The YC Theatre Experience at Highcrest and Wilmette Junior High are highly regarded – and popular – theatrical productions. that give a large cast of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade youth an opportunity to display their talents in professionally directed stage productions. More »
TGIF is a fun school-wide event for students of Highcrest ONLY. It will take place at Highcrest from 7:30pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, March 7th. Cost is $10 per student. Tickets can be purchased here online or in the HMS cafeteria M-Th the week of the event. To pay for a ticket online, go to the “Donate to Youth Connection” area to the right of this news item and 1) Enter $10 in the Donation Amount field and 2) Enter your child’s name and homeroom teacher name in the Comments box. DEADLINE FOR ONLINE SALES IS MIDNIGHT, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5TH. TICKETS AFTER THIS DEADLINE MAY BE PURCHASED DURING LUNCH IN HMS CAFETERIA ON THURSDAY.
Students will have a blast with a DJ spinning tunes, air hockey, inflatables, games, and snacks. Plus, NEW THIS YEAR will be a Photo Booth, temporary tattoos, soccer kick challenge, basketball shoot out, “wipe out,” and basketball hoop challenge.
During TGIF, pizza will be available for $2 per slice and photo booth photos will be $1 per session. Here is a list of TGIF FAQs with more information.
Parent chaperones are needed. Please sign up at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/9040B44A9AD238-tgif.
Make sure you save the date for this high energy, fun musical performed by WJHS students. There will be three performances:
- 7:30pm on Friday, March 21
- 7:30pm on Saturday, March 22
- 2:00pm on Sunday, March 23
Youth Connection is excited have Robert E. Bierie as Guest Director of this year’s musical. Many of you probably know Bob from the Wilmette Childrens’ Theatre where was Artistic Director for many years.
Admission will be $10 with tickets sold in the WJHS cafeteria the week of the performances and also at the door on performance days. Proceeds will benefit Youth Connection, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Please show your support for a cast and/or crew member by placing a congratulatory line ad to appear in the musical program by downloading and submitting the Grease Congratulatory Ad Form..
Also, your business has the opportunity to support Youth Connection through corporate sponsorship or program advertising. Use the Corporate Ad and Sponsorship Form..
Youth Connection thanks you for your support.
Youth Connection is excited to announce a new session of this club where students can learn how to record digital music, how to use professional sound equipment, and how to remix songs.The club begins March 4th and continues through May 14th meeting twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm.
The club will take place In the recording studio at WJHS (adjacent to the Drama Room). Cost is only $140 for 20 sessions. Limited to 8 participants. Interested students can stop by the DEN to pick up an application or download the Digital Music Recording Club Form to print out an application
Youth Connection and Depot Nuevo Restaurant are partnering to host this fundraiser for YC’s after-school programs.
Guests are invited to drop in anytime between 5pm and 9pm to mingle at the bar or to sit down for dinner. Depot Nuevo will donate half of the evening’s bar revenue to Youth Connection. In recognition of the fine weather we have been experiencing, Ann and Rob Garrison of Depot Nuevo have created a signature drink just for this event, the “Polar Vortex.”
Mike Mulligan will serve as “Guest Bartender” of the evening. Mike is an award-winning sports journalist for Chicago Sun Times and Tribune, ESPN, and WSCR-670 The Score. Also stopping by to mingle with the crowd will be local personalities Ray Lechner (District 39 Superintendent), Chris Karabas (owner of The Rock House), and Dave Palzet (Principal of Highcrest Middle School and Wilmette Junior High School).
Depot Nuevo is located at 1139 Wilmette Ave.