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2 | April 12, 2018 | The glenview lantern calendar In this week’s lantern Pet of the Week6 Police Reports 8 Editorial 27 Puzzles 30 Faith 32 Dining Out 35 Home of the Week 36 Athlete of the Week 39 The Glenview Lantern ph: 847.272.4565 fx: 847.272.4648 Editor Chris Pullam, x10 Sports editor Michal Dwojak, x26 Sales director Gail Eisenberg, x13 Real Estate Sales John Zeddies, x12 Legal Notices Jeff Schouten, 708.326.9170, x51 PUBLISHER Joe Coughlin, x16 Managing Editor Eric DeGrechie, x23 AssT. Managing Editor Megan Bernard, x24 president Andrew Nicks EDITORIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Nancy Burgan, 708.326.9170, x30 22 nd Century Media 60 Revere Drive, Suite 888 Northbrook, IL 60062 Chemical- free printing on 30% recycled paper circulation inquiries The Glenview Lantern (USPS# 14130) is published weekly by 22nd Century Media, 60 Revere Dr ste 888 Northbrook, IL 60062. Periodical Postage Paid at Northbrook, IL and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Glenview Lantern, 60 Revere Dr., Ste. 888, Northbrook, IL 60062 Published by Thursday Mega Connect Progressive Breakfast 7:30–9:30 a.m. April 12, Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore 5300 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie. Chamber members looking for a productive networking experience will enjoy the structured format of this program, which gives each participant an opportunity to speak to a receptive audience about his/her company’s products and services. The event includes informal networking over a buffet breakfast and rotating small group presentations. The cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. For more information, call (847) 724-0900. FRIDAY Jamnesty 7-11 p.m. April 13, Glenbrook South, 4000 W. Lake Ave. Acts will include singing, dancing, music and poetry. Admission is $5. For more information, call (847) 486- 4559. Video Games, Pizza and More 5-8:30 p.m. April 13, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Get retro and enjoy games from the past, like Mario Kart, as well as new ones. Play video games on the big screens using the library’s game consoles and game collections, including Wii, Xbox 360 and PS4. The pizza will be donated by Viccino’s. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. SATURDAY Beeping Egg Hunt 1-3 p.m. April 14, John’s Park, 2101 Central Road. Join this event for children with visual impairments and their families. For more information, call (847) 510-2055. Earth Day Celebration 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14, Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie, 2400 Compass Road. Join for family activities, nature walks, environmental exhibits and more. Find out what local organizations are doing to promote environmental stewardship and learn how to make a difference in the community. For more information, call (847) 299- 6096. SUNDAY Burger Day April 15, McDonald’s, 2800 Pfingsten Road. GBS and GBN will compete in the 14th annual Burger Day, a community event that pits the Titans and Spartans against each other in a burger-eating contest in order to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Over the past 13 years, the Glenbrook students have raised more than $250,000. For more information, email MONDAY hoopla, kanopy, MyMediaMall and RBdigital 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 16, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Meet with trained library staff for a 45-minute, oneon-one session and learn how to download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, TV shows or music to mobile devices. For more information, call (847) 729-7500 x7600. TUESDAY Secret Strategies to Land Your Job in 90 Days 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 17, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Discover proven strategies to land a job, as Illinois WorkNet Center speakers share what’s working and what’s not in today’s job market. This comprehensive workshop will discuss setting SMART goals to keep people on track, using social media to connect with active hiring managers, getting resumes through today’s applicant tracking systems, and two critical interview skills to land a job. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. WEDNESDAY Project Ready Readers 4-5:30 p.m. April 18, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Fifth- through eighth-graders will assist first- through fourth-graders in decorating and filling book bags for the Children Health Resource Center at Advocate Children’s Hospital. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. THURSDAY Step into the Past: Historical Fiction Authors 7-8:30 p.m. April 19, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Authors Susanna Calkins, Renee Rosen and Elizabeth Blackwell will host a panel discussion of the historical fiction genre. They will also share the stories behind their exceptional novels. A book sale and signing will follow the program. For more information, call (847) 729- 7500. UPCOMING Designers Challenge 4-5 p.m. Friday, April 20, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. As a team, design and build a submarine to safely transport cargo without sinking. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. ‘Sleeping Beauty’ 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 20-21, Glenbrook South, 4000 W. Lake Ave. This year’s spring play will be “Sleeping Beauty” by Stacey Lane. In a twist on the beloved fairy tale, a traditional storyteller reading from his all-too-wellknown book of “Sleeping Beauty” is quickly usurped by the story’s feisty villain, the evil Griselda. With a magical spell, she turns back the hands of time to show what really happened. Fortunately, two good fairies and a magical frog help set the story straight, and make sure everyone lives happily ever after. For more information, visit Citizen Science: Pollinators 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Honor Earth Day by exploring the vital role pollinators play in the ecosystem, and learn how to monitor and ensure their survival. For more information, call (847) 729- 7500. Money Management and the New College Student 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Every new college student needs to know how to set a budget while away from home for the first time. Listen to an Illinois Student Assistance Commission representative as she gives valuable tips on how to best manage finances for the new college student. For more information, call (847) 729-7500. Selling on eBay and Amazon 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Learn how to make money selling online to millions. Jack Waddick, internet entrepreneur and eBay University instructor with more than 4,000 transactions, will share a step-by-step plan to get started. For more information, call (847) 729-7500 x7600. ONGOING Acting and improv City Kid Theatre is currently holding open registration for its spring season. All drop-off Pre-K, acting and improv classes for children ages 3-12 begin April 9. Themed birthday parties, rental and special events are also available. For more information, visit Movie Mayhem Bracket: ’80s vs. ’90s Movies Through April 4. In honor of NCAA March Madness, the Glenview Public Library is hosting a movie-themed bracket. There’s an ’80s bracket and a ’90s bracket. Residents can vote for their favorites each week, with the finalists from each decade eventually facing off. Participants will be entered to win a weekly prize. For more information, visit The Talking Points 11 a.m. every Monday, Glenview Senior Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Join every week for a discussion for men and women over the age of 55 that includes an open forum and different ways to share ideas. For more information, visit To submit an item for the community calendar, contact Editor Chris Pullam and Chris@GlenviewLantern. com or (847) 272-4565 ext. 10. Entries are due by noon on the Thursday prior to publication date. news the glenview lantern | April 12, 2018 | 3 Maple students toss first dirt ahead of new school construction Chris Pullam, Editor Twelve Maple School students wielding golden spades broke ground for their new school against a backdrop of industrial bulldozers, excavators and backhoe loaders. Wearing red, plastic hard hats and winter coats, the Mustangs dug their tools into the ground and flung dirt into the sky amid a chorus of cheers at the end of Northbrook/Glenview School District 30’s groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 5. Then the D30 Board of Education took its turn, followed by district administrators, staff, teachers, village leaders, local politicians, former board members, the architectural team from ARCON Associates and representatives from Nicholas & Associates Construction. The ceremony began inside the school, where Maple Principal Dr. Nathan Carter and D30 Superintendent Dr. Brian Wegley addressed a gymnasium packed with students, parents and key stakeholders. Local dignitaries at the event included Northbrook Village President Sandy Frum, Northbrook Village Manager Rich Nahrstadt, State Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook), Shiva Mohsenzadeh from the office of State Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview), State Sen. Julie Morrison (D- 29th District), Northfield Township Supervisor Jill Brickman, Northbrook Library Director Kate Hall and Glenview Park District Director Mike McCartney. Also in attendance were former D30 board members Karen Roloff, Scott “This project means a great deal to us. It means that our students will have access to technology and learning spaces that will benefit their education, and it means we will have a consistent climate from classroom to classroom.” Dr. Nathan Carter — Maple principal on the importance of building a new middle school for Glenview and Northbrook students. Margolin and Carlo Cavallero, as well as former Maple Principal Steven Waitz. Carter spent most of his time at the podium thanking the countless individuals who dedicated their time to actualizing the project while Wegley outlined the fruits of their labor via a PowerPoint presentation. “This is truly a community that cares about its students, and they showed that during the referendum and how they voted,” Carter said after the ceremony. “This project means a great deal to us. It means that our students will have access to technology and learning spaces that will benefit their education, and it means we will have a consistent climate from classroom to classroom.” According to Carter, the current school experiences year-round heating and cooling issues, and students often move from warm classrooms to cold classrooms and back again throughout the day. To make matters worse, parts of the current building leak when it rains, forcing educators to use sandbags to keep water away from learning areas. “These are environmental distractions that our students shouldn’t have to deal with,” Carter said. “Our teachers have done a great job managing these issues, but they shouldn’t exist in the first place.” While 14 classrooms in the current building lack windows and, as a result, natural light, the new design stresses open space and floor-to-ceiling windows. It also encourages exploration through a number of convertible areas, such as stairways with attached benches for collaboration on group projects, and innovative learning environments, like a twostory science space for gravitational experiments. Several components of the old school, such as the sports wall, will find a new home in the new structure. Others, like the area celebrating the Six Pillars of Character, will be completely remodeled. “We live those pillars every day here at Maple,” Maple students and stakeholders celebrate the construction of the new middle school during the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 5. PHOTO SUBMITTED Carter said. “Our students embrace the concept as they live their lives. They’re not taught separately from other subjects here. They’re taught parcel to everything else at Maple. It’s just who we are.” Voters in District 30 overwhelmingly supported the construction of a new Maple School, with a threequarters majority voting in favor of the $36.3 million bond referendum in April 2017. The District will also spend $5.2 million of its reserves on the project for a total price tag of $41.5 million. The majority, $40.6 million, will go toward the new school, with another $369,600 and $508,480 for STEM, classroom and parking improvements at Wescott and Willowbrook schools, respectively. The new 111,000-squarefoot school, the future home of District 30’s sixththrough eighth-graders, will replace the existing roughly-89,000-squarefoot facility that was built The new 111,000-square-foot school will replace the existing 89,000-square-foot facility that was built in 1949. IMAGE SUBMITTED in 1949. It will be on the same Shermer Road location, but the main facility will be built on the athletic field of the current building. Construction will conclude in time for the 2019- 20 school year. School administration and staff, which have been working out of trailers adjacent to the current Maple building, will be based in the Northview Bank and Trust building on Waukegan Road in Northfield during the construction. Last year’s referendum didn’t include an outline for how to replace the administrative building connected to the current facility, but the board approved the construction of a new twostory structure that will be part of the Maple School rebuilding project during its March 15 meeting. The debt certificates associated with the construction cannot exceed $2,025,000, and the purchase agreement calls for the certificates to mature in 10 years and be financed the operations fund.