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  • York High School student earns perfect ACT score

    ELMHURST – Mateo Sanchez isn’t sure yet where he’s going to college, but the soon-to-be senior at York Community High School will likely have his choi ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School reflects on another terrific school year

    St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School has many accomplishments and highlights from the past year to be proud of.  Chris Kalal, Assistant Principal of SMG ...
    June 27, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Alden-Hebron School District 19 closes purchase of land owned by board president’s father-in-law

    HEBRON – Alden-Hebron School District 19 has purchased nearly 80 acres of land from a landowner with family ties to the school board.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Additions eyed at District 41 schools

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 school board members on June 27 will vote on whether to direct the district's new architects to start desig ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • College of DuPage Board of Trustees approves $172.9M budget

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on June 23 approved a $172.9 million operating budget that assumes a flat tuition rate and operating tax levy.
    June 25, 2016 - 7:33 pm
  • School board OKs revised superintendent’s contract

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent Mike Moan at its meeting Tues ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Riverside Metra station ticket office closes

    LEMONTFor the second year in a row, Oakwood Elementary School in Lemont invited families to a night ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 administration proposes Early Learning Center for full-day kindergarten

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon is recommending the district build an Early Learning Center at the former Spaldi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Woodstock D-200 to review superintendent's contract after resident files complaint

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock School District 200 Board will reconsider the previously approved three-year contract and raise for Superintendent Mike Moan ...
    June 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • Woodridge student honored for volunteer service

    WOODRIDGE – Bianca Spalla of Woodridge, a junior at Downers Grove North High School, was presented with an engraved bronze medallion to recognize her ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School celebrates accomplishments for 2015-16

    St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School is always looking for ways to enhance and improve upon the already outstanding educational experience they provide ...
    June 20, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • Restoration project ongoing at Loyola University campus in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – At the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with what they’ve learned i ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Hadley Junior High presents clinic on using ukulele to teach music literacy

    GLEN ELLYN – Coal City Unit District 1 music teacher Cindy Bennett-Valtman likes to use the ukulele to help her students learn more about music.
    June 18, 2016 - 8:50 pm
  • La Grange School District 102 votes to withdraw from special education co-op

    LA GRANGE – Elected officials for La Grange School District 102 voted June 8 to withdraw from a special education cooperative with the goal of bringin ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Woodridge School District 68 Board makes appointments

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge School District 68 Board of Education at its May 16 meeting unanimously appointed Kurt Kramer as the new principal of Willow ...
    June 17, 2016 - 3:00 pm
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