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  • McHenry School District 156 approves $31.8 budget with safety upgrades, maintenance

    McHENRY – Repaving parking lots, security upgrades and a new school resource officer are some of the projects and initiatives outlined in District 156 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Officials work on Algonquin TIF deal

    ALGONQUIN – Revenue sharing between taxing bodies might take place when the downtown tax increment financing district is finalized.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Caterpillar plans new lab at U. of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – Caterpillar Inc. plans to open a new data analytics laboratory at the University of Illinois, the Peoria-based company announced this week ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • U. of Illinois trustees won't hire anti-Israel professor

    URBANA – University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Massage therapists learn anatomy and apply skills at First Institute

    Relieving pain, rehabilitating sports injuries, and reducing stress are some of the valuable and marketable skills that massage therapy students learn ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • McHenry District 156 students putting on fashion show to promote classy characters

    McHENRY – District 156 students will style local retailer fashions and their personal character at an upcoming fashion show.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • No meetings scheduled on Richmond school District 157 teachers union negotiations

    RICHMOND — The District 157 negotiating team has not met with union representatives since final offers were made public about a week and a half ago, b ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Scoring ACT performance in McHenry County high schools

    In the weeks leading to the next scheduled ACT administration on Sept. 13, students at Algonquin’s Sylvan Learning work in a small group reviewing mat ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Westfield Community School students log 9,500 hours of summer learning

    ALGONQUIN – When summer came to a close, fourth-grader Abby Hutchinson returned to school feeling not only prepared, but almost more knowledgeable tha ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • District 156 adjusts to enrollment changes at McHenry high schools

    McHENRY – Larger class sizes and added sections at McHenry’s high schools are the result of unexpectedly higher enrollment.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • McHenry high school homecoming parade returns to Friday

    McHENRY – A parade, powder puff games and a themed spirit week will lead up to McHenry's homecoming game next week.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Woodstock sixth-graders use science to build air conditioners (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – A sixth-grade classroom in Northwood Middle School began cooling down Friday as four unconventional air conditioners started working.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • House Democrats quietly meeting on school funding

    SPRINGFIELD – A number of top Democratic House lawmakers have been quietly meeting to discuss a proposed overhaul of Illinois' dated school funding fo ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Negotiations over teachers contract stall in District 157

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton Community High School and its teachers union have reached an impasse in negotiations over a new five-year teachers contract ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in U.S.

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards:___ALABAMAThe state school board folded Common Co ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:01 pm
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