| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:52 PM
When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator.
Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...
| Aug 19, 2014
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:18 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:07 AM
If he weren't set to break Nebraska's all-time receiving record this season, Kenny Bell knows exactly how he'd be enjoying college football games this fall.
And it wouldn't be at the stadium.
"It's way easier to sit on your couch in your underwear and...
| Aug 19, 2014
On Varun Medhal's phone is a picture of 750 pounds of groceries — everything from pies to ground meat — packed tightly into a car.
All of it was taken to Mary's Mission, a homeless shelter in south Waukegan, last Thanksgiving, he explains....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand.
Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
As the new school year approaches at Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, it will be the first time since August of 2000 that Rabbi Samuel J. Levine will not be the head of school.
And while Rabbi Adam Englander, the incoming head of school (and Upper School...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
This school year, the CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program will be introduced in four Jewish high schools in South Florida, including the Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, David Posnack Jewish...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Sydney Siegel, the new middle school principal at Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA), really believes in the Boca Raton school.
"I believe so much in this school — what we do and what we have to offer," said Siegel, who is now in her 13th year at...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Indian Prairie Unit District 204's youngest students will be getting some relief from the heat.
The district is installing air conditioning in portions of 19 elementary schools using unexpected funds from the state, officials said Wednesday.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Naperville Unit District 203 is looking to improve both its sports and clubs for high-schoolers with input from students and coaches.
The district is implementing a continuous improvement plan, an undertaking Deputy Superintendent Kaine Osburn called...