• Celebrating a milestone…
  • Conference champion
  • A crazy day at St. Pius X School
  • Fans like the dunk
  • Winter Family Fest at Montini
  • Sledding at Sunset Knoll
  • Former student donates her paintings to North School
  • Celebrating a milestone…

    Celebrating a milestone…

    Mary Eleanor Wall turns 90 By Dee Longfellow The Independent was invited to Park Place on the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 6 to join the celebration, as Mary Eleanor Wall reached her 90th birthday. Besides her husband, Jim, their son, Robert, and his wife, Renae, attended along with Dave McGowan […]

  • Conference champion

    Conference champion

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Sophomore Bella Naumovsky (center) of the Willowbrook girls gymnastics team won the first-place medal in the uneven bars competition during the West Suburban Gold Conference Meet, which took place on Feb. 1 in Villa Park. Naumovsky, who is pictured on the awards stand, won the uneven bars […]

  • A crazy day at St. Pius X School

    A crazy day at St. Pius X School

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Lombard’s St. Pius X School’s recent celebration of Catholic Schools Week included Crazy Hat and Sock Day on Jan. 30. The week’s special events at the school also included the Wheel of Wisdom—a trivia game for students. Friday, Jan. 31, was Break the Rules Day; students could […]

  • Fans like the dunk

    Fans like the dunk

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Willowbrook student section erupted to celebrate senior Everett Stubblefield’s dunk in the closing seconds of the Warriors’ Jan. 24 boys basketball game against Leyden. Stubblefield made six shots from 3-point range and scored 34 points to lead the Warriors to a 73-63 West Suburban Gold Conference […]

  • Winter Family Fest at Montini

    Winter Family Fest at Montini

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Montini Catholic High School held its annual Winter Family Fest at the school on Jan 26. Children and grandchildren of Montini alumni enjoyed arts and crafts, as well as face painting, along with snacks and hot chocolate. Children met Mal, Audrey and Evie (back row, left to […]

  • Sledding at Sunset Knoll

    Sledding at Sunset Knoll

    CHRIS FOX PHOTOS A recent storm brought enough snow to attract several sledders and snowboarders to Sunset Knoll on Sunday, Jan. 12. One photo (top) shows Michael Scott of Lombard joining his 6-year-old son Ryan for a ride down the hill. Another photo (middle) shows cousins (left to right) Teagan […]

  • Former student donates her paintings to North School

    Former student donates her paintings to North School

    SUBMITTED PHOTO District 45 graduate Maddie Schulte recently donated several of her original paintings to North Elementary School’s Learning Resource Center (LRC). Schulte attended North Elementary School before completing eighth grade at Jefferson Middle School in 2012. She graduated from Willowbrook High School in 2016, and is now a senior […]

 

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