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  • Don't Judge PTA Parents

    Here’s a nice look into what PTOs (or PTAs) really do, which is a lot. My kids are fortunate to attend schools with active parent-school organizations, and I’ve seen firsthand the impact they can have on schools.
  • Looking ahead to 2015 in Downers Grove

    From hard-fought political battles to contentious debates on local buildings, much is on tap for Downers Grove in 2015. Here is a preview: Mayoral election a head-to-head battle The race for Downers Grove's top perch will knock a longtime council member...

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights

    Community: Homes on tour are holiday delights
    The Hoover High School PTA Tour of Homes is always a festive way to celebrate the holidays. Exploring the four homes decorated beautifully for the season allows guests a chance to socialize along the way. This 57th annual event on Dec. 13 featured two...

    Glendale PTA: 'High School 101' slated for Jan. 12 at Glendale High

    Students in the Glendale Unified School District are on winter break through Jan. 6, with classes resuming on Jan. 7. Though the focus may be on holiday fun, it’s not too early for local seventh- and eighth-grade students to plan to attend “...

    Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation

    Ex-PTA leader admits stealing from Arlington Heights group, gets probation
    The former president of an Arlington Heights parent-teacher association was sentenced to 24 months of probation Monday after she admitted to stealing money from the organization. Denise Hoppe, 48, pleaded guilty to theft and forgery at a hearing in Cook...