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  • Lowe's grant helps fund community garden at South Elementary in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – South Elementary now has its own community garden with help from parents, PTO members and a $3,000 grant from Lowe’s.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

    HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play tic-tac-toe ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School pilots robotics, drone technology class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Standing outside the tennis courts at Crystal Lake Central High School, students in John Dominici’s robotics and drone technology class ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Get Out of Town the Easy Way: Let Someone Else Do All the Work!

    Looking to get out of town but hate the planning and coordinating? It really is possible to just pack your bags and show up.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 receives grants to buy fitness equipment

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 is on its way to having a children's fitness center after receiving two $1,000 grants from T ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County College selects new vice presidents for academic and student affairs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees this week appointed Chris Gray as the new vice president of Academic and Student Affairs a ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Harvard School District 50 one-to-one technology program up and running

    HARVARD – Chromebooks have played a huge role in changing what teachers are doing in the classroom, Harvard School District 50 officials said.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • Union, Barrington Hills women start Judson University program for students with disabilities

    ELGIN – When Nancy Binger of Union was pregnant with her third child, she found out he would be born with Down syndrome.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • District 155 launches pilot STEM mentoring program for girls

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Since she was in eighth grade, 17-year-old Mia Zebell knew she wanted to be an engineer.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School teacher put on leave resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The choir director for Crystal Lake Central High School and the president of the district’s teachers union has resigned after being pla ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Prairie Ridge High School suspends student for wearing Confederate flag to school

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When 16-year-old Hunter Bloom brought a Confederate flag to Prairie Ridge High School on Tuesday for a U.S. History class project, he w ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • McHenry County College degree program teaches how to create apps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mobile applications are taking the world by storm, McHenry County College instructor Bill Skrzypczak said.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School teacher went to Game 7, made it to class next day

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After watching the Cubs win the World Series on Wednesday night in Cleveland, Crystal Lake South High School teacher Steve Connell was ...
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Woodstock District 200 hosts 3rd annual dual language parent education night

    WOODSTOCK – People across the nation are lining up to get their kids an education like the one available in Woodstock District 200, a widely known lan ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County College to host MCC Night for prospective students, parents

    CRYSTAL LAKE – High school students and returning adult students can explore their career options and see what McHenry County College has to offer dur ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:42 am
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