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Honors from South Holland

Jul 20, 2014 • Alan B. Shepard High School
Astro Television returned from the annual South Suburban College Video Contest awards ceremony in South Holland April 10 with arms full of metal and paper. Scott Schultz starred for Astro-TV in the News/Feature story category.  No More

Another Satisfied Shepard Parent!

Mar 29, 2014 • Alan B. Shepard High School
March 2014 I would like to give praise to Mr. Frank Rice – a teacher at Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Ill. - for all the wonderful opportunities he has given my son, Scott Schultz, currently a Senior at Shepard H.S. More

Governor, Cameras & Bears. Oh My!!

Aug 24, 2013 • Alan B. Shepard High School
It was a busy week of firsts for the Shepard Broadcast News students of Astro Television More

Astro-TV &

May 24, 2013 • Alan B. Shepard High School
Since August of 2010, Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights, Ill., has established and maintained an ongoing partnership with - an on-line, social web service that specializes in providing a portal for video, graphic and text content, as well as streaming capability for live or r More

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Shepard High School announces first semester honor roll

Feb 25, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights proudly announces that the students listed below qualified for honor roll in the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year. Students with a grade point average between 3 and 3.49 qualified for Honor Roll; ... More

Illinois High School Student Jailed For Alleged Facebook Death Threat

Oct 28, 2013 • ABC News (blog)
"We felt like we were at an advantage by 6 o'clock on Wednesday," John Byrne, superintendent of the Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights, told ABC News today. "Because it was on Facebook, it got kind of publicized. That was the best thing. More

Memorial Service Held Tuesday Night for Independence Teacher

May 7, 2013 •
Oleskiewicz grew up in Palos Heights and attended Navajo Heights and Chippewa elementary schools, as well as Independence for junior high and Alan B. Shepard High School, according to her teacher website. She is a graduate from Bradley University, ... More

Schools embrace graphic novels as learning tool

Jan 2, 2013 • RYOT
Nate Gibson sits under a wall of graphic novel covers on December 5, 2012, in Palos Heights, Illinois. The Alan B. Shepard High School students in Eric Kallenborn's sophomore honors English class are discussing the graphic novel, "Capote in Kansas," by ... More

Fate of Robbins' Top Cop Decided Tonight

Jan 3, 2013 •
218 school board, that includes H. L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn, and Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights. Police stopped Holmes in , according to reports. Holmes had a flask of liquor in his pocket and a blood-alcohol content more than ... More

Many schools embrace graphic novels as learning tool

Jan 28, 2013 • Knoxville News Sentinel
In honors English class at Chicago's Alan B. Shepard High School, sophomores are analyzing Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood" with the help of another book filled with drawings and dialogue that appears in bubbles above characters' heads."Capote in Kansas ... More

Shepard AD gets a jump on retirement, jumps out of an airplane

Sep 6, 2011 • TribLocal
One of Alan B. Shepard High School Athletic Director Gawaine Perkins' first retirement presents literally turned him upside down. Perkins, 57, is retiring at the ... He grew up in Champaign and graduated from the University of Illinois. After this ... More

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