Friday, June 8, 2012
New Trier Township High School District 203 has extended Superintendent Linda Yonke's contract by two years.
New Trier Township High School District 203 school board extended the contract of Superintendent Linda Yonke by two years during Tuesday's board meeting. The new deal will keep Yonke in the district until June 2016. “I’m very please we’re offering this contract to Dr. Yonke,” said school board member Peter Fischer. “The district is in a very strong position at this time, and that is directly related to the leadership of Dr. Yonke.” “This is a wonderful place to be an administrator and it makes it easy to stay,” Yonke said. Earlier: New Trier Allows Facilities to be Named After Donors The extension comes at a time when several other New Trier administrators are retiring or approaching retirement, and Yonke’s continued leadership will …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Marie Murphy took 11 medals out of 23 possible—the highest in the schools history.
For the second year in a row Marie Murphy won second place in the National Science Olympiad Tournament. The school won 11 medals out of 23 possible, the highest in Marie Murphy's history, at the event hosted on May 19 in Florida, according to a press release from Avoca School District 37. Approximately 60 teams competed in the tournament. Earlier: Marie Murphy Science Olympiad Team Takes Second at National Tournament "No secondary or middle school team in Illinois aside from Marie Murphy has ever placed so high in the National Tournament." the press release states. Student medalists include the following: The youth hail from the towns of Glenview, Wilmette, Winnetka and Northfield. Stay tuned for more educational news on Patch.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
New Trier Township High School District 203 board unanimously approved the policy change.
New Trier Township High School District 203 will now allow facilities to be named after major donors. New Trier school board approved the policy change unanimously at the June 4 meeting. Until now, the district’s naming policy for both its Northfield Campus and Winnetka Campus was that facilities could only be named for employees who had made extraordinary contributions to the district and who had been retired or away from the district for at least five years. Earlier: New Trier Board Considers Naming Policy With the policy change, the board can now consider naming facilities after donors who give at least half the cost of a major project, although the policy does not require the board to accept any naming proposals. The policy, which …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Person's second goal seals 6-4 win over Lake Forest.
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