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  • ECC students spend spring break creating shelter for immigrant family

    ECC students spend spring break creating shelter for immigrant family
    When a dozen Elgin Community College students signed up to devote their precious week of spring break building a house for a family who needs it, they knew they were giving up the chance to spend the week lolling on a tropical beach. But when Ma Nature turned the experience into pounding nails and sawing wood in rain and snow as stiff winds blew 30-degree air past them and the sun hid behind clouds, that seemed to be really amplifying their sacrifice.
  • Lake Bluff teacher nominated for prestigious award

    Lake Bluff teacher nominated for prestigious award
    Golden Apple Award-nominee Amanda Willey believes that if you want to reach students' heads, you must first reach their hearts. "First of all, I think all kids are capable of learning, and I feel like it's the teacher's responsibility to figure out what...

    EXCHANGE: Nursing schools seek cure for educator shortage

    With her advanced degrees, Amanda Hopkins could make a lot more money as a practicing nurse rather than as an assistant professor of nursing at Illinois Wesleyan University. But Hopkins, in her second year at IWU, says, "For right now, this fits for me ....

    Three from area share IBCA Coach of the Year honor in girls basketball

    Three from area share IBCA Coach of the Year honor in girls basketball
    Followers of high school girls basketball in Lake County know that Class 3A was where things were happening in 2014-2015. And clearly, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association agreed, as it selected the coaches of the area's three best 3A teams as...

    District 220 hires three new administrators for 2015-16

    The District 220 Board of Education recently welcomed three new administrators, set to begin in fall of 2015 at Barrington High School and at Lines and Sunny Hill elementary schools. Ken Hyllberg, Health McFaul and Leticia Valadez, who were officially...