BOLINGBROOK – To honor fallen members of the military, Bolingbrook High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program is taking part in the National Wreaths Across America program by sponsoring the sale of wreaths that will be placed on graves at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood on Dec. 14.
A DuPage County nonprofit has announced an initiative to bring together community resources in hopes of improving early childhood education in the county, starting in the Wheaton-Warrenville area.
LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education unanimously endorsed moving fifth grade classes back to River Valley School during its Nov. 20 meeting.
CICERO – Morton East students paid tribute to those who served in the military during a Veterans Day Assembly on Nov. 11 in the Chodl Auditorium.
DOWNERS GROVE – The District 99 Board of Education voted 5-1 Monday to seek a 2.3 percent property tax increase for 2013, though that figure could decrease to 2.1 percent this spring when the equalized assessed valuation of property in the district and value of new construction is released.
WESTMONT – The Westmont Community Unit School District 201 Board of Education recently re-applied for a State of Illinois School Maintenance Project Grant.
Glenbard Township High School District 87 will roll out a 1-to-1 iPad deployment next fall for all freshmen and other students enrolled in ninth grade core courses.
LEMONT – The Lemont High School District 210 Board of Education passed a preliminary 2013 tax levy during its Nov. 18 meeting that would call for a 9 percent increase from the previous year.
A referendum question asking voters to support the issuance of $35 million in bonds to fund facility projects in Glenbard Township High School District 87 will appear on the March 18, 2014, election ballot.
WESTCHESTER – St. Joseph High School expects to sell 10.5 acres of land on the north side of its property in the next two to three weeks, said David McCreery, president of St. Joseph.
WESTMONT – At Montini Catholic High School's 27th Annual Mathematics Contest, 15 students from Westmont Junior High School competed against 34 other middle schools from the area.
Emerson Elementary School teachers Andrea Kleave (back left) and Estelle Peabody (back right) stand with third grade students sporting 1950s attire to celebrate the school's 60th birthday.
WOODRIDGE – For almost six years, Maryella Bifano has spent her days sculpting the young minds at Woodridge’s North KinderCare.
WHEATON – As hard as school might be for students who don’t have the latest cool new accessory, life in the classroom is even more challenging without pens and paper.
The Wheaton Warrenville South High School speech program was recently recognized as being in the nation's top 10 percent by the National Forensic League.