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  • Former PTA president charged with theft

    Former PTA president charged with theft
    A Baltimore County woman was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing close to $10,000 from the Orems Elementary School's PTA during the time she was the group's president. Christine Samuels, 43, of Essex turned herself in to authorities Thursday...
  • Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's

    Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's
    Virginia Parlour Young was just about ready to start school when her family moved to Glendale and her father became rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Clarance Parlour’s journey to Glendale was a lengthy one. Born in England, he grew up...
  • Candidates differ on early-childhood building in District 200

     Candidates differ on early-childhood building in District 200
    The five candidates vying for three seats on the board of Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit District 200 on April 7 hold divergent views on how to approach a potential upgrade of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center. In 2013, voters in the district,...
  • La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont

    La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont
    Ten Years Ago A small band of residents angered by the estimated costs to install sewers in their Flintridge neighborhoods held a demonstration in front of City Hall. Carrying handmade signs and waving them at passing motorists, the four-member group...
  • McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage

    McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage
    Jeff Goldman occasionally runs into people who get confused when he talks about the McKenzie Variety Show. "A lot of my friends and family don't understand when I talk about it," Goldman said of the venerable McKenzie Elementary School tradition....
  • Nurse helped keep black high school alive

    Nurse helped keep black high school alive
    Born in Delray Beach, Joanna Bradley came to Fort Lauderdale in 1942 to work as a nurse at Provident Hospital, the only medical facility serving the African-American community at the time. In the 24 years she worked there, Bradley often performed...
  • Buddy Bench aims to ensure no El Morro student is alone

    Buddy Bench aims to ensure no El Morro student is alone
    A once-plain aluminum bench near the playground at El Morro Elementary School has been transformed into a colorful means for bringing students together. If a student is lonely during recess or lunch, he or she takes a seat on the Buddy Bench and waits...
  • Five seek three seats on District 101 Board

    Five residents are vying for the three open spots on the Western Springs District 101 School Board. The candidates are Brett Lettiere, Todd McLawhorn, Jeanne Padgett, Jamie L. Secord and Thomas P. Simpson. McLawhorn is the only incumbent running in...
  • Endorsements: Glendale school board candidates Nayiri Nahabedian, Kevin Cordova-Brookey

    Endorsements: Glendale school board candidates Nayiri Nahabedian, Kevin Cordova-Brookey
    The tightest race, in terms of overall competence, is clearly the one for Glendale Unified’s board of education. With Sandy Russell following through on a promise not to run for a full term, and the drama surrounding Nayiri Nahabedian’s...
  • Museum taking exhibits on the road

    Museum taking exhibits on the road
    Illinois' new student assessment testing is adding extra challenges for an unlikely group that already is in the midst of digging out from disaster: the DuPage Children's Museum in Naperville. Rather than worrying about how to bring kids to the museum,...
  • D39 hopefuls talk budgets, tests, class size at forum

    D39 hopefuls talk budgets, tests, class size at forum
    They're not all running together, but when they spoke at a March 14 candidate forum, the four hopefuls running for three Wilmette School District 39 board seats in the April 7 election shared nearly identical views. Among the issues on which...