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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...
  • Orlando ballet ready to get "Uncorked"!

    Orlando ballet ready to get "Uncorked"!
    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. “You’re...
  • Remembering a village feel in College Park

    Remembering a village feel in College Park
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored

    Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored
    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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Trier officials launch push for tax increase

    New Trier officials launch push for tax increase
    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...