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  • Public voting opens for Vans custom sneaker contest

    Public voting opens for Vans custom sneaker contest
    Imagine a pair of Vans shoes designed to look like a surfer catching a wave. Or a pair with a bespectacled face staring up at the wearer. These were just two of the entries in last year's Custom Culture competition sponsored by Vans to stoke...
  • Bowie High community mourns student's sudden death

    Bowie High community mourns student's sudden death
    The Bowie High School community is in mourning this week after the sudden death over the weekend of sophomore Okon Ntekim. Ntekim died suddenly early Saturday as the school's Navy Junior ROTC organization returned from a school-sponsored field trip to...
  • Severe weather ends New Trier's Japan Bowl prospects

     Severe weather ends New Trier's Japan Bowl prospects
    As New Trier High School's Japan Bowl team awaited their flight out of O'Hare last week en route to a national competition in Washington, D.C., the group felt confident that after months of hard work, they were ready to bring home a championship for...
  • IHSA: Concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football, should be dismissed

    IHSA: Concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football, should be dismissed
    The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide. In its 16-page motion filed in Cook...
  • Hampton culinary students vie for spot on International Space Station menu

    Hampton culinary students vie for spot on International Space Station menu
    When it comes to feeding astronauts in space, turns out it's all about the flavor. Pile on the garlic. Don't stint on the salt. Heap on the habaneros. Because in space, no one can get enough spice. "Taste is everything," said NASA astronaut...
  • Andrew 5K supports scholarships

    Andrew 5K supports scholarships
    School soon will be out for the summer — and students at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, along with their family members, will be welcoming the season with a 5k walk/run. The sixth annual School's Out 5k is scheduled for 9 a.m. May 17, with a...
  • A concert without curtains

    A concert without curtains
    Estee Carrizosa turned to the 12 students finishing a forward step on the Artist's Theatre stage at Laguna Beach High School and clapped her hands. "That's so nice!" the dance director said during a recent morning rehearsal. "You guys are so ready. You'...
  • Century High artist Emily Heintz participates in National Gallery of Art seminar

    Century High artist Emily Heintz participates in National Gallery of Art seminar
    Century High School senior Emily Heintz was one of 17 students from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., selected to participate in the 2014-2015 High School Seminar at the National Gallery of Art in the nation's capital. In the seminar, students...
  • BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day

    BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day
    About 40 Barrington High School students braved the cold winds on April 22 as they joined staff and volunteers with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to plant new native plants and remove debris from the Pederson Preserve. The effort was part of...
  • School Notes: Bowie High students win at annual schools film festival

    School Notes: Bowie High students win at annual schools film festival
    More than 400 students and teachers gathered at The American Film Institute in Silver Spring on April 15 to take part in Prince George's County Public Schools third annual film festival. Bowie High School student Alexandra Crump's "Life" won the...
  • An enduring clown, that 'Charlie Brown'

    An enduring clown, that 'Charlie Brown'
    Amy Poe looked at the wooden props depicting a school bus, a red dog house and a mailbox on the theater stage at Newport Harbor High School and thought of her childhood. "This was my Saturday morning as a kid," Poe, the school's drama director, said...