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  • District 99 board considers new courses

    DOWNERS GROVE – Students at Downers Grove North and South high schools may get a number of new options next school year, including self-defense classe ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • College of DuPage officials answer questions during town hall meeting

    College of DuPage President Ann Rondeau and Board of Trustees Chairwoman Deanne Mazzochi fielded a variety of questions about the college and its dire ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Huntley High School, Centegra Hospital's residency program gives students glimpse into medical careers

    HUNTLEY – At Centegra Hospital – Huntley, Maddy Moffett listened to the heartbeat of 2-week-old Braxton Emery. 
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn presents 16th annual Christmas Program on December 19

    With the increasing commercialism of Christmas, it’s easy to lose the true meaning of the holiday.  At St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School, Music teach ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • December is an exciting time at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School

    Everyone looks forward to Christmas break in December, but for students at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Lisle, the fun has already started!  Whi ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • Larson: Hold lawmakers accountable for equitable education funding

    A child has only one opportunity to experience a quality K-12 education. Unlike adult training or college experiences where multiple opportunities exi ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • MWAH! troupe tackles real-life issues at Elmhurst middle school

    ELMHURST – Things got real Dec. 5 when a performance group focused on tackling real-life issues and making good choices visited Churchville Middle Sch ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Crest Middle School to host blood drive

    GLEN ELLYN – Community members are invited to donate blood between 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 15 in the cafeteria at Glen Crest Middle School, 725 Sheehan Ave. ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Officials continue to investigate bomb threat at Lemont High School

    LEMONT – A bomb threat that sent about 1,400 Lemont High School students, faculty and staff home early Dec. 2 is still under investigation, Lemont pol ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Downers Grove District 58 projects balanced budget over next 3 years – barring state cutbacks

    DOWNERS GROVE – The local elementary school district believes it is in solid financial standing – as long as the state doesn't make any overly drastic ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 approves 2.5-percent increase in property tax levy

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education on Dec. 5 voted to approve a $44.2 million tax levy that represents a 2.5-percent in ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board eyes referendum to fund addition at Hadley

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn District 41 Board of Education is looking at putting a referendum on the April 2017 ballot that would build an addition at ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Lemont High School senior earns perfect ACT score

    LEMONT – Scoring a 36 on a test doesn’t sound like much, but in the world of standardized testing – specifically the ACT exam – it’s perfect, literall ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont High School evacuated following bomb threat

    LEMONT – Lemont High School was evacuated the morning of Dec. 2 because of a bomb threat.The high sc ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:50 pm