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  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • School zoning change may be on the way in College park

    School zoning change may be on the way in College park
    The word “capacity,” Nancy Robbinson notes, is one that she and other members of the Orange County School Board grapple with all the time, since they have 190,000 students to educate. In College Park, she added, the capacity issue is a mixed...
  • Plainfield Academy reopens after mold problem

    Plainfield Academy reopens after mold problem
    A Plainfield school is open this week after being shut down twice last week. Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 closed Plainfield Academy twice last week after employees noticed mold in the school. District officials reopened the...
  • Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores

    Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores
    Two Lincoln-Way High School District 210 students earned perfect 36 scores on the ACT, district officials announced. Brianna McKenna, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High school, achieved the mark, as did Lincoln-Way West High School senior Jacob...
  • School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area

    School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area
    Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent. "Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
  • Naperville D203 studying changes to science curriculum

    Naperville D203 studying changes to science curriculum
    Naperville Unit District 203 may be changing up the order in which high school students take science classes. Under the proposal, freshmen would start off with chemistry, sophomores would take biology and juniors would take physics. "Creating the...
  • Conference sparks kids' imaginations

     Conference sparks kids' imaginations
    Although the school year ended weeks ago, several hundred area teens descended on Naperville's 95th Street public library branch over the weekend to continue feeding their minds. The first Teen Ignite conference included nearly two dozen hour-long...
  • Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools

     Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools
    Indian Prairie Unit District 204's youngest students will be getting some relief from the heat. The district is installing air conditioning in portions of 19 elementary schools using unexpected funds from the state, officials said Wednesday. For...
  • Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana

    Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana
    A Naperville middle school principal is inspiring his students to think globally and help bring education to impoverished children. After reading the book, "The Promise of a Pencil," Allan Davenport challenged kids at Crone Middle School to raise $25,...
  • Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research

    Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
    A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game. Middle school,...
  • Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal

    Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal
    A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School. Officials said that Max...