Articles filed under Wauconda Unit District 118

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  • Wauconda District 118 sues Lakemoor over new tax designation Feb 28, 2015 7:42 AM
    One day after the Lakemoor village board unanimously approved measures that officially designate two areas near and around the busy Route 120/12 intersection as a special taxing district to spur development, Wauconda Unit District 118 went to court to have one of them dissolved. “We do not believe the south area meets the criteria for chronic flooding,” Superintendent Dan Coles said.

  • Not everyone supports Lakemoor business plan Feb 1, 2015 8:08 AM
    Lakemoor is proceeding with plans to establish two special taxing districts. However, not all taxing bodies in the area are on board.

  • D118 kindergarten registration: Feb 1, 2015 3:25 PM
    Wauconda Unit Distict 118 kindergarten preregistration will be at Wauconda Grade School, Robert Crown School and Cotton Creek School on Monday, March 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Bullet found at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake Dec 17, 2014 4:33 PM
    Island Lake police on Wednesday continued investigating how a 9 mm bullet wound up in a Matthews Middle School hallway.

  • Volunteers collecting gifts for Wauconda-area families Dec 10, 2014 4:33 PM
    A group of volunteers is collecting Christmas presents for needy Wauconda School District 118 students and their families in what's become an annual tradition.

  • D118 trustee resigns: Dec 3, 2014 6:26 PM
    Wauconda Unit District 118 board member Maggie O’Hara has resigned, officials announced this week. She gave no explanation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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