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  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 sees 78 musicians make ILMEA All-District honors

    DOWNERS GROVE – Nearly 80 students across Community High School District 99 placed in the 2016 Illinois Music Education Association choir, jazz band a ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • St. Joan of Arc Catholic School offers impressive music program

    Early education in music allows children to explore the many facets of music throughout their lives.  Lacey Wehrli, Music teacher for grades K-8 at St ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • Cicero District 99 sees improvements with Illinois Center for School Improvement's help

    CICERO – Students in Cicero School District 99 have made significant improvements in math and reading over the last year, thanks to help from the Illi ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center expands services to Churchill School

    GLEN ELLYN – Israel Munoz wants to help children reach their full potential.In September, Munoz star ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Larson: Education should be campaign priority

    After listening to our two major political party presidential candidates argue and launch insults at each other over the past few weeks, it occurred t ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Election Day to include several Cook County referendum measures

    Nov. 8 is Election Day. Besides electing candidates to serve in office, voters also will be able to vote on local referendum measures. Below are measu ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • McHenry County College degree program teaches how to create apps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mobile applications are taking the world by storm, McHenry County College instructor Bill Skrzypczak said.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Holly Jolly Market to benefit Franklin Middle School PTA

    WHEATON – Those who want to get an early start on their Christmas shopping should head to the third annual Holly Jolly Market, a holiday fundraiser an ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Richmond musicians plan to start blues music education nonprofit

    RICHMOND – The rich sounds of a historic musical genre will soon be taught in Richmond.A group of mu ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • League of Women Voters to hold mock election at Lyons Township High School

    LA GRANGE – The League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is partnering with Lyons Township High School to hold a mock election Nov. 3 during stude ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 weighs options for referendum

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education members are now looking at several options to fund improvements to ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • World Series bumps Lemont High School 8th grade open house

    LEMONT — First things first; when there's a chance to watch a once-in-a-lifetime event like the Chicago Cubs possibly ending a 108-year championship d ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Wheaton College breaks ground on new $4M welcome center

    WHEATON – Wheaton College campus leaders want the college to have a welcoming presence to prospective students, alumni and community members the momen ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Berwyn districts expand preschool offerings with help of Illinois grant

    BERWYN – Thanks to a grant from the state of Illinois, 80 preschool-aged children in Berwyn South School District 100 and Berwyn North School District ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 1:50 pm
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