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  • St. Joan of Arc students achieve high test score results

    Testing students to see where they stand academically is an important part of the education process.  Each student is shown where they rank in relatio ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 passes balanced budget, plans to expand reserves

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove District 99 will operate under a balanced budget as officials hope to build up its scant reserves despite growing concer ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • Glenbard West senior designs T-shirt for Boosters organization

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School senior Jacob Johanson smiles when he sees someone wearing the Glenbard West T-shirt he designed.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to welcome Temple Grandin

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present Temple Grandin in "Different Not Less/Different Kinds of Minds: the Autistic Brai ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • D-201 to unveil security enhancements during open house

    WESTMONT – District 201 is hosting an open house to showcase the summer renovations and safety enhancements completed at four schools.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Woodstock District 200 program offers student chance to visit Woodstock, Spain

    WOODSTOCK – Teens from Spain had the opportunity to visit Woodstock last week as part of the school district’s dual-language program.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry County College seeks alumni success stories for 50th anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will be celebrating 50 years in the community in 2017 and seeks all alumni to share their success stories and st ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Prairie Grove Junior High hosts ceremony honoring Col. Patricia Klop’s promotion

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove Junior High’s gymnasium was packed Friday morning to witness Patricia Klop of the Marine Corps getting promoted from lie ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Community tours new Glenbard West addition

    GLEN ELLYN – Visitors on Sept. 8 toured the new classroom addition at Glenbard West High School, which features two rooftop gardens.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • St. Petronille Catholic School students plant garden to help others

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Petronille Catholic School seventh-grader Megan Pihlstrom was pleased to see the tomatoes and cucumbers she helped plant a few months ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • 2 suspects sought in College of DuPage armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – Two suspects are being sought in a Sept. 12 armed robbery at the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 eyes $154M in improvements

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education members want to know how residents feel about a possible $154 mill ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Actor-author Jason Segel talks to Hadley Junior High School students

    GLEN ELLYN – As Hadley Junior High School students learned, actor and children's book author Jason Segel was a shy kid growing up.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • Service to remember ex-state Rep., teacher Vincent Persico

    GLEN ELLYN – A Celebration of Life service for longtime Glen Ellyn School District 41 teacher and former Illinois state Rep. Vincent Persico will be f ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Pershing Elementary School community donates hair to women, kids with cancer

    BERWYN – Getting a fresh haircut is a back-to-school ritual for many children, but this year’s cut was especially meaningful to Pershing Elementary Sc ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:49 pm
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