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Education

  • Downers Grove school districts 58 and 99: Top-4 issues to watch

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the new school year ramps up, districts 58 and 99 in Downers Grove have a few issues and new opportunities ahead of them.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Q&A: New Elmhurst College president looks ahead to new school year

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College President Troy Van Aken arrived on campus this summer to start his new position.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 to prioritize $174.2 million of facility improvements

    WHEATON – The Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education continues to plan for a possible spring referendum to pay for ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • Wheaton's Shakespeare in the Park to present 'Twelfth Night'

    WHEATON – Every August, the works of William Shakespeare are brought to life on two summer evenings under the leaves of Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Av ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Morton East student honored for service efforts

    CICERO – Morton East High School senior Gabriela Gamboa (center, with sign) is joined by the rest of her peers in sixth hour science class after being ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • La Grange District 102 OKs going to referendum for extra $3M in annual tax revenue

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 102 has opted to go to referendum to ask residents for an additional $3 million in annual tax revenue to help as ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • District 89 invites community to meet superintendent

    Community members, families and staff are invited to meet Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent Emily Tammaru during an open house ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad wins national Afro-Academic music composition contest

    DOWNERS GROVE – Filmmaking, singing and musical performance – 2016 Downers Grove South High School graduate Gabrielle Henderson can do it all.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:19 am
  • College of DuPage to celebrate 50th anniversary

    As the College of DuPage celebrates its 50th anniversary, new COD President Ann Rondeau is looking to the future.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • North Berwyn Park District to host cultural celebration

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District, Berwyn North School District 98 and the city of Berwyn will come together to celebrate diversity, education a ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Nazareth Academy's new facility nears completion

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy President Dennis Moran said it took the same amount of time to construct a brand new 49,000-square-foot academic and ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Bats found in Jefferson Elementary School, first days of classes canceled

    ELMHURST – The first day of school at Jefferson Elementary School in Elmhurst had to be postponed after bats were found in the building.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble to present first production since 2013

    In September, the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble will raise its curtain once again as it presents its first production in three years.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst officials approve $50,000 grant for struggling American Legion

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council unanimously approved a $50,000 grant for the American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 to help fund two upcoming events.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts 5K fundraiser for all ages!

    Calling all runners and walkers!  Come out and join SMG on Saturday, August 27 for a fun event taking place on the east side of Downers Grove.  As par ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 7:37 am
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