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  • The LeaderShop in La Grange offers summer camp to hone leadership skills

    LA GRANGE – Working mother Lisa Porter couldn’t be more thrilled with the experience her 10-year-old is having at Camp LeaderShop. The Robbins residen ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:08 pm
  • Fox River Grove School District 3 teachers get pay raise after negotiations

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Teachers from Fox River Grove School District 3 recently reached a deal with the district’s Board of Education, resulting a pay incr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 forms new alumni association

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 and the Student Excellence Foundation have formed the Wheaton Warrenville Alumni Asso ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Huntley library, School District 158 to host kids' science event

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library District in cooperation with Consolidated School District 158 is bringing a free hands-on science experience ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Elmhurst College wants to install beehive on campus

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College has approached the city for permission to install a beehive on campus.Th ...
    July 25, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Larson: Equity in AP is needed to adapt to changing economy

    The erosion of the middle class and the premium our economy places on highly skilled workers has placed a new mandate on public schools. First, school ...
    July 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 hires new assistant superintendent

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education confirmed that Mary Baum will be the next assistant superintendent for l ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn celebrates 125 years of faith, service, and community

    Having a church family and home is an important aspect of many people’s lives.  The loving atmosphere, the strong social network, and the faith-based ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:12 am
  • Berwyn student artwork on display at North Riverside Park Mall

    North Riverside Park Mall unveils a new art display in its Management Hallway, devoted to works by local students from schools and community art progr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove librarians give summer reading recommendations

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many, summer is the perfect opportunity to catch up on – or double down on – a big stack of books.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Spring Avenue School garden in La Grange showcases native plants

    LA GRANGE – It’s not often you see plants like big bluestem, purple coneflowers, goldenrod or New England aster growing in gardens in the Chicago subu ...
    July 16, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 to hold school supply drive for students in need

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit District 300 in Algonquin will look for donations Saturday for the annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive.
    July 15, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 continues to look at Jefferson needs

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 officials continue to look for ways to address the long list of needs at Jefferson Ea ...
    July 14, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 assistant superintendent resigns, accepts position in Florida

    ELMHURST – Community Unit School District 205 Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Teaching Dr. Michelle Fitzgerald resigned June 28.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Legacy Guild in La Grange awards 54 scholarships

    LA GRANGE – Many of the 54 Legacy Guild scholars gathered with guild board members June 12 at the home of Karen and Tom Scaletta in La Grange to each ...
    July 12, 2016 - 7:17 am
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