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  • Johnsburg teen makes 3rd round at National Spelling Bee

    It was a mucedinous end to Mareike Western’s time at the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. The McHenry County Spelling Bee champion exited th ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • SEDOM Center School graduation in Woodstock emphasizes family

    WOODSTOCK – Tuesday night was about family. That was the message of Trina Harrelson, a teacher at th ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Fox River Grove teacher named Illinois History Teacher of the Year

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A Fox River Grove fifth-grade teacher was left humbled after being recognized at a state level simply for living out her passion.
    May 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 changes name

    HUNTLEY – Consolidated School District 158 has a new name, Superintendent John Burkey said. The district will now be known as Huntley Community School ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Huntley High School teachers chosen for Fulbright trip to Philippines

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley High School teachers have been selected to travel to the Philippines as part of a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad trip spon ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 board to see high school artificial turf plan

    WOODSTOCK – A group that has raised $800,000 to install artificial turf at Woodstock High School will unveil its plans to the public Tuesday, weeks af ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Cary District 26 having special education meeting for home-school, private school parents

    CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is holding a special meeting regarding special education students in private or home-school situ ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry County, other experts on student loan best practices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Brady Olson began shopping for colleges, he knew financial forethought would play a major role in his decision-making process.
    May 21, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Difference between Medical Assistants and Nurse's Assistants

    Although they may work in the same health care facilities and have a few responsibilities that may overlap, medical assistants (MAs) and certified nur ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Class of 2015: For Alden-Hebron High School, small class and big spirit

    HEBRON – To see some of the last vestiges of small town McHenry County, look no further than Alden-Hebron High School’s graduating class.
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Class of 2015: Woodstock High School grads look back, look forward

    WOODSTOCK – Rachel and Kyle Sherman settled into a spot along the east-side bleachers in the James M. Shipley Memorial Gymnasium on Sunday.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Class of 2015: For Woodstock North grads, 'Our destiny is in our hands'

    WOODSTOCK – The families of Woodstock North High School’s 223 graduates came from near and far to cheer on the Class of 2015. Some flew in from out of ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Class of 2015: Faith Lutheran grads reflect on memories made, lessons learned

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As friend Susannah Boyer approached Saturday morning, Anneliese Ayers stretched out her arms, smiled broadly and twirled, her red gradu ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Class of 2015: Jacobs High School marks graduation with exuberant attitude

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Bright-eyed and ready to embrace their futures, members of Harry D. Jacobs High School’s Class of 2015 officially left high school b ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Class of 2015: Dundee-Crown High School seniors graduate, principal departs after 9 years

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The significance of the day didn’t strike Aaron Caldwell until he was walking through a large arena in his vibrant blue robe, listen ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:50 pm
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