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Education

  • Elmhurst District 205 holds first Focus 205 session

    ELMHURST – About 200 parents, residents, students and Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 faculty and staff gathered Sept. 2 at York Community ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Woodridge School District 68 highlights exploratory courses during state superintendent visit

    WOODRIDGE – Cathy Skinner, superintendent of Woodridge School District 68, was “excited and honored” to show off the innovative programs at Thomas Jef ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • St. Pius X Parish School kicks off new school year

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    Sept. 4, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Addison School District 4 unveils new Early Learning Center

    ADDISON – Addison School District 4 Facilities Manager Mike Christensen (from left) holds the door as Board of Education members Jeremiah Lange, Serge ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Westmont District 201 approves two contracts for high school swimming pool

    WESTMONT – The Community Unit School District 201 School Board unanimously agreed to two contracts for use of the swimming pool at Westmont High Schoo ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • 'He was a joy': Family, students pay tribute to fallen Thompson seventh-grader

    ST. CHARLES – Kevin Pepera of St. Charles said his son, Cameron, was quiet but observant.“He had a s ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Community Unit School District 200 looking for committee volunteers

    WHEATON – Community Unit School District 200 is looking for volunteers for its enrollment committee and the new citizens advisory committee, according ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 looks to have balanced budget for 2015-16

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 School Board plans to have a balanced budget, according to a tentative budget presentation made ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • D-101 aiming to make budget more informative

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 officials hope the district’s proposed 2015-16 budget is more informative to residents and board members than pa ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Cary School District 26 OKs Oak Knoll lease agreement; adopts budget for 2015-16

    CARY – With the school district's blessing, Foundations Montessori School now is set to open in the formerly vacant Oak Knoll school building in Cary.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • District 99 Carnegie Hall performance audio available for checkout

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library has copies of the Community High School District 99 students performing at Carnegie Hall available fo ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Benet Academy in Lisle opens new St. Scholastica Athletic Campus

    LISLE – Benet Academy's new St. Scholastica Athletic Campus is now open.The Lisle school hosted a bl ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Youngest member of the Little Rock Nine speaks during Glenbard Parent Series

    Students at Glenbard Township High School District 87 schools had a chance Aug. 27 to hear about the history of segregation when a member of the Littl ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Midwestern University student wins runner-up in contest

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Midwestern University student was named a runner-up in a classroom engagement contest, Cengage Learning announced in a news release.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Nominations sought for Kaneland Hall of Fame

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland School District 302 is seeking nominations for the Kaneland Hall of Fame, which every year honors the accomplishments and achiev ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:28 pm
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