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Education

  • Controversy flares over McHenry West High School Marine graduate's attire

    McHENRY — McHenry high school officials said a McHenry West graduate who serves in the military was aware that district protocol would prevent her fro ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn prepares students for accelerated Spanish, math, sports

    An important goal of any educational institution is to prepare its students for the next step in their academic career.  St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic S ...
    May 20, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • College of DuPage trustees to attend board retreat

    At least two College of DuPage trustees will not attend a board retreat on May 22 designed to help trustees work more cooperatively.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Prospect School students take part in disability awareness

    CLARENDON HILLS – Students at Prospect School in Clarendon Hills had the unique opportunity to experience how athletics are played by those with physi ...
    May 19, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lemont student named IHSA state champ in journalism

    LEMONT – Lemont High School junior Heather Miller set a new bar for future students after competing at the 2016 IHSA Journalism State Finals hosted on ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Downers Grove students receive Benedictine awards

    A number of Downers Grove natives were honored for their academic and service achievements at Benedictine University's May 6 Interfaith Baccalaureate ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst D-205 task force identifies middle schools' achievements, deficiencies

    ELMHURST – The District 205 middle school task force recently returned with its initial findings and presented its plans moving forward.
    May 20, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • School District 155 board extends superintendent contract 2 years; eliminate bonus package

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Johnnie Thomas will be the superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 through school year 2019-20 after an ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • More in manufacturing seeking to fill skills gap in McHenry County

    Looking at the increased popularity of one program at McHenry County College, it seems those in manufacturing are making a comeback.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Lyons Township freshman wins Congressional Art Competition

    Lyons Township High School freshman Cain Nocera of La Grange recently was named the Illinois 3rd District winner in the 2016 Congressional Art Competi ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 discusses prioritizing facility improvements

    WHEATON – Though Community Unit School District 200 has been working on its plans for addressing its facility needs for months, its work is still far ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 parents protest possible library staff reduction

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove Grade School District 58 plan to split two learning resource center teachers between schools starting next year has up ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 to review Cambridge Lakes Charter School at special meeting

    HAMPSHIRE – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will host a special board meeting Thursday to review the progress of Cambridge Lakes Ch ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Cub Scout Pack 382 honors World War II veteran

    WHEATON – As someone who has studied World War II, 10-year-old Noah Sweeney of Wheaton was honored to have met a World War II veteran face to face.
    May 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late start/early release model next year after surveying ...
    May 17, 2016 - 4:28 pm
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