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  • Dist. 128 board meets today Dec 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet today to discuss staffing changes, a plan to fix flooding at Libertyville High School and other issues.

     
  • District 128 panel meets Nov 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board’s program and personnel committee will meet Monday to discuss student report card data, the school calendar and other issues.

     
  • Culinary fundraiser in Dist. 128: Nov 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    The District 128 Foundation for Learning invites the community to attend a culinary fundraiser called Food for Thought. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Café Pyrenees, 1762 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

     
  •  The Brainerd Building in Libertyville.

    True costs of converting old high school into a community center being assessed Oct 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    A fact-finding group in Libertyville is drilling into the costs of converting the former Libertyville Township High School into a community center. Taxpayers on March 18 will be asked whether they want to raise taxes for the project. “The whole purpose is what are realistic numbers for the taxpayers and what can we expect,” said Mayor Terry Weppler.

     
  • Lea to lead regional group: Oct 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 Superintendent Prentiss Lea was elected president of the Mid-America Association of School Superintendents.

     
  •  Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area School District 128 officials on Monday voted again to refinance part of the loan that funded the construction of Vernon Hills High School more than a decade ago.

    District 128 to refinance construction loanSep 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    With interest rates at favorable levels, Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area School District 128 officials on Monday voted to again refinance part of the loan that funded the construction of Vernon Hills High School more than a decade ago.

     
  •  Solar panels on the roof at Libertyville High School.

    Libertyville High turning to sun for energySep 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    A solar-power project at Libertyville High School could expand if officials land the necessary funding. Photovoltaic equipment that helps collect the sun’s rays and turn them into usable electricity recently was added to the roof of the school as part of the science curriculum, District 128 board President Pat Groody said. A grant paid for the installation.

     
  • D128 board documents online: Sep 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    For the first time, the memos, reports and other documents Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials read before board meetings are online for public review.

     
  •  Libertyville voters will be asked in March whether they want to raise property taxes to pay for the conversion of the vacant Brainerd building in Libertyville to a community center.

    New group in Libertyville to seek unbiased answers on Brainerd project Sep 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    The stage is set for what Libertyville officials say will be a thorough vetting of a plan to fund the conversion of an old school building to a community center using $8 million in taxpayer-approved money. “Everyone will be fully informed on what’s going on,” Mayor Terry Weppler said. “We will have done everything we could to make sure we got the information out.”

     
  • Two Lake Co. teachers listed among state’s best Sep 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    A pair of Lake County teachers are among the 11 selected as finalists in the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual “Those Who Excel” competition. Libertyville High science teacher Mark Buesing and Stevenson High communication arts teacher William Fritz made the final cut.

     
  • District 128 packets going online: Aug 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    The memos, bills and other documents Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials review for their regular meetings should soon be available for public review online.

     
  • Libertyville is planning a binding referendum to determine the future of the Brainerd building. Voters will have to decide whether renovating the former school is worth paying more in property taxes.

    Voters could decide fate of former Libertyville High Aug 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    Libertyville voters next March will decide whether the former Libertyville Township High School will be renovated as a performing arts and community center. "That would be funded with a tax increase, which is the hard part," said John Snow, a member of the Brainerd Community Center Inc. "However, we need an answer."

     
  • District 128 board meets Aug 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet Monday to approve a budget for the 2014 fiscal year and to discuss other issues.

     
  • Libertyville-Vernon Hills Dist. 128 budget up 3.4% Jul 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board is considering an $84.5 million budget for the 2014 fiscal year, which began July 1.

     
  • Dist. 128 board to approve nonunion salaries Jun 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet Monday night to approve salaries and contracts for some non-unionized employees. Board members also will discuss the tentative budget for the 2013-14 term and review other issues.

     
  • Teachers to be honored Tuesday: Jun 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    Four Lake County teachers are among those educators who will be honored Tuesday by the Illinois State Board of Education and two state labor unions.

     
  • Lestina to be honored with concert: May 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Retiring Vernon Hills High School Fine Arts Supervisor and orchestra Director Frank Lestina will be honored Saturday at the school with an alumni concert and an open house.

     
  • District 128 test preparation: May 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Teachers from Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School will sponsor a Snacks and Study event today at the Cook Memorial libraries in those two towns.

     
  • National Merit Scholarship winners in Lake County May 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    Sixteen high school students from Lake County were named National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners for 2013.

     
  • District 128 Foundation 5K set for May 27 May 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    The District 128 Foundation for Learning will host its third annual Lace Up 4 Learning 5-kilometer run and walk on Monday, May 27.

     
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