Brother Rice will host its eighth grade entrance exam on at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.
Test-takers should bring their $25 test fee and two No. 2 pencils with them the morning of the test Checks made payable to Brother Rice High School. Pre-registration is not necessary. Calculators are not allowed for the entrance exam. Any student requiring accommodations should contact Admissions Director Tim O’Connell at 773-429-4312 or
All parents are welcome to join their sons for a welcome to Brother Rice on the morning of the exam. A quick presentation in the gym will follow, detailing the admissions process and next steps towards joining the Crusader family. Donuts and juice will be provided.
Moraine Valley Spring registration
Moraine Valley Community College can help students realize their educational goals, pursue an associate’s degree and prepare for a successful future. Registration is underway for the spring 2014 semester, which starts Jan. 13 with on-campus credit classes. Off-campus credit classes and on-campus continuing education classes begin Jan. 21, and off-campus continuing education classes begin Jan. 27.
Some of the college’s courses are offered in different formats to accommodate the needs of students, making it easy for people to fit college classes into their life. These Flexible Learning Options include:
• Online and Internet Hybrid classes
• Short-Term Classes
• Weekend Classes
• Off-Campus Classes
• Evening Classes
• One-Day-a-Week Classes
A complete list of credit and noncredit classes can be found in the spring 2014 class schedule or online at morainevalley.edu. Registration is ongoing. Tuition is $109 per credit hour plus fees and books. Students who have applied to the college can register in the Registration Office, located on campus in the Student Services Center (Building S), 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills; by phone at 974-2110 (TTY for the hearing impaired 974-9556); or online at morainevalley.edu.
Moraine Valley Tinley Park campus spring courses
Looking for a shorter commute for classes at Moraine Valley Community College?
The college will offer 60 classes, beginning Jan. 21, at its Southwest Education Center (SWEC), 17900 S. 94th Ave. in Tinley Park.
Some credit classes include Keyboarding I, Art Appreciation, Introduction to Business, Composition I and II, Introduction to Criminal Justice, American History I, Medical Terminology, College Algebra, Music Appreciation, Introduction to Psychology, General Sociology, and Spanish. There are also several noncredit classes offered at SWEC including Plus 50 Internet Basics, Medicare Workshop, Hiring Employees, Food for Life, “Reel” Classic Films, and Beginning Conversational Spanish.
A complete listing of all the classes at SWEC and credit and noncredit classes offered at all Moraine Valley campuses can be found in the spring 2014 class schedule or online at morainevalley.edu. Registration is ongoing. Tuition is $109 per credit hour plus fees and books. Students who have applied to the college can register in the Registration Office, on the main campus in the Student Services Center (Building S), 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills; by phone at 974-2110 (TTY for the hearing impaired 974-9556); or online at morainevalley.edu.
Oak Lawn Community High School treated the students who had perfect attendance during the 2012-13 school year to breakfast and awarded prizes at a before-school gathering. Along with previous raffles, the students were provided a hot breakfast, gift certificates, and personal acknowledgements from the attendance/deans office.
The following students had perfect attendance: Seniors: Erik Abrahamson, Richard Alcantar, Kristina Balboa, Stephanie Barragan, Michelle Block, Crystal Cabada, Cesar Cervantes, Damian Cervantes, Natalia Gawelda, Jacob Kupres, Kyle Lavelle, David Le, Kathleen Mancillas, Daniel McGrath, Casey O’Connell, Anthony Ortiz, Megan Pripusich, John Saldivar, Derek Schapiro, Justin Schutt, Omar Sifuentes, and Kamila Zaremba.
Juniors: Gina Dymit, Cecilia Escobar, Diana Espitia, Alberto Fernandez-Vega, Samantha Germann, Mitchell Gonsch, Eliezel Gonzalez, Patrick Gudanowski, Matthew Hareza, Elizabeth Hunt, Nathan Jones, Christopher Kulik, Ashley Labuda, Rocky Martin, Shannon McGuire, Nicholas Minnella, Anna Oswald, Tomasz Parzadka, Johnny Pilny, Joshua Prince, Daniel Reyes, Ernesto Rivas, Richard Saldivar, Francisco Sanchez, Jacqueline Taylor, Matthew Tischer, and Janette Zamora.
Sophomores: Lamees Abdallah, Jalisa Balboa, Arieni Cabanas, Kayla Cartolano, Nicholas Cavazos, Jacquelin Dominguez, Kara Egan, Marcus James Favila, John Figus, Cynthia Garcia, Aleksandra Gronski, Ariana Hernandez, Pawel Las, Fernando Lopez, Angelica Ortiz, Nathan Owen, Cole Psik, Sara Quiroga, Michael Rodriguez, Doris Serna, Richard Sheppler, Vaughn Smith, Viviana Vergara, and Michal Zasadni.
The breakfast was organized by Dean of Students Jamie Hernandez and Interim Attendance Coordinator David Saunders.