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  • 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
  • Summer Sports Camps: Affordable and Close to Home

    Your favorite child athlete doesn’t have to travel far to get top-notch training this summe ...
    June 10, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • McHenry County developmentally disabled adults aging out of education services lack choices

    CARY – Trevor Maki sits on the couch with his mother. He isn’t looking at the iPad she’s holding, but he’s gently moving her hand, spelling out an ans ...
    June 8, 2015 - 12:06 am
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