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  • District 205 names new superintendent

    ELMHURST – Dr. David A. Moyer, a three-year superintendent for Moline schools, was named Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205’s new superintend ...
    June 5, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • District 200 board OKs 3-year teacher contract with 8-percent raise, health benefit reforms

    WHEATON – Teachers in Community Unit School District 200 have a new contract, which includes a nearly 8-percent raise over the next three years, at th ...
    June 8, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Smith: Pruneau set great example for District 205

    When Dave Pruneau walked in the door of the Superintendent’s office July 1, 2011, District 205 was in the middle of extended teacher negotiations; the ...
    June 5, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • York student achieves perfect ACT score

    ELMHURST – York Community High School student Kathryn “Julia” Dierksheide earned the highest possible composite score – a 36 – on the ACT test she too ...
    June 5, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Maercker Intermediate students create biographies for Burgess Square residents

    WESTMONT – As one Burgess Square Healthcare Centre resident flipped through the pages of a book, the words and illustrations on each page brought tear ...
    June 4, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • District 201 top 4: Device buys, wireless upgrades and 6-percent raise for superintendent

    WESTMONT – The Community Unit School District 201 Board of Education took on four big items at its May 27 meeting.
    June 4, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • District 200 board to vote on 3-year teacher contract

    WHEATON – The Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education will vote on a tentative three-year contract for the nearly 1,100 members of its t ...
    June 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • District 113A administrators lay out vision for future

    LEMONT – Administrators with Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A dreamed big when putting together a presentation on their vision for the d ...
    June 10, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Joliet D-86 school board receives final report on three-year plan

    JOLIET – Joliet Public School District 86 wrapped up its three-year strategic plan. School officials ...
    June 3, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • West Chicago Community High School hosts Relay For Life event

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago Community High School came together May 29 for a Relay For Life event at the school's track.
    June 3, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Glenbard District 87 officials reflect on first year of iPad program

    As Glenbard Township High School District 87 finishes the first year of its 1-to-1 iPad deployment program, officials are considering the success of t ...
    June 3, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • Avery Coonley students triumph as national chess champs

    DOWNERS GROVE – Students at The Avery Coonley School in Downers Grove are getting valuable life lessons while sitting at chessboards.
    June 3, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep partners with groups to welcome international students

    ELMHURST – For any teenager, the transition to high school can be tough. For international students, add on culture shock and a language barrier betwe ...
    June 8, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council rejects School District 155 bleacher request

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A plan that would make some changes to the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School has been rejected by the Crystal L ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Batavia aldermen voice concerns about increasing land-cash fees

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced concerns about increasing land-cash fees for developers.
    June 2, 2015 - 10:31 pm
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