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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra members encourage Glen Ellyn students to 'dream out loud'

    GLEN ELLYN – Patsy Dash (left) and John Hagstrom, members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, perform Feb. 29 for Hadley Junior High School seventh- an ...
    March 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard East High School extends invitation to Experience East

    LOMBARD – Each year, Glenbard East High School offers parents and other community members the chance to not only hear about what is going on at the sc ...
    March 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • McHenry County College hosting woodwind quintet for Second Sunday concert

    CRYSTAL LAKE  – The upcoming Second Sunday Concert at McHenry County College will feature the woodwind quintet Winds Off the Lake.
    March 13, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Morton West High School in Berwyn put on soft lockdown after student makes threat

    BERWYN – Morton West High School in Berwyn was put on soft lockdown briefly March 11 after a student made a threat against the school, according to a ...
    March 12, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Artwork from 4 MCC students selected for Skyway Juried Art Competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four McHenry County College students had their artwork selected for this year's Skyway Juried Art Competition.
    March 11, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Carol Stream Chamber to accept scholarship applications

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce Foundation is accepting applications from Carol Stream students for college scholarships. Last yea ...
    March 11, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Public Library diversifies collection with foreign language books

    DOWNERS GROVE – For those who have wanted to read the “A Song of Fire and Ice” series in Spanish or a cookbook in Chinese, the Downers Grove Public Li ...
    March 12, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • For Elmhurst College student, MAP grant is more than political issue

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College student Tiffany Lutka isn't sure how she is going to pay for her last year of college.
    March 15, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Music scholarship available to Downers Grove high school students

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Rotary Club of Downers Grove is accepting applications for their annual Charles Dickerman Music Scholarship.
    March 10, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Jacob Engler named principal of Woodrige District 68 school

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge School District 68 Board of Education unanimously appointed Jacob Engler as the new principal of William F. Murphy Elementar ...
    March 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 Board ties bonus to goals for superintendent

    ALGONQUIN – The Community Unit School District 300 Board on Tuesday approved a resolution that included set of lofty goals that, if reached, could mea ...
    March 9, 2016 - 5:27 pm
  • Wegner School staff volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

    WEST CHICAGO – The staff at Wegner Elementary School in West Chicago recently prepared dinner for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in ...
    March 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential search continues

    The members of the College of DuPage's Presidential Search Committee later this month will conduct in-person interviews with candidates vying to be th ...
    March 9, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • JT Manning Elementary School students learn to conquer dragons

    WESTMONT – Manning Elementary School in Westmont recently celebrated reading week with a variety of special events based on the theme “All Fired Up Ab ...
    March 9, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 Education Foundation traveling back to '80s for fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – The 1980s cover band Sixteen Candles will be the main attraction for the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58's spring fu ...
    March 9, 2016 - 11:00 am
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