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  • Philip Crusius, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Philip Crusius: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Philip Crusius, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • David Page, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

    David Page: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for David Page, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Richard Oiejniczak, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Richard Oiejniczak: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Richard Oiejniczak, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Denise Glasgow, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Denise Glasgow: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Denise Glasgow, running for Arlington Heights District 25 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Illinois State Superintendent of Education Christopher Koch awards the Academic Excellence Award on Monday to River Trails Elementary District 26 schools Euclid Elementary School, represented by Lynn Fisher, and Indian Grove Elementary School, represented by Laura Gammons and Dane Delli. The awards were passed out at the John Jay Elementary School in Mount Prospect.

    Northwest suburban schools on Illinois Honor RollJan 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    The State Board of Education named 26 Northwest suburban elementary schools to the Illinois Honor Roll on Monday — half of them from one district alone. School districts receiving the honor included Wheeling Township District 21, Arlington Heights District 25, River Trails District 26, Schaumburg Township District 54, Mount Prospect District 57, Elk Grove Township District 59 and Des Plaines District 62. District 54 alone has 13 schools on the list.

  • School officials skeptical of pension reform plan Dec 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    The devil is in the details for Northwest suburban school officials who met Saturday with Rep. David Harris to talk about shifting some pension costs from the state to the schools. School officials questioned how much they will have to pay, how they will get the money, and whether the Legislature will keep pushing more costs on them in future years.

  • Alison Moro, 10, of Lombard, bites into her favorite snack. Alison’s mother lobbied for the right for her daughter to snack at school.

    Suburban schools vague on 'healthy' snacks Dec 26, 2012 12:00 AM
    Snack policies in suburban schools tend to be vague, varying from classroom to classroom under wellness policies that may allow "healthy snacks" without defining "healthy." Schools also may fail to specify which ages of students are allowed snacks. But a Lombard mom challenged the system -- and won. "It is in the best interests of students to have a snack."

  • Charles Bennett, who served on the Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 during the 1960s and one term as a village trustee, died Nov. 21.

    Ex-District 25 board member Charles Bennett dead at 89 Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    A former school board member with Arlington Heights Elementary District 25, who served during its biggest growth years during the 1960s, has passed away. Charles Bennett served two terms on District 25's school board, during years when six new schools opened, before serving a term on the Arlington Heights board of village trustees.He passed away on Nov. 21.

  • Service dog Puzzle experienced a busy school day at South Middle School, part of his training by Arlington Heights resident Debbie Kubitz. Puzzle soon will move to Ohio to live with an 8-year-old Ohio boy who suffers from numerous health problems.

    Arlington Heights woman, students help train therapy dog Nov 25, 2012 12:00 AM
    Thanks to the help of an Arlington Heights woman and the students at South Middle School, a sick little boy in Ohio will soon be getting a very special dog. Debbie Kubitz, who works with Dog Builders, spent much of October training Puzzle, a 10-month-old Goldendoodle puppy who will start work as a service dog this winter. Puzzle’s future owner, Jaivon Chear, is an 8-year-old boy who suffers from tuberous sclerosis, a tumor on his brain stem, epilepsy, autism and a variety of other health problems.

  •  Mary Stitt marks fingers of children who have received the polio vaccine.

    At 87, Arlington Hts. woman still driven to fight polio Nov 25, 2012 12:00 AM
    Mary Stitt has spent her life teaching and helping children in Arlington Heights and around the world, and at 87 years old she isn't done yet. She is leaving in December for her 8th international trip with Rotary International to deliver polio vaccines as part of the mission to rid the world of the disease. And that's the tip of the iceberg. Stitt has made nearly 50 philanthropic trips over the last 20 years.

  • District 25 reaches agreement on employee contract Nov 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Arlington Heights School District 25 school board and the Service Employees International Union Local 73 have reached an agreement on a five-year contract. The union unanimously ratified the agreement Nov. 6 and the school board approved the contract at its Nov. 15 meeting. The contract allows the board to stay within its parameters of maintaining a fiscally responsible budget and aligning operational expenses such as salaries and benefits with revenues, according to a district news release. The proposed agreement also meets the union's objectives of obtaining a fair contract that remains competitive with other districts. The new contract is in effect starting July 1, 2013, and is posted on the district website.

  •  Arlington Heights Village President Arlene Mulder joins community members and students Tuesday in tying the ribbon, as opposed to cutting the ribbon, at the dedication for the Miner School Greenhouse.

    Arlington Heights celebrates community greenhouse Nov 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    A newly renovated greenhouse at Arlington Heights' Miner School, funded by the committee that organized the village's 125th anniversary celebration, will keep the event's spirit growing beyond this year, officials said Tuesday. Leaders from Miner, the Quasquicentennial Committee and the village gathered Tuesday morning to dedicate the greenhouse located behind the school, 1101 E. Miner St.

  • Ray Walker

    Advocate for Northwest suburban children dies at 89 Oct 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    A noted advocate for Northwest suburban youth and the namesake of the Ray Walker Head Start Center, which serves 118 low-income children in Schaumburg Township, has died. Walker was an Arlington Heights resident and 23-year board member of the Community Economic Development Association (CEDA) Northwest Self-Help Center in Mount Prospect, which operates the Head Start center. He passed away Oct. 19 at the age of 89.

  • Dryden STEM project finishes 2nd in national contest Oct 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    Students and staff at Dryden Elementary in Arlington Heights are celebrating a national recognition and the $5,000 prize that came with it last week. Fifth-grade art teacher Tricia Fuglestad and her students came in second place in the annual McGraw-Hill STEM Innovative Educator awards.

  •  Students of Ivy Hill Elementary School, Arlington Heights, raised money for Special Olympics with a Fun Run Sept. 21.

    Ivy Hill runners support Special Olympics Oct 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    7.53- with one photo-page 4 The Ivy Hill Elementary Running Club had a great fall season that culminated with the fifth annual Fun Run on Friday, Sept. 21. The students raised $380 for Special Olympics Illinois.

  •  Ivy Hill students work on raised flower beds in the new community garden behind their school.

    Students, community build garden at Ivy Hill school in Arlington Hts. Sep 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    Students, parents and staff will be working Sunday morning to lay the groundwork for a new community garden behind Ivy Hill School in Arlington Heights where school officials said the public is invited to come lend a hand, or a shovel. Ivy Hill has received more than $6,000 in grants to develop a community garden over the past year and has been working with master gardeners from the Arlington Heights Garden Club to develop a plan, said Ginny Hiltz, assistant principal.

  • State Sen. Matt Murphy, left, and Democrat David Page.

    Murphy, Page vie for 27th district senate seat Sep 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    In the race for the 27th state senate district, incumbent state Sen. Matt Murphy is being opposed by Democrat David Page, president of the Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 school board. Murphy, a Palatine lawyer who was first elected in 2006, didn’t have a primary challenger in March. Likewise, no Democrats ran in the primary, and Page was slated this summer.

  • Dryden School in 2012.

    Arlington Heights school marks 60th birthday Sep 11, 2012 12:00 AM
    Dryden Elementary School in Arlington Heights is celebrating its 60th birthday on Wednesday with a special event for former students, parents and staff. "A lot of teachers have not been back since they retired, but they have really great memories of their time here," said Becky Dufern, co-director of the school's library media center.

  •  Fifth grade students at Dryden Elementary School in Arlington Heights work on their rotoscope animation project on iPads.

    Arlington Hts. student iPad video could be national winner Sep 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    Students in art classes are used to drawing, painting and working with clay — but one Arlington Heights teacher took art to the next level, combining it with technology to help her students create an animated video, drawn completely on iPads. Their creativity might be rewarded with a big prize.

  • Judge rejects appeal in Illinois 27th Senate District Aug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrat David Page will appear on the ballot in his bid for the 27th Senate District seat, currently held by Republican state Sen. Matt Murphy of Palatine. A Cook County judge Thursday ruled that an earlier decision by the Cook County Electoral Board, which overruled a challenge by Tea Party member Beatrice Sutton of Palatine to Page's nominating petitions, couldn't be appealed in the courts.

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