Members of the LWC chapter of the Illinois Music Honor Society attended a performance of Joffrey Ballet’s NUTCRACKER at the Civic Opera House in downtown Chicago on December 5th. It was a magical time!
Engineering Physics students are re-engineering their bridges to be ready for the big event on Wed, December 8th starting at 3 PM in the north cafe. Winners from our LW Central event will be able to participate in the regional bridge contest held at IIT.
LWC National Honor Society members collected 187 toys to donate to Toys for Tots for their December service project.
Students in Mrs. Malito's Biology classes hypothesized the effects of different solutions on osmosis in carrots. Students will make observations of the carrots based off the string tied around each carrot.
Last weekend, the Knights robotics team 14683 had a fantastic showing at the first competition of the year in Kankakee. Mr. Drumheller, the club's sponsor, is excited to see what this group can do this year. They have been meeting weekly since the beginning of the school year.
Congrats to Mr. Taylor’s Microsoft Office Application students: Meili, Demetre, & Justin for their success in achieving certification in PowerPoint. The course is dual credit with JJC & offered to all students to improve their Microsoft Office skills & typing speed & accuracy.
Thank you to our LWC Reading teachers Mrs. O'Farrell and Mrs. Robbins for helping our students get organized and providing study strategies that will help maximize their success on final exams.
The Lincoln-Way Marching Band at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!!
We are looking forward to seeing @lwmarchingband perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade!
Today, students in AP Language classes participated in the 55th annual Brad Bounds Turkey Contest. Mr. Bounds was a teacher in district #210, and we have kept this fun tradition alive. Happy Thanksgiving!
Animal Volunteer Club had a blast making tug toys for cats and dogs at NAWS during their November meeting.
The LWC Science Club had great weather to begin the process of tagging the fish that were added in early fall. Students placed a fyke net in the pond and waited 3 days. Club members recorded mass, length, and identified species of fish. Each fish was tagged and released.
Thank you to our LWC staff for your hard work and extra efforts this past semester. We appreciate all that you do for our school community!
Lincoln-Way Central auto students partnered with the New Lenox Safe Community Coalition to provide free winter vehicle inspections for seniors in the community this week. Guided by Lincoln-Way staff, these students examined each car, checking fluids, batteries, lights, belts and hoses, underside suspension, and inspected tires for tread wear, cracks and dry rot. Upon completion, a Lincoln-Way staff member met with each vehicle owner to go over the details of their inspection, including recommendations for additional maintenance. A big thank you to everyone who participated and made this event a huge success!
On Wednesday, November 10th, Lincoln-Way Central Mathletes captured first place in their third conference meet of the year by earning 591 points to Lincoln-Way East’s 582 points. The Knights captured 7 first place spots and 1 second place spot out of 15 areas of competition. Sophomore Nolan Redican and Freshman Ethan Toosley made their debut in oral competition earning 39 points in the topic of Equations of Lines. Juniors Connor McMahon and Alexa Hadley scored 42 points for the Knights in their oral on Exponential and Logarithmic Equations. Seniors Brendan Born and Philip Donaghey placed first in their oral on Combinatorics by earning 46 out of 50 possible points. Additional teams placing first were: Seniors Conic Sections team of Alex Culver, Andrew Flais, Ryan Flais, Andy Habib, Gebran Hammoud, and Kadmos Hammoud; Juniors Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions team of Alyssra Chanpaibool, Alexa Hadley, Ethan Hoff, Charles Knight, Cooper Koch, Michael McNulty, and Max Davis; Sophomores System of Equations team of Brett Bethke, Nancy Flais, Jacey Hadley, Carson Katzmann, Nolan Redican, Quoc Anh Tran, Justin Bafia, and Sam Starklauf; Sophomores Factoring team of Justin Bafia, Brett Bethke, Nancy Flais, Jacey Hadley, Sam Starklauf, Quoc Anh Tran, Carson Katzmann, and David Latkowski; and Junior/Senior group Andy Habib, Gebran Hammoud, Liam Doorhy, and Alexa Hadley. Senior President Andrew Flais announced, “Awesome work oralists!”, and encouraged the team to practice to achieve more perfect scores at the remaining two conference meets.
In honor of Veterans day, the LWC National Honors Society collected over 3400 individual items to be distributed to the Veterans living at Manteno Veterans Home.
We are proud to acknowledge members of our current Knight family who have served our country: Lt. Col. Tsoukatos – United States Air Force, Master Sgt. Schliffka – United States Air Force, Mr. Balluff – United States Army, Mr. Knoblauch – United States Marine.
Students at LWC & LWW participated in the VFW's Voice of Democracy essay contest (sponsored by the New Lenox Post 9545). This year's essay topic was "America: Where Do We Go From Here?" LWC had over 125 entries, & 8 winners were chosen by the New Lenox VFW post.
AP Biology students in Mrs. Starklauf's classes tested the rate of photosynthesis with the floating disc lab.
Mr. McCreary's Honors Biology class is discussing the process of photosynthesis.