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  • District 79 kindergarten: Jan 27, 2015 5:06 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79’s kindergarten preregistration night for classes in fall 2015 is set for Thursday, Feb. 12, at Fremont Intermediate School, 28754 N. Fremont Center Road, Mundelein.

  • District 79 preschool program: Dec 17, 2014 5:34 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 is encouraging parents to register for its new tuition-based preschool program for fall 2015.

  • High-ranking Prairie Crossing grads: Dec 16, 2014 4:49 PM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School officials announced Tuesday that several graduates are topping academic charts in high school.

  • District 79 preschool program: Dec 16, 2014 5:05 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 is encouraging parents to preregister for its new tuition-based preschool program for fall 2015.

  • Fremont students top in state on online art museum Dec 9, 2014 9:42 AM
    Fremont Intermediate School students are churning out the artwork. To date, 13,248 pieces of artwork have been published on, ranking the school first in Illinois and 19th in the nation on the Artsonia website.

  • New District 79 board member: Oct 31, 2014 5:39 PM
    The Fremont Elementary District 79 school board has selected Gabriela Lucero Whipple to fill the vacancy left when Sandra Bickley moved out of the area.

  • Fremont 79 official resigns Oct 12, 2014 4:20 PM
    Veteran Fremont School District 79 board member Sandra Bickley has resigned because she moved out of state, officials announced.

  • District 79 candidates: Oct 3, 2014 5:41 PM
    Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015, Fremont Elementary District 79 school board are available.

  • District 79 board vacancy Sep 29, 2014 5:23 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 is seeking applicants interested in filling a school board vacancy to replace Sandra Bickley, who announced her resignation Monday, Sept. 22, because she is relocating from the area.

  • Teachers doubling as administrators for more personalized service at Grayslake charter school Aug 2, 2014 7:32 AM
    In what officials say is an effort to provide more personalized service, a Grayslake charter school will break from tradition and have two teachers double as top building administrators for the 2014-15 academic season. Teacher Tony Zamiar will be dean in the morning at Prairie Crossing Charter School’s Carson building. Instructor Kelly Smith will be the dean, or administrator on duty, in the afternoon at the Comstock building.

  • Cupcakes or quinoa? How several school districts regulate snacks Jul 12, 2014 8:00 AM
    Jennifer Nickels’ complaints about a teacher rewarding her 7-year-old daughter and other Dundee Highlands Elementary School students with candy prompted a schoolwide survey to parents, who were fine with the sweets. Meanwhile, policies about candy and other treats doled out during the school day vary across the suburbs. “It’s the cupcake and quinoa wars,” Margaret Van Duch of Mundelein's Fremont District 79 said.

  • Teen builds fence for school’s garden as part of Eagle Scout project Jul 2, 2014 10:54 AM
    Mechanics Grove Elementary School now has a fence to protect its vegetables from animals eating them thanks to Tyler Marx, who built the structure as part of his Eagle Scout Project through Santa Maria Boy Scout Troop 195.

  • District 50, Prairie Crossing Charter School clash over lawsuit hearing Jun 26, 2014 6:11 PM
    Differing perceptions about a recent court hearing have emerged related to a Woodland Elementary District 50 lawsuit challenging a state agency’s decision allowing Grayslake’s Prairie Crossing Charter School to operate another five years.

  • Editorial: Charter school must serve students of all backgrounds May 27, 2014 1:01 AM
    A publicly funded Grayslake charter school, whose enrollment doesn't come close to reflecting the area's ethnic or economic diversity, must demonstrate a commitment to serve all students of all backgrounds, a Daily Herald editorial says.

  • Dist. 50: Legal tab worth fight against charter school May 21, 2014 4:13 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50's board president says potential financial gain will outweigh legal bills from a lawsuit challenging a state agency's decision allowing Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake to stay open another five years.

  • District 79 special ed meeting: May 21, 2014 5:48 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 hosts a meeting Tuesday, May 27, at 3 p.m. to discuss plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and home schools within the district for the 2014-15 school year.

  • Dist. 50 files suit over Grayslake charter school staying open May 20, 2014 11:38 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a state agency’s recent decision allowing Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake to continue for another five years. Gurnee-based District 50 contends in the suit filed Tuesday in Cook County circuit court that Prairie Crossing should not have received state approval to remain open because it violated its last charter renewal in 2009 by not increasing student diversity as directed.

  • Fremont students remove invasive plants from preserve May 13, 2014 4:59 PM
    More than 250 Fremont Middle School eighth-graders headed into Ray Lake Farms Forest Preserve behind their school Tuesday to remove invasive plant species as part of a community service project.

  • Recognition ceremony, luncheon honor Mundelein-area eighth grade students hard work Apr 25, 2014 8:22 PM
    Eighth-grade students from Carl Sandburg, Fremont and West Oak middle schools were honored for their hard work Friday. Lake County circuit court Judge Daniel B. Shanes and Mundelein Police Chief Eric Guenther recognized the students for academic achievement and/or behavioral improvements for this school year.

  • Re-enactors bring World War II to Fremont Middle School eighth-grade students Apr 24, 2014 4:44 PM
    World War II came to Fremont Middle School in Mundelein Thursday as re-enactment experts from Don’t Know Much About History showed students what it was like to be a soldier or a pilot. “When you can see and feel and touch things, that’s what really brings it home to people, said World War II re-enactor Phil Lauricella of Elburn.

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