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  • Fremont students collect items for troops Dec 11, 2012 4:45 PM
    Students in a social studies class at Fremont Middle School collected household items for a group of Illinois National Guard soldiers serving in Afghanistan, school officials announced.

     
  • Fired principal still fighting Grayslake charter school in court Dec 9, 2012 6:11 AM
    Brian Greene is continuing his legal fight with Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake, where he was the focus of public meetings about a year ago before he was fired. The next hearing for his lawsuit against the school is set for Tuesday. “I remain confident that the truth in what occurred there will be revealed, and my name and credibility can be restored,” Greene said.

     
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School leader says he’s leaving Dec 3, 2012 5:37 PM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School's boss has announced he's departing at the end of the current academic year. Nigel Whittington made his resignation public in an email to the Grayslake public choice school's parents and others Monday. He's been executive director since July 2010.

     
  • Dist. 79 to hold meeting on special education services Oct 7, 2012 5:07 PM
    Fremont School District 79 will host a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who live within the district but who attend private orparochial schools or are home-schooled.

     
  • Fremont board member resigns Sep 25, 2012 5:17 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 board member Glen Gustafson resigned Monday because he’s moving to Kentucky. The board is seeking applicants to fill Gustafson’s seat, through April 2013.

     
  • Two Lake County school districts realize savings through sharing Sep 11, 2012 10:59 AM
    Sharing a bilingual coordinator is one of the ways Mundelein District 75 and Fremont District 79 are trying to be more efficient and keep costs down. The districts, which have been working together for more than a year, also share a bookkeeper and transportation for special needs students.

     
  • Grayslake charter school might shun soup label fundraisers Aug 2, 2012 11:18 AM
    Taking a cue from the controversial Center for Science in the Public Interest, Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake is considering a policy that could eliminate label redemption fundraisers with Campbell Soup Co. and other businesses. Children from within the boundaries of Gurnee-based Woodland Elementary District 50 and Fremont Elementary District 79 near Mundelein are eligible to attend the small choice school.

     
  • Grayslake District 46 weighs in on state charter school funding Jul 20, 2012 11:44 AM
    Grayslake Elementary District 46 has gone on record asking Illinois lawmakers to change how state-created charter schools are funded. District 46's resolution mirrors a document created by neighboring Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee. Woodland has solicited support from nearby districts because of cooncerns over the flow of its state money to Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake.

     
  • District 79 honors parent with volunteer award Jul 10, 2012 1:54 PM
    The Fremont PTO named Susan Hurley as the recipient of this year's Excellence in Volunteering Award.

     
  • Gildea’s contract extended: Jun 8, 2012 1:06 PM
    The Fremont Elementary District 79 school board has voted unanimously to extend the contract for Superintendent Jill Gildea for five years.

     
  • Fremont PE teacher wins Excellence in Character award Jun 7, 2012 10:37 AM
    Kathy Reilly, a Fremont Elementary School physical education teacher, recently received the Excellence in Character Award for the 2011-12 school year. Reilly was recognized for enthusiastically engaging students in fitness activities using the natural surroundings of the school's prairie, wetlands and farmland, which are home to Fremont.

     
  • Prairie Crossing students find body on camping trip May 19, 2012 12:29 AM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School seventh-graders returned home early from a spring camping trip to a Wisconsin state park after finding a woman's body at the bottom of a 100-foot overlook. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials are investigating the 56-year-old woman's death that occurred Thursday at Devil's Lake State Park near Baraboo.

     
  • Fremont District 79 staffers get guidelines for social media usage May 17, 2012 3:03 PM
    Fremont Elementary District 79 officials have developed new employee guidelines for interacting with students using social media. The two-page document, titled "Expectations for Communicating Electronically with Students," supports a social media policy adopted by the Mundelein-area school board in November.

     
  • Mundelein middle school students honored for their hard work, improvement during school year Apr 28, 2012 1:54 PM
    Students from Carl Sandburg, Fremont and West Oak School who showed the most improvement academically and behaviorally during the school year were honored Friday by the Lake County Circuit Court and Mundelein Police Department.

     
  • District 79 using STEAM to get kids to explore science in after-school club Apr 23, 2012 6:37 AM
    More than 90 children in third to fifth grades attend the optional Fremont Elementary District 79's STEAM Teams program each week to explore the connections between science, technology, engineering, art, and math."It is our responsibility to ensure that our youth are prepared to lead our country in the 21st century and compete in the global marketplace," Superintendent Jill Gildea said.

     
  • Prairie Crossing library dedication Monday Apr 13, 2012 4:24 PM
    Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake will dedicate a new environmental library Monday.

     
  • D79 officials to share strategic plan Mar 30, 2012 6:26 PM
    The Fremont Elementary District 79 school board will share the districts strategic plan objectives at a community meeting on April 23.

     
  • Fired principal sues Prairie Crossing Charter School Mar 20, 2012 6:17 PM
    Former Prairie Crossing Charter School principal Brian Greene has filed a lawsuit contending his firing in December was based on false claims against him by Director Nigel Whittington and two others. Greenes attorney, Anthony Esposito of Libertyville, filed the suit Tuesday in Lake County circuit court.

     
  • Fremont District 79 golf outing is set for May 7 Mar 12, 2012 6:30 AM
    A Fremont School District 79 golf outing is scheduled for Monday, May 7, at the Ivanhoe Country Club near Mundelein. The event raises money for the Fremont Education Foundation.

     
  • MHS, Fremont to offer Mandarin classes Feb 23, 2012 11:25 AM
    Mundelein High School and Fremont Middle School will offer Mandarin Chinese language classes beginning with the 2012-13 school year.

     
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