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  • Huntley School District 158 graduates receive Illinois biliteracy seal

    HUNTLEY – Several Huntley High School graduates have received the Illinois Seal of Biliteracy for their proficiency in two languages, Huntley School D ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Huntley School District 158 to vote on district budget for next fiscal year

    HUNTLEY – Huntley School District 158 is set to approve its final budget for the next fiscal year at its meeting Thursday.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry County College engineering students get University of Illinois guarantee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The college enrollment process just got a bit easier for some McHenry County students.CRYSTAL LAKE – The college enrollment process jus ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Downers Grove's American Association of University Women to offer scholarships

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Area branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for a variety of scholarships ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • New Downers Grove private school giving opportunities to students with dyslexia

    DOWNERS GROVE –  A new school in Downers Grove is hoping to give promising students struggling with dyslexia a safe, supportive environment to learn h ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Larson: High school parenting is gardening, not carpentry

    Effective parenting takes courage, wisdom and lots of prayers! This is particularly true for parents of high school students. Instead of thinking of p ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Nazareth Academy celebrates start of school

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy students MaryClaire Harrington (back, from left) of Clarendon Hills, Claire Ramsey of Clarendon Hills, Adam Saldana ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board members upset with continuing bus problems

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members are voicing frustrations that three weeks after the school year started, buses a ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 principals guiding workshops on restorative justice and practices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A new Illinois law aiming to eliminate automatic zero-tolerance suspensions and expulsions goes into effect Sept. 15. As a result, two ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to look at improving special education programs

    GLEN ELLYN – A firm will do an audit of Glen Ellyn School District 41's special education programs to determine how they can be improved.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 89 launches Facebook, YouTube accounts

    After successfully launching a Twitter account in 2015, Community Consolidated School District 89 has added Facebook and YouTube accounts to provide m ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • MCC to offer 3 new courses on mobile phone photography

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering three new courses this semester teaching aspiring photographers how to take professional photographs ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • DuPage County ACT-SO students win national medals

    DuPage County ACT-SO Co-Chairwoman Chioma George (from left), 2016 ACT-SO national winners Jalen Crump, Allyson Amegashie, Whitney Ford, Gabrielle Hen ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Police make arrest in recent Wheaton College student kidnapping

    WHEATON – DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Glen Ellyn Police Chief Philip Norton will host a news conference at 5 p.m. Sept. 2 about t ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Youth Crossroads documentary highlights teen anxiety, depression

    BERWYN – Eight teens from Berwyn and Cicero helped produce a documentary about their community's struggle with anxiety and depression in local adolesc ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 6:52 am
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