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  • Glen Ellyn schools, other groups helping kids in need Dec 10, 2014 5:50 PM
    Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 will be spreading some Christmas cheer to families in need this month through its Holiday Sharing program.

  • Accused former Gavin teacher pleads not guilty Dec 10, 2014 7:41 PM
    The last of three former Gavin Elementary District 37 teachers accused of not reporting suspected student sex abuse involving a colleague pleaded not guilty in Lake County court Wednesday. John Keehan, 40, of Elgin, is charged with one count of failing to report suspected child abuse.

  • Donors help all-girls robotics team at Elk Grove Dec 10, 2014 5:35 PM
    Local businesses donated $1,000 to Elk Grove High School’s all-female robotics team, helping them purchase materials to compete in a Northwest Suburban High School District 214-sponsored competition.

  • Warren Township High School District 121 board member: No gay superintendent Dec 11, 2014 6:12 PM
    Warren Township High School board member Liz Biondi says she hopes the district does not hire someone who is gay to replace retiring Superintendent Mary Perry Bates. “It was offensive in every sense of the word,” said John Anderson, president of the Gurnee-based Warren District 121 board. While Anderson wants Biondi's removal explored, the regional school superintendent says she's not sure anything can be done.

  • Fenton High principal a Kaneland superintendent hopeful Dec 11, 2014 6:54 PM
    Fenton High School Principal Todd Leden is one of two people being considered for the job of superintendent of the Kaneland school district. He toured schools and met with residents Wednesday.

  • Geneva schools to ask for more taxes, over board member’s objection Dec 9, 2014 11:40 AM
    The Geneva school board decided Monday to increase property taxes for 2015, with only board member Mike McCormick voting against the measure.

  • Fremont students top in state on online art museum Dec 9, 2014 9:42 AM
    Fremont Intermediate School students are churning out the artwork. To date, 13,248 pieces of artwork have been published on artsonia.com, ranking the school first in Illinois and 19th in the nation on the Artsonia website.

  • Woodland students shop with teachers Dec 9, 2014 7:57 PM
    Woodland Elementary West staff helped students purchase items Tuesday at the Gurnee Target to be donated to the District 50 Holiday Food Drive.

  • Schaumburg High School charity lunch Friday Dec 9, 2014 1:48 PM
    Students in Schaumburg High School’s Chemistry of Foods and Practices in Entrepreneurship (PIE) are preparing to host the 11th annual Charity Soup Lunch to benefit the SHS Blessings in a Backpack project and the SHS Magic Closet.

  • Where suburban teachers, principals stay on the job longest Dec 9, 2014 5:32 AM
    Schools that are good at hanging onto teachers include Fenton High School in Bensenville, McHenry Middle School, Rose Elementary School in South Barrington and Hampshire High School, a Daily Herald analysis shows. “We are well aware of how fortunate we are to have administrators and teachers who choose to stay at Fenton year after year,” school board President Mary Ribando said.

  • Warren High student entertainment: Dec 9, 2014 4:59 PM
    Warren Township High School in Gurnee has comedy and jazz performances scheduled for the public.

  • Believe Project: $100 for nurse to buy coats, hats for kids Dec 8, 2014 5:30 AM
    The Daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Laura Ehrhardt of Bartlett. She is a school nurse in Elgin Area School District U46 who wants to buy coats and hats for kids in need at the schools she serves.

  • Palatine Scout earns Eagle rank Dec 8, 2014 1:41 PM
    John Komoll, 17, of Palatine Boy Scout Troop 209, has achieved scouting’s highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout.

  • Westbrook teacher shows kids the value of staying active Dec 8, 2014 11:00 AM
    Lori Many, the physical education teacher at Westbrook School for Young Learners in Mount Prospect, has earned raves in and out of the school for her unflagging energy and creative approach. “My main goal at the start of class is simple — get them moving!” Many said.

  • Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee mulls live streaming of school board meetings Dec 8, 2014 12:49 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 in Gurnee might start a live online video stream of school board meetings without commercials. District 50 board members recently agreed they’d prefer an in-house online video posting operation over private companies used by other school systems that offer free, Web-based services in exchange for advertising that appears during meetings or other events.

  • District 50 bilingual advisory council meeting Dec 8, 2014 6:44 PM
    Woodland Elementary District 50 will host its second Bilingual Parent Advisory Council meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 18, at the Woodland Elementary East School cafeteria, 17261 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake.

  • Officers partner with Glenbard schools to ensure student safety Dec 8, 2014 9:07 AM
    While academic achievement is central to Glenbard High School District 87’s mission, the overall safety and well-being of all students is the top priority, Superintendent David Larson says. A key component is establishing and maintaining a strong reciprocal reporting partnership with the local public safety officials.

  • Excess funds one day; a tax hike the next? Dec 8, 2014 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Debbie Papreck of Wheeling says it seems outrageous that District 214 could have $45 million in excess funds on month and is asking for a 2.4 percent tax levy increase the next.

  • Speak up about your school district taxes Dec 8, 2014 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Flo Corrigan of Schaumburg wants taxpayers everywhere to watch what their school districts are doing regarding tax hike hikes.

  • Schaumburg students campaign to save monarch butterflies Dec 8, 2014 12:00 PM
    Students in Kim Savino’s classroom at Collins Elementary School in Schaumburg are on a mission. Simply put, they want local residents to “start seeing monarchs.”

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