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  • Huntley School District 158 looks to restructure more debt

    HUNTLEY – District 158 officials in the coming months will look to restructure outstanding debt that capitalizes on low interest rates and could gener ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty

    WINSLOW, Ariz. – Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dol ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Woodstock kindergartners get homemade pumpkin patch

    WOODSTOCK – In preparation for a photo, kindergartner Emmit Graham used both arms to scoop up a pile of red, yellow and orange leaves before flinging ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Cary District 26 to honor teacher with writing day

    CARY – Pat Sylvester always encouraged Cary District 26 students to write, and when the National Council of Teachers of English established a National ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Prairie Grove District 46 to look at air conditioning at elementary school

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Heat and humidity in the classrooms in the elementary wing of the Prairie Grove school building have led to medical issues for some st ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Massage therapists cruise in careers at First Institute

    Luxury Caribbean cruise ships. Five-star Parisian hotels. Mountain-top Colorado ski resorts. Massage therapists practice their profession in a vari ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Proposed Illinois school funding formula would affect McHenry County, lawmakers and officials warn

    McHENRY – A proposed school funding formula would be devastating to the collar counties and their school districts, one state legislator told local sc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • SEDOM Executive Board meeting moved to facilitate larger crowd after closing news spreads

    WOODSTOCK – After news spread that the Special Education District of McHenry County plans to end center school programming after this school year, a l ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 to study enrollment for boundary change

    HUNTLEY – Grappling with an overcrowded elementary school, District 158 will soon study its demographics and forecast enrollment trends to guide a min ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • District 155 vulnerable to fines in Crystal Lake South bleachers case

    CRYSTAL LAKE – While Community High School District 155 waits to see if its appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court will be heard, a battle over the disp ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County school districts try to balance teacher absences, development (with database)

    The financial woes in Johnsburg’s District 12 have forced it to run a deficit, borrow to make ends meet and eliminate the equivalent of 14 full-time t ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Crystal Lake D-155 appeals bleachers case to Illinois Supreme Court

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 is appealing a court decision requiring it to go through a city zoning process to the state supreme ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • McHenry County school districts try to ace standardized test scheduling

    During Huntley-based District 158's school year, which began Aug. 20 and runs through the May 29, there is at least one day in almost every month, whe ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Massage can help to relieve allergies with First Institute

    Allergy sufferers have another tool to fix their itchy, watery eyes, sinus pressure, and other seasonal discomforts without popping pills: massage.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • McHenry County's SEDOM closing special education center at school year’s end

    WOODSTOCK – As plans unfold to restructure the Special Education District of McHenry County, namely the impending closure of the SEDOM Center in Woods ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
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