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  • Commencement a new beginning for LT grads

    Commencement a new beginning for LT grads
    There was no way Kevin Romero was going to miss Sunday's 125th annual commencement at the Lyons Township High School North Campus in La Grange. Romero was one of about 950 graduating seniors, but he's the only one who was designated in the...
  • Illinois State trustees approve 'very modest' tuition fee for new students

    Illinois State trustees approve 'very modest' tuition fee for new students
    The Illinois State University board of trustees issued a "very modest" tuition fee increase Saturday in advance of expected cuts to its state appropriation. New full-time undergraduates who live in Illinois will pay $359.47 per credit hour, an...
  • North Shore Academy recognizes a school full of stars

    North Shore Academy recognizes a school full of stars
    It was all stars at the fourth annual Success Assembly, held May 28 at North Shore Academy in Highland Park. The event recognized students in the therapeutic school, which is part of the Northern Suburban Special Education District and enrolls kids in...
  • More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea

     More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea
    More than 2,100 seniors headed to DeKalb Sunday and returned home as District 204 alumni following three commencement ceremonies at Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. On May 24, Neuqua Valley High School kicked off the festivities at 10 a.m....
  • You don't need a weatherman to know the wind has blown left

    You don't need a weatherman to know the wind has blown left
    Anecdotes and data points gleaned from the news: •More than 61 percent of voters in Ireland, once a bastion of Catholic social conservatism, last week OK'd a constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage. By more than 2 to 1, legislators in...
  • North Shore athletes head to Special Olympics state meet

    North Shore athletes head to Special Olympics state meet
    On May 19, there were plenty of high-fives, fist pumps and "boo yahs" as a group of athletes got stoked for an hour on the New Trier High School indoor track. The "boo yah" is a special fist pump uniquely named for Randi Gillespie of Northbrook and...
  • Fox Valley high school students overcome adversity to earn diplomas

    Fox Valley high school students overcome adversity to earn diplomas
    All this month, high school seniors throughout the Fox Valley are donning caps and gowns as they prepare to graduate. But for some students, that walk across the stage to grab a diploma represents not just the culmination of their high school career,...
  • West Leyden students land teaching scholarship

    West Leyden students land teaching scholarship
    A pair of West Leyden students have won a scholarship for aspiring teachers through the prestigious Golden Apple Foundation. Leslie Lopez and Jayleen Mercado, both graduating seniors at West Leyden High School, were nominated by teachers Alicia...
  • High schoolers take on missiles, solar energy in STEM Challenge

    High schoolers take on missiles, solar energy in STEM Challenge
    Hundreds of high school students offered solutions to local and international problems at the 2015 STEM Challenge at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago on May 20. The Illinois Science & Technology Institute and the Research and Development STEM Learning...
  • Naperville's Collins quintuplets graduating from Neuqua Valley

    Naperville's Collins quintuplets graduating from Neuqua Valley
    Corralling five 18-year-olds together at once to snap a few photos before graduation was best described by their mom as herding cats. It took Bridget Erklin Collins days of planning to get her Naperville quintuplets Padraic, Grace, Aidan, Elizabeth...
  • Report: Illinois college chiefs living in 'fantasy world of lavish perks'

    Report: Illinois college chiefs living in 'fantasy world of lavish perks'
    Illinois community college and university presidents are enjoying a "fantasy world of lavish perks" — including housing allowances, cars, club memberships and generous bonuses — as part of sometimes secret deals that show disregard for...