Archive | November, 2015

District 54 seeks dual-language alumni

District 54 is collaborating with Northeastern Illinois University on a research project studying the long term impact of dual language education. We are looking for alumni of our program who are 18 years old or older. If you have older children who participated in the program or friends and neighbors you know who meet our […]

Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorial Will Inspire Students to Learn Computer Science Skills

New Resources for Educators and School Leaders Available Today Byline: Anthony Salcito, vice president, Microsoft Education To the community of 100 million players around the world, Minecraft represents many things – creativity, strategy, collaboration and survival, just to name a few. What many may not realize is that Minecraft has the power to transform learning […]

AAMA Hires Diana Hanson as Regulatory Affairs Manager

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association , headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, has hired Diana Hanson as its regulatory affairs manager. Hanson comes to AAMA with association experience as a founding member of the North American Deck and…

Neighborhood profile: Haverford Place

Haverford Place presents a great option for active adults with its maintenance-free, single-family ranch homes and clubhouse activities on the west side of Hoffman Estates near the Northwest Tollway. The intimate community of 184 homes is not as large …

Stereotyping People with Depression and Mental Illness

The terrorist attacks that just recently happened in France shook people up around the world, just like in all other previous cases of terrorism being involved. People have been understandably angry about what occurred, such as myself. However, there has been a lot of stereotyping of Muslims. I’ve been noticing a lot of unfair comments […]

Prince of Peace plans Thanksgiving Eve Service

An Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Wednesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 930 W. Higgins Rd. in Schaumburg. For over 10 years Prince of Peace has hosted this service on Thanksgiving Eve to brin…

GBC Earnings Up for the Year

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., reported net income of $6.9 million during the third quarter, a 32.5 percent declined compared with the same quarter of 2014. Through three quarters, the company’s net earnings totaled $32.3 mil…

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