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  • Illinois First Lady visits Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton

    WHEATON – Illinois First Lady Diana Rauner visited Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton on May 19 as part of a trip to DuPage County to learn m ...
    May 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Cuts help erase $11 million College of DuPage budget deficit

    Across the board budget cuts have helped the College of DuPage erase a projected $11 million deficit in its 2017 budget.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Preschoolers help butterflies take flight in Darien

    DARIEN – Metamorphosis is a timely concept to teach during the spring months, and many classrooms, including those at St. John Lutheran Early Learning ...
    May 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Miniature horses lead cheery therapy at Marklund in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – Four miniature horses strolled the hallways of Marklund Day School and Marklund Philip Center recently, bringing looks of surprise and ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Students celebrate Earth Day with The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – In celebration of Earth Day in April, 160 elementary school students visited The Well Spirituality Center in La Grange Park, a minist ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Mock accident to caution Glenbard North High School students during prom season

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Police Department and Carol Stream Fire Protection District will stage a driving under the influence fatal crash scene ...
    May 24, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • St. James the Apostle Catholic School preschoolers don red noses to help peers

    GLEN ELLYN – Preschoolers at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn participate in Red Nose Day, which has raised more than $1 billion gl ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Winfield youth steers way to state championship

    WINFIELD – Martin Stubben of Winfield, a senior at St. Francis High School who is in the Technology Center of DuPage automotive technology program, pl ...
    May 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 Foundation raises thousands with Top Pizza event

    ELMHURST – The fifth annual Top Pizza event sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence drew more than 450 participants and ra ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 students recognized at Illinois PTA Reflections competition

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ten District 58 students were recently recognized in the Illinois PTA Reflections art competition, according to a news release from th ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Foundation honors Community Unit School District 200 teachers

    WHEATON – The NEW 200 Foundation honors six Community Unit School District 200 teachers at the 2016 Distinguished Teacher Awards on April 26.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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