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  • Downers Grove District 99 to install gender-neutral bathrooms at Downers Grove North, South

    DOWNERS GROVE – District 99 plans to add gender-neutral bathrooms and private changing stations in locker rooms at Downers Grove North and South by ne ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:19 am
  • New La Grange School District 105 center offers off-campus study space

    LA GRANGE – Students in La Grange School District 105 now have a new place to study and use computers for their schoolwork, thanks to financial suppor ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 narrowly approves new technology for students

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 board members narrowly approved the leasing of new computers for students at their April 11 meeting.
    April 15, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • York High School Euro Challenge team heads to nationals in New York

    ELMHURST – York High School's Euro Challenge team recently won the Midwest Region competition, beating out teams representing Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana ...
    April 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • College of DuPage trustees open to idea of reinstating Buffalo Theatre Ensemble

    College of DuPage trustees are receptive to the idea of reinstating the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble as a resident theater company at the college.
    April 14, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • McHenry High School – East Campus students lift weights for charity

    McHENRY – Fifteen-year-old Caleb Smith performed a back squat under the weight of 225 pounds, and in return received $225.
    April 12, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • John Lennon Educational Tour Bus visits Woodstock High School

    WOODSTOCK – A group of musicians gave Woodstock students a ticket to ride, and play, on Tuesday.The ...
    April 12, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Cary School District 26 Board, teachers union reach tentative deal on contract extension

    CARY – Teachers in Cary School District 26 stand to receive a 3 percent raise next year, rather than the previously negotiated 1.3 percent, as part a ...
    April 12, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Lemont students contribute to teacher’s HatHub invention

    LEMONT – Lemont High School teacher Bill Mondrella has taught an entrepreneurship class for many years and always has stressed to his students that th ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:27 am
  • Downers Grove North High School science teacher receives Golden Apple Award

    DOWNERS GROVE – Students, colleagues, mentors and family members of Jeff Grant gathered in a classroom at Downers Grove North High School to watch as ...
    April 12, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • District 99 student art show kicks off with Woodridge reception

    WOODRIDGE – The community is invited to the opening reception for the District 99 student art show from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the Woodridge Publi ...
    April 11, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Morton College instructor's novel 'The Fugue' tells of refugees living in Cicero after World War II

    CICERO – If his new novel, “The Fugue,” provides readers with a sense of wonder and mindful awareness that allows them to understand their place in so ...
    April 12, 2016 - 6:20 am
  • Elmhurst College hosts event showcasing special education offerings

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College's Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy will showcase its offering for the special education community at ELSA-Palooza 8.
    April 11, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Sipley Elementary School teacher wins award from Woodridge VFW

    WOODRIDGE – Rhonda Jackson, a teacher at John L. Sipley Elementary School in Woodridge School District 68, was awarded the Smart/Maher VFW National Ci ...
    April 11, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • College of DuPage to host presentation about Pluto

    The College of DuPage will host a free presentation titled "Pluto Revealed: First Results from the Historic First Fly-By of the Pluto System" by NASA ...
    April 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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