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February 4, 2017 by The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

School District 161 — 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, Parker Junior High, 2810 School St., Flossmoor; four school board seats. Homewood — 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 18, Homewood Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut; village trustee and Homewood Public ...

Chicago area schools compete in marching band competition

October 17, 2016 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVOLYMPIA FIELD, Ill. (WLS) --. Chicago area high school marching bands competed Saturday in the 12th annual Olympian Marching Band & Drumline Festival. The competition was held at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields. Thornridge High School ...

Two to share interim superintendent duties for Rich Township District 227

June 22, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Two to share interim superintendent duties for Rich Township District 227. Dennis SullivanDaily Southtown ... serves more than 3,200 students. They attend Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Rich East High School in Park Forest and Rich South ...

Friday's Class 2A high school boys state track results

May 27, 2016 by The State Journal-Register

Friday's Class 2A high school boys state track results .... Caleb Flack, Galena (H.S.), 21-03.00. 8, Nyrel Sullivan, Dixon (H.S.), 21-01.50. 9, Alec McElyea, Chillicothe (Illinois Valley Central), 20-05.50. 10, Gamar Hayles, Olympia Fields (Rich ...

Professional athletes, HF grads, to compete at McLegends game April 23

April 19, 2016 by The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Professional athletes who got their start at south suburban high schools will face off against this year's top high school basketball players at the McLegends XIII game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields. The ...

Prairie State, Dist. 227 partner for STEM classes

March 31, 2016 by Chicago Tribune

Anderson is a participant in the STEM Academy, a partnership between Rich Township District 227 and Prairie State College that allows high school seniors in the district to take college-level courses for credit during the regular school year. The ...

Retiring High School Soccer Coach Surprised With Trip To Los Angeles

January 11, 2016 by CBS Local

CBS LocalBrian Papa, 63, has been a teacher since 1978, and has taught and coached at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Sandburg High School in Orland Park, and currently at Lincoln-Way East High School in ...

Hundreds pay respects to Bogan football player who died from on-field injury

October 31, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune... according to the Illinois High School Association, which is involved in the investigation of Smith's injury. Family members, including Smith's older brother, Chris Smith, said that Andre Smith had attended Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields ...

Should your child play high school football?

October 30, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune“Andre” is spelled out with candles behind the goal post Oct. 24, 2015, at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields to honor Andre Smith, the Chicago Bogan High School football player who died Oct. 23 after a hard hit in a game the day before.

Service held for HS football player who died after head injury

October 29, 2015 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVSmith's death is the seventh of a high school football player nationally this year and has reignited the debate over the safety of high school players. The senior wide receiver played for Rich Central High School in suburban Olympia Fields before ...

Laughter, tears for Bogan football player; autopsy blames head injuries

October 24, 2015 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneChris Smith said his brother attended Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields until last year, when he transferred to Bogan. His family lives in Country Club Hills, but he had been living with a family friend in Chicago, according to the family ...

Friday Flyover: Rich Central High School

October 16, 2015 by WLS-TV

WLS-TVHigh School District #227 serves the residents of Country Club Hills, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, a small section of Chicago Heights and adjoining rural areas in South Cook County. The district was formed from non-high school ...

Court Upholds Firing of Counselor Who Wrote Sexually Explicit Advice Book

December 4, 2013 by Education Week News (blog)

Education Week News (blog)A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an Illinois high school guidance counselor over his self-publication of a purported relationship-advice book for women with sexually frank passages and indications that the counselor had a "tendency ...

2 Teens Accused of Making Rich Central HS Bomb Threat

October 2, 2013 by NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoOlympia Fields Police said a 14-year-old and 15-year-old from Country Club Hills are accused of leaving a bomb threat note Monday at Rich Central High School. The juveniles, whose names were being withheld, are students at the school, police said.

Harris drops out of race for Jackson Jr. seat

January 30, 2013 by Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneToi Hutchinson of Olympia Fields. Hutchinson's campaign issued a blistering attack on Kelly's endorsements, including support that Kelly received yesterday from state Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago. Trotter was arrested in December after authorities ...

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