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College Planning: An Inside Look

special guest post by Maria Hernandez. I started thinking about college when I entered middle school because I saw education as the means by which I could help my family. As a freshman, I tried to prepare myself for college by enrolling in the honors classes offered by my high school. Even though I knew […]

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Read for a Lifetime

High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program.  How do you participate?  Simple!  Just read any four books from the list over one year.  For more info, contact a librarian. 0000

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Love Exploring the Past?

Publisher ABC-CLIO is hosting a new history research competition, History Uncovered.  Teams of 2-6 high school students can compete for cash prizes for them and their school.  From the History Uncovered website: Select the top 10 people, events, or places that have shaped the course of history. Choose from the following options: U.S. History U.S. […]

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