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  • Shocking increase of homeless students in suburbs Jul 28, 2014 1:24 PM
    Since 2007, the number of homeless students has risen by more than 70 percent, most alarmingly in the suburbs. But federal and state funding hasn't kept up - and as a result more students are falling through the cracks, advocates say. “These kids are dealing with a lot,” said Deb Dempsey of the Kane County Regional Office of Education. “

     
  • Barrington joins Arlington, Northwest in Legion state tourney Jul 26, 2014 6:41 PM
    Barrington’s Daniel Kubiuk really knows how to close things out. Kubiuk, who was the closer on his high school team this spring, demonstrated in Barrington on Saturday that he can start and close in the same game. Kubiuk threw 8-plus innings of 4-hit baseball as Barrington rolled past Elgin 7-1 in the Division 2 American Legion title game in Barrington. It was the 29th win in the last 30 games for Barrington Post 158 (37-7) and the outcome sent them to the state tournament for the first time since 2009. They will play host Arlington Heights, which won the Division 1 tournament, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Recreation Park; Northwest Legion, featuring players from Elk Grove and Palatine, also earned a spot in the state tourney field.

     
  • Conant H.S. to celebrate 50th Sept. 20 Jul 25, 2014 6:57 PM
    Conant High School’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner is open to staff, retirees, alumni and adult community members affiliated with the school in Hoffman Estates. It will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield in Schaumburg.

     
  • Glenbard West student spearheads work to revive garden Jul 25, 2014 4:30 PM
    When Marty Keane, a rising senior at Glenbard West High School, was looking for an Eagle Scout project, he wasn't sure what he wanted to tackle. Then, following his grandmother's advice, he decided to refurbish his school's long-neglected Shakespeare Garden. The results were amazing.

     
  • Investors ‘bullish’ on acquiring properties in Arlington Heights, elsewhere Jul 25, 2014 4:26 PM
    The Metrolofts in downtown Arlington Heights, which was the center of a bankruptcy of its developer, was purchased for about $3.8 million by an attorney and a real estate developer who have been buying distressed properties around the suburbs. One was raised in Arlington Heights and the other in Mount Prospect.

     
  • Audience moved by Mundelein teen’s performance Jul 26, 2014 12:43 AM
    Cast and audience shared an emotional performance of “The Secret Garden” Saturday night at Mundelein High School. Senior Monica Tipperreiter debuted in the role she had been meant to play one of the leads in the high school musical last spring.

     
  • Student share their talents at St. Viator’s Song & Service camp Jul 24, 2014 10:37 AM
    There was a buzz of excitement Monday at Saint Viator High School, as more than 120 students - incoming freshmen, current students and young alumni - gathered for the second annual Service & Song camp.

     
  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Niles West student Jul 24, 2014 7:21 PM
    More than two decades after the strangling death of a Niles West student, a 71-year-old man was arrested in California in connection with the case, authorities in Illinois said Thursday. The mother of 15-year-old victim David Chereck tells the Chicago Sun-Times she got a call Wednesday from Cook County investigators.

     
  • Fremd graduate killed in California motorcycle crash Jul 24, 2014 9:20 PM
    A funeral is planned for this weekend for a 22-year-old Palatine native who died in a California motorcycle crash. Alexander Mackenzie Williams, a Fremd High School graduate, was killed in a two-vehicle crash July 20 about a half-hour north of San Diego.

     
  • Hampshire star's major-league dream comes true with Padres Jul 24, 2014 6:26 AM
    There's talking about living the dream, and then there's actually doing it. Jake Goebbert is doing it. After over 2,000 at-bats in the minor leagues the Hampshire graduate finally got his opportunity to wear a major league baseball uniform a little over a month ago wtih the San Diego Padres. “For every child who has a dream I can say chase it and believe in yourself,” said Goebbert.

     
  • Mundelein teen gets second chance at play after surgery to remove brain tumor Jul 24, 2014 3:06 PM
    Mundelein High School senior Monica Tipperreiter had her heart set on playing one of the leads in the school's spring musical until the discovery of a brain tumor dashed her hopes. Now the school is restaging the production Friday night to give her another go at the role of a lifetime. “I'm very grateful for the second chance,” she said.

     
  • Mt. Prospect teens learn to be entrepreneurs Jul 27, 2014 5:25 PM
    The Youth Entrepreneur Academy, which turns young people into thriving business owners, returns this fall to Prospect High School."It's hugely important to reach young people these kinds of lessons," said Susan Dozier, a vice president of American Chartered Bank who has served on the program's investor panel.

     
  • Joliet Catholic stops Prospect’s summer surge Jul 24, 2014 12:07 AM
    Summer ended a day to soon for Prospect. Joliet Catholic’s Drake Fellows had a two-out single to left in the bottom of the seventh to eliminate the Knights 3-2 in the semifinals of the Lawler Summer Classic on Wednesday at Benedictine University in Lisle.

     
  • Prospect earns state semifinal berth Jul 22, 2014 7:37 PM
    Prospect is proving to be a tough out in the Lawler Summer Classic. The Knights got a measure of vengeance against the team that dealt them a first-round loss in the double elimination tournament by beating St. Laurence 4-2 Tuesday afternoon at Benedictine University in Lisle. The win puts the Knights (26-6-1) into the state semifinals of the tourney run by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association.

     
  • Group offers help after Naperville quarry deaths Jul 23, 2014 6:47 AM
    A Naperville-based youth services organization is offering “healing sessions” in the wake of an alleged drunken driving crash that killed two young men over the weekend. “We truly believe our place in the community is to respond to the needs of the community,” Clinical Director Margot Smith said. “It's times like this that we want to step up and make ourselves available.”

     
  • Arlington Heights teen on 'Jeopardy!' today Jul 22, 2014 6:13 AM
    An Arlington Heights teen who scored a perfect 36 on the ACT, twice, and double 800s on her SAT, will make her debut appearance on Jeopardy's Teen Tournament on Tuesday afternoon. Selena Groh, who is now 17, but was 16 when the show filmed in March, just finished her junior year at Buffalo Grove High School, but took a few days off to fly to Los Angeles with her mom and brother to film the show.

     
  • Arlington Heights teen advances on 'Jeopardy' Jul 23, 2014 5:22 AM
    On the strength of a $6,000 gamble and faith that she knew something about the 1889 Paris World's Fair, Arlington Heights teen Selena Groh earmed a spot in the "Jeopardy" Teen Tournament semi-finals Tuesday. “It was a weird twist of fate that the final answer was about that,” Groh said Tuesday from her home in Arlington Heights.

     
  • New book explores Aurora’s long-running prep football rivalry Jul 22, 2014 12:08 PM
    The first definitive history of the oldest football rivalry in Illinois, “Aurora’s East-West Football Rivalry” by Steve Solarz, will be released Aug. 1 as part of an Aurora Historical Society event. Solarz will sign copies of the book from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place.

     
  • Friends gather at Grayslake Central to honor teen who drowned Jul 23, 2014 5:09 AM
    Friends of 16-year-old Grayslake Central High School student Matt Reed who drowned in Third Lake honored the teen Tuesday by releasing green and white helium-filled balloons matching the school’s colors. Reed’s basketball coach, Brian Moe, described the teen as “a funny, outgoing, caring kid who always had a smile on his face.”

     
  • Conant’s Smith takes softball stars overseas Jul 22, 2014 6:15 PM
    Cathyann Smith, who piloted the Conant softball team to a Mid-Suburban League and regional championship this spring, is coaching another talented team this summer. Smith was selected by the America’s Team Sports and the American Council for International Studies (ACIS) to coach this summer’s 2014 America’s Team Fast Pitch Softball in Germany.

     
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