Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was a famous American who fought for human rights. In 1964, at the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. When notified of his selection, he announced that he would turn over the prize money of $54,123 to the furtherance of the civil rights movement.
School District 105, which serves the south LaGrange, Hodgkins, and Countryside communities, will be hosting a preschool screening for children ages 3-5 years old on Thursday, January 30th from 8:30 am-12:30 pm, at the Hodgkins Park District, located at 8997 Lyons St., Hodgkins. The screening takes about one hour and requires an appointment. Parents must schedule a time to be screened by calling 708-482-2760. Click above link for more information.
Click above for a listing of former Gurrie students who have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars!