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  • Naperville D203 studying changes to science curriculum

    Naperville D203 studying changes to science curriculum
    Naperville Unit District 203 may be changing up the order in which high school students take science classes. Under the proposal, freshmen would start off with chemistry, sophomores would take biology and juniors would take physics. "Creating the...
  • Naperville D203 hires 2 administrators

    Naperville D203 hires 2 administrators
    Naperville Unit District 203 has hired two new administrators for the upcoming school year. Michelle Fregoso of Naperville has been named director of communications, replacing Susan Rice, who left in January. Her annual salary is $90,000, district...
  • Conference sparks kids' imaginations

     Conference sparks kids' imaginations
    Although the school year ended weeks ago, several hundred area teens descended on Naperville's 95th Street public library branch over the weekend to continue feeding their minds. The first Teen Ignite conference included nearly two dozen hour-long...
  • Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools

     Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools
    Indian Prairie Unit District 204's youngest students will be getting some relief from the heat. The district is installing air conditioning in portions of 19 elementary schools using unexpected funds from the state, officials said Wednesday. For...
  • Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs

    Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs
    Naperville Unit District 203 is looking to improve both its sports and clubs for high-schoolers with input from students and coaches. The district is implementing a continuous improvement plan, an undertaking Deputy Superintendent Kaine Osburn called...
  • 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,...
  • District 39 discusses expanding math time

    District 39 discusses expanding math time
    In an effort to prepare students for the mathematical rigors of high school and beyond, officials with Wilmette School District 39 said they are considering increasing classroom instructional time in math beyond the current daily 40-minute period....
  • 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...