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  • Lemont High School evacuated following bomb threat

    LEMONT – Lemont High School was evacuated the morning of Dec. 2 because of a bomb threat.The high sc ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 agrees to put $132.5M referendum on ballot

    WHEATON – Residents in Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will vote in the spring on a $132.5 million referendum to pay for improv ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Downers Grove North Marching Band delights at Disney World

    DOWNERS GROVE – Long hours of preparation paid off for the Downers Grove North High School Marching Band, when the young musicians were greeted with e ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board reviews results of community survey

    GLEN ELLYN – Forty-one percent of Glen Ellyn School District 41 residents would support additions at the district's four elementary schools to accommo ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Downers Grove South presents WWII drama 'Front' on Dec. 2, 3

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School's theater department will present the World War II show "Front" at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3 in the high sch ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Retired Wheaton attorney makes good grammar his mission

    GLEN ELLYN – Park View Elementary School third-grader Olivia Ocasio was busy looking up the word "jellyfish" in her new dictionary.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Palzet: The balance of a 21st-century education

    "Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now." Mattie StepanekOver the ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Lowe's grant helps fund community garden at South Elementary in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – South Elementary now has its own community garden with help from parents, PTO members and a $3,000 grant from Lowe’s.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

    HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play tic-tac-toe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Glenbard District 87 to celebrate 100th anniversary

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 Superintendent David Larson views the district's 100th anniversary as a way to celebrate the district's iden ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • Hinsdale Chorale concert reunites beloved LT teacher with past students

    The sounds of the holiday season will come alive Nov. 26 and 27 as the Hinsdale Chorale presents “Traditional Christmas: A Celebration of Carols” at E ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School pilots robotics, drone technology class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Standing outside the tennis courts at Crystal Lake Central High School, students in John Dominici’s robotics and drone technology class ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • LT students serve up Thanksgiving meal to seniors

    LA GRANGE – About 100 seniors dined Nov. 17 in the Lyons Township High School North Campus Community Room for the annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving L ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • McAninch Arts Center celebrates 30th anniversary

    More than 2 million people have passed through the doors of the McAninch Arts Center since it first opened in October 1986.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 officials discuss need for early learning

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education members continue to ponder whether to put a referendum on the ball ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:29 am
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