| Apr 19, 2015
| 9:05 AM
For Nick Martinez, a senior at Shepard High School in Palos Heights, the world is a numbers game.
He loves numbers and math so much, in fact, that he raced through Shepard's math curriculum by the end of his junior year and has spent this year taking...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 8:13 AM
Presidents at two local schools -- Notre Dame of Maryland University and Goucher College -- are slated to be inaugurated this month.
Notre Dame will inaugurate president Marylou Yam in a ceremony Friday at the Le Clerc Auditorium. Lam is the 14th...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:43 PM
The annual conference for the National Catholic Educational Association wraps up today in Orlando after putting Central Florida Catholic schools in the spotlight for about 5,000 administrators and teachers.
The diocesan schools won praise this week...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Things to do and see around the city.
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016....
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:16 PM
In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman and Founder Joel Spira
The Lutron family is deeply saddened to announce that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, died this morning, Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
Starting from a...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:42 PM
Catholic schools in Central Florida have been growing, bucking the national trend of declining Catholic school enrollment.
That news has won the Orlando diocese praise during the National Catholic Education Association convention in Orlando this week....
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:47 AM
The man who penned the famous words "to be or not to be" died 400 years ago, but his words are still read and studied by students and scholars across the world.
To celebrate William Shakespeare's legacy and the anniversary of his death on April 23,...
| Apr 6, 2015
Cheaters never prosper.
A most troubling proof of that old saw came last week, as we watched handcuffed ex-educators escorted from an Atlanta courthouse.
A jury convicted 11 former Atlanta Public Schools employees for their roles in what's...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:18 AM
Three candidates are running for the one open seat on the Tri-State Fire Protection District Board, but there's not a lot of campaigning.
Julie Strenzel, a board incumbent, did not responded to messages and emails to discuss their candidacy. Strenzel...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:27 PM
The University of Notre Dame argued Wednesday that its police department isn't subject to Indiana's open records laws because it's acting under powers granted by the school's trustees, not the state, while ESPN said a department with the power to arrest...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:31 PM
You can only imagine the emotional turmoil that must have been swirling in the mind of Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey on Saturday.
The high of an Atlantic Coast Conference championship still lingering. A tough opening-round struggle against...