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    Students at John Jay Talk Politics with the Mayor

    Students at John Jay Talk Politics with the Mayor

    What would it be like to be the Mayor of your town for a day? How do you keep a community safe? How do you…

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    Marlene Hernandez - 59 in :59

    Marlene Hernandez - 59 in :59

    At a young age, Marlene Hernandez developed a passion for working with special education students. As a Bilingual ESP in the Learning Opportunities Program at…

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    Frost Students Take a Shot at Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks

    Frost Students Take a Shot at Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks

    Hockey is one of the few sports that isn’t really limited by the season. From playing neighborhood hockey with a tennis ball in spring and…

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    Advancing Student Learning into the New Year

    Advancing Student Learning into the New Year

    District 59 Families, On behalf of the CCSD59 Board of Education and staff, I would like to welcome everyone back from winter break. I hope…

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    CCSD59 Gets Girls on the Run

    CCSD59 Gets Girls on the Run

    “From being in Girls on the Run, I learned to never give up and to believe in myself.” -A Robert Frost 5th grader- On Saturday,…

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    Liz Sullivan - 59 in :59

    Liz Sullivan - 59 in :59

    Liz Sullivan is a proud parent of CCSD59 graduates, a former PTO member, a talented artist, and a first grade teacher. All of these at…

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    Will Richardson Presentation Explores Modern Learning

    Will Richardson Presentation Explores Modern Learning

    How do you best prepare your child for jobs that may no longer exist in their future? Is it possible that in the not too…

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    Byrd Students Send Troops Some Holiday Thanks

    Byrd Students Send Troops Some Holiday Thanks

    Recently, CCSD59 Teacher Jessica Goczkowski and her class at Admiral Byrd asked for support from the CCSD59 community. As explained previously in a story on…

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    John Prusko - 59 in :59

    John Prusko - 59 in :59

    For 47 consecutive years, John Prusko has been teaching science at Grove Junior High School. Over the years, he has had the opportunity to impact…

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    Halloween Bus Puts Students in the Holiday Spirit

    Halloween Bus Puts Students in the Holiday Spirit

    For many students, autumn can be an enjoyable time of the year.  They look forward to the brisk fall weather, watching sports with family, perhaps…

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    Staff Celebrate Connected Educator Month

    Staff Celebrate Connected Educator Month

    The month of October is Connected Educator Month, a celebration of community with educators of all levels and disciplines moving towards a fully networked and…

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    CCSD59 Staff Honored at Those Who Excel Banquet

    CCSD59 Staff Honored at Those Who Excel Banquet

    According to the dictionary, the definition of the word excel is “to be exceptionally good at or proficient in an activity or subject.” On Saturday,…

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