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  • Westfield principal moving to Glen Crest Nov 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Kim Price is taking her next career step and returning to her administrative roots. Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 officials announced this week that Price, currently the principal at Westfield Elementary School, will replace retiring principal Todd Schrage at Glen Crest Middle School effective July 1.

     
  •  Students and parents showed their support for a national anti-bullying campaign with Dont Let the Fire Out Wednesday night at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn. Karen Parkinson of Glen Ellyn decorated a luminaria kit, and said her reason for coming was simple. Im here because I want to stop bullying, she said. Parkinson was makingit for her son Jerry, who she said once was a bullying victim but now is a high school teacher.

    Students shine light against violence Nov 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    Glen Crest Middle School holds its annual "Don't Let the Fire Burn Out!" luminaria event for the anti-bullying campaign organized by Rachel's Challenge, a national organization. Glen Crest has a Friends of Rachel club. People buy a luminaria kit for a $1, dekcorate the bags and tape messages on them, then carry them into the gym where the bags burn brighly during a simple ceremony.

     
  • District 89 approves three-year teacher contractSep 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Teachers in Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 will receive average raises totaling more than 9 percent in the first two years of their new three-year contract with the school board. The pact, approved Monday, is retroactive to Aug. 22 and calls for average salary increases of 5.84 percent in the first year and 3.3 percent in the second, officials said.

     
  • K. Hovnanian Homes is proposing construction of a subdivision on nine acres the northwest corner of Route 53 and Sheehan Avenue in Glen Ellyn.

    Trustees: New Glen Ellyn subdivision too bigApr 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Plans for 23 houses in a Glen Ellyn neighborhood is being delayed due to concerns from some village trustees that the project is too dense. K. Hovnanian Homes is proposing construction of the Amber Ridge subdivision on nine acres at the northwest corner of Sheehan Avenue and Route 53, across the street from Glen Crest Middle School.

     
  • Mike Nelson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Mike Nelson, running for Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Jeff Hume: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jeff Hume, running for Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Frank Zak, running for Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 School Board (4-year Terms)

    Frank Zak: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Frank Zak, running for Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Elizabeth Powers: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Elizabeth Powers, running for Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Glen Crest LIT Director wins grant from Illinois School Library Media AssociationJan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Glen Crest Middle School Library Director, Pam McDermott receives grant in January from Illinois School Library Media Association. She was one of ten chosen for this award in the state of Illinois.

     
  • Second-grade Channing Elementary School teacher Tamika Morales poses with just a sampling of the gifts that she has received over her six years as a teacher in Elgin.

    Teacher gifts from the heart score most pointsNov 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    It's that time of year again. Christmas trees are lighting up family rooms. Gift exchange arrangements are being made. And parents are trying to figure out what to do for their kids' teachers. Though teachers say gifts are not expected, they do have some advice: The more personal the better.

     
  • Glen Crest Middle School sixth grade social studies teacher, Craig Hofmann listens to the ideas of the “Rachel's Challenge,” group discussion. The students were giving their opinion about what could be done to improve the interaction between classmates at the middle school. What can they change or work toward that would transform Glen Crest into a better place to learn and live together?

    Glen Crest Students Experience Rachel's Challenge and Make Plans for Change Apr 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Glen Crest hosts Rachel's Challenge assembly for students in district 89 and parents. Student body joins FOR Club - Friend of Rachel's - to improve Glen Crest and make it a positive and meaningful educational atmosphere.

     
  • Author Michael Grant visited with Glen Crest Middle School students on Tuesday, April 4 and discusses his very popular book series that begins with the book titled, “Gone.”

    Author discusses new book with Glen Crest studentsApr 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    Michael Grant, a favorite author of students at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn, discussed his new book, "BZRK" on April 4.

     
  • Doug Marier Solo Fest at Glen Crest SchoolMar 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Seventy middle school musicians participated in the 26th annual Doug Marier Solo Fest at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Glen Crest Chorus invited to sing at Wolves hockey gameMar 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, March 24, forty members of the Glen Crest Middle School chorus will get a taste of real show business when they perform at the Chicago Wolves Hockey Game at the All-State Arena.

     
  • Glen Crest Spartan Spotlight 2012 auditions under wayMar 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Even though the Glen Crest Middle School variety show, Spartan Spotlight 2012 is opening on Friday, May 4, the directors of the show announced auditions for performers on March 19-20.

     
  • Glen Crest Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team wins DuPage Metro Valley Association Conference with a 14-0 season. The eighth-grade Spartans posted one of the most successful seasons in Glen Crest boys basketball history.

    Glen Crest basketball team wins season, conference championshipJan 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    Glen Crest Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team wins DuPage Metro Valley Association Conference with a 14-0 season. The eighth-grade Spartans posted one of the most successful seasons in Glen Crest boys basketball history.

     
  • Suspicious van trying to lure kids near Glen Ellyn Jan 11, 2012 12:00 AM
    Glen Ellyn police are searching for the driver of a van who was seen suspiciously driving past a bus stop Tuesday morning.

     
  • Physical education teacher Corey Toppel, playing the role of Drill Instructor for Doughboy Boot Camp, zeroes in on the lack of respect shown by the new eighth-grade recruits during the Glen Crest Doughboy Training Camp Simulation.

    Doughboy boot camp tough simulation for Glen Crest 8th gradeDec 16, 2011 12:00 AM
    Glen Crest Middle School eighth-graders concluded their study of World War I with an authentic boot camp, coordinated by their social studies teachers, Pat Doyle and Kris Casey.

     
  • District 89 delays push for tax increase Nov 10, 2011 12:00 AM
    Glen Ellyn School District 89 officials wont ask voters for a tax increase next year, but they say they will in 2013.

     
  • Former Stevenson High School District 125 Assistant Superintendent James Hintz got an extra $33,365 in his pension this year, thanks to an annual cost-of-living increase the state banked for him until he turned 61.

    Ex-school administrators get big pension boosts Jul 27, 2011 12:00 AM
    Some former suburban public school administrators who retire early get a big pension boost at age 61. That's because even though they can't collect cost-of-living increases before 61, the Teachers Retirement System holds the money for them and includes it in their pension checks during that year.

     
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