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  • District 102 to post permanent subs at each school

    District 102 to post permanent subs at each school
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park

    Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park
    A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said. Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues
    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • 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...
  • District 99 approves $82.6 million budget

     District 99 approves $82.6 million budget
    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...
  • 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...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58

    Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58
    A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years. The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...
  • Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal

    Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal
    A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School. Officials said that Max...
  • New Trier approved $110 million budget for 2015

    New Trier approved $110 million budget for 2015
    Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 approved a $110 million budget for 2015 this week, an increase of roughly 2.7 percent from last year's budget. The 2015 budget was approved less than two months before voters will cast ballots...