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Articles filed under Libertyville High School District 128

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  • With community center plan defeated by voters, demolition next for Brainerd building Mar 19, 2014 7:18 PM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 plans to proceed with the demolition of the Brainerd building and Jackson Gym. Voters on Tuesday resoundingly nixed a tax hike to save Brainerd. "Those buildings don't serve a need the district has," said Superintendent Prentiss Lea.

  • Authors, other scribes coming to Libertyville High for Writers Week Mar 14, 2014 2:03 PM
    Novelists, poets, a pair of comic-book writers and a musician will teach students about their crafts as part of Libertyville High School’s annual Writers Week.

  • Vernon Hills High students get self-defense lessons Mar 11, 2014 5:53 PM
    Vernon Hills High School seniors will practice finger twists, throat strikes and other self-defense techniques in physical education classes this week.

  • Suburban school leaders urge state to delay new PARCC test Mar 8, 2014 8:00 AM
    Suburban superintendents are urging the state to delay a new standardized test planned for the 2014-2015 school year. The PARCC would be a logistical nightmare for many districts to administer next spring, the same time the ACT, Advance Placement tests and year-end final exams happen. “It’s logistically going to steal a lot of instructional time that we question its value for our students,” said Superintendent Ken Wallace of Maine Township High School District 207.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Dist. 128 meeting moved due to power outage Feb 24, 2014 10:12 PM
    A power outage at Vernon Hills High School caused District 128 to relocate its board meeting Monday night.

  • Vernon Hills High helping children’s hospital Feb 18, 2014 4:46 PM
    Vernon Hills High School students are teaming with the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago for a Spirit Week project. The teens are raising money for the hospital with a variety of events and competitions, including a special dance scheduled for Saturday night. “They’re not only raising funds, they’re raising spirits,” Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 spokeswoman Mary Todoric said.

  • District 128’s Community Education Department adds three classes Feb 15, 2014 1:01 AM
    Three new classes have been added to District 128's Community Education website.

  • Brainerd proposal heats up in Libertyville Feb 12, 2014 6:01 PM
    Campaigns in support and opposition to a proposed conversion of the former Libertyville High School to a community center are heating up. Opponents of a proposal to authorize the village to borrow up to $11.5 million for the project were not allowed to post a sign on the property with a website advertising their views ahead of a March 18 referendum vote.

  • New VHHS assistant principal: Feb 5, 2014 4:48 PM
    Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board members on Feb. 3 approved the hiring of Joseph O’Brien as the Vernon Hills High School assistant principal for curriculum and instruction.

  • Libertyville taxing bodies get payday from special financing district Feb 3, 2014 4:24 PM
    Libertyville is rebating more than $2 million to various entities as part of an agreement a few years ago that allowed the extension of a special taxing district to fund improvements downtown. Entities receive 70 pecent of the taxes that previously had been funneled into a special fund.

  • Libertyville to host meeting on Brainerd tax hike plan Feb 1, 2014 8:00 AM
    Libertyville on Monday will host the first of three town hall meetings on a proposed tax hike to fund the conversion of an old school into a community center. “Nobody is ambivalent on this issue. Everybody feels very strongly one way or another,” Mayor Terry Weppler said.

  • District 128 meeting canceled: Jan 27, 2014 5:31 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled because of the cold weather, officials announced Monday.

  • New VHHS assistant principal appointed Monday Jan 26, 2014 5:35 PM
    The Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board will meet Monday to appoint a new assistant principal at Vernon Hills High.

  • Libertyville High School’s Jazz Festival Jan 21, 2014 4:40 PM
    Oak Grove and Highland Middle School jazz students learn from the pros at Libertyville High School's Jazz Fest Tuesday.

  • Carolers bring Christmas cheer to District 128 office in decades-old tradition Dec 20, 2013 5:53 PM
    Continuing a tradition that goes back at least 30 years, Vernon Hills High School students sang Christmas carols at the district office Friday morning. The 24 teenagers, wearing matching blue-and-silver scarves and hats to reflect the school's colors, performed a cappella songs both classic and modern. The audience loved every note. “It really starts our holiday,” administrative assistant Fran Wohlrab said.

  • New twists in plan to convert former Libertyville High Dec 15, 2013 7:34 AM
    Libertyville voters will be asked in March whether they would approve a tax hike to pay for up to $11.5 million in bonds to be issued by the village to rehab the former Libertyville High School into a community center. The project includes a higher estimated price and aspects that are different from what originally was envisioned. “There could be some pushback from seniors and the Civic Center board.” Mayor Terry Weppler said.

  • Dancers entertain and educate at Libertyville High School Dec 12, 2013 4:59 PM
    Members of the Thodos Dance Chicago company performed an array of pieces for students from Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools Thursday. The visit was part of a two-part project that also has a Thodos choreographer working with Libertyville High students on pieces they will perform later in the year.

  • Libertyville High School flood repairs approved Dec 10, 2013 5:43 PM
    Eight months after a subbasement at Libertyville High School flooded during heavy rains, the District 128 board has approved a $650,000 repair plan. The Stuckey Construction Co. of Waukegan will perform the work during the upcoming winter break.

  • Leaky pipe, bad smell to be fixed at Libertyville High Dec 10, 2013 12:25 AM
    An enormous generator will provide heat for Libertyville High School while crews fix a leaky steampipe, District 128 officials said Monday.

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