| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The event is titled “Uncorked!” and it’s a reference to looking behind the scenes, getting an inside glimpse of what it’s like to be the artistic director for a major arts entity like the Orlando Ballet.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Growing up in College Park, Bertie Hunt can remember her favorite place to go trick or treating on Halloween night – for a while, anyway.
“We used to trick or treat around Lake Adair,” she said, adding that the beautiful luxury homes...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:01 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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,...
| 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.
| 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 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 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 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...