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  • Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores

    Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores
    District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another. The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...
  • Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools

    Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools
    New curriculum, increased diversity, all-day kindergarten and online courses are just a few of the changes that can be seen in Naperville Unit District 203 schools this year. Administrators gave community members an update on the state of the district...
  • Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana

    Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana
    A Naperville middle school principal is inspiring his students to think globally and help bring education to impoverished children. After reading the book, "The Promise of a Pencil," Allan Davenport challenged kids at Crone Middle School to raise $25,...
  • Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research

    Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
    A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game. Middle school,...
  • Engineering education offered locally

    Two Boca Raton Jewish day schools — Torah Academy of Boca Raton and Donna Klein Jewish Academy — are this year offering their eighth graders the new SET3 curriculum designed by CIJE (Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education). CIJE is a...
  • New Trier Educational Foundation willed $100,000 gift

    New Trier Educational Foundation willed $100,000 gift
    Officials with the New Trier Educational Foundation said they recently received the largest single donation in the history of the organization, an estate gift of $100,000 from an alumnus of the class of 1954. John H. Emery, 75, who died in April of...
  • New Trier officials launch push for tax increase

    New Trier officials launch push for tax increase
    With less than two months remaining before voters cast ballots on New Trier Township High School District 203's request to borrow $89 million, officials said Monday that they will spend the upcoming weeks educating residents on the importance of raising...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal

    Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal
    A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School. Officials said that Max...
  • New Trier approved $110 million budget for 2015

    New Trier approved $110 million budget for 2015
    Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 approved a $110 million budget for 2015 this week, an increase of roughly 2.7 percent from last year's budget. The 2015 budget was approved less than two months before voters will cast ballots...
  • 2 New Trier students diagnosed with whooping cough

    2 New Trier students diagnosed with whooping cough
    Officials at New Trier High School confirmed Wednesday that two students were recently diagnosed with whooping cough, but said the number of cases is typical for this time of year. As required by the Cook County Department of Public Health, parents were...