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  • 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
  • COD board approves payment for state's performance audit

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on Nov. 17 voted 4-2 to approve a $416,507 payment for a performance audit recently conducted by the Office of ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Glen Crest teacher named Illinois Middle School/Junior High Art Educator of the Year

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Crest Middle School teacher Rich Stachon was named Illinois Middle School/Junior High Art Educator of the Year at a banquet Nov. 4 a ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Carol Stream resident warns Wheaton North teens about dangers of distracted driving

    WHEATON – After receiving a car at the age of 17, a whole new world opened up for Ben Pohl.Unfortuna ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Berwyn Explorers celebrate 50 years

    BERWYN – It’s a program that has sparked the careers of many police officers and had a positive impact in the lives of local youth for decades. The Be ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • McHenry County College selects new vice presidents for academic and student affairs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees this week appointed Chris Gray as the new vice president of Academic and Student Affairs a ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:12 am