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  • 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
  • Downers Grove District 99 takes home medals at FCCLA conference

    DOWNERS GROVE – Twenty students from Downers Grove North and South high schools received medals at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America ...
    May 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Rauner, Durkin talk state budget during Lyons Township High School visit

    LA GRANGE – As both the state fiscal and public school years begin to wind down, Lyons Township High School played host to the Illinois governor and i ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Elmhurst Walk-In Ministry partners with Elmhurst College to create a new look

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Walk-In Ministry partnered with an Elmhurst College graphic design class to create a new logo for its new name, the Elmhurst W ...
    May 9, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Know Your Board: Center Cass School District 66 Board of Education

    There aren’t enough reporters in all of Illinois to cover the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 9, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Jefferson Elementary third-graders cap research project with tree dedication

    BERWYN – Third-graders at Jefferson Elementary School in Berwyn are becoming experts in trees, thanks to a special Arbor Day project where they were a ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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