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  • Huntley woman joins Cary School District 26 as new HR coordinator

    CARY – There is a new face in the one-person human resources department of Cary Community Consolidated School District 26.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Cary District 26 approves flat-fee format for junior high athletics

    CARY – Most students in Cary Junior High School athletic programs will see a reduction in sports fees for fiscal 2016.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • On the Record with: Prairie Ridge High School grad, U.S. Coast Guard cadet Michael Brachmann

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Michael Brachmann’s ship has come in. With a host of academic and athletics achievement under his belt, the recent Prairie Ridge High S ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Archaeology dig has Huntley students digging through Kane County past

    HUNTLEY – After nearly two weeks of digging, Huntley High School teacher Erik Lachel and three members of his eight-student team are looking down at a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Online Education: The Growing Trend in Virtual Classrooms

    Busy lives, non traditional work schedules, kids and even second jobs can put a huge constraint on those wishing to attend college during the day. For ...
    June 25, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 155 superintendent awarded maximum bonus

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155’s superintendent will receive the maximum bonus allowed under his contract, the school board decided ...
    June 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Huntley High School to offer residency program with Centegra

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Community School District 158 school board has agreed to partner with Centegra to establish a high school residency program, beg ...
    June 20, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Cary School District 26 finance meeting will cover Maplewood property update

    CARY – An update on the Maplewood property will be given Monday at the Cary School District 26 finance committee meeting after a flier regarding a pot ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 Board of Education appoints new member

    HARVARD – After his resignation May 28, Will Parker is back on the board for Harvard School District 50.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 to offer full-day kindergarten

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 recently announced the approval of a districtwide expansion of full-day kindergarten for the 2015-16 sc ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 weighs eliminating class rank

    CRYSTAL LAKE – School board members were hesitant during a discussion on eliminating class rank at Community High School District 155, as they asked s ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Some McHenry County school districts think about shifting to standards-based grading

    ALGONQUIN – A disconnect can exist between the grades children receive and their understanding of the concepts, the Community Unit School District 300 ...
    June 17, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • MCC board weighs cost as it looks for president search firm

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Cost is one of the factors being weighed as the board charged with finding McHenry County College a new president considers what search ...
    June 15, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • MCC partners with NIU to offer business administration program for adults

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A new transfer program is designed to get working adults attending McHenry County College their bachelor’s degree in business administr ...
    June 14, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 projects deficit for 2015-16 budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 could be in the red more than half a million dollars by the end of the 2015-16 budget year, accordin ...
    June 13, 2015 - 11:44 pm
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