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Justas Varpucanskis, Lincoln-Way East senior

News, School

Justas Varpucanskis was chosen as this week’s Standout Student for his academic excellence.

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LW East valedictorian finds success through ‘free spirit’ philosophy

by Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Editor News, School

When Nell Borys came to Lincoln-Way East High School she made it a goal to become valedictorian, but her equally strong determination to not be defined helped her reach that ultimate goal.

Borys earned a 6.023 grade...

Mokena D159 Board of Education Members vote to hire new custodial workers despite protests from district staff

by Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer News, School

The Mokena School District 159 Board of Education held a contentious public hearing to discuss the hiring of an outside firm to handle the district’s custodial services before the start of its regular May 18 board meeting.