Overcast
48°FOvercastFull Forecast

Education

  • Stakes high in Crystal Lake-based District 155 school board race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slate of three union-backed candidates running for spots on the Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board faces com ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to lay off teachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Declining enrollment in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 has prompted the district to lay off or reduce hours for ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry County College trustee candidates talk layoffs, budget concerns at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The League of Women Voters of McHenry County hosted a forum for McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates on Tuesday. This wa ...
    March 22, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry County schools respond to lead water testing mandate

    WOODSTOCK – WoodstockSchool District 200 tested its water sources in the fall to make sure there was no lead contamination.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Woodstock School D-200 Board candidates talk consolidation, property taxes

    WOODSTOCK – Property taxes and school consolidation remained hot topics at the second Woodstock School District 200 board candidates forum Thursday at ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Fox River Grove Middle School students participate in design contest at University of Illinois Engineering Open House

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A 68-gram bridge made by four Fox River Grove Middle School students supported 136.5 pounds, earning the team first place in the “li ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • 3 McHenry County students named National Geographic State Bee semifinalists

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two students from Crystal Lake and one from Richmond will compete in the 2017 Illinois National Geographic State Bee at the end of the ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry County school districts address student immigration concerns

    McHENRY – As President Donald Trump cracks down on immigration, McHenry County school districts are addressing student concerns on the topic.
    March 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 students published in World Ecology Report

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Northwood Middle School students’ research could make flying safer worldwide.W ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • McHenry County districts, lawmakers watching new school funding reform efforts

    Once again, a panel in Springfield has sounded off on how to fix the school funding formula in Illinois.
    March 10, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • 24-hour musical event at Jacobs High School to benefit Turning Point

    ALGONQUIN – From the moment they receive their scripts at 7 p.m. Friday, students will have 24 hours before they perform in the second annual 24-hour ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • McHenry County College approves staffing cuts to plug state funding shortfall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College board of trustees approved cutting staff, faculty and administration at a special board meeting Thursday.
    March 10, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 Board candidates talk school district future

    WOODSTOCK – School consolidation was a hot button issue at the first of the Woodstock School District 200 Board candidate forums Wednesday at Woodstoc ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County College to consider layoffs Thursday night

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees will consider cutting faculty, support staff and administrators at a special board meeting ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley School District 158 receives more than $4,500 in grants from education foundation

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Community School District 158 teachers recently received more than $4,500 in grants from the District 158 Education Foundation. 
    March 5, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    When is the last time you donated to a food pantry?
    Within the past few weeks
    Within the past few months
    This year
    It's been a while