District 54 Grizzlies - Special Olympics Team

“Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” District 54 Special Olympics is an agency of Special Olympics Illinois and services athletes from age 3 to 8th grade in a variety of sports and activities.

Operating as usual

09/19/2021

Congratulations to Delainey from @addamscrusaders on earning gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

Congratulations to Delainey from @addamscrusaders on earning gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

09/19/2021

Congratulations to Nate from Stevenson on earning gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

Congratulations to Nate from Stevenson on earning gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

09/19/2021

Congratulations to Brandon from @halewolves54 for bringing home gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

Congratulations to Brandon from @halewolves54 for bringing home gold in floor hockey skills! #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

09/19/2021

Congratulations to Pranav from @churchilld54 on winning his first ever medal! 3rd place in floor hockey skills! Nice work, Pranav!

Congratulations to Pranav from @churchilld54 on winning his first ever medal! 3rd place in floor hockey skills! Nice work, Pranav!

09/19/2021

That “just won a medal in floor hockey skills” feeling 😄😃🎉🥇🥇🥇🥉 #WeAre54 #Grizzlies54 #YouGoGriz

Photos from District 54 Grizzlies - Special Olympics Team's post 09/16/2021

🚨🚨Cool Kid Spotlight🚨🚨 Evan is amazing and we are so proud to have him as a part of the Grizzly family! This Saturday, he will be competing in a Celebrity Showcase as he partners up with a WWE star to play Rocket League! He will be interviewed live while playing! Check out the link to watch on our website: specialolympics.sd54.org Gaming begins Saturday, September 18 at 11:30am! #PlayUnified #WeAre54 #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

08/28/2021

Introducing our Youth Activation Committee members!⁣

My name is Samuel and I like basketball and video games. My favorite video games are Pokemon Diamond and Rocket league. I also love my family. I have 2 brothers, Gabriel and Timothy. I also play other sports like bocce, skiing, and soccer. Also I was on the committee last year and I like it a lot.⁣
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My name is Ryan. I’m 13 years old and I’m from Mead Junior High School. I enjoy playing baseball and basketball. I live with my mom, my dad, and my brother.⁣


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#WeAre54 #PlayUnified

Introducing our Youth Activation Committee members!⁣

My name is Samuel and I like basketball and video games. My favorite video games are Pokemon Diamond and Rocket league. I also love my family. I have 2 brothers, Gabriel and Timothy. I also play other sports like bocce, skiing, and soccer. Also I was on the committee last year and I like it a lot.⁣
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My name is Ryan. I’m 13 years old and I’m from Mead Junior High School. I enjoy playing baseball and basketball. I live with my mom, my dad, and my brother.⁣


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#WeAre54 #PlayUnified

08/28/2021

Introducing our Youth Activation Committee members! . Hi, my name is Evan and I go to Addams Junior High. I enjoy video games and am in Club Unify. I have a brother, a sister, and a dog. I like playing Unified Sports. I met my friend A***n during Unified Fitness.⁣

My name is A***n. My hobby is listening to music. I am an 8th grader. I go to Jane Addams Junior High. I have a fish named Platty. My favorite club is Club Unify. I like Special Olympics bowling and track and field. I did the 800 meter and the 100 meter run. I met my friend Evan during virtual Unified Fitness. ⁣

#WeAre54 #PlayUnified

Introducing our Youth Activation Committee members! . Hi, my name is Evan and I go to Addams Junior High. I enjoy video games and am in Club Unify. I have a brother, a sister, and a dog. I like playing Unified Sports. I met my friend A***n during Unified Fitness.⁣

My name is A***n. My hobby is listening to music. I am an 8th grader. I go to Jane Addams Junior High. I have a fish named Platty. My favorite club is Club Unify. I like Special Olympics bowling and track and field. I did the 800 meter and the 100 meter run. I met my friend Evan during virtual Unified Fitness. ⁣

#WeAre54 #PlayUnified

08/28/2021

Up early on a Saturday morning for Day 2 of @specialolympicsillinois Youth Activation Committee Bootcamp! This year we have 2 pairs on the statewide committee: Ryan and Samuel from Mead and A***n and Evan from @addamscrusaders! Can’t wait to see what amazing things these kids do! #WeAre54 #PlayUnified

Up early on a Saturday morning for Day 2 of @specialolympicsillinois Youth Activation Committee Bootcamp! This year we have 2 pairs on the statewide committee: Ryan and Samuel from Mead and A***n and Evan from @addamscrusaders! Can’t wait to see what amazing things these kids do! #WeAre54 #PlayUnified

08/15/2021

In his final competition as a Grizzly, Cooper brought home a gold medal at the Region @specialolympicsillinois Bowling Tournament! Way to go, Coop! Good luck at Hoffman Estates High School! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

In his final competition as a Grizzly, Cooper brought home a gold medal at the Region @specialolympicsillinois Bowling Tournament! Way to go, Coop! Good luck at Hoffman Estates High School! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

08/15/2021

Some of our bowlers from yesterday’s Region Bowling Competition! All together, the 7 Grizzlies brought home 3 gold, 3 silver and a bronze! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

Some of our bowlers from yesterday’s Region Bowling Competition! All together, the 7 Grizzlies brought home 3 gold, 3 silver and a bronze! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

08/14/2021

In her FINAL competition as a Grizzly, Alyssa brings home the gold at @specialolympicsillinois’s State Tennis competition! Congratulations, Alyssa and good luck at Hoffman Estates High School!

In her FINAL competition as a Grizzly, Alyssa brings home the gold at @specialolympicsillinois’s State Tennis competition! Congratulations, Alyssa and good luck at Hoffman Estates High School!

07/21/2021

These 6 Grizzlies competed in their first event since March 2020 today! All smiles for their awards in golf skills!! Way to go Cooper, Samuel, Brandan, Nathan, Conor and Alyssa! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

These 6 Grizzlies competed in their first event since March 2020 today! All smiles for their awards in golf skills!! Way to go Cooper, Samuel, Brandan, Nathan, Conor and Alyssa! #YouGoGriz #Grizzlies54

03/10/2021

If you have a student w/an IEP who loves video games, please email Kelly O’Reilly to connect them with our new #GrizzlyGamer eSports program! We are currently registering athletes (students w/a disability) and partners (students w/o a disability) #Grizzlies54

If you have a student w/an IEP who loves video games, please email Kelly O’Reilly to connect them with our new #GrizzlyGamer eSports program! We are currently registering athletes (students w/a disability) and partners (students w/o a disability) #Grizzlies54

03/09/2021

Congratulations to Cooper from @addamscrusaders for coming in 2nd place in his division in the state-wide virtual snowshoe competition! #YouGoGriz #WeAre54 #GrizzliesAtHome

Congratulations to Cooper from @addamscrusaders for coming in 2nd place in his division in the state-wide virtual snowshoe competition! #YouGoGriz #WeAre54 #GrizzliesAtHome

03/09/2021

Congratulations to Zander from @d54keller! Zander placed 1st in the 50m and 2nd in the 25m snowshoe races! #YouGoGriz #GrizzliesAtHome #Grizzlies54

Congratulations to Zander from @d54keller! Zander placed 1st in the 50m and 2nd in the 25m snowshoe races! #YouGoGriz #GrizzliesAtHome #Grizzlies54

03/09/2021

Congratulations to Alyssa from
@frostspartans on winning 1st place in the 50m and 2nd place in the 25m Snowshoe competition! #YouGoGriz #GrizzliesAtHome #Grizzlies54

Congratulations to Alyssa from
@frostspartans on winning 1st place in the 50m and 2nd place in the 25m Snowshoe competition! #YouGoGriz #GrizzliesAtHome #Grizzlies54

03/01/2021

It’s #SOILLRespectWeek2021! Follow the @ucsillinois account on Instagram and Facebook for fun ways to get involved this week! #UnifiedGeneration #CantMaskReapect #ChooseToInclude

It’s #SOILLRespectWeek2021! Follow the @ucsillinois account on Instagram and Facebook for fun ways to get involved this week! #UnifiedGeneration #CantMaskReapect #ChooseToInclude

SpecialOlympicsIllinois - Twitch 02/06/2021

SpecialOlympicsIllinois - Twitch

Check out the Unified Rocket League eSports tournament happening now! Evan (Addams), Samuel (Mead) and Coach Austin are playing!
https://www.twitch.tv/specialolympicsillinois

SpecialOlympicsIllinois - Twitch Special Olympics Illinois takes on the Twitch Community to bring you live video games! Come chat, play games and see what we're all about!

12/18/2020

Happy Holidays from Coach Kelly, Coach Austin and all the District 54 Grizzlies! May your break be healthy, happy and full of joy! #WeAre54

12/07/2020

It’s #NationalInclusiveSchoolsWeek2020 so obviously we have a Spirit Week! Wear your favorite jersey and share a picture! Be sure to tag Special Olympics Illinois and SOILL Unified Champion Schools! Let’s show them our spirit, Grizzlies!

https://www.facebook.com/UCSIllinois/photos/a.484180301644669/3642868439109157/?type=3

Happy #NationalInclusiveSchoolsWeek2020 and happy JERSEY DAY! Get ready for the WHOLE WEEK of spirit days ahead to celebrate inclusion. Today, get ready to check out our posts and tune in for a ton of fun activities to stay engaged! Be on the lookout for more National Inclusive Schools Week content with @specialolympicsillinois too. Make sure you post all of the events you participate in and tag us so we can repost it!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#ChooseToInclude

youtube.com 11/02/2020

2020 Grizzly Virtual Halloween Party

Our Virtual Halloween Party was a success! Check out the video for a snippet of the fun we had! #WeAre54 #VirtuallyTogether #GrizzliesAtHome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESOyO1UiaUI&feature=youtu.be

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youtube.com 10/22/2020

Those Who Excel 2020 - Ann-Marie Cerny

Congratulations, Coach Ann-Marie! The Grizzlies are so proud of you and honored to have you as a Coach! This is so well-deserved!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyuXzf_coJw

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10/20/2020

Join in on the fun with us at our annual Grizzly Halloween Party! Get all dressed up and log in to join us for an in-your-own-home scavenger hunt! Email Coach Kelly for registration information!

10/15/2020

Check out the Special Olympics Illinois Gala this Saturday at 7:00 pm! Check out the cool Bingo prizes available!

#TalkAboutItThursday...Only a few sleeps left until the Saturday Night In Virtual Gala. We are getting so excited to watch on October 17. Are you? Check out this BINGO card – we will be playing along during the Virtual Gala, and we invite you to join us.
You can watch the live stream at SOILL.org or via the Special Olympics Illinois page. We will share the stream once it begins. Select one of the four BINGO cards you want to use, cover the spaces as those occurrences happen in the broadcast. The first three viewers who type BINGO in the Facebook Live chat that evening will win one of these three awesome prizes. Remember, be sure you have covered five spaces in a row either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.
See you Saturday for music at 7:00 PM followed by the program at 7:30 PM.
#SaturdayNightInSO

09/22/2020

Interested in joining us for our first Virtual Grizzly Game night of the year? Email Coach Kelly for the link to register! All are welcome!

09/02/2020

Plans are underway for Virtual Club Unify! If you don’t see your school listed, email Coach Kelly! We are looking for athletes (any student with a disability) and partners (any student without a disability). If you want to know more, feel free to reach out! #PlayUnified

06/13/2020

Tomorrow is the last day of Virtual Summer Games and it is Respect Day! Show us your Respect Day drawings/signs in the comments below!

06/12/2020

Tomorrow is Tie Dye Day for Virtual Summer Games! Show us your far out tie-dye in the comments!

06/11/2020

Tomorrow is Jersey Day for Virtual Summer Games! Wear your favorite jersey and share a picture in the comments below!

06/10/2020

Tomorrow is Beach Day for Virtual Summer Games! Get out your sunglasses, bathing suits and lounge chairs! Let’s see your fun beach outfits in the comments below!

06/09/2020

Tomorrow is Duo Day for Spirit Day for Virtual Summer Games! Dress up with a family member as your favorite duo! Thor and Loki? Wayne and Garth? Jordan and Pippen? Let’s see what you’ve got! Add you picture in the comments below!

06/08/2020

Tomorrow is SO Team Spirit Day for Virtual Summer Games! Add a picture of you in your Grizzly Gear below! If you don’t have a Grizzly shirt, show us your school or Special Olympics Illinois spirit wear!

06/08/2020

https://www.facebook.com/254331994666313/posts/2537233599709463/?d=n

#markyourcalendarMonday..Virtual Summer Games starts 𝕋𝕆𝕄𝕆ℝℝ𝕆𝕎! 𝑶𝒑𝒆𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑪𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒎𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒆𝒔 will kick off our week tomorrow at 7:00 pm...don't miss it! Be sure to visit the website to get more information including a detailed schedule, Torch Run information, souvenirs and MORE! http://virtualsummergames.soill.org/

06/01/2020

Anthony has been involved in Special Olympics with District 54 since he was a Young Athlete at Collins and Armstrong elementary schools. He has competed in soccer, bowling, basketball and swimming. Anthony's favorite memory is going to Bloomington-Normal for state basketball! Anthony will be going to Conant High School next year. Congratulations, Anthony!

Videos (show all)

We are so impressed with the videos our Grizzlies are posting to Flipgrid​! This week has been all about bowling! Alyssa...
That feeling when you’re the tournament CHAMPION! 🥇🏆 Congratulations, Unified @addamscrusaders!! #PlayUnified #ChooseToI...
Zander took Silver in his 50m race this morning! Great job, Z! #Grizzlies54 #WeAre54 #54Champions #YouGoGriz
Soccer time! Campanelli’s Club unify had a great game during their meeting today at lunch! #PlayUnified #WeAre54 #Grizzl...
Having fun working on basketballs skills today in Club Unify at @halewolves54 🏀 #PlayUnified @ucsillinois #WeAre54
SNOWBALL FIGHT! The Young Athletes at Hanover Highlands had a blast practicing their throwing this morning during our se...
Last Unified Soccer practice before STATE! 🥅 ⚽️ #playunified #liveunified #unifiedgeneration #inclusionrevolution #grizz...
Ethan Talks About Being an Athlete
It's Bocce time! Beautiful night for our first practice! #Grizzlies54 #playunified #WeAre54
Need a laugh? Our Golfin’ Grizzlies have you covered! #grizzlies54 #WeAre54
Short game is strong tonight! #grizzlies54 #weare54

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