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  • Local educators named Golden Apple finalists Mar 16, 2015 1:07 PM
    Suburban teachers and administrators were among those named finalists on Monday for the 2015 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Leadership. Thirty teachers were announced as finalists on Monday from more than 600 nominations, according to a news release. The final 10 winners will be announced later this spring after another round of reviews and classroom observations.

     
  • Endorsements: Sriram, Morrison, Khan For Palatine Elementary Dist. 15 Mar 10, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Jessica Morrison, Manjula Sriram and Zubair Khan for Palatine Elementary District 15 school board.

     
  • Palatine Dist. 15 candidates rate school board’s oversight of administration Mar 10, 2015 6:32 PM
    The seven school board candidates in Palatine Township Elementary District 15 have starkly different ideas about a key part of the job: oversight of the administration. Incumbents whose seats are up in the April 7 election defend their questioning of Superintendent Scott Thompson, charging other board members with rubber-stamping his proposals. But challengers say the incumbents micromanage what should be routine decisions.

     
  • Chapman appointed to Palatine Dist. 15 board; lost his seat in 2011 election Mar 6, 2015 9:05 PM
    Gerald Chapman, a former Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board president handily defeated in the 2011 election, has been appointed to fill a two-year vacancy on the panel. Chapman’s appointment was heralded by board President Peggy Babcock and Superintendent Scott Thompson, who said the 71-year-old’s experience on the board and as a longtime educator will allow him to hit the ground runnings. Other board members denounced Brown’s selection, saying it doesn’t reflect community input, given the results of the April 2011 election.

     
  • Regional schools chief vows to fill Dist. 15 vacancy Mar 2, 2015 5:30 AM
    Bruce Brown vows to name his pick to fill a school board vacancy in Palatine Elementary District 15 before his deadline expires next month. After the school board failed to reach a decision, the regional superintendent of north Cook County schools has elected to choose from 27 applicants received by the district. “Just doing a cursory screening, already there’s many individuals who have considerable talents,” Brown said.

     
  • Gerard Iannuzzelli: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Gerard Iannuzzelli, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • Manjula Sriram: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Manjula Sriram, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • Zubair Khan: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Zubair Khan, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • Frank Annerino: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Frank Annerino, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • Joshua Perry: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Joshua Perry, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • David Gurion: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for David Gurion, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • Jessica Morrison: Candidate Profile Mar 10, 2015 5:41 PM
    Candidate information for Jessica Morrison, running for Palatine District 15 School Board

     
  • District 15 survey to improve student learning Feb 18, 2015 1:58 PM
    Community Consolidated School District 15 will join the Illinois State Board of Education in the statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions.

     
  • Palatine Dist. 15 board president: Let regional superintendent decide who fills vacant seat Feb 12, 2015 3:00 PM
    The Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board failed to appoint a new member out of a field of now 27 applicants Wednesday, effectively transferring the decision to the regional superintendent of schools. The board deadlocked 3-3 on one faction's choice for the vacant seat-- Matt Lyons, who ran in the 2013 election -- but the other side didn't offer an alternative.

     
  • Dist. 15 Spelling Bee champ moves onto regional championship Feb 11, 2015 2:07 PM
    Rutvi Parikh, a fifth-grader at Virginia Lake School, qualified for the Regional Championship ISC Scripps Spelling Bee, where she will compete for a chance to advance to the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Rutvi won the District 15 Spelling Bee, which was held Jan. 22, at Walter R. Sundling Junior High, and took second at the Suburban Cook Northern Area Spelling Bee, which was held February 3 at Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth.

     
  • Drivers could face $150 fine for passing Dist. 15 buses Feb 11, 2015 4:24 PM
    After a grace period ended Wednesday, Rolling Meadows police will start issuing fines for drivers caught on camera blowing past stop signs extended on the side of Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school buses.

     
  • No more confirmed measles cases in suburbs today Feb 6, 2015 9:44 PM
    After a brief scare Friday, measles in a Lake County illness was ruled out and health officials said there was no increase in the number of confirmed cases in the suburbs. Nevertheless, the regional response to Thursday’s confirmed return of a long-absent disease was swift and thorough.

     
  • Palatine Dist. 15 board division over vacancy ‘almost embarrassing’ Feb 3, 2015 5:30 AM
    Under a looming deadline, two factions on the Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board can’t agree on a plan to pick one out of 26 candidates to fill a vacant seat. Nearly a month has passed since the death of Richard Bokor, the board’s former vice president. “It’s almost embarrassing for our board not to be able to choose and to handle our stuff locally,” member Gerard Iannuzzelli said.

     
  • Palatine Dist. 15 school board has pick of 26 applicants for vacancy Jan 29, 2015 4:39 PM
    The Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board has about two weeks to chose a new member from 26 candidates applying for a vacant two-year seat. Or, the task goes to the regional superintendent of schools. “We’re under some time constraints, but I am prepared to go the regional superintendent if necessary,” board President Peggy Babcock said.

     
  • District 15 to discuss life safety study results Jan 27, 2015 10:39 AM
    The District 15 Board of Education’s third Community Communication Forum addressing its new life safety study will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Winston Campus Junior High, 120 N. Babcock Drive, Palatine.

     
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