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  • 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...
  • 2 New Trier students diagnosed with whooping cough

    2 New Trier students diagnosed with whooping cough
    Officials at New Trier High School confirmed Wednesday that two students were recently diagnosed with whooping cough, but said the number of cases is typical for this time of year. As required by the Cook County Department of Public Health, parents were...
  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'

    Barrington schools remove hooks after 'hanging game'
    Barrington school officials are removing hooks from the bathroom stalls at all elementary schools after two second-grade boys were found playing a "hanging game" -- twisting by their shirt collars from the hooks. Other students discovered the boys...
  • Murals inspire students at Pine Grove Elementary

    Public art not only brightens drab, utilitarian spaces, it also kindles learning as it inspires students. Pine Grove Elementary School recently adorned its courtyard with colorful murals. "The inside of the courtyard will create a world they will want to...
  • 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...