Partly Cloudy
73°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Education

  • 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
  • Cary-Grove High School to host 2016 Odyssey Art Walk

    CARY – High School senior artists will share their work during the upcoming 2016 Odyssey Art Walk at Cary-Grove High School.
    May 17, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Stickney students celebrate Arbor Day

    STICKNEY – Edison Elementary School students celebrate Arbor Day on April 29 with the help of kindergarten teachers Angela Fischbeck (left) and Patric ...
    May 17, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield High School earns high marks in rankings

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Brookfield High School District 208 is celebrating good grades of its own.It i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Leman students picked for Google Expeditions

    WEST CHICAGO – The students at Leman Middle School in West Chicago were picked to participate in Google Expeditions, a program that travels around the ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Whittier Elementary STEM team readies for global competition

    WHEATON – Though it starts with a flurry of high-energy jokes and teasing, the weekly practice for the Pigeon Symphony Orchestra quickly turns to busi ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Abraham Lincoln fifth-graders greet, serve area seniors during tea

    GLEN ELLYN – Carol Stream resident Merle Phillips felt like royalty as Abraham Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grader Thomas Smith brought a brownie t ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • West Chicago High School journalists qualify for state competition

    WEST CHICAGOThree West Chicago Community High School student journalists advanced to the IHSA state ...
    May 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Willowbrook High School aide accused of having sex with student

    A teacher's aide at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student from Lombard at her residence in Bolingb ...
    May 14, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Competition rewards Bolingbrook students for good deeds

    BOLINGBROOK – B.J. Ward Elementary School students and staff recently celebrated Pay It Forward Day with a Human Hungry Hippo assembly. It rewarded st ...
    May 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Sudbury school in Riverside celebrates unconventional hiring model

    RIVERSIDE – With the U.S. presidential election underway, a school in Riverside is going through its own electoral process – hiring staff for the next ...
    May 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wheaton celebrates 30 years of being a Tree City USA: 5 photos

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton and students from Washington Elementary School helped celebrate the city's long-standing commitment to planting and cari ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • La Grange School District 102 appoints new principal of Forest Road School

    LA GRANGE PARK – Jeffrey Bergholtz, principal of James Giles School in Norridge School District 80, will join La Grange School District 102’s administ ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to mull superintendent's contract, board member says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board is mulling contract details for Superintendent Johnnie Thomas after an ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How familiar are you with the positions of your local legislators?
    I’ve got a pretty good idea of where they stand
    I generally just go by party affiliation to get an idea
    I probably should know more about their positions
    I’m not sure who my local legislators are