Archive | May, 2015

The Soapbox: Denny Hastert, did we hardly know ye?

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, of Plano, sits for a portrait in his Capitol Hill office in June 2007 just a few months before he announced he would leave Congress. The indictment of former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert of Plano …

Annual Rocket Launch – June 8 & 9

District 54 invites all parents and community members to attend the annual Rocketry Club Rocket Launch on June 8 and 9 at Olympic Park, 1675 E. Old Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. This school year, District 54 has expanded science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) opportunities for students. Few STEM topics generate as much excitement as rockets. The scientific, technological, […]

Lighting designers become more creative

In addition to providing illumination for daily living, lighting defines a space. The type of lighting chosen and the way it is placed within a room work with the wall color, furniture, floor materials and other attributes to determine the character of…

An Overview of Discovering your True Purpose with Jim McComb

On the last episode of Getting Social with Miriam, the topic covered was discovering your own purpose. My guest was Jim McComb, the author of Undiscovered Horizons. Jim was born in Denver and grew up in Rockford, Illinois. A senior executive for two Fortune 100 companies, his 35 year career in banking, advertising, management consulting […]

Superior Ambulance Hosting Job Fair Thursday, May 28

Superior Air-Ground Ambulance and Norcomm Public Safety Communications have joined Oak Lawn Jobs Program in hosting a job fair this Thursday, May 28. Military veterans are especially encouraged to attend the job fair which runs from noon to 7 p.m. at t…

Eight Mead Junior High School students heading to National History Fair in June

Congratulations to the following Mead students (pictured above) whose projects were chosen to represent Illinois at the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland, in June. These Mead students won the Illinois State History Expo in their categories on May 7. Their projects all earned Superior rankings. Research Paper – The 27th Evacuation Hospital: Ethan […]

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