Worth School District 127
Worth Junior High

All-American Boy Award Finalist


Congratulations to 7th grader Colin Blanks for being named as one of twenty-five seventh grade finalists for the Daniel Lipinski All-American Boy Award. Criteria for being selected as a finalist includes academic achievement, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

Pictured is Colin receiving his award with Congressman Dan Lipinski who represents the 3rd congressional district of Illinois.


7th Grade Egg Drop


Seventh graders recently worked with partners on the annual egg drop project. The students were challenged to create and build a “crate” and a parachute to house and protect a raw egg during a drop from the third floor of the junior high. The purpose of this project was to apply understanding of Newton’s Laws of Motion as well as an understanding of how forces react upon impact. Students previously completed a crash test dummies lab in which they learned about crumple zones for absorbing force and seatbelts and/or airbags for controlling inertia. Successful groups applied these science concepts, engineering practices, and design skills.

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School Hours

Grades 6-8
8:20 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Homework Club (M, T, and Th)
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Absence Number: 708-671-3999

Dr. Joe Zampillo
Principal
Mrs. Maureen Eichstaedt
Assistant Principal