There were 32 units in Antioch’s Easter parade, which saved the best for last — an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Many paradegoers followed the bunny north on Main Street for the Easter egg hunt in Williams Park.
Passing periods at Waukegan High School’s two buildings have never been this polarizing. While some students show off their moves to the hit song “Baby” by Justin Bieber, others show their disgust by walking just a little bit faster to their next class. But it’s all for a good cause.
Mundelein High School senior Elana Green took first place for the second year in a row at the SkillsUSA state competition held recently.
Kids may rejoice when they have a no-school day, but for a special cat, this meant life.
The Waukegan Public Library staff isn’t done boasting about the prestigious award it won last year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Medal. To celebrate the culmination of the library’s success, a Gold Medal Gala is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Sat., April 26, at the Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan.
Air Force Airman Reginald Roberts Jr., son of Reginald Roberts Sr. of Gurnee and Shondra Simmons of North Aurora, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Allison Fink of Highwood received a New Graduate Student Scholarship (Spring 2014) for the 2013-14 academic year at Emporia State University in Kansas.
The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges or universities:
Sara Stojakovic is a Serbian who was born in Germany after her parents became refugees of the 1998 war in Kosovo. Both Serbian and Albanian cultures inhabit Kosovo, and disputes have risen for many decades over who gets control. Ethic cleansing in the whole region became a global issue in 1998.
SUNDAY, April 20: Ela Historical Society 1 p.m. at 95 E. Main St., Lake Zurich. Details, (847) 438-2086.
Lain Kienzle’s hometown of Lake Forest has often inspired her to seize opportunities and draw on the close-knit community to tackle life’s challenges.
If patches of fabric, loose buttons and clippings of scrapbook paper are loitering the drawers and corners of a home, the annual craft swap at the Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee might be the answer.
Lake Forest: Mary Hale of Lake Forest Academy was chosen to receive the 2D award for her photography, which was featured in the “Emerging Artists” exhibition at the Deer Path Art League. She will receive her award from the Lake Forest mayor on April 21.
The motto for Waukegan High School graduates in 1903 may have been “Ever Forward, Never Backward,” but this month a program from that year’s graduation has school officials looking back in time.
Families have three great opportunities to be part of the Earth Week Celebration at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.