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  In her three years teaching at Elgin High School, Jessica Vaillancourt has revived the school’s performing arts program from virtual nonexistence. For her efforts to rebuild the program, Vaillancourt has been named Illinois Outstanding Young...

Elgin High teacher lauded for reviving theater program

Updated: 9/20/2014 01:07 PM

  Bartlett will play host Sunday to one of the biggest fundraisers for Play for Peace, a nonprofit group that teaches kids about cooperation through play in places of conflict across the globe.

Bartlett International Day of Peace event raises funds for nonprofit

Updated: 9/19/2014 06:57 PM

  A USDA official had lunch at Palatine High School on Friday, asking students how well they like the new, healthier federal lunch program. Audrey Rowe got a mixed bag of answers, but overall lunch sales are up in District 211, officials said.

Healthier District 211 lunches draw USDA attention

Updated: 9/19/2014 05:57 PM

  Citing moves at neighboring school systems, some parents say a full-day kindergarten program should be started at Grayslake Elementary District 46. Parents pitched the idea during public comment time at a District 46 board meeting this week.

Parents want all-day kindergarten at Grayslake District 46

Updated: 9/19/2014 05:06 PM

  It was a one of those pretty goals that gets everybody talking, but the reality is that it’s going to be difficult for Teuvo Teravainen – or any Hawks prospect – to make the NHL roster out of training camp. Regardless, that...

Hawks’ Teravainen scores twice on second day of camp

Updated: 9/21/2014 12:11 AM

  Chicago managed just two hits against Chris Archer, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura was impressed by the young right-hander. Marcus Semien’s pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth against Jake McGee accounted for Chicago’s only run in a...

Rays power past White Sox for 3-1 win

Updated: 9/20/2014 11:13 PM

  Korliss Marshall returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown, and Brandon Allen accounted for three touchdowns as Arkansas won its third straight game with a 52-14 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night. The win for the...

NIU loses 1st road game in 3 years to Arkansas

Updated: 9/21/2014 12:17 AM

  Trying to find a way to help Illinois hold onto a narrow lead Saturday, cornerback V'Angelo Bentley saw his opportunity in a fourth quarter pass thrown a little high. Bentley jumped in front the receiver, snatched the ball and headed 45 yards to the...

Illinois survives Texas State scare 42-35

Updated: 9/21/2014 01:01 AM

  Devin Hester became the NFL's all-time leader in return touchdowns Thursday night with a 62-yard punt return, and he also scored a touchdown on an end-around for the Atlanta Falcons, who have done a much better job of getting production out of him...

Bears laud Hester, with no regrets

Updated: 9/20/2014 08:50 PM

  The way last season ended for Kris Versteeg is driving him now.Versteeg saw his role diminish as the playoffs progressed last spring, when he capped it by playing only 3:44 in Game 7 of the Western Conference Final against the Kings.

Versteeg eager to get back on track

Updated: 9/20/2014 08:48 PM

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