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  • Cary-Grove High School theater demolition makes way for new auditorium

    CARY – In order to make way for a new auditorium at Cary-Grove High School, the 50-year-old theater had to be torn down. The fenced-off area at the sc ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Republican opposition to Illinois school funding bill irks Andy Manar

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois House Republicans, fearing that majority Democrats could take money away from their suburban Chicago school districts in ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • New Woodstock School District 200 superintendent gets reacquainted with community

    WOODSTOCK – Returning home nearly 23 years after completing his Woodstock education, Mike Moan has been busy reacquainting himself with the community ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Richmond-Burton District 157, Nippersink School District 2 advance new programs, initiatives

    RICHMOND – Several initiatives at Spring Grove and Richmond’s schools are moving into their second year, which is smoothing out funding and leading to ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Cary School District 26 looks to refinance debt from building junior high

    CARY – In order for District 26 to keep a promise it had leading up to a successful 2010 bond referendum, district officials again are looking to refi ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Genoa parents on alert after sex offender moves near school bus stop

    GENOA – Some Genoa parents are concerned after the school district decided to keep a bus stop near where a sex offender lives, while also offering a n ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Prairie Grove forum set for interested District 46 school board candidates

    PRAIRIE GROVE – With elections for school boards coming up in April, District 46 will be covering the ABCs of being a school board member at an upcomi ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Medical assisting jobs to grow 29% by 2022 sponsored by First Institute

    Medical assisting is one of America’s fastest growing occupations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. By 2022, jobs will increase by 29%. ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • 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
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