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  • Wauconda looking for school board applicants Nov 26, 2014 5:47 PM
    Wauconda Unit School District 118 officials are seeking applicants for a vacancy on the school board.

     
  • District 118 candidates: Oct 2, 2014 4:32 PM
    Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015 school board election in Wauconda Unit District 118 are now available.

     
  • District 118 board to honor former member Thomas A. Weber Sr. Aug 18, 2014 3:07 PM
    The Wauconda Unit District 118 school board will posthumously honor former member Thomas A. Weber Sr. this week. Weber, 65, of Wauconda, suffered a fatal stroke in May.

     
  • Group donates school supplies: Aug 14, 2014 5:22 PM
    A community group called Wauconda Women Of The Moose collected school supplies for needy children and raised $400 for the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry, a representative said.

     
  • District 118 rejects stadium seating plan Aug 8, 2014 4:55 PM
    A proposal to sell reserved seats at the Wauconda High School athletic stadium met with opposition Thursday and won’t move forward, officials said.

     
  • District 118 board vacancy: May 30, 2014 5:08 PM
    Wauconda Unit District 118 is seeking interested candidates who want to be considered to fill the school board vacancy created by the May 18 death of Thomas Weber.

     
  • Wauconda High gets $22,000 from foundation May 30, 2014 11:04 AM
    Computer tablets, projectors and graphic novels are among the purchases made possible at Wauconda High School by new grants from the Bulldog Nation Foundation.

     
  • The Soapbox May 24, 2014 7:40 AM
    Daily Herald editors have lots on their minds, including the state income tax, local development issues and the Cubs owner's PR tactics. Read their opinions about those and more.

     
  • Wauconda District 118 board member Thomas Weber dies May 19, 2014 4:53 PM
    Veteran Wauconda Unit School District 118 board member Thomas Weber died Sunday. Weber, 65, of Wauconda, suffered a stroke May 4 and never recovered, district officials said. He had served on the school board since 1995.

     
  • Wauconda High football fans happy taller fence won’t be installed May 2, 2014 4:47 PM
    Wauconda residents whose homes abut the local high school’s football stadium are celebrating a decision not to replace a fence around the field with a taller version. A taller fence, they say, would have hampered their ability to watch football games from the comfort of their backyards. “They listened to us, and they did what was best for a small town like Wauconda,” Chael Tiller said.

     
  • Wauconda Middle students perform ‘Jungle Book’ Apr 23, 2014 4:32 PM
    Elephants, bears and monkeys danced around the stage as Wauconda Middle School students performed “Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids” on Wednesday for the rest of the school. Public performances are Thursday through Saturday at the school.

     
  • Schools collecting shoes: Apr 23, 2014 5:50 PM
    Wauconda Unit School District 118 students and staffers are collecting used shoes for a contest.

     
  • Study: Suburban schools could lose or gain if income tax drops Apr 19, 2014 8:00 AM
    Most suburban school districts would see cuts in funding if the state’s temporary income tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a state board of education figures circulated by Illinois Democrats. But a few suburban districts, such as in Wauconda, Carpentersville and even Barrington, would actually receive substantially more money.

     
  • Stolen truck led to fatal police shooting in Wauconda, authorities say Apr 8, 2014 6:52 PM
    The search for a stolen pickup truck led to Monday’s fatal shooting of a gun-wielding man by police officers in Wauconda, authorities said. Officials identified the victim as John T. Nightingale, 36, address unknown. “I’m devastated,” said Liz Schramm, who had known Nightingale for about seven years. “I want people to know he was loved,” she said.

     
  • Barrington fifth-grader’s essay takes 1st at state DAR competition Mar 26, 2014 12:02 PM
    An essay written by 5th grade Grove Avenue student Christina Miller was submitted to the annual Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest, hosted by the Signal Hill Chapter DAR, winning first place, locally, regionally and at state. “I enjoyed writing the essay because I got to see what it would be like to be a child in the Revolutionary War,” Christina said.

     
  • District 118 planning nearly $14 million in projects Mar 7, 2014 2:06 PM
    Nearly $14 million in long-overdue improvements are coming to five Wauconda Unit District 118 campuses. The District 118 board on Thursday unanimously approved contracts with 15 companies for a wide variety of construction projects.

     
  • 600 art pieces on display Feb 20, 2014 9:17 PM
    The Wauconda Area Library is showcasing more than 600 pieces of artwork created by students in Wauconda Community Unit School District 118. The show is titled Studio 118. An opening gala was held Thursday evening for the artists and their families.

     
  • District 118 kindergarten: Feb 11, 2014 1:01 AM
    Wauconda Unit District 118 kindergarten preregistration will take place at three elementary schools on Tuesday, March 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Students must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2014, and live within the boundaries of District 118 to be eligible to preregister for kindergarten.

     
  • Band to perform in Wauconda: Dec 30, 2013 5:19 PM
    The Chicago Brass Band will perform Jan. 16 at Wauconda High School. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each.

     
  • Pistol cartridge found at Island Lake school Nov 14, 2013 2:57 PM
    Island Lake’s Matthews Middle School was locked down for more than four hours Thursday after a bullet was found on the floor, police said. The 9 mm round was live and still attached to a shell casing, police said. Marks indicate it may have been a dud round that didn’t fire earlier.

     
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