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  • Raymond Kielminski: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Raymond Kielminski, running for Salt Creek District 48 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Hans Schuller: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Hans Schuller, running for Salt Creek District 48 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • John Downer: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for John Downer, running for Salt Creek District 48 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • James Van De Velde: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for James Van De Velde, running for Salt Creek District 48 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Batavia Unit District 101 taxpayers covered a $1,929.75 tab at Morton's Steakhouse in Chicago during a November conference when a vendor didn't pick up the bill as district officials had hoped.

    School conference hotels, food, travel cost taxpayers $277,086Feb 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    Come for the conference, stay for the hotel room, $57 steak dinner, valet parking and laundry service. Those are just some of the extra costs taxpayers in 89 suburban school districts covered for board members and administrators who attended a November conference in Chicago. The districts racked up $277,086.17 in hotel, food, travel and incidental costs over the weekend-long conference.

     
  • Pictured with some of the auction items is PIE chairperson Donna Cain with David Cain, who served as the master of ceremonies for the PIE event. David Cain is a member of the Board of Education in School District 45.

    PIE event raises funds for four different school districtsDec 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) annual event joins four school district serving nine communities to raise funds for education. More than 400 people attended the group's recent fundraiser in Oakbrook Terrace, which raised close to $13,000. “It was wonderful to see a room filled with people, all of whom were there in support of education,” said Michele Cummins, principal for District 45's Ardmore School.

     
  • Ms. Marciniak and Ms. Gallagher all smiles with Ronald McDonald behind the counter.

    School District 48 Holds Successful McTeacher's Night at South Elmhurst McDonald's! Sep 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    Salt Creek School District 48 parents, staff, students, and friends joined in McTeacher's Night held Wednesday, September 26th, at the Elmhurst McDonald's to help raise money for the FTC.

     
  • Editorial: A road map to transparencyAug 7, 2012 12:00 AM
    Those local governments that need to be more transparent must make it a priority and emulate those who are doing it well as graded by the Illinois Policy Institute, a Daily Herald editorial says.

     
  • Bloomingdale homes school boundary swap denied May 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    Two subdivisions of 25 homes in Bloomingdale will remain within the school district boundaries of Glenbard High School District 87 and Marquardt Elementary District 15, even though residents there sought to detach their properties and annex into two other nearby school districts.

     
  • Judge stops school district swap in Oak BrookApr 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    A DuPage County judge has reversed a decision by the regional school board that would have allowed an Oak Brook neighborhood to switch school districts, officials said Monday. The ruling by Judge Bonnie Wheaton came as welcome news to Salt Creek Elementary District 48 and DuPage High School District 88, who stood to lose about 15 students and a combined $1 million a year in tax revenue.

     
  • Darnell Holt Sr. speaks about his son Darnell Holt Jr. during a celebration service held Sunday at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, where Darnell was a freshman. The service for Ursula Nailor, Darnell Holt Jr., Daniel Nailor and Domonique Robinson, who were killed Jan. 17, had a celebratory tone.

    Willowbrook High School, church tribute honors slain family Jan 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    A dazzling smile. Statuesque beauty. Sterling fashion sense. A great sense of humor. Those were among the traits recalled during Sunday's special memorial service for four people killed Jan. 17 in a murder-arson near Villa Park. Several hundred family members and friends attended the service at Willowbrook High School to honor Ursula Nailor; her sons, Darnell Holt Jr. and Daniel Nailor; and her niece, Domonique Robinson.

     
  • Counselor offers tips for dealing with students’ deaths Jan 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    The deaths of Darnell Holt and Daniel Nailor were a shock to everyone at their Villa Park schools, Willowbrook High and Albright Middle. For many students, it may also be their first time experiencing a great loss. Rosemarie Cohen, bereavement coordinator for Adventist St. Thomas Hospice in Hinsdale, said there are important guidelines to remember when helping teens and adolescents navigate through grief. "Teens will most likely find the support from their peer group," she said. "But that doesn't mean the parents are not part of the equation."

     
  • Jim Kosowski, who grew up in the Timber Trails/Merry Lane neighborhood, hopes his children will soon be able to go to public school in Oak Brook. “We believe strongly in the benefit not just for our kids, but for future generations of kids,” he said.

    Oak Brook neighborhood wants to switch schoolsAug 29, 2011 12:00 AM
    Residents of an Oak Brook subdivision prevailed in their petition to pull out of Salt Creek Elementary District 48 and DuPage High School District 88 so the neighborhood children aren't "heading in all different directions." Now, though, there's nothing to do but wait as the school districts appeal.

     
  • Districts 48, 88 file appeal to stop detachment Jul 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    Salt Creek Elementary School District 48 and DuPage High School District 88 have filed an appeal in the 18th District Circuit Court to reverse a ruling that would allow an Oak Brook neighborhood to detach from the two districts.

     
  • Districts 48, 88 to appeal detachment Jun 14, 2011 12:00 AM
    Two DuPage school districts will appeal the detachment ruling permitting residents of a small Oak Brook neighborhood to switch school districts. DuPage High School District 88 stands to lose $600,000 in revenue if the detachment goes through; Salt Creek Elementary District 48 would lose $450,000.

     
  • Oak Brook residents get OK to leave school districts May 12, 2011 12:00 AM
    The DuPage Regional Board of School Trustees votes 4-3 to allow residents of a small Oak Brook subdivision to detach from Salt Creek Elementary District 48 and DuPage High School District 88. The school districts may appeal.

     
  • No endorsements in Salt Creek Dist. 48 Mar 16, 2011 12:00 AM
    No candidates responded for interview in Salt Creek Elementary District 48.

     
  •  Residents of Timber Trails and surrounding subdivisions in Oak Brook want to join the Oak Brook and Hinsdale school systems.

    Oak Brook families want to switch school districts Mar 16, 2011 12:00 AM
    Residents of a small subdivision in Oak Brook are petitioning to detach from Salt Creek Elementary District 48 and DuPage High School District 88. The two school districts say the detachment would cost each of them more than $450,000 in taxes money, and they are fighting the measure.

     
  • Polaroid photos taken in 1983 survived remarkably well in Albright Middle School's leaky time capsule.

    Dist. 48 opens mystery time capsule Mar 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    The mystery time capsule in Salt Creek Elementary District 48 has been found and opened, just in time for the school district's 175th birthday bash this weekend.

     
  •  Evidence that a time capsule exists in Salt Creek Elementary District 48 includes this 1983 photo of language arts students at Albright Middle School. The caption says the students are preparing to bury a time capsule “to be opened in 2025.”

    D. 48 searches for buried time capsule Feb 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    Is there a time capsule buried somewhere on the grounds of Albright Middle School in Villa Park? If there is, no one has been able to find it, and organizers of Salt Creek Elementary District 48's big 175th birthday bash are hoping someone will come forward to solve the mystery.

     
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