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  • DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:47 PM
    DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • District 88 mourns longtime school board member Dec 15, 2014 5:08 PM
    DuPage High School District 88 is mourning the death of longtime school board member and former president Mark Johnson. Johnson, who was diagnosed with bone cancer in the spring, died Saturday with his family by his side, according to a statement released Monday by the district.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    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.

  • Donald Layne’s contributions to Addison remembered Aug 15, 2013 7:33 PM
    From his time as a teacher at Addison Trail High School to his tenure as treasurer with the Addison Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Donald J. Layne made himself available to the community. On Thursday, the Addison community was there for his family. A number of friends, colleagues and former co-workers attended a Thursday memorial service for the longtime educator, who died Sunday at age 83.

  • Audit: Suburban governments far from transparent Jul 10, 2013 12:20 PM
    When it comes to posting certain information on government websites that's readily available to the public, most suburban agencies have a long way to go before they'll be completely transparent, an audit from the Illinois Policy Institute has found. Of the 102 governmental agencies the institute audited, 70 posted scores of 60 points or below, a failing grade. “It's a missed opportunity to really engage the public to participate,” said Brian Costin, the institute's director of government reform.

  • Addison Trail rallying around ‘honorable’ senior Jun 12, 2013 4:36 PM
    For the fourth day, an Addison Trail High School senior who was hit by a car just hours before he was set to graduate remained in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said. Dylan Domek, 19, of Addison, remained Wednesday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he's been since the accident early Sunday in Chicago.

  • Addison Trail senior still critical after being hit by car Jun 11, 2013 1:17 AM
    An Addison Trail High School senior who was unable to attend graduation after he was struck by a vehicle in Chicago remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday. Police said no charges will be filed in the early Sunday accident that left 19-year-old Dylan Domek with severe injuries to his head and legs.

  • How a retired teacher's pension adds up to $400,000 May 29, 2013 5:27 AM
    A provision so obscure it caught several of Illinois' top legislative pension experts by surprise allows survivors of some former public employees to take over their deceased spouses' pensions as well as receive survivor benefits. “It sounds preposterous,” said state Rep. Elaine Nekritz, a Northbrook Democrat. “I don't know how you get that and a survivor's annuity. This is the first I've heard about this.”

  • Thomas Edmier: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for Thomas Edmier, running for Dupage High School District 88 School Board (4-year Terms

  • James "Jay" Irvin: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for James "Jay" Irvin, running for Dupage High School District 88 School Board (4-year Terms

  • Donna Cain: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for Donna Cain, running for Dupage High School District 88 School Board (4-year Terms

  • PIE event raises funds for four different school districts Dec 6, 2012 5:28 PM
    The Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) annual event joins four school district serving nine communities to raise funds for education. More than 400 people attended the group's recent fundraiser in Oakbrook Terrace, which raised close to $13,000. “It was wonderful to see a room filled with people, all of whom were there in support of education,” said Michele Cummins, principal for District 45's Ardmore School.

  • District 88 superintendent retires after 42 years in education Jul 5, 2012 12:12 PM
    DuPage High School District 88 is saying goodbye this summer to Superintendent Steve Humphrey after nearly 12 years. While he helped shepherd the $115 million Building the Future project that dramatically modernized Addison Trail and Willowbrook high schools, officials say he will be most missed for "giving kids every opportunity to succeed."

  • What school districts spend on taxicab transportation Jun 17, 2012 8:00 AM
    Forty-seven school districts in the state, mostly in northern Illinois, have spent nearly $50 million over the past six years on taxi services, with Northwest Suburban High School District 214 topping the list, according to contracts obtained by watchdog group For the Good of Illinois. Officials from various school districts say taxis are sometimes the best way to transport students who have special needs, are homeless or vocational education students.

  • Bloomingdale homes school boundary swap denied May 1, 2012 9:13 PM
    Two subdivisions of 25 homes in Bloomingdale will remain within the school district boundaries of Glenbard High School District 87 and Marquardt Elementary District 15, even though residents there sought to detach their properties and annex into two other nearby school districts.

  • Addison teen lives up to Harvard vow made at age 5 Apr 26, 2012 4:38 PM
    Not only is Addison Trail High School senior Ricky Diaz the first person in his family to go to college, but he's off to Harvard. The son of Mexican immigrants puts his unyielding work ethic into everything he takes on. "My mom and dad have worked so hard to help me and my sister, and it inspires me day in, day out," Ricky said. "I want to push my self as hard as I can to show them the values they've instilled in me mean something."

  • Judge stops school district swap in Oak Brook Apr 9, 2012 8:40 PM
    A DuPage County judge has reversed a decision by the regional school board that would have allowed an Oak Brook neighborhood to switch school districts, officials said Monday. The ruling by Judge Bonnie Wheaton came as welcome news to Salt Creek Elementary District 48 and DuPage High School District 88, who stood to lose about 15 students and a combined $1 million a year in tax revenue.

  • Addison Trail presents its 40th annual flower show Mar 11, 2012 4:56 AM
    Get an early taste of spring at Addison Trail High Schools 40th annual flower show. The event begins at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the school, 213 N. Lombard Road.

  • Reform would bring uniformity to sex ed class Feb 20, 2012 7:54 AM
    Confused about sex education in our schools? So are some legislators and pro-life groups. House Bill 3027 will not rewrite sex education in the state. Instead, it strengthens existing language, said state Rep. Camille Lilly, a Chicago Democrat and the lead sponsor in the House. Still, some say what's included in those lessons varies widely.

  • Goodbye bake sales: Schools get creative to rake in dough Jan 30, 2012 12:06 PM
    With schools relying more and more on parent organizations and booster groups to raise money for large purchases or special events, we look at some unusual ways groups are fundraising. From world-record attempts to big act concerts, there are ways to rake in the dough without holding a bake sale.

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