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  • Joliet District 86 engages parents in children's learning

    JOLIET – Parents like Bridgette Sinegar are getting extra help from Joliet Public Schools District 86 to be more involved in their children’s learning ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Ogden Avenue School to host Red Sled Holiday Bazaar

    LA GRANGE – The annual Red Sled Holiday Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at Ogden Avenue School, 501 W. Ogden Ave., La Grange.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton Holiday Housewalk to benefit Wheaton North show choir

    WHEATON – The third annual Wheaton Holiday Housewalk, which will feature four Wheaton homes, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • La Grange preschoolers raise funds for breast cancer research

    LA GRANGE – Preschoolers at Little People's Country in La Grange decorated signs for an Oct. 21 bake sale that raised $460 for the Breast Cancer Resea ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School teacher put on leave resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The choir director for Crystal Lake Central High School and the president of the district’s teachers union has resigned after being pla ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Prairie Ridge High School suspends student for wearing Confederate flag to school

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When 16-year-old Hunter Bloom brought a Confederate flag to Prairie Ridge High School on Tuesday for a U.S. History class project, he w ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Chick Chat tackles tough issues girls face

    LA GRANGE – The ups and downs of tweens’ peer relationships can take a toll on girls’ self-esteem and have a lasting impact on their social skills. Bu ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 sees 78 musicians make ILMEA All-District honors

    DOWNERS GROVE – Nearly 80 students across Community High School District 99 placed in the 2016 Illinois Music Education Association choir, jazz band a ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • St. Joan of Arc Catholic School offers impressive music program

    Early education in music allows children to explore the many facets of music throughout their lives.  Lacey Wehrli, Music teacher for grades K-8 at St ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • Cicero District 99 sees improvements with Illinois Center for School Improvement's help

    CICERO – Students in Cicero School District 99 have made significant improvements in math and reading over the last year, thanks to help from the Illi ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center expands services to Churchill School

    GLEN ELLYN – Israel Munoz wants to help children reach their full potential.In September, Munoz star ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Larson: Education should be campaign priority

    After listening to our two major political party presidential candidates argue and launch insults at each other over the past few weeks, it occurred t ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Election Day to include several Cook County referendum measures

    Nov. 8 is Election Day. Besides electing candidates to serve in office, voters also will be able to vote on local referendum measures. Below are measu ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • McHenry County College degree program teaches how to create apps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mobile applications are taking the world by storm, McHenry County College instructor Bill Skrzypczak said.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
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    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food