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Three Mokena students earn college scholarships

by Staff Report News, School

The Mokena Mayors Charitable Foundation recently awarded three Mokena students $1,000 scholarships to assist them in pursuing higher education goals. 

The 2016 recipients of the scholarships--which were given in honor...

Standout Student: Erika Tanquilut

News, School

Erika Tanquilut was picked as this week’s Standout Student because of her academic performance.

What is one essential you must have when studying and why? 

I always need snacks or gum...

Board members approve fiscal year 2017 budget

by Tim Carroll, Editor News, School

During its Sept. 21 meeting at Mokena Elementary School, the Mokena School District 159 Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s budget for the 2017 fiscal year.

The budget, which is planned to run a $448...