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  • Larkin junior selected as Elgin School District U46 Board rep

    A Larkin High School junior has been named as the new student representative on the Elgin School District U46 Board of Education. During its last meeting, the school board voted unanimously to confirm Allison Holloway as the board rep for the 2015-2016...
  • 7 things high school juniors can do to prepare for college

    7 things high school juniors can do to prepare for college
    Now that seniors are committing to colleges and firming up plans for the year ahead, it's time for juniors to get serious about the future. But it's easy to feel lost and overwhelmed when trying to get ahead of the game. We consulted everyone from college...
  • Teen of the Week: Bulldogs' soccer captain gets a kick out of high school

    Teen of the Week: Bulldogs' soccer captain gets a kick out of high school
    Make no mistake about it: West River resident Alyssa "AJ" Johnston loves the sport of soccer. The 17-year-old Southern High School senior has been kicking a soccer ball for one team or another since the age of 8. The first time she encountered the...
  • Voices: Is it worth it to study abroad in high school?

    Voices: Is it worth it to study abroad in high school?
    Is it worth it to study abroad in high school? John: Based on what people tell me about study abroad programs, they’re worth it. However, I think college is the best time to do it. If I were a parent, I wouldn’t trust my child in another...
  • Average students at ECC could benefit from scholarships program

    With graduation season on the horizon, plans are in the works for the incoming college freshman class this fall made up of those who have been "C" students in high school in District 211, District 214 and District 220. Having raised five children, I...
  • Letter: Lyons Township High School Day of Silence makes decisions for families

    On April 17, Lyons Township High School and many other high schools in the area will observe the annual Day of Silence sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Proposed under the guise of stopping bullying, students are permitted to...
  • Chesterton student has the frequency

    Chesterton student has the frequency
    Chesterton High School junior Brooke Sauter says that even as a child in middle school she dreamed of being on the radio airwaves like her idol, Dick Biondi. At the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters competition in Indianapolis last month,...
  • Enfield Teen Artist Joins Hands To Encourage Organ And Tissue Donation

    Enfield Teen Artist Joins Hands To Encourage Organ And Tissue Donation
    It wasn't until when Rachel Wright first took an art class at Enrico Fermi High School last year that she considered it seriously as a career. The 17-year-old senior, who plans on attending the University of Connecticut next year to participate in their...
  • At this high school prom, no mean kids allowed

    At this high school prom, no mean kids allowed
    Everyone is welcome on April 24 to a high school prom in Delray Beach — except for bullies. Students at Space of Mind Schoolhouse, deeply moved by an Anti-Defamation League-sponsored curriculum they studied this year, have organized their first...
  • EXCHANGE: As boomers retire, demand for welders grows

    Plainfield resident Ryan Kocka enjoys fabricating scrap metal as practice at a local trade school, knowing it will give him the skills needed for a high-demand industry. The 20-year-old student at Illinois Welding School in Romeoville wasn't interested...
  • Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts

    Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts
    The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. The percentage of American high...