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  • U46 boundary committee asks if closing a school would save much money

    U46 boundary committee asks if closing a school would save much money
    One member of the citizens committee charged with recommending new attendance boundaries for Elgin School District U46 schools said Tuesday that he thinks the question should not be "which schools should we close?" but "is it worth closing any schools...
  • Leesburg's Early Learning Center emphasizing STEM subjects

    Leesburg's Early Learning Center emphasizing STEM subjects
    LEESBURG — Rimes Early Learning Center is moving in a new direction. Its motto: "Rimes, growing by the STEM" — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Principal Robert Sherman has has been working to build the school as far as...
  • Buttonball Lane School to stage 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Buttonball Lane Elementary School will be transformed into the magical land of Oz on March 26 and 27, as a cast of about 120 performs "The Wizard of Oz." Teachers Gaynor O'Connor and Denise Stemmler are co-directing the endeavor, along with the help of...
  • 2015 Parks & Recreation Department Snowman Contest Winners

    VERNON - Best Overall Sculpture: Allison MacKay; Runner Up Sculpture: Jay Lanz (pictured); Best Overall Snowman: Jeffery Coma (pictured); Runner Up Snowman: Chris Leister; Snowman Champ: Oskar Kalnenieks; Closest "Frosty" Look-A-Like: Jonathan & Ian...
  • Community Digest for March 18

    Community meeting, class, presentation and more. Grayslake Meeting: The Warren Township Democrats will hold its March general meeting at 7 p.m. March 26 at Bake's Sports Theme Restaurant, 33251 N. Route 45. Guest speakers will be Jeanne Turf,...
  • EXCHANGE: Students combine exercise, academics for focus

    Davin, a kindergarten student at Jefferson Elementary School, spent most of Wednesday morning on his thinking machine. His thinking machine is not something in his imagination. Instead, it is one of seven stationary pedalers in use at the school. "I...
  • Too-early start times deprive high-schoolers of needed sleep

    On Sunday, America will start daylight saving time. This will surely add significant stress to many people, especially our high-school students who have early start times. Every weekday morning, when my wife and I see our son and daughter — a...
  • Wolf on increased school spending: 'This is what the people want'

    Wolf on increased school spending: 'This is what the people want'
    Coming back to the Allentown school where he pledged last fall to make education a top priority, Gov. Tom Wolf again underscored the need for more funding and reform in public education. The Democrat toured Muhlenberg Elementary School on Friday...
  • District 203 OKs science curriculum, air conditioners

    District 203 OKs science curriculum, air conditioners
    New curriculum puts chemistry first The School Board on Monday signed off on a new science curriculum that sets chemistry as the foundation for all science at the high school level. The board approved the science curriculum for grades 6-12 that will...
  • Arts festival comes to Aurora

    Arts festival comes to Aurora
    Arts-A-Palooza, an arts education festival, will be held on March 21 in Downtown Aurora. Free classes in a variety of arts will be offered by local organizations, businesses and individuals. The event is being planned by Aurora Cultural Creatives and L....
  • OPRF School Board candidates dive into pool problem

    OPRF School Board candidates dive into pool problem
    Three committees have been charged with deciding whether Oak Park and River Forest High School needs a new pool and how to pay for it. The District 200 Board earlier this year gave itself 90 days (until around the end of April) to find an alternative site...