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  • Relay for Life events raise money, honor survivors

    Relay for Life events raise money, honor survivors
    Schools, businesses and volunteers in the area are getting ready for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life with several events happening Saturday. Students, teachers and staff at Royal Palm Beach High School said they are excited for their...
  • Students learn about brain trauma during visit to Condell

    Students learn about brain trauma during visit to Condell
    Jarett Wolff of Johnsburg wanted to tell his story, but the damage to his brain caused by a drunk driver left him speechless and frustrated. He was among four guest speakers at Advocate Condell Hospital April 10, when 75 students from Libertyville and...
  • For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change

    Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inclusive rather than exclusive. They're using proms as...
  • Boynton Beach High School puts on first Earth Day event

    Boynton Beach High School puts on first Earth Day event
    Boynton Beach Community High School is now a Green School of Excellence. The Green Schools Recognition Program is coordinated by Florida Atlantic University's Pine Jog Environmental Education Center in collaboration with community partners and the...
  • OPRF students propose fixes for racial inequality at high school

    OPRF students propose fixes for racial inequality at high school
    A classroom assignment about racial bias in America has a led a group of AP students at Oak Park and River Forest High School to tackle racial inequities in the school's discipline and faculty hiring systems. Students in Laura Young's American...
  • Students looking for a meaningful summer can volunteer abroad

    Students looking for a meaningful summer can volunteer abroad
    High school students seeking a meaningful experience over the summer may wish to look into volunteering abroad. Programs are available that enable students to travel to developing communities and making a positive impact there through volunteer efforts....
  • Dundee-Crown student honors 'great teacher' and 'great person'

    Dundee-Crown student honors 'great teacher' and 'great person'
    On Friday night, two local educators were honored for the passion and enthusiasm they show in their profession. Students were invited to participate in the annual Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest by writing essays, poems, or thank-you...
  • Meet Lauren Bishop: Finalist in the 2nd annual CCPS Business Challenge

    Meet Lauren Bishop: Finalist in the 2nd annual CCPS Business Challenge
    Faced with the conundrum of how to dry bathing suits quickly while on family vacation, one Liberty High School sophomore created a solution which earned her a spot as one of 10 finalists in the second annual Carroll County Public Schools Business...
  • Success adds up for Shepard senior

    Success adds up for Shepard senior
    For Nick Martinez, a senior at Shepard High School in Palos Heights, the world is a numbers game. He loves numbers and math so much, in fact, that he raced through Shepard's math curriculum by the end of his junior year and has spent this year taking...
  • Students stand up for Indiana town at center of HIV outbreak

    To Austin High School Principal Sherman Smith, it's just bullying on a bigger stage. National and regional media coverage of the HIV outbreak in Scott County has portrayed Austin as a small, poor town with a big drug problem. It's not a tough picture...
  • EXCHANGE: Computer program used to help math students learn

    Zamirah Ellis may have been several grades behind in math when she came to Joliet Central High School, but she quickly caught up this school year. Ellis is a ninth-grade student who started behind by several grade levels in math when she began taking...