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Elk Grove Township Hosts Cereal Bowl III on Friday, September 21

There is more than one competition going on at the Friday night football game between the Rolling Meadows Mustangs and Elk Grove Grenadiers.

In addition to the traditional football game between Rolling Meadows and Elk […]

By |2019-03-13T16:43:42-06:00September 12th, 2018|General Assistance|0 Comments

School Supply Donations Sought for Elk Grove Township

Now through July 31, 2018, school supply donations will be accepted at 11 locations in the Township, to benefit in-need CCSD59 students.

Elk Grove Township established the Back to School Blast Off! program in the […]

By |2019-03-13T16:49:52-06:00July 31st, 2018|Youth Services|0 Comments

Problems with Peers

“My son has no friends. He just doesn’t see how he alienates other children.”

This parent plea is often heard by the staff of the Youth Services Department of Elk Grove Township. Fortunately, help is […]

By |2018-02-20T18:49:08-06:00February 20th, 2018|Parenting Toolbox|0 Comments

Cyberbullying

Parents are increasingly asking about the “new world” of Cyberbullying.  The stereotypic bullying (physical attacks, threats, name calling, rumor spreading, exclusion) can be devastating enough.  But, with the advent and increasing use among children […]

By |2018-01-18T20:59:42-06:00January 18th, 2018|Parenting Toolbox|0 Comments

Instilling Empathy

One common admonition from all of the world’s great religions is a variation of “treat others as you would have them treat you.” Oh, if we could only live up to this prescription. Today, one of the biggest challenges we are seeing with school children is the extent to which they are treating each other poorly, often in mean-spirited, hurtful ways. Add to this the phenomenon of social media on phones and computers, and the avenues for inflicting hurt have exploded exponentially.

By |2018-01-02T11:56:46-06:00January 2nd, 2018|Parenting Toolbox|0 Comments