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  • Leman students picked for Google Expeditions

    WEST CHICAGO – The students at Leman Middle School in West Chicago were picked to participate in Google Expeditions, a program that travels around the ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Whittier Elementary STEM team readies for global competition

    WHEATON – Though it starts with a flurry of high-energy jokes and teasing, the weekly practice for the Pigeon Symphony Orchestra quickly turns to busi ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Abraham Lincoln fifth-graders greet, serve area seniors during tea

    GLEN ELLYN – Carol Stream resident Merle Phillips felt like royalty as Abraham Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grader Thomas Smith brought a brownie t ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • West Chicago High School journalists qualify for state competition

    WEST CHICAGOThree West Chicago Community High School student journalists advanced to the IHSA state ...
    May 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Willowbrook High School aide accused of having sex with student

    A teacher's aide at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student from Lombard at her residence in Bolingb ...
    May 14, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Competition rewards Bolingbrook students for good deeds

    BOLINGBROOK – B.J. Ward Elementary School students and staff recently celebrated Pay It Forward Day with a Human Hungry Hippo assembly. It rewarded st ...
    May 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Sudbury school in Riverside celebrates unconventional hiring model

    RIVERSIDE – With the U.S. presidential election underway, a school in Riverside is going through its own electoral process – hiring staff for the next ...
    May 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wheaton celebrates 30 years of being a Tree City USA: 5 photos

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton and students from Washington Elementary School helped celebrate the city's long-standing commitment to planting and cari ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • La Grange School District 102 appoints new principal of Forest Road School

    LA GRANGE PARK – Jeffrey Bergholtz, principal of James Giles School in Norridge School District 80, will join La Grange School District 102’s administ ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to mull superintendent's contract, board member says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board is mulling contract details for Superintendent Johnnie Thomas after an ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to get feedback on task force recommendations through community survey

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to find out what the community thinks about the recommendations from the district's Facilities Task F ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 finalizing early start for 2017-18 calendar

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 board of education will vote during its May 16 meeting on whether to approve a 2017-18 school ye ...
    May 12, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • College of DuPage projecting $11M deficit in 2017 budget

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is studying how to close a projected $11 million deficit in the college's fiscal year 2017 budget.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board discusses filling vacancy after Elger's upcoming resignation

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members on May 9 discussed the process for filling a vacancy in light of the pending res ...
    May 10, 2016 - 6:00 am
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