Class sizes will probably increase at some schools, but we will have discussions about what this will look like at each school,” she said. In regards to class sizes increasing to 30 students, DeLay said that could happen, but it will be discussed at each building. She also addressed concerns that there will be no cuts to central office, as they are already bare bones. “There will be some cuts at central office, but we are not sure what to cut at this point. hop over to this siteWe must do some analysis of job duties,” DeLay said, noting the process will also include staff and community discussion. Additionally, she noted cutting TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) positions is not something that has been discussed and if/when it is, staff will be involved. Another claim that has been heard is that teachers will no longer be offered single health insurance. “Health insurance is one of the growing costs. The option of offering no health insurance has not been discussed and would be foolhardy, in my opinion,” DeLay said, adding that the district is continuing to look for the best prices for health insurance. She also pointed out that teachers are not the only people in the district who have health insurance; decisions regarding this issue affect all staff. In October, she spoke to the school board about information she had received on the district’s claims through September.
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Broadway In Chicago and producers Fox Theatricals, with Kristin Caskey and Mike Isaacson, and Barbara Whitman are presenting a limited two-week run of the first National Tour of “Fun Home,” at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph in Chicago through Sunday, Nov. 13. The powerhouse cast of talent includes Robert Petkoff as Bruce, a father and husband who struggles with his own inner demons while running the family funeral home. He is opposite Chicago actress Susan Moniz as his unhappy wife Helen and the fantastic Kate Shindle (who was Miss America 1998) as the role of the narrator, in the adult form of Alison, their daughter, as she reflects on twists, turns and torments of her own youth, including her self-acceptance. “Fun Home” is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir and it designed in a series of flashbacks to introduce audiences to Alison’s life and her surrounding influences as it unfolds in stages. The rest of the cast includes the amazing young and vibrant vocal and acting abilities of Alessandra Baldacchino as Alison in her earliest years, including her antics with her younger brothers John, played by Lennon Nate Hammond, and Christian, played by Pierson Salvador. When these three share the stage to sing and swagger in the musical number “Come to the Fun Home,” it’s a show-stopping sensation. Actress Abby Corrigan perfectly captures the awkward college years of Alison struggling with both her sexual orientation and her confusion about the uneasiness in her parents’ marriage, partly because of the arrival of Roy, played by Robert Hager. “Fun Home” won five 2015 Tony Awards and has made history as “the first show written exclusively by women to win theater’s highest achievement.” It was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Featuring beautiful music by Jeanine Tesori, with remarkable book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and direction by Sam Gold, this production earned Tony Awards for Best Score, Best Book and Best Direction.
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An ecclesiastical or religious vocation is the special gift of those who, in the Church of God, follow with a pure intention the ecclesiastical profession of the evangelical counsels. II; nor Passerini, “De hominum statibus” in Q. If a person, in order to practice virtue, was bound to make an inward examination of himself at every moment, how much more necessary to listen for the voice of God before entering upon the sublime path of the priesthood or monastic life? This website wants to help you and support you in discerning your vocation, and we will focus especially on the consecrated, religious and priestly vocations. Efficacious grace, notably that of perfect continence, is not given to all. Gerald sitter, in his book The Will of God as a Way of Life, presents the image of life as a room in which we have several doors to choose from. I’m a carpenter by vocation, but my hobby is painting. May their love of God, the Church, and vocations be an example for us all. In recent times there has been a revival of this vocation, by which a woman makes her private consecration in the presence of her bishop.