Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Bring the entire family to the River Valley/Oakwood school gym for an evening of fitness-related fun and games.
Are you faster than a fourth-grader? Grab your gym shoes and comfy clothes and be prepared to find out -- at Family Fitness Night on Thursday, Jan. 17. The free event, sponsored by Oakwood-River Valley PTO, will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the River Valley/Oakwood School gym at 15425 E 127th St. To help local families get active, the PTO will set up a variety of activity stations featuring hoops, dance, Karate, bags, hula hoop, soccer drills, jump rope, races, prizes and more. Bring your entire family out to move and groove in a fun atmosphere while playing together and learning about making healthy everyday choices. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Lemont news:
Friday, December 7, 2012
We're happy to share some of the creations of Lemont student-artists that were showcased Thursday night at Oakwood School. If you took photos at the open house and would like to share them, please feel free to upload them to this story.
The artistic creations of students from Oakwood, River Valley, Old Quarry, St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick, SS. Cyril and Methodius, Everest Academy and the Montessori School of Lemont were showcased at the “Lemont Loves the Arts” open house Thursday night at Oakwood School. Lemont PTO launched the Lemont Loves the Arts program in 2010 to bring students from all of the village’s schools together through art. The theme of the third annual showcase, submitted by Annie Koziel of Oakwood School, was “My Favorite Family Fun Is …” Drawing their inspiration from the theme, student-artists in grades K-8 created photography, dance, fine arts, music, literature, computer-generated art and videography. Local art experts judged entries based on …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Event will showcase talents of Lemont student-artists from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Oakwood School.
Tap into the talent of local young artists at a community open house for “Lemont Loves the Arts” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Oakwood School. The event will showcase the artistic creations of students from Oakwood, River Valley, Old Quarry, St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick, SS. Cyril and Methodius, Everest Academy and the Montessori School of Lemont. Lemont PTO launched the Lemont Loves the Arts program in 2010 to bring students from all of the village’s schools together through art. The theme of the third annual showcase, submitted by Annie Koziel of Oakwood School, is “My Favorite Family Fun Is …” Drawing their inspiration from the theme, student-artists in grades K-8 have been creating photography, dance, fine arts, music, literature, computer…
Friday, October 7, 2011
Dozens of students, parents and teachers picked up trash and spruced up the landscaping around the school Thursday afternoon.
More than 50 students, parents and teachers volunteered their time Thursday for a campus cleanup at Old Quarry Middle School. The Lemont PTO and Old Quarry Student Council spent the sunny, warm afternoon pulling weeds, picking up trash, planting bulbs and spreading mulch around the school. "It’s exciting to have an event that brings us together in such a constructive way," said parent volunteer Laura Swalec. "With the staffing cuts, the custodial crew is not able to address the deteriorating landscape and litter issues. This project is giving the kids an opportunity to take pride in their school and make their learning environment inviting and refreshed." Several teachers and administrators also volunteered, including Jack Williams, David …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Thursday.
The Lemont Park District is hosting a Family Science Night at Centennial Community Center, 16028 W. 127th St., on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will feature hands-on activities for children and parents, a science fair, and guest speakers from Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab. For more information, contact the Lemont Park District at 630-257-6787, or visit www.lemontparks.org. The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., will host TnT Paranormal Investigators on Thursday as they discuss methods used to find answers and investigate evidence of alleged cases of paranormal or unexplained activity. The discussion will include methods for gathering data during an investigation, how the data is reviewed to …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Wednesday.
James Griesback will bring examples of his carvings and and tools during a special event Wednesday at the Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St. The event is co-sponsored by the Lemont Artists Guild and will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 630-257-6541 or visit www.lemontlibrary.org. Lemont Township and Age Options are co-sponsoring a "Take Charge of Your Health" class for seniors at 10 a.m. Thursday. The event will be held at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St., and will cover exercise, stress management, medication, communication, nutrition and treatment options. To register, call Lemont Township at 630-257-2522. Looking to keep up with the latest information and events in Lemont-Bromberek Combined …
Friday, September 16, 2011
The schools' PTO hosted hundreds of students and families Thursday for a night of games, food and prizes.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Thursday.
The Lemont Juniorettes are looking for young women between the ages of 12 and 18 to join their organization. The Juniorettes participate in many community service projects, including Kops-N-Kidz, the Halloween Hoedown and Ronald McDonald House. For more information, contact Maribeth Van Hecke at 630-257-0122. Front Street Cantina, 319 Front St., will host local band The Dancing Noodles from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. For more information on the band, visit www.thedancingnoodles.com. Looking to keep up with the latest information and events in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A? The Lemont PTO has started a Facebook page where members will be posting daily announcements and reminders. With the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 …