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  • Robotics competition inspires students to pursue careers in sciences

    Robotics competition inspires students to pursue careers in sciences
    Cindy Andrews cheers from the stands of the CFE Arena as her group of students test the skills of their 76-pound robot. For the past six weeks, she and her 11 students dubbed "Team Bananas" stayed after school until at least 7 p.m. to build the robot...
  • H-F principal nominated for leadership award

    H-F principal nominated for leadership award
    Homewood-Flossmoor High School Principal Ryan Pitcock has been nominated for the 2015 Golden Apple Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award. It will be only the second year that the Golden Apple Foundation, which is dedicated to providing exceptional...
  • Are Americans really that dumb when it comes to civics?

    Are Americans really that dumb when it comes to civics?
    Americans love democracy and freedom -- so long as there's no quiz involved. The numbers are depressing: One in four Americans do not know that the U.S. declared its independence from England. One in three cannot name a single branch of government....
  • A chance journey home

    Editor's note: This story was first published on February 14, 2013. Will Rey was never supposed to end up at Northridge. In fact, Rey didn't even know the man wearing the coat with "Northridge" stitched on it when Rey approached and introduced himself...
  • New Trier puts noise plans in place for construction

    New Trier puts noise plans in place for construction
    Officials at New Trier High School say extensive plans are in place to deal with potential noise resulting from a planned $100 million overhaul to the school. "One of the most important things about this project is that we have as little disruptions...
  • Dry ice bomb explodes at Menifee High School; 2 students arrested

    Two students from Menifee High School were arrested Friday on suspicion of detonating a dry ice bomb at the school. The incident occurred about 9:15 a.m. The school was put on lockdown after the explosion inside one of the students’ lockers,...
  • School Board punts rezoning plan

    Hundreds of high-school students in south Lake still don't know if they'll be an Eagle or a Hawk next school year. School Board members, under pressure from Minneola, nixed a controversial plan that would have moved more than 500 students —...
  • Former Andrean principal sues over firing

    Former Andrean principal sues over firing
    A former Andrean High School principal claims she was discriminated against and pushed out a year ago after the Diocese of Gary hired a president to help run the school. Mary Beth Ginalski filed a lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Hammond,...
  • PARCC testing launches with some pushback, confusion

     PARCC testing launches with some pushback, confusion
    The launch of new state exams in most school districts this week signaled a historic shift in how and when Illinois public school students are tested. It also spurred rebellion and confusion in the Chicago area and pockets downstate, even as some...
  • Lyons Township High School not giving PARCC tests online

    Lyons Township High School freshmen were scheduled to begin taking the new state standardized tests with paper and pencil March 16 at the south campus in Western Springs. Scott Eggerding, director of curriculum and instruction, said a couple of...
  • Carmel students to sing with iconic '80s band Foreigner

    Choir students at Carmel Catholic High School will join forces with Foreigner's Mick Jones to sing "I Want To Know What Love Is" during a local concert that expresses love for music education. Foreigner is a band that formed in 1976 and had more than a...