| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:24 PM
Educational leader and Northwestern University professor Tim King will headline Aurora’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Waubonsie Valley High School, 2950 Ogden Ave.
Named by People Magazine as “Hero of the Year&...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:44 PM
A former Oswego High School assistant principal will become the fourth leader in two years to head Oswego East High School.
School Board members for the Oswego-based Community Unit School District 308 approved hiring Craig Watson as Oswego East High...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:05 PM
The bulldozers that leveled the old Brainerd high school building are ready to take on the brick shell of the slightly newer Jackson Gym as Libertyville Community High School District 128 moves forward with plans for the site.
The gym – built in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:08 PM
SIMSBURY — A Simsbury High School Chinese class was one of seven selected from across the country to be featured in an instructional video lesson for Chinese language teachers throughout the world.
The video lesson, taught by SHS Chinese teacher...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:38 PM
As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency.
But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The coming year could produce a sales tax increase in La Grange, a decision on a new pool for Oak Park and River Forest High School and permission for bars to open in Oak Park.
Also ahead in 2015, ground is expected to be broken for a new development on...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:30 AM
As teens get out of school and get ready to play, Brad Kleine prepares to go to work.
An athletic trainer for Athletico Physical Therapy, Kleine, 36, works with student athletes at Homewood Flossmoor High School.
This means he often starts his day at 2:...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Nathaniel Coley, 19, first visited his school's doctor when he had a cold earlier this year. Now she attends his plays and talks with him about life.
"Usually, you don't see doctors who do that," Coley said of Amelia Smith-Dixon, the resident physician...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:58 AM
This year's Chesed ("Caring & Helping") Day at the Boca Raton campus of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County brought together all four of the diverse South Palm Beach County Jewish day schools affiliated with the Federation.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:58 PM
If he hadn't joined the Future Giants program when he was in eighth grade, Oscar Bautista said he would have had a much more difficult time adjusting as a freshman at Highland Park High School.
Instead, Bautista, now a junior and a mentor in the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The year of 2014 was a lively one in Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Elmhurst and Lombard. Fractious negotiations over a teacher's contract, a proposed investigation of teachers for Facebook likes, a dispute about whether a statue is a sign or art and new downtown...