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  • District 109 tackles food allergy emergencies

    District 109 tackles food allergy emergencies
    In response to an increase in serious food allergies among students, Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is strengthening procedures to prevent and respond to allergic reactions, officials said recently. Over the summer, a school committee...
  • D112 architects study school consolidation

     D112 architects study school consolidation
    Architects hired by North Shore School District 112 to study going from 12 schools to eight or six say they're making progress on what they've found to be an exceedingly complex task. For those wondering which schools could be closed – the part...
  • LA transplant brings fresh perspective to Congregation B'nai Tikvah

    LA transplant brings fresh perspective to Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    When newly ordained Rabbi Nate Crane, freshly installed as the director of lifelong learning at Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Deerfield, speaks enthusiastically about "changing the culture of our Jewish education," it sounds like something out of 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...
  • District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year

    District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year
    When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom. After this school year, incoming freshman...
  • District 113 officials praise buildings project

    District 113 officials praise buildings project
    After an on-budget summer construction season, Township High School District 113 officials are giving themselves high marks on the $114 million buildings project approved in a 2013 referendum. The renovation and construction began last spring at...
  • 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...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private

    Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private
    Some Hinsdale school district officials say releasing the names of people who sent emails voicing their feelings on on-going teachers contract negotiations would be a violation of their privacy, while a community member asking for those names contends...
  • Auditor: Hinsdale D86 should keep better track of credit cards

    Auditor: Hinsdale D86 should keep better track of credit cards
    No fraud was found in a special audit of Hinsdale Township High School District 86's business operations, payroll, purchasing and other functions, but it recommends 66 improvements. Mary O'Connor, a special auditor for Sikich LLP, a firm the district...
  • 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...