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  • Falcons finish season with fanfare

    WHEATON – The Wheaton North High School Marching Falcons participate in their final competition of the season Oct. 11 at the Metamora Band Invitationa ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Community High School teacher named VISA Innovative Educator

    WEST CHICAGO – Community High School District 94 social studies and economics teacher Candace Fikis has been selected as VISA's Practical Money Skills ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • West Chicago Elementary School District 33 collecting pop tabs for contest

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago Elementary School District 33 and the Parent Teacher organizations for each district school are taking part in a competiti ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Glenbard students sit in for sonography

    Students from Glenbard North and Glenbard South high schools watch while Glenbard North teacher Caroline Gonzalez undergoes an ultrasound screening pe ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Rainbows program helps kids cope

    Question: What is the St. Mary of Gostyn Chapter of Rainbows? Who facilitates it? Jerry ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Club donates 750-plus dictionaries

    DARIEN – The Rotary Club of Darien recently distributed more than 750 dictionaries at eight area schools for their 2014 annual dictionary project.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • College of DuPage police academy celebrates 20th anniversary

    GLEN ELLYN – Morton Grove Police Chief Michael Simo (from left), Lombard Police Lt. Scott Watkins, Lombard Police Deputy Chief Roy Newton and Illinois ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Former resident of Joliet low-income housing returns to motivate kids to college

    JOLIET – At 29, Danara Barlow is less concerned about her career and more on launching a nonprofit she jump-started last year with $2,500 from North C ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Meet Rebecca Burke, an RB student who helped design Riverside police officers' new patch

    RIVERSIDE - In September, the Riverside Police Department announced come the end of October, all Riverside police officers would sport a new police de ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to focus on college applications

    The Glenbard Parent Series will host a presentation about college applications, Glenbard Township High School District 87 announced in a news release.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Westmont District 201 asking voters for $26 million for school improvements

    WESTMONT – In Tuesday's election, District 201 is asking voters to decide whether to allow the school district to issue up to $26 million in bonds to ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Westmont HS volleyball fundraiser serves greater purpose

    WESTMONT – The Westmont High School girls volleyball program helped fight breast cancer by holding a Volley for the Cure event during their games Thur ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Cary District 26 considers future of Maplewood in aftermath of Pedcor-backlash

    CARY – The prospect of presenting a high-density residential development at Maplewood School has District 26 officials a little gun shy.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • McConnaughay: School funding bill a ‘real threat’

    State Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno doesn’t deny there is a problem with the way schools in Illinois are funded.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:19 pm
  • Wheaton North alumni celebrate 50 years of education, memories

    WHEATON – Former Falcons descended upon Wheaton last weekend to celebrate Wheaton North High School’s 50th anniversary.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 7:03 pm
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