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  • D214 Community Education Travel Talks! Set for Sept. 16 Sep 15, 2014 7:36 AM
    For three hours on Tuesday, September 16, District 214 Community Education Travel staff will unveil its travel schedule for the rest of 2014 and 2015.

  • Storm causes as much as $5 million in damage to Wheeling High School Sep 9, 2014 11:37 PM
    The severe storm that ripped through the suburbs Friday afternoon caused as much as $5 million in damages at Wheeling High School that need to be fixed immediately, officials said. The Northwest Suburban High School District 214 school board will hold an emergency meeting Thursday morning to approve waiving competitive bidding and spending the funds needed for quick repairs to the school.

  • Saturday Soapbox: Ten suburban issues worth special reflection Sep 6, 2014 10:19 AM
    Ten special things to think about in the suburbs today -- including do-overs in DuPage County, win-win soccer deals in Long Grove, teaching charity in Arlington Heights, the press's pizza bias and more.

  • District 214 projects approved, without community center Sep 5, 2014 5:30 AM
    After removing one project from a long list, the Northwest Suburban High School District 214 school board on Thursday approved spending nearly $45 million in excess reserve funds on major capital projects.

  • Northwest suburban high schools make Daily Beast list Sep 4, 2014 4:53 PM
    Barrington, Bartlett, Buffalo Grove and Rolling Meadows high schools have been named to The Daily Beast’s list of top high schools for 2014.

  • Wheeling High School goes ‘Back 2 School’ in style Sep 3, 2014 4:15 PM
    Wheeling High School is pulling out all the stops for the “Back 2 School Bash” on Saturday, Sept. 6, but at its core are a pair of teachers and their young daughters with Down syndrome.

  • District 214 considers building community help center Aug 31, 2014 6:42 AM
    One of the projects included in a proposed $45 million worth of capital projects is an idea to work with a church next door to the District 214 administrative office to build a warehouselike community closet that can be used as a food pantry/clothes closet for the needy in the community. Students from all six high schools would go there for community service hours. “We view it as a win for everyone,” Superintendent David Schuler said.

  • Tighter school security part of District 214 project proposal Aug 29, 2014 10:12 AM
    Four schools in Northwest Suburban High School District 214 would get upgraded security systems over the next few years as part of the $45 million capital project program the school board is mulling. Officials say the vestibules will put another barrier between a possible intruder and students.

  • Editorial: Rebate should be at top of list for extra tax funds Aug 28, 2014 11:45 AM
    A tax rebate should be at the top of the list of ways for Northwest Suburban High School District 214 to spend $45 million in reserves, a Daily Herald editorial says.

  • District 214 might give taxpayers a rebate in 2016 Aug 27, 2014 5:10 AM
    Northwest Suburban High School District 214 has proposed spending $45 million in excess reserve funds on capital projects at its six high schools over three years, but officials said there still may be cash available for taxpayers to get some of their money back — in 2016.

  • Passing your GED is 1st step to better future, D214 Community Ed registration starts tomorrow Aug 26, 2014 7:44 AM
    District 214 Community Education will offer free GED registration and placement testing tomorrow, August 25, and Thursday, August 28, 6 p.m. at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights.

  • Prospect High excited about pool plans Aug 23, 2014 7:38 AM
    Prospect High School students could be diving into a pool of their own within a few years, under a proposed capital projects plan for Northwest Suburban High School District 214.

  • New pool, turf field among ideas for Dist. 214 surplus Aug 22, 2014 5:30 AM
    A new swimming pool, an artificial turf football field, a music wing and new security measures are just some of the projects Northwest Suburban High School District 214 may be spending $45 million of excess funds on over the next three years. The recommendations of the Capital Projects Feasibility Task Force were presented to the school board on Thursday night and included major facility upgrades to all of the district’s six high schools.

  • Northwest suburban high schoolers head back to class Aug 21, 2014 12:08 AM
    More than 12,000 high school students in the Northwest suburbs headed back to classes Wednesday as Northwest Suburban High School District 214 celebrated the first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Students at Buffalo Grove High School started the year with a festive pep rally led by new principal Jeff Wardle.

  • B.G.H.S. natatorium open for business Aug 18, 2014 12:50 PM
    Northwest Suburban High School District 214 and Buffalo Grove High School celebrated the official opening of the school’s renovated swimming pool on Aug. 11. The new swimming area includes larger pool, more seating, concessions and upgraded bathrooms.

  • Reduced-price lunches jumping to $2 in District 214 Aug 14, 2014 1:08 PM
    The daily cost of reduced-price breakfast and lunch will be five times higher for students at Northwest Suburban High School District 214 this year than in the past. Students who qualified for reduced prices last year paid 30 cents for breakfast and 40 cents for lunch each day. Those prices are now rising to $1 and $2, respectively.

  • Technology growing in school; parents play a role in monitoring it Aug 12, 2014 1:52 PM
    Children have been arriving to their elementary schools with computer skills for years. First it was because they grew up playing on their parents’ desktops. Later, it was laptops. Now, it is the touch screen of a smartphone or tablet.

  • Editorial: Even in the dark, a school's anniversary matters Aug 10, 2014 1:00 AM
    A Daily Herald uses District 214's centennial to argue that we shouldn't be preoccupied with 'bad news,' that life is a balance of good and bad and that balance should apply to what gets our attention too.

  • District 214 turns 100, plans year of celebration Aug 8, 2014 5:30 AM
    Northwest Suburban High School District 214 will celebrate its 100th birthday during the 2014-15 school year and kicked off the centennial festivities at Thursday's board meeting. “We have a lot to celebrate,” said Jessica Thunberg, director of community engagement and outreach. Events marking the 100th year of the district's existence will span the whole school year and include a look at the past, present and future of what is now the second largest high school district in the state.

  • Wheeling High STEM program gets international attention Aug 4, 2014 6:07 PM
    Wheeling High School was visited by a member of the British Parliament on Monday, who is interested in helping create a national career planning initiative in England.

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