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  • Actress Octavia Spencer talks writing with Geneva sixth-graders

    GENEVA – Geneva sixth-graders probably didn’t expect to get homework Thursday from Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.
    April 9, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Glenbard West senior named U.S. Presidential Scholar finalist

    GLEN ELLYN – Nathan Gaertner, a senior at Glenbard West High School, has been named a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar finalist, Gaertner announced in a ...
    April 9, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • District 181 to host digital learning events for the community

    BURR RIDGE – Community Consolidated School District 181 will host events April 21 and 22 to engage the community around its vision for technology in d ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Incoming Riverside Brookfield High School freshmen will get laptops

    RIVERSIDE – Incoming freshmen beginning with the 2015-16 school year will be provided Chromebook laptops as part of the Riverside-Brookfield High Scho ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Orzel: SB 1 will have catastrophic impact on Lemont schools

    Last fall, I issued a joint correspondence with Lemont High School District 210 Superintendent Dr. Mary Ticknor regarding Senate Bill 16, which recent ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:46 am
  • Law: No lazy days of summer at District 86

    As we come back from spring break, the speed to the end of the school year can only be described as breakneck. So many exciting things happen during t ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:21 am
  • Elmhurst College forum to tackle America's challenges

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College is hosting its eighth annual govermental forum, a discussion that centers on the latest political and economic issues in I ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • District 45 PTA to host Student Art Show

    The common area and auditorium of Willowbrook High School in Villa Park will be filled with the artwork of School District 45 students, as the distric ...
    April 8, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • District 99 to focus on new superintendent search

    The Community High School District 99 Board of Education will be tasked with finding a replacement for Superintendent Mark McDonald.
    April 8, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Domeracki: Tech internship benefits students, high school

    The Board of Education of Community High School District 94 is committed to providing each and every student with a digital learning device for next s ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' candidates sweep College of DuPage race (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will soon be looking at a Clean Slate. The trio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Kupka, Davenport re-elected to District 99 board along with newcomer Renner

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two incumbents and one fresh face were elected to the Community High School District 99 Board of Education on Tuesday.
    April 8, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Nelson retains seat, Clark and Buchholz join District 41 board in tight race

    GLEN ELLYN – An incumbent kept her seat and two of three candidates on a slate joined the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education as a result ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Getty slate topples District 103 incumbents

    A slate backed by Lyons Village President Chris Getty took three out of four seats in the Lyons Elementary School District 103 race.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Westmont rejects third District 201 referendum in 13 months

    WESTMONT – The third time was not a charm for Westmont Community Unit School District 201.The distri ...
    April 9, 2015 - 6:08 am
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