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  • District 25 considering building additions to handle enrollment jumps Jan 7, 2015 5:55 PM
    Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 officials are considering additions to four schools among several options to deal with overcrowding. That was one of several options Superintendent Lori Bein presented to the school board before winter break, saying officials would further examine cost estimates before the board makes a decision this spring.

     
  • District 25 administrator gets national award Jan 4, 2015 4:52 PM
    Arlington Heights School District 25 staff member Coletta Hines-Newell recently was named a recipient of a national award in the school nutrition industry. The School Nutrition Hero Award recognizes school nutrition professionals who are passionate about their operations and go above and beyond in the service to children and their communities.

     
  • Who’s running for school board seats in the Northwest suburbs Dec 29, 2014 10:54 AM
    Now that the deadline to file as a school board candidate has passed, here’s a look at the candidates vying for seats in the Northwest suburbs.

     
  • Races take shape for Arlington Heights board, schools and park district Dec 23, 2014 10:30 AM
    Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board.

     
  • School board filing going smoothly in Cook County Dec 15, 2014 4:56 PM
    School board candidate filing is going surprisingly smoothing Monday morning in Cook County, officials say, even though candidates now must file with the county clerk and not their individual school districts.

     
  • Patton School students inspired to help Arlington Hts. family Dec 15, 2014 1:12 PM
    Fifth-grader Liam McGuffin of Arlington Heights and nearly 60 other children enrolled in the Children At Play program at Patton Elementary School in Arlington Heights worked with their supervisor, Agnes Roberts, to adopt a local family this holiday season. “I wanted to help people get gifts over the holidays,” Liam said. They were one of the younger groups who participated in the program that is now 30 years old.

     
  • Where suburban teachers, principals stay on the job longest Dec 9, 2014 5:32 AM
    Schools that are good at hanging onto teachers include Fenton High School in Bensenville, McHenry Middle School, Rose Elementary School in South Barrington and Hampshire High School, a Daily Herald analysis shows. “We are well aware of how fortunate we are to have administrators and teachers who choose to stay at Fenton year after year,” school board President Mary Ribando said.

     
  • Arlington Hts. 5th-grader raises money for rescued dogs Dec 8, 2014 11:57 AM
    Elizabeth Ferrazza loves stories. And like many kids her age, the fifth-grader from Arlington Heights also loves dogs. So when she started to learn about no-kill animal shelters, she quickly realized that every rescued dog has a story, and she knew she wanted to help.

     
  • More than 200 weigh in on Arlington Hts. Dist. 25 overcrowding Nov 21, 2014 12:40 PM
    After more than two months of meeting with parents and staff members, Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 Superintendent Lori Bein said officials have gathered more than 20 ideas about how to deal with an unexpected enrollment boost that is causing overcrowding at several district schools. Bein said it is too early to discuss what exact options the district will pursue and how much they might cost, but she said nothing is off the table. “It is a topic of high interest to our community so I will continue to share updates will all participants who came to the forums,” she said.

     
  • Northwest suburban schools grow more in math than reading Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
    Two plus two is the same in every language. There’s no trick answer, there’s no need for context or comprehension to find the answer. For those reasons and a few others, Northwest suburban students are making more progress in math than in reading, officials say. “We know the good news is our kids are growing,” said Janelle Hockett, director of school improvement in District 21.

     
  • Arlington Heights District 25 student approached by stranger Oct 7, 2014 11:07 PM
    A stranger pulled up to an Arlington Heights District 25 student on Tuesday and asked him if he wanted a ride home, District 25 Superintendent Lori D. Bein wrote in an email.

     
  • Power outage closes three Arlington Heights schools Oct 3, 2014 2:43 PM
    Arlington Heights School District 25 has announced three schools are closed due to power outages. Thomas, Olive and Windsor schools have been shut down, according a statement on the school district website.

     
  • Missing Arlington Heights girl found safe Oct 3, 2014 11:11 AM
    An 11-year-old girl reported missing Thurday has been found safe, authorities said.

     
  • District 25 plans community meetings to discuss growing enrollment Sep 23, 2014 5:30 AM
    Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 will hold five community meetings at four of its schools over the next month to discuss what officials said is an overcrowding issue and hear from parents about possible ways to deal with growing enrollment. Officials have said all of the district’s school are “at capacity.” Enrollment at four district schools — Ivy Hill, Olive-Mary Stitt, Westgate and Windsor — has been increasing for a few years, despite predictions to the contrary.

     
  • District 25 schools dealing with overcrowding Sep 12, 2014 12:15 AM
    Several schools in Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 are overcrowded, said officials, who on Thursday presented the school board with a timeline and process to find solutions.

     
  • Farm-to-table school garden a delicious lesson in Arlington Hts. Sep 10, 2014 10:38 AM
    For the fourth straight year, students at Windsor Elementary School in Arlington Heights enjoyed a farm-to-table dining experience, during their regular Friday lunch hour. Beyond what they brought in their lunch buckets, students tasted kale salad and freshly made tortilla chips with salsa.

     
  • Buffalo Grove teacher paralyzed in motorcycle crash Aug 21, 2014 8:19 AM
    Popular Buffalo Grove High School science teacher Dave Fuglestad didn't return to his classroom Wednesday with everybody else. Instead, he is rehabbing after an Aug. 2 motorcycle accident that left him without the use of his legs - but determined to get back to BGHS.

     
  • Ex-Arlington Hts. PTA president charged with theft Aug 19, 2014 7:01 PM
    A former president of the South Middle School PTA in Arlington Heights is charged with stealing money from the group she was responsible for managing, officials said. Denise Hoppe, 48, faces felony charges of theft and forgery.

     
  • Arlington Hts. Dist. 25 sees jump in foreign language class interest Aug 2, 2014 7:00 AM
    Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 is sticking with its plan to offer world languages to elementary students — outside of regular hours and for an additional fee — but a huge jump in interest in the classes has officials wondering if learning a new language should be a part of the regular curriculum again in the future.

     
  • Arlington Heights girls eager for signing of puppy mill bill Aug 1, 2014 5:40 AM
    Three Arlington Heights girls who lobbied state legislators in March about strengthening state law that punishes puppy mill owners will be on hand Saturday when Gov. Pat Quinn signs the bill into law. Claire Hackmann, Brooke Martin and Maddie O'Dell have been waiting all summer for the signing of House Bill 4410. “It really seemed to take a long time, but we're so excited it's finally being signed into law,” Maddie said.

     
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