| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:27 PM
If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.
The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
| 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 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:06 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Most construction projects at both Lyons Township High School campuses were completed during the summer months, but some work remains and will take several months to finish up.
At a school board meeting on Aug. 18, Superintendent Timothy Kilrea gave...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Officials in La Grange Elementary School District 102 will begin assigning one substitute teacher to report to each school building in the morning, the school board decided Thursday.
At its regular meeting, the board voted 6-0 to approve the new policy,...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2014
On Varun Medhal's phone is a picture of 750 pounds of groceries — everything from pies to ground meat — packed tightly into a car.
All of it was taken to Mary's Mission, a homeless shelter in south Waukegan, last Thanksgiving, he explains....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand.
Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...