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  • Lake Zurich High School performs in the Varsity Flag Open Flag category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.

    Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand ChampionshipMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  •  Meet the Fox Valley 2013-14 Leadership Team. Seated, from left: Cara Birschbach, Geneva High School; Allison Rychtanek, Larkin High School (seated sideways); Abigail Gust, St. Charles North; Hannah Rice, Dundee-Crown; Sally Heyob, Central High School. Standing, from left: Jacob Schmidt, Marmion Academy; Kristen Hartlieb, Marian Central Catholic; Claire Roehri, Cary-Grove; Alanis Krantz, Rosary and Jared Cebulski, Aurora Central Catholic.

    2013-2014 Fox Valley Leadership Team Dec 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    The students named to the Daily Herald Leadership Team sometimes amaze even those who know them best. "I have never seen a student do what Sally did last year ... (she) organized an entire school and literally an entire community to hold a Relay For Life," writes Jonathan Young, a counselor at Central High School on behalf of his nominee, Sally Heyob. The 39 members of the 2013-14 Fox Valley Leadership team, both winners and honorable mentions, have that kind of drive in common.

  •  The Batavia captains hoist the championship trophy following their Class 6A championship game in DeKalb.

    A look at the Fox Valley’s biggest news stories in 2013 Dec 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    The year 2013 saw at least a half dozen court cases across the Fox Valley came to an end, turnover in key political positions, progress on several construction projects and important property acquisitions. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair also made a trip across the pond to speak to a select group at Judson University and Batavia rejoiced when after more than 100 years its football team won the Class 6A state football championship. Those stories and the others that follow, had all of us talking.

  •  From left, Brendan Pedersen, Emma Krupp and Conrad Pelletier rehearse their roles as Chris Keller, Ann Deever and George Deever, in the Cary-Grove High School production of “All My Sons.”

    Cary-Grove High School’s ‘All My Sons’ Nov 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Audiences can see a piece of theatrical history this weekend, when Cary-Grove High School presents Arthur Miller's drama "All My Sons." According to director Laura Whalen, "The success of this show is what began (Miller's) long and illustrious career as one of the greatest American playwrights."

  • Crystal Lake South student hurt in homecoming paradeOct 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Crystal Lake South High School student was injured Friday after trying to board a moving homecoming parade float. About 4 p.m., the student tried to jump upon the float — a small utility trailer being pulled by an SUV — but the student’s foot “became entangled with a moving wheel and the ground, and subsequently the wheel rolled over the student’s foot and lower leg,” according to a police news release.

  •  Crystal Lake South High School installed new bleachers on the west side of the football field, resulting a lawsuit from some residents on Amberwood Drive.

    Crystal Lake South to finish, use bleachers while lawsuit proceeds Aug 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Attorneys agreed Friday to allow Community Unit School District 155 to complete a $1.2 million bleachers expansion at Crystal Lake South High School while a lawsuit is pending against the district. The move punts the legal matter to next week, and will allow football games, physical education classes, marching band and other sports to go on unimpeded. The first home football game is Aug. 30.

  • Crystal Lake South High School is installing new bleachers, prompting a last-minute lawsuit by McHenry County State's Attorney Louis Bianchi, who owns a nearby home.

    State's Attorney Bianchi suing Crystal Lake schools over bleachers Aug 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    As state's attorney for McHenry County, Louis Bianchi is its top criminal prosecutor. But he is now plaintiff in a lawsuit involving a neighborhood dispute over new bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School. Bianchi, his wife, Jean, and another resident have sued Community Unit District 155 to stop the project. “No one knew (the bleachers) would be that big,” Bianchi said.

  • New law: Schools must conduct drills to prepare for shooters Jul 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    Starting in the 2013-14 academic year, all school districts in the state will have to hold drills to prepare for scenarios where a shooter gets in their buildings. Schools don't have to hold the drills with students but they must partner with law enforcement agencies to get feedback on their procedures.

  • Laith Yasin

    Fox Valley Academic Team honorable mentions Jun 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    2012-2013 Fox Valley academic team honorable mentions

  • Emily Alessio

    2012-2013 Fox Valley Academic Team Jun 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Imagine getting straight A's in every class, all four years of high school. Now combine that with leadership, extracurriculars, and a desire to apply one's knowledge in a way that benefits others, and you've got the kind of student who gets named to the Daily Herald's 2012-13 Fox Valley Academic Team. "Success is not about how much money we make or how many square feet our houses are, but rather how many lives we can improve by helping others," writes Arjun Tambe of Illinois Math and Science Academy.

  • Dist. 26 finance director accepts award, ends tenure in Cary May 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Cary-Grove seniors need to ‘wow’ the crowd to win title, grand prize May 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Cary-Grove High School's Student Council will host its sixth annual Mr. Cary-Grove Showcase at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the high school, 2208 Three Oaks Road, Cary.

  • Scott Shepard

    District 155 names two new high school principals May 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Crystal Lake Community High School District 155 board of education recently approved Scott Shepard and Steven Koch as the new principals for Crystal Lake South High School and Prairie Ridge High School, respectively.

  • Student accused of putting camera in Crystal Lake locker room Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Crystal Lake police Thursday charged a 17-year-old Crystal Lake Central High School student with unauthorized use of a video recording device in a boys' locker room at the school. Luke Patrick Gildea of Crystal Lake is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing at the McHenry County courthouse in Woodstock at 8 a.m. Friday.

  • Ted Wagner: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ted Wagner, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Gary Oberg, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Gary Oberg: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Gary Oberg, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Ann Somers, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Ann Somers: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ann Somers, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Dave Secrest: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Dave Secrest, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  •  Neuqua Valley High School takes the floor in the state dance preliminaries on Friday in Bloomington. Neuqua advanced to the Division 3A finals.

    Suburban teams advance in state dance competition Jan 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Suburban high schools are well-represented among the 30 competitive dance teams heading into the IHSA's first state championships on Saturday in Bloomington. Ninety schools competed Friday, but only one-third of them are alive going into the finals.

  •  Jacquie Duginske, an administrator in Carpentersville-based Community Unit District 300, is among the growing number of teachers to gain national certification.

    District 300 teachers reflect trend toward national certification Jan 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Jacquie Duginske and Jamie Soprych were recognized by Carpentersville-based Community Unit District 300 for becoming nationally board certified -- a process that is becoming more common in school districts in the suburbs, the state and nation.

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