| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Consolidated High School District 230 is hoping to give seniors a leg up in the college admission process by giving them time during school to work on their applications.
About 15 students worked on essays and applications on laptops in Stagg High...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award.
Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A Plainfield school is open this week after being shut down twice last week.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 closed Plainfield Academy twice last week after employees noticed mold in the school. District officials reopened the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Two Lincoln-Way High School District 210 students earned perfect 36 scores on the ACT, district officials announced.
Brianna McKenna, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High school, achieved the mark, as did Lincoln-Way West High School senior Jacob...
| Oct 3, 2014
Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently.
Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Community High School District 99's new budget, approved Monday night, compensates for a loss of state aid with higher taxes and absorbs a big charge for a last-minute decision to change bus companies.
Spending is projected at $82.6 million for the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Parents from Hillcrest Elementary School have complained that their children were placed in classrooms with too many students this year.
Several parents told Grade School District 58 board members this week that they think Hillcrest's two first-grade...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent.
"Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:07 AM
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...