Articles filed under Bloomingdale District 13

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  • Numerous races have more ballot spots than candidates Jan 11, 2015 5:30 AM
    Scott Coffey is the only candidate for three seats on the Cary Elementary District 26 school board. “We have two incumbents who aren’t running for re-election, and no one else in the community has put their name in the hat yet,” Coffey said. The lack of competition isn’t unique. Several suburban races have fewer candidates than available seats.

  • Watchdog: Deal helps Medinah club, could hurt neighbors Dec 17, 2014 5:30 AM
    A settlement deal that promises backloaded assessment reductions for Medinah Country Club this year through 2016 could wind up meaning higher taxes for neighboring property owners over the next three years. But officials who negotiated the deal argue the 17 government agencies that receive property taxes from the golf club potentially saved the same taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in future legal bills by settling.

  • Get ready to eat at 50 Men Who Cook fundraiser Sep 24, 2014 12:30 PM
    Bloomingdale will become a foodie paradise this Saturday when the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual 50 Men Who Cook event to help raise money for local schools.

  • How Medinah’s proposed tax cut could cost schools Mar 26, 2014 3:11 PM
    Officials at the exclusive Medinah Country Club near Roselle are attempting to reduce the property tax burden by nearly 80 percent for each of the last three years. If successful, two school districts would have to repay the club roughly $300,000 each, or essentially the equivalent of 12 new teachers' salaries, officials said.

  • DuPage school districts honored in Itasca Apr 22, 2013 4:53 PM
    Twenty DuPage County schools were recognized in Itasca on Monday for being named to the 2012 Illinois Honor Roll, which celebrates schools showing substantial academic improvement.

  • Fina Klco: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:37 PM
    Candidate information for Fina Klco, running for Bloomingdale District 13 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Cary Moreth: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:37 PM
    Candidate information for Cary Moreth, running for Bloomingdale District 13 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Diane Birkley: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:37 PM
    Candidate information for Diane Birkley, running for Bloomingdale District 13 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • 6 of 30 DuPage districts passing No Child Left Behind standards Oct 31, 2012 8:10 AM
    Out of 30 DuPage County school districts, only six smaller, relatively affluent DuPage districts remain ahead of the curve of No Child Left Behind standards, according to the annual state report card data released today. The 2012 report card data measure student achievement on standardized testing.

  • Departing Dist. 13 head credits community for school success Jul 4, 2012 12:12 PM
    Bloomingdale School District 13 is saying goodbye to nine-year Superintendent Kim Perkins, who helped the district make one of the largest jumps in standardized test scores in DuPage County during his tenure. But Perkins said it was a team effort: "We've got good kids, good staff, and good community."

  • Bloomingdale principal, others honored Jun 9, 2012 5:45 PM
    As principal of Westfield Middle School in Bloomingdale, Deborah Kling knows test scores and data are crucial to her school's success. But even more important, she says, is ensuring students and staff feel cared for and have fun each day. This philosophy is why the Illinois Principals Association named Kling as DuPage County Middle School Principal of the Year this spring.

  • Services planned for Bartlett boy, 11, killed in ATV accident May 28, 2012 7:51 PM
    Memorial services will be in St. Charles this week for an 11-year-old boy killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Bartlett. Visitation for Samuel Sloan-Mannella is planned for 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., with funeral services to follow at 10 a.m. Friday.

  • Bloomingdale homes school boundary swap denied May 1, 2012 9:13 PM
    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.

  • Bloomingdale Dist. 13 names new superintendent Nov 30, 2011 5:10 PM
    After saying they wanted a candidate with academic, financial and community leader experience, this week officials in Bloomingdale School District 13 named John Bartelt as its new superintendent. Bartelt comes from River Grove Elementary School District 85.5 and will replace retiring Superintendent Kim Perkins just before the start of the 2012-13 school year.

  • Bloomingdale Dist. 13 searching for new superintendent Oct 14, 2011 1:43 PM
    Officials in Bloomingdale School District 13 will begin planning interviews for a new superintendent next week, as current Superintendent Kim Perkins prepares to retire at the end of this school year.

  • Bloomingdale school wants special-needs playground Jul 22, 2011 5:05 AM
    Parents and staff at DuJardin Elementary School in Bloomingdale would like to see their slogan "Playground fun for Everyone" become a reality. That's why they are working to raise $300,000 for a special-needs park at the school.

  • Roselle mentor makes a difference in students’ lives Jul 11, 2011 11:49 AM
    Nine years ago, Ken Black of Roselle started the mentoring program that serves Lake Park High School and its feeder districts. The program matches students who need some extra attention with adult mentors, who meet with them weekly. Now he's ready to turn over the reins of the program.

  • For Bloomingdale Dist. 13: Peterson, Litchfield, McKeown, Wojcicki Mar 17, 2011 5:52 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Tamara Peterson, Donald Litchfield, Terry McKeown and Linda Wojcicki.

  • Dist. 13 candidates debate finances Mar 18, 2011 10:50 AM
    Candidates for the Bloomingdale School District 13 board of education discuss what they believe are the top issues facing the district.

  • Susan Lancaster: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:09 PM
    Candidate information for Susan Lancaster, running for Bloomingdale Elementary D13

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