, but similar goal within reach for Lincoln-Way East, JCA.



State Runner-Up Finish For Lincoln-Way East Boys Volleyball  Patch.com

FRANKFORT, IL -- The Lincoln-Way East High School boys volleyball team finished its 2017 season as the state runner-up over the weekend at the IHSA State ...



Lincoln-Way East's Fiore VBM/TallSlim Tees HS Coach of the Year  Volleyball Magazine

In 2017, Lincoln-Way East High School fell just short of the ultimate finish line — losing to perennial Illinois boys volleyball power Glenbard West in the state final ...



Lincoln-Way East Softball Finishes 2nd In State  Patch.com

EAST PEORIA, IL - The Lincoln-Way East High School softball team advanced to the IHSA Class 4A championship game over the weekend and finished its ...



Area schools converge for Lincoln-Way's Fine Arts Festival, 'ArtWorks 2018'  The Herald-News

Students from 32 area schools, including all three Lincoln-Way High Schools, will exhibit their musical and visual art talents at “ArtWorks 2018,” a fine arts ...



Illinois Football: Illini make top 10 for WR AJ Henning  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team needs another playmaker at wide receiver. The Illini have now made the top 10 for WR AJ Henning.



Prep basketball teams get postseason assignments  The Herald-News

The path that teams have to travel through the postseason has been set for boys and girls basketball.



Frankfort Patch Readers: Thanks For 8 Great Years  Frankfort, IL Patch

Frankfort Patch Readers: Thanks For 8 Great Years - Frankfort, IL - The hyperlocal news website covering the village launched in fall 2010. Check out our recent ...



Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way Central, Lemont High get top academic marks  Chicago Tribune

When it comes to Southland high school districts, 210 is on top. Lincoln-Way High School District 210 in Will County and Lemont Township High School District ...



Lincoln-Way East students chosen as All-State selections  The Herald-News

On Dec. 4, 13 students from Lincoln-Way East High School learned they were selected as All-State music students.



Lincoln-Way East Grad Runs For Team USA  Patch.com

FRANKFORT, IL -- Aaliyah Brown, a 2013 Lincoln-Way East High School graduate, is competing for Team USA. Brown was selected for the team after a stellar ...



Lincoln-Way East Wins State Cheerleading Championship  Patch.com

BLOOMINGTON, IL - The Lincoln-Way East High School cheerleading team won the IHSA Cheer state championship over the weekend after a two-day ...



High school football: Steve Soucie's Week 5 state power rankings  Northwest Herald

Joliet Herald-News sports editor Steve Soucie brings more than two decades of Illinois high school football knowledge to Shaw Media. Follow him on Twitter ...



Two teens in custody after Lincoln-Way East shooting threat  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Two students were taken into police custody Wednesday after threats to attack Lincoln-Way East High School were posted online.



Lincoln-Way East students observe autopsy via livestream  The Herald-News

On May 3 Lincoln-Way East High School students enrolled in anatomy and physiology classes and forensic science classes had the opportunity to view an ...



Illinois Football: Illini offer in-state defensive end Sean McLaughlin  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team is trying to win the state of Illinois back. The Illini have now offered in-state recruit Sean McLaughlin.



Electricity Goes Out For Nearly 1,000 Frankfort Customers  Frankfort, IL Patch

Electricity Goes Out For Nearly 1000 Customers - Frankfort, IL - UPDATED: The Sunday outages affected ComEd customers near L-W East High School and off ...



Hearing For Planned Subdivision Near Lincoln-Way East Is July 3  Patch.com

Discussion On Subdivision Near LWE - Frankfort, IL - Village board, public will discuss plan for Iron Gate Estates on Colorado Avenue in Frankfort on July 3.



Lincoln-Way East Softball Coach Receives Top Recognition  Patch.com

Photo: From left: East Athletic Director Mark Vander Kooi, Softball Coach Elizabeth Pawlicki and East Principal Dr. Sharon Michalak display the team's winning ...



Illinois Football: Illini land in-state wide receiver Matt Judd  Writing Illini

Matt Judd took to Twitter to announce that he has committed to play football for the University of Illinois. This was a nice in-state commitment for the Illini, but Judd ...



Parade, rally welcome home Lincoln-Way East football champions  Chicago Tribune

The Lincoln-Way East High School community was of "one heartbeat" Sunday in welcoming the school's state champion football team with a parade and rally.



South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Nov. 12  Patch.com

South Suburban Obituaries, Week of Nov. 12 - Frankfort, IL - South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.



Lincoln-Way East Sends 550 Graduates on their Way  Patch.com

Frankfort, IL - Graduation was held Wednesday, June 3.



State senator to host public safety town hall Feb. 12 on Mokena railroad crossing  The Herald-News

State Sen. Michael E. Hastings, D-Tinley Park, will be hosting a public safety town hall on Feb. 12 regarding the railroad crossing failure at 191st Street in ...



Griffins' 'D' takes down mighty Hawks  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

FRANKFORT – In this day and age, with all the skill on the offensive side of the ball, football teams everywhere can score points in bunches.



Gotta Do It: Feb.11 through Feb. 18  The Herald-News

Feb. 11. • Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.



Prep football: Lincoln-Way East hopes to get past Maine South again  The Herald-News

Besides being the only football program in state history to reach the playoffs in each year of its existence, Lincoln-Way East has several other accomplishments ...



Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Will Be Held May 6  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) will be held at the Broadway ...



Lincoln Way-East's Sam Shafer commits to SIU men  The Southern

CARBONDALE — Sam Shafer wanted to play where he was appreciated, and never felt anything less from SIU's staff.



Illinois Football: Illini offer two preferred walk-on spots for 2019  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team continues to recruit hard for 2019. The Illini have now offered two preferred walk-on spots for next season.



Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago announces the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian ...



3 plant sales in New Lenox area benefit people with disabilities  The Herald-News

NEW LENOX – Gardeners, beginning and experienced, purchase plants and help people with disabilities. Trinity Services' horticulture program's spring sale ...



Elmhurst District 205 hires assistant from Lincoln Way  Chicago Tribune

Elmhurst Unit District 205 has hired a principal from Lincoln Way High School District 210 to lead innovation and growth.



Class of 2018: A look at some of the Southland's extraordinary high school graduates  Chicago Tribune

In this salute to the Southland's high school graduating class of 2018, we find stories of perseverance, discovery, ambition and big dreams.



Metra officials try to reassure suburban residents dangerous gate is fixed  Fox 32 Chicago

The videos are shocking and scary: drivers in suburban Mokena almost getting killed by Metra trains because of a malfunctioning gate.



Terri Rossi, Beloved at Lincoln-Way East and Wife of Former Frankfort Mayor, Dies  Patch.com

'Beloved' LWE Community Member Dies - Frankfort, IL - Terri L. Rossi, wife of Judge and former Frankfort Mayor Raymond Rossi, was a beloved member of the ...



Lincoln-Way East students symbolize unity against bullying  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Lincoln-Way East High School students are linking together to create awareness of bullying. Hanging from the ceiling of the hallways of the ...



EHS cheerleading teams participate in North Pole Cheer Invite, Pinckneyville ICCA event  RiverBender.com

The Edwardsville varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams continue to have success in December competitions throughout the state.The EHS cheerleaders.



SIU Men's Basketball | Shafer working to take advantage of perimeter respect  The Southern

CARBONDALE — Sam Shafer's worked on his pump-fake, pull and dribble ever since he set foot at SIU Arena. With all those guys running at him on the ...



Coroner: Mokena man died from hanging near Frankfort Township  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT TOWNSHIP – Preliminary autopsy results show a 48-year-old Mokena man died from hanging, according to the Will County Coroner's Office.



Boys volleyball: Central leads Lincoln-Way contingent at East invite  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Ever since Lincoln-Way East's boys volleyball tournament went to a 24-team format in 2011, there had been one constant at the prestigious ...



Lincoln-Way East Students Inducted into Four Honor Societies  Patch.com

Nearly 275 Lincoln-Way East High School students were inducted into the Mu Alpha Theta (math), Pi Sigma Pi (social science), French and Spanish honor ...



Buddy's HELPERS presents Bingham family, New Lenox school district with check  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – On March 24, 1994, a car veered off LaGrange Road while girls soccer teams were warming up for practice at Lincoln-Way East High School.



Week 6 Prep Football Capsules  The Herald-News

Last season: Marist 42, Joliet Catholic 14. The skinny: It seems odd to be calling this a must win for Joliet Catholic's playoff hopes, but it is pretty close.



Joliet, Frankfort public schools rank No. 1 in Chicago magazine list  The Herald-News

Eisenhower Academy in Joliet and Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort have been chosen as the top Will County public schools by Chicago magazine.



18-Year Old Musician From Frankfort To Release First Album  Patch.com

FRANKFORT, IL -- Chase Walsh, an 18-year-old from Frankfort and recent Lincoln-Way East High School alum, will release his first full length album on Friday, ...



Lincoln-Way East Softball Team Finishes Second in State  Patch.com

The Lincoln-Way East High School softball team finished second in the Class 4A state championship at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria on Saturday.



School Walkout: Tinley Students Remember Victims, Call For Action  Tinley Park, IL Patch

School Walkout: Tinley Students Remember Victims - Tinley Park, IL - VIDEO: Around 300 to 400 Tinley Park High School students participated in Wednesday's ...



Community news: Lincoln-Way East student earns pilot license, more  Chicago Tribune

Lincoln-Way East High School junior Angelo Wilder, an Air Force Junior ROTC cadet, has completed the private pilot license training course at Kansas State ...



14-year-old Lincoln-Way East freshman has perfect ACT score  Chicago Tribune

Third time taking ACT results in perfect score of 36 for 14-year-old Frankfort girl, freshman at Lincoln-Way East.



LWE Sports Teams Donate to Frankfort Food Pantry  Patch.com

777 Donations - Frankfort, IL - Griffin baseball and softball teams combined to donate 777 food items this month.



Girl’s Soccer Scholarship Continues 23 Years After Fatal Accident  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — One family has turned their grief into help for other people. Twenty-three years after a fatal accident on a school soccer field in Frankfort, the ...



An Extraordinary Life: Frankfort woman helped anyone, anytime, anywhere  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Terri Rossi. Frankfort's former first lady. Longtime athletic secretary for Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210. Honorary captain of the ...



Wrestling: Area upperweights dominate at Illini Classic  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – For the fans who wanted to see the high point for local wrestlers in Saturday's Lincoln-Way East Illini Classic, they pretty much had to sit and wait ...



Lincoln-Way North High School faculty member Julia Johnson is nominated for University of Saint Francis Teacher of the Month Award  The Herald-News

FRANKFORT – Lincoln-Way North High School faculty member Julia Johnson in Frankfort has been nominated for the University of Saint Francis Teacher of the ...



L-W East Girls Cross Country Coach Named Coach of the Year  Patch.com

Lincoln-Way East Coach Wendy Hegarty has been named Coach of the Year in Class 3A Girls Track & Field by the Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches ...



Peer pressure: High school students engage in voter registration efforts  Chicago Tribune

During one of the most contentious and unusual presidential election seasons in recent memory, many high school students in the South Suburbs are making ...



Lincoln-Way East sophomore Nicole Humenik turning mettle into medals  Chicago Tribune

Nicole Humenik is building quite a legacy for herself at Lincoln-Way East. Having just completed her sophomore year, she already has four state title medallions ...



Local art and entertainment: April 8 through April 15  The Herald-News

April 8. • Woodworking Club – 9 to noon., also 1 to 3 p.m.; also Thursdays and April 15, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet.



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