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  • Scoring ACT performance in McHenry County high schools

    In the weeks leading to next scheduled the ACT administration on Sept. 13, students at the Sylvan Learning in Algonquin work in a small group to revie ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Westfield Community School students log 9,500 hours of summer learning

    ALGONQUIN — When summer came to a close, fourth-grader Abby Hutchinson returned to school feeling not only prepared, but almost more knowledgeable tha ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • District 156 adjusts to enrollment changes

    McHENRY – Larger class sizes and added sections at McHenry’s high schools are the result of unexpectedly higher enrollment.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry high school homecoming parade returns to Friday

    McHENRY – A parade, powder puff games and a themed spirit week will lead up to McHenry's homecoming game next week.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Woodstock sixth-graders use science to build air conditioners

    WOODSTOCK – A sixth-grade classroom in Northwood Middle School began cooling down Friday as four very unconventional air conditioners started working.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • District 181 looking to fill vacancies

    HINSDALE – School District 181 recently announced vacancies for two part-time positions, crossing guards, and lunchroom and playground supervisors.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Addison District 4 students head back to class

    ADDISON – Addison Elementary School District 4 students, teachers and parents were all smiles when the district kicked off its new school year Aug. 26 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Midwestern University medical students lead day of service

    DOWNERS GROVE – Before beginning their rigorous course of study, first-year medical students at Midwestern University participated in an annual day of ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Fischer students to perform at Churchville Schoolhouse

    ELMHURST – Conrad Fischer students will perform at the Churchville Schoolhouse Open House.The School ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Valley View looking to increase its degree recipients

    BOLINGBROOK – In an effort to increase the number of seniors who go on to obtain degrees, Valley View School District 365U has launched a multi-year p ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:33 am
  • Union school district earns state merit award

    JOLIET – A small Joliet school district has turned itself around after financial troubles and controversy over nepotism. 
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • St. Isidore in Bloomingdale to host basketball tournament fundraiser

    BLOOMINGDALE – Area residents can polish their dribbling skills Sept. 6 at the 16th annual 3-on-3 youth basketball fundraiser tournament at St. Isidor ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Grant staff happy – and willing to prove it

    FOX LAKE – Think your teacher can’t get down?At Grant Community High School, you can judge for yours ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Orzel: District committed to lowering class sizes

    The school year has begun for Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A students and staff, and there are several exciting pieces of news to highlight for ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • School's out for Midwestern University graduates

    DOWNERS GROVE – While most thoughts have turned to back-to-school activities, more than 160 Midwestern University students recently celebrated the end ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:13 pm
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