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  • Dist. 26 finance director accepts award, ends tenure in Cary May 29, 2013 5:19 PM
    When T. Ferrier joined Cary Elementary District 26 as its finance director in 2009, describing the district as financially troubled would be an understatement. The district was on the brink of state takeover because of its borrowing habits. But Ferrier accepted a prestigious financial reporting award on behalf of the district last week, a high note that will end her tenure in Cary. She will leave District 26 in June for her new position as superintendent of finance in Crystal Lake Area High School District 155.

     
  • Three newcomers, one incumbent to lead Cary schools Apr 9, 2013 10:59 PM
    Three newcomers will be joining the Cary School District 26 board of education. The district is working to phase back in art, music and physical education classes that were cut in the midst of a financial crisis that almost included state takeover.

     
  • District 26 race candidates passionate on a range of topics Mar 28, 2013 9:55 AM
    Finances, accountability, communication and teamwork are common themes in a campaign that brings eight candidates six newcomers to a race for four open seats in Cary School District 26. Board president Chris Spoerl is not running for re-election. Incumbents Julie Jette and Floyd Myers seek an additional term against Christopher Christensen and Josh Howell, who have teamed up in the race, Bradley Slavik and a slate of three District 26 Parents with a Voice members Jennifer Crick, Scott Epstein and Bruce Ritter.

     
  • Cary school district shows progress, earns financial reporting award Mar 25, 2013 4:20 PM
    Cary District 26 officials have new affirmation of their work cleaning up the district's finances. The district received a certificate of excellence in financial reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International — a feat finance director T. Ferrier said proves the toughest years are behind them. For almost a decade the district spent about $2 million more than it took in, according to Ferrier, which put District 26 on the state's watch list and ultimately threatened the schools with state takeover. "We're finally to the point where we're past all that," Ferrier said.

     
  • Endorsements: Christensen, Howell, Jette, Myers for Cary Dist. 26 school board Mar 18, 2013 4:54 PM
    The Daily Herald endoses Christopher Christensen, Josh Howel, Julie Jette and Floyd Myers for Cary District 26 Board of Education.

     
  • Christopher Christensen: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Christopher Christensen, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Bradley Slavik: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Bradley Slavik, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Jennifer Crick: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Jennifer Crick, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Scott Epstein: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Scott Epstein, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Chris Jenner: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Chris Jenner, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Josh Howell: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Josh Howell, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Bruce Ritter: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Bruce Ritter, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Julie Jette: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Julie Jette, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Floyd Myers: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Floyd Myers, running for Cary District 26 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Cary school board race draws a crowd Jan 25, 2013 9:42 PM
    All four incumbents up for re-election to the Cary District 26 school board are trying to keep their positions. But five challengers are hoping to unseat them. The crowded school board race brings together a passionate group of individuals hoping to right a financially struggling district that cut art, music and education during the 2010-2011 school year to save money.

     
  • Consultants: Don’t merge Cary, Fox River Grove districts Dec 12, 2012 10:52 PM
    Consultants that have been exploring consolidating Cary Community Consolidated District 26 and Fox River Grove District 3 told a group of school and community members Wednesday they didn't recommend the move.

     
  • Education reporter looking for stories Dec 6, 2012 8:04 AM
    For the last two years I have been profiling people in the community about once per week. I'm switching beats once again and my search for people who will let me tell their stories is narrowing.

     
  • School report cards: Huntley posts big gains in science Oct 31, 2012 6:18 AM
    It's not an exact science, but educators in Huntley Unit District 158 say more challenging coursework, continued adjustments to the curriculum and high expectations of all students helped high school juniors again raise the bar in a statewide science assessment. The number of Huntley High School juniors who met or exceeded state standards in science jumped 8.1 percentage points.

     
  • Committee reworking Dist. 26 strategic plan Oct 10, 2012 6:39 AM
    The Cary Elementary District 26 strategic plan steering committee will meet to discuss the district’s vision, mission and goals, The steering committee is composed of school board members, district administrators, building administrators, teachers, support staff, community engagement committee members, community members, members of parent-teacher organizations, and Cary District 26 Foundation board members. The goals of the committee is to come up with strategic plan outlining the district’s plan, vision and goals that will guide the district for the next few years.

     
  • Pizza restaurant to raise money for literacy programs Sep 7, 2012 3:58 PM
    Nick's PIzza and Pub in Elgin and Crystal Lake will host a fundraiser Wednesday supporting literacy programs at Elgin Area School District U-46, Central Unit District 301, Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 and Cary Elementary District 26.

     
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