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Students create book on pandemic
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District 181 Young Writer's – The 2020 Project, has been turned into a book and a historical exhibit. The hardcover book is a commentary on the events of the 2020 pandemic from a child's perspective. The book features the art and writing of 240 students from all nine D181 schools.

District 181 Young Writer's – The 2020 Project, has been turned into a book and a historical exhibit. The hardcover book is a commentary on the events of the 2020 pandemic from a child's perspective. The book features the art and writing of 240 students from all nine D181 schools. Their work and a video of students reading their submissions and sharing their thoughts on 2020 will be exhibited at Immanual Hall, 302 Grant St. Hinsdale.

The exhibit, a partnership between the Foundation and the Historical Society, will be held Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – noon from June 16 – July 3. An open house reception will be held Tuesday, June 15 from 6-8 p.m. Social distancing and masks will be required. A limited supply of books are available for sale. The cost is $25. They can be purchased at the Immanuel Hall Exhibition and after June 7 at The Community House. Conner Jia, 5th, Oak created the book's front cover art and Everett Haworth 7th, HMS created the book's back cover art)

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The colorful butterfly mural painted on the walls of Prospect School does more than remind students to "Be the Change You Want to Be." The mural is a partnership between the school, its 4th and 5th grade GIRLS Club and "Butterfly Effect, Be The Change." Butterfly Effect, Be the Change is a not-for-profit that produces interactive art installations in public spaces and provides donations to social service organizations.

Read more about The Butterfly Effect at Prospect