Memorial Field Lighting

GEL SHARE: District 87 makes concessions on Memorial Field lights

In response to community concerns, Glenbard High School District 87 officials say they're making concessions as part of their plan to install lights at Memorial Field in Glen Ellyn. But opponents of the plan, which calls for installation of four 70-foot and two 60-foot light poles at the Glenbard West practice field, aren't entirely happy with the surprise.

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GEL SHARE: Memorial Field Lights Take Step Forward in Glen Ellyn

A controversial plan to install lights at Glenbard West High School’s Memorial Field in Glen Ellyn has moved a step closer to reality.

The Glenbard High School District 87 board voted 5-2 Monday to send a variance application to the village to clear the way for the lights.
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The move follows a series of contentious meetings that began in February in which community members, parents, students and coaches on both sides of the issue sparred over the proposal’s merits.

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GEL SHARE: Dist. 87 candidates divided on stadium lights proposal

Candidates running for Glenbard High School District 87 School Board are divided on the issue of whether to install lights around Memorial Field in Glen Ellyn.

Incumbent candidates Tom Trefilek and Rose Malcolm, who also currently serves as board president, are both supporters of installing lights at the Glenbard West High School field. Both believe it would cut down on the number of athletes having to be bused off campus for games and allow for the full utilization of the field.

View public comments, school district presentation to the board, and board deliberations from the Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Glenbard School District 87 Board Meeting regarding Proposed Enhancements to Memorial Field Lights.

Lighting Lamp Design for Memorial Field

Several hundred Glen Ellyn residents and Glenbard West students packed the Glenbard West library Tuesday night to listen to proponents and opponents of the proposed installation of lights at Memorial Field during the Glenbard School District 87 Board meeting.

Lighting Plan for Memorial Field

On February 7, 2011 the Glenbard School District 87 Board was scheduled to vote on approving the installation of lights at the newly renovated Memorial Field across Crescent Blvd from Glenbard West High School.

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