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  • Class of 2015: Prairie Ridge graduates set to begin new chapter in their lives

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From her perch in the gym bleachers, Donna Warton held up her Nokia Lumia and zoomed in on the spot where graduates were accepting thei ...
    May 30, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Class of 2015: Crystal Lake South graduates overcome adversity

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “We have a power outage affecting more than 600 homes in the area,” Principal Scott Shepard announced.
    May 30, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Best Buddies honors Glenbard West adviser

    GLEN ELLYN – Best Buddies Illinois has named Glenbard West High School teacher Allison Hengesh Tranchita its 2014-15 high school adviser of the year, ...
    May 30, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Class of 2015: Cary-Grove graduates 440 students with laughs, advice

    CARY – The names were called, photos were taken and the principal wore a feather boa, "rock star" sunglasses and a tiara while giving the graduates so ...
    May 30, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Downers Grove South students selling T-shirts to raise money for earthquake victims

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School students are selling T-shirts to raise money to buy tents for families displaced by the earthquakes in ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Leman students visit Springfield, meet Oberweis

    Leman Middle School sixth-grade students meet State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R - Sugar Grove, whose district includes part of West Chicago, on May 7 at the ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Green cars come to Westmont Junior High School

    WESTMONT – Westmont Junior High School hosts its second annual Green Car Show on May 1.Car dealers f ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Class of 2015: Marian Central ‘family’ bids farewell to graduates

    WOODSTOCK – Just before her graduation Friday, Abbey McClain posed for a photo with her teacher, a flower crown with long ribbon tails she made for hi ...
    May 30, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Class of 2015: Johnsburg High School graduates reflect on accomplishments

    JOHNSBURG – Eighteen-year-old James Cheesman approached classmate Alexa Duenas on Friday evening, wrapped his arms around her shoulders, and hugged he ...
    May 30, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Batavia School District 101 proposing balanced budget

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is projecting a balanced budget for the coming year if state funding remains stable.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 examining high school's lunch options

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members are considering whether to remove Batavia High School from the national school lunch program.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Westmont teacher receives Golden Apple award

    WESTMONT – A good teacher encourages their students to learn the lessons required of them, guides them along their educational journey and inspires yo ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • District 205 students receive award from principals association

    ELMHURST – Twelve students from Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 were awarded for their academic achievement and exemplary citizenship by t ...
    May 29, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • St. Alexander's in Villa Park to close despite enrollment push

    VILLA PARK – St. Alexander Catholic School in Villa Park will close its doors at the end of this school year, leaving parishioners, faculty and famili ...
    May 29, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Montini bids farewell to Class of 2015

    LOMBARD – Montini Catholic High School Class of 2015 co-valedictorians Joseph Palasek (from left) and Albert Holler share the podium as they give thei ...
    May 29, 2015 - 1:08 pm
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