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  • District 157, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 5-year deal

    RICHMOND – A tentative agreement has been reached between District 157 and its teachers union.The fi ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Proposed Johnsburg District 12 school improvement plan expands ESL, explores full-day kindergarten

    JOHNSBURG – Moving the English language learner program in-house and studying the possibility of full-day kindergarten are on the to-do list for Distr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Cary District 26 to end school half-hour later

    CARY – Classes in District 26 will end 30 minutes later, according to an announcement placed on the school district’s website.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 acting cautiously with 2015-16 budget

    HUNTLEY – With a governor’s race and state funding still in limbo, District 158 will again act conservatively as it rolls out the new $88.57 million s ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Three seats on D-46 school board up at April election

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Three seats on the District 46 school board will be up at the April election.Candida ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 leading way on drug treatment in McHenry County schools

    A few years ago, administrators in Harvard Community Unit School District 50 noticed it had a problem.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • 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
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