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  • Summer school participation grows in District 181

    Summer school participation grows in District 181
    Enrollment in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181's Summer Learning Program reached more than 500 for the second year in a row, according to district officials. In all, 575 students in kindergarten through seventh grade registered for the...
  • Hinsdale D86 board reviewing latest offer from teachers

     Hinsdale D86 board reviewing latest offer from teachers
    A negotiator for Hinsdale Township High School District 86 says the board needs a week to 10 days to review and respond to the latest contract offer from the teachers. The board met in executive session for over an hour Monday to review the offer made...
  • Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract

    Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract
    Tense teacher contract negotiations are continuing in Hinsdale High School District 86 as accusations from both sides fly and the school board reviews a new salary proposal. Board President Richard Skoda said Monday that teachers had delivered a...
  • Hinsdale D86 parents want to see strike contingency plan

     Hinsdale D86 parents want to see strike contingency plan
    Calls for details of a contingency plan in case of a teachers' strike in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 yielded no results for community members Monday. But school board President Richard Skoda said the specifics would be sent in a letter...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers take another step toward strike

     Hinsdale D86 teachers take another step toward strike
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 have moved closer to calling a strike by initiating the public posting process late Tuesday. District officials said school will continue even if teachers walk off the job because they have developed...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Advent Lutheran School adds bleachers

    With hoopla from basketball dribblers and baton twirlers, Advent Lutheran School unveiled the bump-out in the gym, giving spectators 150 seats on new bleachers just in time for the new school year. The addition allowed the school to add permanent...
  • Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'

    Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'
    Barrington school officials are removing hooks from the bathroom stalls at all elementary schools after two second-grade boys were found playing a "hanging game" -- twisting by their shirt collars from the hooks. Other students discovered the boys...
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup

    Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup
    Jozy Altidore settled into a white plastic chair beneath a blazing sun at the U.S. team's World Cup training facility here last week, sweat beading on his furrowed brow. It was about to get much hotter. Altidore has known feast and famine during a...
  • Whelchel puts focus right back on children

    She may have been the honoree, but former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel put the emphasis right back on "the kids who fall through the cracks." "We have to change the laws and get other people to pay attention" to middle and high school students who...