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  • 2012-2013 Fox Valley Academic Team Jun 7, 2013 9:17 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.

  • Fox Valley Academic Team honorable mentions Jun 7, 2013 10:32 AM
    2012-2013 Fox Valley academic team honorable mentions

  • 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.

  • Cary-Grove seniors need to ‘wow’ the crowd to win title, grand prize May 21, 2013 6:16 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.

  • District 155 names two new high school principals May 6, 2013 8:17 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 8:43 PM
    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 Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Ted Wagner, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Ann Somers: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Ann Somers, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Dave Secrest: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Dave Secrest, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Gary Oberg: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:25 PM
    Candidate information for Gary Oberg, running for Crystal Lake High School District 155 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Suburban teams advance in state dance competition Jan 25, 2013 11:36 PM
    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.

  • District 300 teachers reflect trend toward national certification Jan 16, 2013 3:55 PM
    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.

  • Fox Valley Leadership honorable mentions Dec 21, 2012 6:52 AM
    2012-2013 Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions

  • 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.

  • Bullying is alive and well Nov 16, 2012 4:40 AM
    A Crystal Lake letter to the editor: Imagine being a kid and having someone your age tell you, every day, what they perceive to be wrong with you. That you are worthless. That was happening to my daughter.

  • Huntley’s Curits makes school history Nov 10, 2012 7:35 PM
    No matter how she performs in Evanston next weekend, Chanel Curtis is already a record-setter as the first Huntley swimmer — boys or girls — to qualify a state swim meet. Curtis booked her place after she finished third in the 50-yard freestyle in Saturday's St. Charles North Sectional. "It's really exciting and I'm really happy," Curtis said.

  • 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.

  • Title IX: Local high schools work to bridge achievement gap Sep 10, 2012 5:43 AM
    While girls consistently outdo boys in reading, female students seem to still struggle to keep up in math and science. Although girls and women have made significant progress in the 40 years since the introduction of Title IX — the law that prohibits educational programs that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis of sex — students and educators say more work is needed to truly level the playing field.

  • Crystal Lake Class of 1962 celebrates 50th Aug 7, 2012 1:07 PM
    The Crystal Lake Community High School Class of 1962 will have its 50th reunion Sept. 28 and 29. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. Sept. 28 with the homecoming parade.

  • Algonquin Founders' Days provides family fun Jul 26, 2012 1:05 PM
    Algonquin's 53nd Founders' Days Festival will reach out to special-needs children, feature a statewide battle of the bands competition and present the town with memorable fireworks. Jerry McEvilly, who sits on the festival committee board, said the committee works year-round to give the community an affordable four days of excitement.

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