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Education

  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Students celebrate Earth Day with The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – In celebration of Earth Day in April, 160 elementary school students visited The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park, a minist ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:00 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
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • St. James the Apostle Catholic School preschoolers don red noses to help peers

    GLEN ELLYN – Preschoolers at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn participate in Red Nose Day, which has raised more than $1 billion gl ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Winfield youth steers way to state championship

    WINFIELD – Martin Stubben of Winfield, a senior at St. Francis High School who is in the Technology Center of DuPage automotive technology program, pl ...
    May 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 Foundation raises thousands with Top Pizza event

    ELMHURST – The fifth annual Top Pizza event sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence drew more than 450 participants and ra ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 students recognized at Illinois PTA Reflections competition

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ten District 58 students were recently recognized in the Illinois PTA Reflections art competition, according to a news release from th ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Foundation honors Community Unit School District 200 teachers

    WHEATON – The NEW 200 Foundation honors six Community Unit School District 200 teachers at the 2016 Distinguished Teacher Awards on April 26.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Havlicek Elementary students learn ballroom dancing

    BERWYN – It’s not every day you see 10- and 11-year-olds dressed up in formal attire, dancing the tango or rumba. But that’s exactly what the fifth-gr ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Controversy flares over McHenry West High School Marine graduate's attire

    McHENRY — McHenry high school officials said a McHenry West graduate who serves in the military was aware that district protocol would prevent her fro ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn prepares students for accelerated Spanish, math, sports

    An important goal of any educational institution is to prepare its students for the next step in their academic career.  St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic S ...
    May 20, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • College of DuPage trustees to attend board retreat

    At least two College of DuPage trustees will not attend a board retreat on May 22 designed to help trustees work more cooperatively.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:36 pm
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