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  • Officials continue to investigate bomb threat at Lemont High School

    LEMONT – A bomb threat that sent about 1,400 Lemont High School students, faculty and staff home early Dec. 2 is still under investigation, Lemont pol ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Downers Grove District 58 projects balanced budget over next 3 years – barring state cutbacks

    DOWNERS GROVE – The local elementary school district believes it is in solid financial standing – as long as the state doesn't make any overly drastic ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 approves 2.5-percent increase in property tax levy

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education on Dec. 5 voted to approve a $44.2 million tax levy that represents a 2.5-percent in ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board eyes referendum to fund addition at Hadley

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn District 41 Board of Education is looking at putting a referendum on the April 2017 ballot that would build an addition at ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Lemont High School senior earns perfect ACT score

    LEMONT – Scoring a 36 on a test doesn’t sound like much, but in the world of standardized testing – specifically the ACT exam – it’s perfect, literall ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont High School evacuated following bomb threat

    LEMONT – Lemont High School was evacuated the morning of Dec. 2 because of a bomb threat.The high sc ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 agrees to put $132.5M referendum on ballot

    WHEATON – Residents in Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will vote in the spring on a $132.5 million referendum to pay for improv ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Downers Grove North Marching Band delights at Disney World

    DOWNERS GROVE – Long hours of preparation paid off for the Downers Grove North High School Marching Band, when the young musicians were greeted with e ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board reviews results of community survey

    GLEN ELLYN – Forty-one percent of Glen Ellyn School District 41 residents would support additions at the district's four elementary schools to accommo ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Downers Grove South presents WWII drama 'Front' on Dec. 2, 3

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School's theater department will present the World War II show "Front" at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3 in the high sch ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Retired Wheaton attorney makes good grammar his mission

    GLEN ELLYN – Park View Elementary School third-grader Olivia Ocasio was busy looking up the word "jellyfish" in her new dictionary.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Palzet: The balance of a 21st-century education

    "Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now." Mattie StepanekOver the ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Lowe's grant helps fund community garden at South Elementary in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – South Elementary now has its own community garden with help from parents, PTO members and a $3,000 grant from Lowe’s.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

    HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play tic-tac-toe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:31 am
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