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  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • 'Cooking with Kids' among Entree Kitchen events in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream business owner and busy mother is on a mission to bring dinner back to the kitchen table.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • High school sports roundup: State meet berths pile up for Glenbard South, Glenbard West boys track and field

    With state meet berths on the line, relays ruled the day for Glenbard West at the Class 3A Wheaton Warrenville South sectional May 20.
    May 26, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Technology Center of DuPage names executive director

    ADDISON – Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System will welcome Michael Zimmerman of Crown Point ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Lindsey Payne a state champ, Glenbard West wins combined team title

    CHARLESTON – Lindsey Payne enjoys the success of her Glenbard West girls track and field teammates as much as her own.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Miniature horses lead cheery therapy at Marklund in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – Four miniature horses strolled the hallways of Marklund Day School and Marklund Philip Center recently, bringing looks of surprise and ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Mock accident to caution Glenbard North High School students during prom season

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Police Department and Carol Stream Fire Protection District will stage a driving under the influence fatal crash scene ...
    May 24, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West ready for postseason action

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball clinches conference, Glenbard South, Glenbard West girls headed to state track

    Glenbard West’s boys volleyball team knocked off Glenbrook South 25-10, 25-11 on May 14 to take home the title at the Vernon Hills invite, the Hilltop ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West's Timmy Le a state champ, Hilltoppers second as a team

    HINSDALE – Timmy Le made history, just not in the way he expected.The Glenbard West junior became th ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Carol Stream parade fundraiser set at Culver's

    CAROL STREAM – Organizers of the Carol Stream 4th of July Parade invite the community to gather friends, neighbors and co-workers for a meal at Culver ...
    May 16, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard North's Wahrmann a winner at conference track meet

    Glenbard North's Allison Wahrmann won triple jump (37 feet, 2.75 inches), was second in long jump (18-0.5) and took fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (1 ...
    May 12, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South set for postseason play

    The road to girls soccer playoff glory ends in Naperville at North Central College, and teams from across the state soon will be starting their postse ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South softball jumps on Fenton in conference game

    Mady Carli, Daniella Little and Kennedy Galuza each had two RBIs as Glenbard South’s softball team led Fenton 14-0 in a Metro Suburban West game May 9 ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West in hunt for state trophy

    GLEN ELLYN – Viktor Kovalishin is among several seniors who have contributed to Glenbard West’s boys gymnastics program’s recent run of state success.
    May 12, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Garden club plant sale, guest lecture to sprout in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Garden Club this month will offer a flower and plant sale and a lecture on “Foraging for Wild Edibles.”
    May 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Free wood chips offered DuPage County residents

    WEST CHICAGO – People can pick up free wood chips from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Native Plant Nursery ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Glenbard North Theatre to stage 'Mary Poppins'

    CAROL STREAM – “Mary Poppins” will alight on stage in the Glenbard North Theatre production running May 5 to 7 in Carol Stream.
    May 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: History a motivator in Glenbard West's tourney title

    LISLE – Paulie Bischoff and his Glenbard West boys volleyball teammates had all the motivation they needed in the championship match of the Benet tour ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • West Chicago High School creative writers excel at Literary Festival

    WEST CHICAGO – Student authors from West Chicago Community High School earned awards at the Upstate Eight Literary Festival earlier this month.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Athletes compete at WDSRA's Spring Track and Field Meet

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association hosted the annual Spring Track and Field Meet on April 17 at North Central College in Naperville.
    May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard North community to pitch in for brother's fundraiser in memory of Gavin Sharkey

    CAROL STREAM – Glenbard North teacher Stasie Brogan is helping coordinate a charity event May 6 with Glenbard North and Lake Park high schools in memo ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage County announces $15M in highway, trail construction projects

    DuPage County has announced more than $15 million in highway and trail construction projects for 2016, according to a county news release.
    May 3, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • West Chicago High School sophomore class challenged to change future

    WEST CHICAGO – For the fourth year, West Chicago Community High School language arts teachers Amanda Cardenas, Tara DeLeon, Patrice Dobry and Kyle Eth ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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