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  • 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...
  • Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums

    Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions. Board...
  • Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract

    Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract
    The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board of Education will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to update the media on the status of negotiations for a new contract for its teachers. Members of the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks

    Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks
    The teachers' union in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is accusing the school board of dragging its heels in contract negotiations as the two remain far apart on salary increases. Mike Palmquist, a spokesman for the Hinsdale High School...
  • Advent Lutheran School adds bleachers

    With hoopla from basketball dribblers and baton twirlers, Advent Lutheran School unveiled the bump-out in the gym, giving spectators 150 seats on new bleachers just in time for the new school year. The addition allowed the school to add permanent...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming

    Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming
    The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11. At a press conference Monday,...