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  • Glendale PTA: R.D. White Elementary celebrating 100 years

    Glendale High PTSA President Megan Schowengerdt would like parents of college-bound seniors to know that school counselors are hosting a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fill Out Night” on Jan. 28. Details on time and...
  • Matthew Troy: Hebron volunteer firefighter

    Matthew Troy said his interest in the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department dates back to 1999, when his family required the emergency services of the department. "That morning I recognized some of the responders as the fathers of some school friends," said...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • 1 charged in killing of Demario Bailey, 15, who tried to save twin brother from robbers

    1 charged in killing of Demario Bailey, 15, who tried  to save twin brother from robbers
    Demario and Demacio Bailey, close-knit identical twins known within their South Side charter school community as the “Bailey boys,” were raised in a home that prioritized schooling and safety. A member of the school PTA and always on top...
  • To give their children a better education, parents launch new school

    To give their children a better education, parents launch new school
    Maria Melendrez's daughter thrived for three years at the Julian Nava Learning Academy, a sparkling middle-school campus in South L.A. where she was pushed to excel. But Melendrez feared what would come next for her daughter. She could send her to...
  • Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...
  • 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...
  • 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 “...
  • 2015 preview: A look ahead in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn

    2015 preview: A look ahead in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn
    New elected officials, developments along Roosevelt Road, downtown redevelopment projects and proposed subdivisions on Wheaton's north side facing plenty of opposition are expected to be some of the major issues in 2015 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn....
  • Chamber announces holiday parade winners

    The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce and the village of Wellington, organizers of the 31st annual Wellington Holiday Parade, recently announced the winners out of 113 entries. The judges were Sal DelGreco, Schumacher Family of Dealerships;...