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On October 16th, Burr Ridge School District 180 and community resident Betty Starks (Parents and Students Community Connections) in collaboration with other members of the Willowbrook Corner Coalition, hosted the 2nd Pilot Community Connections Evening at Anne M. Jeans School in Willowbrook. These evenings are designed to highlight community partners and leaders. Spotlight youth […]

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Be Inspired by Such Leadership

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When I met her as an incoming freshman at Downers Grove South, it was August of 2010. There was something about the way she carried herself and talked during her peer jury training that told me there was something special about this young woman. Over the four years that I have known her, I could […]

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Recently School District 62 hosted its first-ever “Social Media Parents Night” at Gower Middle School in Burr Ridge. The panel: District Assistant Superintendent- Rebecca Larratta, Gower West Engaged Learning Specialist- Vicky O’Boyle, Gower West Principal- Gina Rodewald, Gower Middle Engaged Learning Specialist- Kevin Neubert, Angie Zucchero- Burr Ridge Police Department and Catherine Rager- Township of […]

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The Township of Downers Grove Peer Jury is committed to serving youth and families. In November of 2000, the township launched its’ first peer jury site in Downers Grove and heard cases once per month from Darien, Downers Grove and Willowbrook. A total of sixty high school students from Downers Grove North and South and […]

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On Saturday, April 17, a long run and highly successful program came to a bittersweet end at the final D.A.R.E. lock-in held at Downers Grove North High School. As the final group of two hundred and twenty nine sixth grade students from Belle Aire, Henry Puffer, Indian Trail, Kingsley, Pierce Downer and St. Mary’s […]

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