Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Senior Daniel Strama plans to make a life out of helping others.
Daniel Strama dreams of becoming a cardiologist, ever since he played with a toy stethoscope as a kid. Sun-Times Media recently featured the Stagg High School senior. Strama completed a certification as an emergency medical technician, according to the feature. His interests at school extend into the sciences: “I’ve always been interested in science. It has been my best course, and I like learning about the body,” said Strama, who said he works hard to maintain his grades. The EMT course is new to Stagg, according to the article. The class is taught three days a week and is in conjunction with Trace Ambulance Service. Strama plans to attend the University of Chicago next year. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Art from Stagg High School students is on display at the Green Hills Public Library.
Stagg High School artists have a new home for some prints of their work. The Green Hills Public Library in Palos Hills is displaying works from the high school students. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter!
Friday, November 30, 2012
As officials examine the 2012 property tax levy, worry grows over shortfalls that might hit the district.
An Orland Park mall's property tax dispute with Cook County and declining funds from the state could cause multimillion-dollar shortfalls for District 230, officials said Thursday. The dire forecast comes as the Consolidated High School District 230 School Board adopted resolution on an estimated property tax levy that includes a $1.4 million increase over what district taxpayers were billed last year. Even with some major shifting of funds, the district needs a 1.5 percent hike for the 2012 levy to help cover costs. The estimated levy, totaling about $100 million, was approved in a 4-1 board vote Thursday night inside Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park. A final levy will need board approval in December before it can be submitted …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A female student at Stagg High School is charged with disorderly conduct.
Police say a student at Stagg High School lied when she claimed another student had a gun on Halloween. The female juvenile was arrested at about 10 a.m. on Oct. 31 at the Palos Hills high school and charged with disorderly conduct, Palos Hills police said. Officers were called to the high school, located at 8015 W. 111th St., by Stagg employees. Officials told police who came to the school that the female student had walked around the school, telling other students at a boy had a gun. Join the conversation. Like Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the breaking news alerts! Police investigated and found that the female student had made up the story. The male student did not have a gun. The female student is set to appear in Juvenile …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Check with Palos Patch for exciting football coverage.
Patch isn’t just the place for high school football scores and game recaps. It’s the premiere place for YOU to talk about the teams you love. Post results. Share photos. Blog about a team. Don’t just read the news; be a part of it! In this page, we’ll keep you updated on the latest scores and the upcoming schedule for your Alan B. Shepard High School. But you can help out. Check back each week for updated results, records and links to game coverage and scores from around the area. Scores and results courtesy of IHSA.org. Date Opponent Result Record (Conference) More Scores Aug. 24 Hillcrest W, 43-14 1-0 (0-0) Week 1 Aug. 31 Sandburg L, 54-7 1-1 (0-0) Week 2 Sept. 7 Andrew L, 27-20 1-2 (0-1) Week 3 Sept. 21 Thornton L, 8-45 1-4 (0-3) Week…
Friday, September 7, 2012
The SouthWest Suburban Red Conference got off to a good start with a tight game. Check out our photo gallery.
The Stagg Chargers hosted the conference match against district rival, Andrew Thunderbolts. Although Stagg played well, it was not enough to bring down Andrew. Andrew improved to 2-1 (1-0 in the SouthWest Suburban Red Conference) while Stagg dropped to 1-2 and 0-1 in conference. Next week, Andrew has a home game against Lincoln-Way West at 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Stagg travels to Thornwood for a Saturday game at 1 p.m. Check out our photo gallery to catch some of the action, as well as half-time performances and fans! Make sure to share your photos from the game.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Students will have the opportunity to prepare for high school as well as receive support for future planning.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Stagg High School students and families are invited to Free Summer Guidance Workshop and Presentations to aid in the transition to high school as well as post-high school planning. Call the Guidance Department at 708-974-7423 to register. Career Cruising “Parent Portal” Presentation Thursday, July 26 from 4 -5 pm in the Media Center The Parent Portal allows parents and guardians to monitor and comment on their child’s career development activities. From the central dashboard parents can track their child’s portfolio completion status, view their child’s portfolio, including the interests, achievements, goals, and career and education plans he or she has recorded. For more information, please call: Rich Kowalczyk at 708-974-7447. “…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
District 230 has posted the full video of the 2012 Stagg High School graduation.
Through the wonders of technology the 2012 Amos Alonzo Stagg High School Graduation Ceremony is available for viewing online. Take a look at all the Class of 2012 coverage: Follow Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for our free email newsletter.
June 1 is the last day to catch the student performed show.
Saturday, June 1, is your last chance to see Legally Blonde The Musical performed at Stagg High School. Students are putting on encore performances at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. The night show will feature pre-show entertainment by Stagg alumni starting at 7 p.m. Watch the YouTube video to see a preview of the show.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Alexa Minkina, senior class president, spoke to her classmates about their shared past and bright futures.
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School sent its graduates off into the future last week with not only diplomas, but words of reflection and advice. Senior Class President Alexa Minkina presented the senior class gift at last Tuesday's ceremony. During her speech she spoke of the shared memories and lessons that each graduate will take with them, wherever life may lead. "Stagg High School has shaped each and every one of us and will forever be a place that links us all together," Minkina said in her speech to her fellow graduates. Minkina expressed the bittersweet emotions that often face high school graduates during the last few days of school. She will attend the University of Illinois in the fall. Look through Patch's photo gallery of the …