News from Valley View School District

BHS musicians present “An Evening of Honor”

Bolingbrook HS’s 2nd Annual “Evening of Honor” Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at BHS. The Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony perform patriotic songs to honor Bolingbrook’s veterans, current members of the military and first responders. General admission is $5. Veterans, current military members, first responders, and members of the BHS Band Boosters will be admitted for free.

Independence hosting authors on Family Reading Night

Independence Elementary School is providing a special treat to families that attend their Family Reading Night on Thu. Nov. 16 Richard andMary Chamberlain, authors of the children’s book “Mama Penya’s Pancakes,” will be in attendance. The Chamberlains will sign copies of their book which can be purchased prior to the event. For more information, contact Independence Elementary Reading Specialist Mrs. Pam Dzik at

RHS Senior Macayla Dwyer, center, with her mom Kristie, dad Sean, left, RHS Girls Soccer Coach Phil Wicyk, right, and her sister Alyssa.

RHS senior honored
for community service

As part of their longtime participation in the PepsiCo Showdown soccer tournament, the girls’ soccer program at Romeoville HS is involved in several community initiatives and service organizations.

On Oct. 30 PepsiCo Showdown Tournament Director Joe Trost visited RHS to present RHS senior Macayla Dwyer with an award for all of her volunteer efforts in our community including Feed My Starving Children and collecting books for needy children. Macayla received a voucher for concert or sporting event tickets and a $100 donation in her name to the charity of her choice.

Macayla was one of 1 students in the Chicago area honored with this recognition on National Speak Up for Service Day. Macayla plans to study civil engineering in college and is currently narrowing down her choice of the school she would like to attend.


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