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  • Wheaton students win inaugural RAI Wealth scholarships

    WHEATON – RAI Wealth team leader and wealth planning specialist Melissa Imbrogno (from left), St. Francis High School scholarship recipient Claire Hol ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Q&A: New District 99 Superintendent Hank Thiele talks start of school year

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the first day of school approaches, students get the chance to meet new friends, teachers and opportunities.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • New Glenbard West science addition offers learning opportunities

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School junior Octavio Munoz said he is excited about the possibilities a newly opened state-of-the-art science additio ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Glenbard District 87 approves contract with employees

    On Aug. 22, the Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education approved a collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation o ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts popular golf outing to benefit school, parish

    It’s a win-win situation when members of the community can enjoy a fantastic day on the golf course and raise funds for a deserving organization at th ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Q&A: Acclaimed trumpet player Marquis Hill coming to McAninch Arts Center

    Chicago native Marquis Hill was thrust into the spotlight after winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2014 ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • An ocean away

    It’s generally not a good idea for a teacher to miss the first day of school. Or the second. But Mic ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Downers Grove school districts 58 and 99: Top-4 issues to watch

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the new school year ramps up, districts 58 and 99 in Downers Grove have a few issues and new opportunities ahead of them.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Q&A: New Elmhurst College president looks ahead to new school year

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College President Troy Van Aken arrived on campus this summer to start his new position.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 to prioritize $174.2 million of facility improvements

    WHEATON – The Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education continues to plan for a possible spring referendum to pay for ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Wheaton's Shakespeare in the Park to present 'Twelfth Night'

    WHEATON – Every August, the works of William Shakespeare are brought to life on two summer evenings under the leaves of Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Av ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Morton East student honored for service efforts

    CICERO – Morton East High School senior Gabriela Gamboa (center, with sign) is joined by the rest of her peers in sixth hour science class after being ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • La Grange District 102 OKs going to referendum for extra $3M in annual tax revenue

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 102 has opted to go to referendum to ask residents for an additional $3 million in annual tax revenue to help as ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • District 89 invites community to meet superintendent

    Community members, families and staff are invited to meet Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent Emily Tammaru during an open house ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad wins national Afro-Academic music composition contest

    DOWNERS GROVE – Filmmaking, singing and musical performance – 2016 Downers Grove South High School graduate Gabrielle Henderson can do it all.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:19 am
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