Monday, April 29, 2013
The Palos Park native is one of 24 state finalists competing for a chance to go to New York for the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
Allison Atkenson of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School is one of 24 finalists who competed Monday for a chance to represent the state in the National High School Musical Theater Awards. Top Chicago theater professionals judged Atkenson’s performance along with those of 11 other female actors and 12 male actors during today’s Second Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago. One male and one female actor will be chosen from the group to win an all-expenses paid trip to New York where they will represent Illinois in the national competition. You can find more information on the Illinois High School Music Awards at the Broadway in Chicago website. Want to share your good news? Post it on Patch
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Art Glaz, 27, an Air Force lieutenant and former Palos Hills resident, was killed Friday in Colorado on a trip with friends, according to a report.
A former Stagg High School student from Palos Hills was killed while skiing in Colorado, Sun-Times Media reports. Visitation for Art Glaz, 27, will be from 3 to 10 p.m. Friday at Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home in Justice. Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, located at 8245 W. 111th St. in Palos Hills. Glaz, a lieutenant in the US Air Force, was an All-State cross country runner at Stagg, according to the report. He died after colliding with a tree Friday on an intermediate trail at the Keystone Ski Resort. He was stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico and was skiing in Colorado with friends. Follow Palos Patch on Facebook
Monday, February 11, 2013
A District 230 school board vote coming later this month could open up cell phone policies at the high school.
The Consolidated High School District 230 Board of Education is expected to vote this month on policy that would allow the use of cell phones, tablets and similar devices in school, according to The Reporter. Electronic devices, such as iPods and iPads, are banned at district schools during the day, according to the report. District 230 includes Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, Carl Sandburg High School and Victor J. Andrew High School. The District 230 school board's meeting is scheduled for Feb. 28. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter! Want more news?
Sunday, February 10, 2013
A high school newspaper for Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Stockton, CA, published an article about the Palos Hills high school of the same name.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A California school shares the same name as Stagg High School in Palos Hills.
A high school newspaper for Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Stockton, CA, published an article about the Palos Hills high school of the same name. The Jan. 30 Stagg Line article highlight the similarities and differences between the two high school, including such things as the diversity of the student body and what the local weather is like. The author suggest that the schools could learn from each other, even as they are separated by thousands of miles. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter! Want more news?
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Stagg 66, Andrew 35: Kevin White and Max Strus took turns driving around the Thunderbolts in the Chargers' big win Friday night in Tinley Park.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Palos Hills police reports, Jan. 17-18.
THURSDAY, JAN. 17 A male juvenile was charged with battery after allegedly hitting a Stagg High School teacher, according to a report. Police were called at about 8:30 a.m. to the school, located at 8015 W. 111th St. School employees told officers the boy was asked to take off his hat inside the building but refused. After being asked to follow a teacher to the administration area, the student swore and hit the teacher in the chest. He will appear in Bridgeview juvenile court. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter! FRIDAY, JAN. 18 Two Stagg High School students were charged with battery, according to reports. One male juvenile was accused of slapping another student at the school. …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Daniel Truffa knew exactly what to expect as a student-teacher at Shepard High School.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Kevin Walsh is accused of pushing a police officer after a basketball game at Stagg High School.
Although "a healthy rivalry" exists between Andrew and Stagg high schools, incidents such as the Dec. 7 brawl in which one student is accused of pushing a police officer aren't representative of the relationship the District 230 schools share, a district spokeswoman said. In these cases, the "poor decisions" of a small group of students take away from the positive things that go on between Stagg and Andrew, said Carla Erdey, spokeswoman for District 230. "The students work together on a lot of projects in their communities," Erdey said. Kevin P. Walsh, 18, is charged with battery to a police officer, resisting arrest and mob action following a Dec. 7 basketball game at Stagg High School in Palos Hills. Two juveniles also face charges …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Kevin P. Walsh, 18, of Tinley Park, is charged with battery to a police officer, resisting arrest and mob action. Two juveniles also were arrested after the Andrew vs. Stagg basketball game.
A Tinley Park man and two juveniles have been charged after struggling with police after a recent Stagg High School basketball game. Kevin P. Walsh, 18, is charged with battery to a police officer, resisting arrest and mob action, according to Palos Hills police. One juvenile who police said was being unruly was charged with mob action. A second juvenile also involved is accused of mob action and resisting police. After a disturbance inside a basketball game at Stagg against Andrew High School on Dec. 7, students that were being escorted outside by police became more unruly and fought with officers, police said. A District 230 official said administrators from both schools quickly responded to an altercation inside the school after the …