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  • Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike

     Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike
    Hinsdale High School District 86 is taking another step toward preparing for a strike. The district has posted a notice and application on its website that it is hiring substitute teachers to work in the event of a strike. Meanwhile, supporters of the...
  • Part One: Kenwood jazz band journeys to Symphony Center stage

    Part One: Kenwood jazz band journeys to Symphony Center stage
    CELEBRATED PIANIST JASON MORAN, who won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010 and directs jazz at the Kennedy Center in Washington, walks into the band room at Kenwood Academy High School and faces a rather tough crowd. For starters, virtually none of the...
  • 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...
  • Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
  • Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup

    Jozy Altidore of the U.S. looks to strike it big at World Cup
    Jozy Altidore settled into a white plastic chair beneath a blazing sun at the U.S. team's World Cup training facility here last week, sweat beading on his furrowed brow. It was about to get much hotter. Altidore has known feast and famine during a...
  • Parents play role on D181 committee

    Parents play role on D181 committee
    An advisory learning committee that includes parents has been created at Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181. Superintendent Don White put together the 26-member committee to provide feedback and input into areas that have been controversial...
  • Longtime Smithfield High coach, athletic director Miles Blount is retiring

    Miles Blount, whose fingerprints are on many of the biggest successes in Smithfield High athletics during the past 45 years, is retiring as the school’s athletic director. Blount said he’s tying up loose ends this week to make the job easier...
  • Gloucester teachers get 'Happy' start to new year

    Gloucester teachers get 'Happy' start to new year
    GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County teachers showed at Monday's convocation that they are happy to start a new school year, even though division teacher of the year Jennifer Worrell humorously admitted to still having summer sand in her car. "The first...
  • Poquoson SOL pass rates top state averages, except in eighth-grade math

    Poquoson students' Standards of Learning pass rates were better than the statewide averages for the most part. However, students taking the SOL for eighth grade mathematics did not have pass rates as high as the statewide average. "Middle school math is...
  • 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...
  • New leadership model introduced at Hampton High

    New leadership model introduced at Hampton High
    HAMPTON — Hampton High School will see a change in its operating structure this school year. Tiffany Hardy was recently appointed as principal and Kevin Davis will serve as school operations and student services principal, according to a news...