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  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    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...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Banking official joins District 64 board

    Banking official joins District 64 board
    The Niles Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education has selected Robert Johnson, a senior vice president at Northern Trust in Chicago, to fill the seat left vacant by former board secretary Terry Cameron. Johnson, who told the board he prefers to be...
  • Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency

    Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a new firm to perform residency checks of all students in the upcoming school year. The district will pay $2 per student for New Jersey-based VerifyResidence.com to provide a residency audit report...
  • Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014

     Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014
    Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her. "While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
  • 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...
  • Osceola high school students still waiting for report cards

    Osceola high school students still waiting for report cards
    UPDATE 7/23: Report cards will be ready for pickup, beginning Thursday, except for Zenith School and Challenger Learning CEnter. High school students and recent graduates in Osceola County are still waiting for their final spring grades, even as Back to...
  • Montessori of Winter Garden Charter School uses nontraditional teaching methods to reach "A" grade from Florida

    Montessori of Winter Garden Charter School uses nontraditional teaching methods to reach "A" grade from Florida
    An Orange County charter school has earned an A grade from the state of Florida -- without using a typical classroom approach. Montessori of Winter Garden Charter School emphasizes hands-on learning, child-led education and individualized attention...
  • Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added

    Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added
    Students and teachers at Glenbard East High School in Lombard got through high heat and humidity Monday by turning on fans and drawing the shades in some classrooms. "It was pretty nasty. The temperature in some of the classrooms was 97 or 98 degrees,"...
  • 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....