Maryville announces 140th anniversary dinner on April 11
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Maryville announces 140th anniversary dinner on April 11

Maryville Academy is preparing to celebrate its 140th anniversary with a special fundraising dinner at SKY on NINE, 6600 Mannheim Road in Rosemont on Thursday, April 11. A reception will start at 5:30 p.m. and followed by a dinner and program at 6:00 p.m. Additionally, an online auction is scheduled on April 1 to April…

Ed Block Courage Award luncheon on March 12 welcomes Bears’ Jack Sanborn
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Ed Block Courage Award luncheon on March 12 welcomes Bears’ Jack Sanborn

Des Plaines, IL. (February 28, 2024) – The Bears’ Jack Sanborn and other members of the organization are scheduled to attend the annual Ed Block Courage Award Luncheon at Manzo’s Banquet, on 1571 S. Elmhurst Road in Des Plaines, on Tuesday, March 12, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. A meet and greet with Sanborn, the…

Maryville conducts NARCAN training for District 207 staff
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Maryville conducts NARCAN training for District 207 staff

DES PLAINES, IL- Maryville’s Evening Supervisor Maggie Slowik and Case Coordinator Lashanda Holmes visited Maine Township High School District 207 on February 16 to conduct a NARCAN training. Up to 40 security guards, nurses and athletic and administrative staff from Main East, Main West and Main South High Schools attended the presentation. Slowik and Holmes…

Maryville celebrates Black History Month
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Maryville celebrates Black History Month

Maryville participates in the national celebration of Black History Month with four programs: the Jovenes Adelante Program (Youth Moving Forward), Casa Salama Home, Saint Mary of Celle, and Saint Dominic Savio. The Jovenes Adelante Program kicked off the celebration last week with a video teaching the boys and girls in the program about the lives…

Walsh Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Monday, December 18
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Walsh Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Monday, December 18

NILES, IL – The Charles H. Walsh Sr. Academy & Career Tech High School (Walsh Academy for short), formerly Jen School located in Des Plaines, will officially celebrate its move to Niles with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, December 18 at 12:00 p.m. The Walsh Academy is the first of its kind to open a…

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Maryville Crisis Nursery to hold annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 21

CHICAGO, IL- Maryville Academy’s Crisis Nursery kicks off the Halloween festivities by hosting its annual Trunk or Treat on October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Tolton Peace Center located at 5645 W. Corcoran Pl., Chicago, IL 60624. Come dressed in your Halloween costume for a morning of family fun while you…

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Yass Prize selects Walsh Academy as 1 of 64 quarterfinalists, the only special ed school in Illinois to qualify to the next round Oct. 9

The Charles H. Walsh Sr. Academy & Career Tech High School or Walsh Academy, formerly Maryville Jen School in Des Plaines, IL., wins a coveted spot among 64 quarterfinalists in an announcement made by the prestigious Yass Prize & STOP Award Initiative on September 14. Walsh Academy was selected from nearly 2,000 applications that represented…

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Maryville to conduct NARCAN administration trainings with local partners Aug. 31

Maryville, a child care organization based in Des Plaines, will be conducting two Overdose Awareness trainings, one in the morning at Loretto Hospital in Chicago, and an afternoon training at Des Plaines Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Maryville’s staff led by Jim Eaglin, Family Behavioral Health Clinic recovery home operator, will spearhead the trainings…