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  • School District 300-inspired bill creating dual-credit pilot program clears General Assembly

    A bill inspired by a Community Unit School District 300 dual-credit program is headed to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk after receiving unanimous support fr ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Friends of MCC Foundation to host 2016 Golf Invitational in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is hosting an upcoming event on the links to raise funds to continue to financially support ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • 2 Huntley High School juniors get perfect ACT score

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley High School juniors recently received some news that very few students across the country will get.
    UPDATED: May 31, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School gives WWII veteran's family diploma on his behalf

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly 500 graduating Crystal Lake South High School seniors crossed the stage Saturday, but one graduate was only there in spirit.
    May 30, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • New federal rules proposed for school accountability

    WASHINGTON – Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Riley School District 18 board approves interim superintendent hire

    MARENGO – The Riley School District 18 Board recently gave approval to hire a new interim superintendent to replace outgoing Jim Davis.
    May 26, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • 11 states sue over President Obama's school transgender directive

    AUSTIN, Texas – Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Bernotas Middle School's 5K raises $8,210 for NAMI in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The first-ever Viking Strong 5K at Bernotas Middle School raised more than $8,000 for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in McHenr ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Junior High to have 175 runners in 2nd annual 24-Hour Run

    CARY – Cary Junior High will host the second annual 24-Hour Run this week. The run will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and will continue until 3:30 p.m. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    May 30, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Spring Grove Elementary 5th-graders launch cardboard airplane from 113,400 feet up

    SPRING GROVE – About 60 fifth-graders yelped and clapped in excitement Monday as a large balloon carrying precious cargo rose quickly into the air.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County area last days of school

    The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows: Nippersink Dist ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • District 300 to work with Cambridge Lakes Charter School management on non-compliance claims

    HAMPSHIRE – After an at-times emotional, yet fairly calm meeting, the Community Unit School District 300 superintendent and the president of the local ...
    May 23, 2016 - 7:52 am
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