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  • Downers Grove South sousaphonist joins legacy of All-American musicians

    DOWNERS GROVE – In what’s becoming a near-annual tradition, a Downers Grove South High Schooler joined the ever-growing ranks of DGS students taking p ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts “Spark Your Spirit” Evenings of Renewal

    St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic Church invites the community to attend its “Spark Your Spirit” Evenings of Renewal on October 24-26, 2016.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Downers Grove D-99 boasts higher ACT scores, AP and honors enrollment

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove School District 99 students are scoring better on the ACT and taking more honors and Advanced Placement classes than in ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Special report: Hofstra University student from Riverside reports from campus during first presidential debate

    On Sept. 26, Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., was abuzz with activity for the first presidential debate.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Focus 205 Phase 2 meetings, surveys, focus groups begin in October

    ELMHURST – The Focus 205 community engagement program continues this fall with its phase two meetings Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to an Elmhurst Scho ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Regency Beauty Institute announces immediate closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – National cosmetology academy Regency Beauty Institute has announced permanent closure of its 79 campuses, including one in Crystal Lake ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • White House honors Glenbard District 87 for efforts to close AP enrollment gap

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard Township High School District 87 was recognized Sept. 21 by the White House and U.S. Department of Education for its commitment ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lemont local joins Teach for America

    LEMONT – Rebecca Hunter may be young, but the 24-year-old is already making her mark, so to speak, in the field of education.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School celebrating its 20th year since inception

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with various events.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Audit makes 19 recommendations to College of DuPage

    College of DuPage officials said they are committed to addressing the concerns brought forth in an audit conducted by the Illinois Auditor General.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 superintendent outlines district's successes

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Superintendent Jeff Schuler is proud of the continued success of the school district.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Girl's Day Out in downtown Downers Grove to support local schools

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses in and around downtown Downers Grove will donate 10 percent of the proceeds during an upcoming Girl's Day Out fundraiser, a ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Westmont District 201 renovations enhance security, improve learning environment

    WESTMONT – After months of construction, the facility upgrades at schools in Westmont Community Unit School District 201 are nearly complete.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • Nazareth Academy parent shares 9/11 experience

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy parent and 9/11 survivor Stu Breslow of Clarendon Hills shared his experience with students at the La Grange Park sc ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to survey residents about facility improvements

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to survey residents to find out what kind of facility improvements they would like to see.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:41 am
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