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  • Community High School students participate in government simulation

    WEST CHICAGO – Community High School seniors and American government students Steven Zilly, Ben Skipor and Mae Elizabeth Gimr participate April 21 in ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Kingsley student to go to state Special Olympics meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Kingsley Elementary School sixth-grader Xavery Briggs has qualified for the Special Olympics State Games, Downers Grove Grade School D ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • McHenry County College sees graduation rate climb

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 300 McHenry County College students were automatically awarded degrees and certificates this school year.
    May 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to host clinical psychologist

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a day of talks May 7 featuring clinical psychologist Robyn Silverman, according to a Glenbard Township High Sc ...
    May 2, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Squires named District 58 Teacher of the Year

    DOWNERS GROVE – O'Neill Middle School Library Director Tasha Squires has been named Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Teacher of the Year, the di ...
    May 2, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Lemont High School student organizes art show for African charity

    LEMONT – Having done mission work in Africa, Lemont High School senior Jorie Dybcio has seen the struggles African children go through in order to get ...
    April 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Westview Hills band to represent DuPage County at SuperState, White Sox game

    WILLOWBROOK – Get ready to be blown away by the Westview Hills Middle School band.The group of stude ...
    April 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka 201 will have longer lunch time next school year

    MINOOKA – Last week the Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201’s board approved a new lunch/recess policy, but the changes were met with s ...
    May 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Local educators receive awards at banquet

    ST. CHARLES – Five people from Tri-Cities and Kaneland-area public school districts were honored Friday night for their work in the field of education ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • North Aurora youngster named national finalist in recipe contest

    NORTH AURORA – Ella Henry said she thinks she has come up with the perfect healthy snack for kids.Th ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • St. Charles North addresses bullying with student task force

    ST. CHARLES – Tyson Jenkins, 15, didn’t have high expectations when, in February, he started an online petition asking St. Charles School District 303 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • West suburbs' young achievers honored as Suburban Life Scholars

    The west suburbs' best and brightest were recognized recently by Suburban Life Media.Two area high s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:27 am
  • District 48 to offer developmental screenings for kids

    VILLA PARK – Salt Creek School District 48 in Villa Park will conduct free developmental screenings of children 3 to 5 years old on May 8.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • School district celebrates Week of the Young Child

    Mekhi Brown is eager to have Valley View School District 365U Superintendent Dr. James Mitchem read “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” to his Duck Room class A ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Both
    Workers should not be entitled to either