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Education

  • St. Alexander's in Villa Park to close despite enrollment push

    VILLA PARK – St. Alexander Catholic School in Villa Park will close its doors at the end of this school year, leaving parishioners, faculty and famili ...
    May 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Montini bids farewell to Class of 2015

    LOMBARD – Montini Catholic High School Class of 2015 co-valedictorians Joseph Palasek (from left) and Albert Holler share the podium as they give thei ...
    May 29, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Letter: COD board action was not mean-spirited

    To the editor:I must strongly disagree with that portion of the May 8 op-ed piece accusing Deanne Ma ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • "Saints In Training” Bible Camp Engages Kids During Summer

    Summer is around the corner; school is almost out, and parents are wondering how to offer their children a variety of educational opportunities during ...
    May 29, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Hinsdale Central Class of 2015 receives $24.5M in scholarships

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale High School District 86 announced May 22 that students in the Class of 2015 at Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St., we ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Johnsburg teen makes 3rd round at National Spelling Bee

    It was a mucedinous end to Mareike Western’s time at the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. The McHenry County Spelling Bee champion exited th ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Kaneland prepares for IMSA Fusion opportunity

    SUGAR GROVE – Fourth- through eighth-grade students in Kaneland School District 302 will have additional opportunities for STEM learning in the fall.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Hoffman Estates student takes part in national spelling bee

    The winner of the 2015 Kane County Regional Spelling Bee hopes to again compete at the national level like he did this year, his father said.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 indecisive on community task force

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education had trouble determining how to proceed with its Facilities Community Task Force duri ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Elmhurst teachers enhance student learning with Google Chromebooks

    ELMHURST – It’s about 7:45 in the morning, and a group of York Community High School’s English, foreign languages and art teachers head over to the El ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves increase to pay for Chromebooks

    BATAVIA – The Batavia School District 101 Board Tuesday night voted, 4-2, to approve increasing student registration fees by $75 for kindergarten stud ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • D-303 holds off on changing school start times

    ST. CHARLES – Despite the concerns of some parents, there will be no changes to St. Charles School District 303 start times for the 2015-16 school yea ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Kaneland associate superintendent to serve on school business officials' board

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland School District 302 Associate Superintendent Julie-Ann Fuchs has been officially installed as a member of the board of directors ...
    May 26, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Fox River Grove teacher named Illinois History Teacher of the Year

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A Fox River Grove fifth-grade teacher was left humbled after being recognized at a state level simply for living out her passion.
    May 26, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Best-selling author tunes up for visit at Elmhurst early childhood center

    ELMHURST – Children's author and singer Eric Litwin performed for students May 20 at the Madison Early Childhood Center in Elmhurst.
    May 26, 2015 - 3:22 pm
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