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  • Most McHenry County schools would lose money under education funding bill

    With more insight into the effects of a bill to overhaul Illinois school funding, some local school officials and lawmakers have expressed concern and ...
    May 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Special-needs students celebrate with buddies at District 155's Life Skills Prom

    ALGONQUIN – As a member of her school’s Tiger Buddies program, Crystal Lake Central sophomore Leah Fisher participates in monthly outings with her fel ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Apply Now for Fall Scholarships at McHenry County College

    Why pay tuition when you don’t have to? Scholarships at McHenry County College (MCC) can also cover books, fees, even childcare. But apply now if you’ ...
    May 13, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 board approves student discipline policy changes

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board has approved student discipline policy changes in accordance with a new state law, ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Canterbury, Crystal Lake Baseball team up with Comcast for beautification project

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 350 volunteers on April 30 came together to spruce up Canterbury Elementary School and the baseball fields behind the school ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School senior earns National Merit Scholarship

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The one McHenry County student to have earned a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship thus far is in four Advanced Placement classes and a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to mull superintendent's contract, board member says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board is mulling contract details for Superintendent Johnnie Thomas after an ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • First dual-language Woodstock School District 200 students to graduate

    WOODSTOCK – Starting first grade is daunting for many students, but Woodstock North High School senior Marshall Coalson remembers it to be quite liter ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: Woodstock dual language graduates should get 2 diplomas

    Maybe 12 years ago some in Woodstock were uneasy about an experiment to combine native English and native Spanish speakers into one classroom and inst ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • North Elementary School 5th-graders to present at Springfield tech event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of North Elementary students will give demonstrations of their work with robots at an upcoming event at the Illinois State Capi ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Oldest portion of Huntley High School roof to be replaced for $1.69M

    ALGONQUIN – An almost $2 million roof replacement project at Huntley High School will encompass a larger portion of the roof than initially planned, H ...
    May 7, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County College reaches new contract with with faculty association

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A new three-year contract between the McHenry County College Board of Trustees and the faculty association includes a 2.7 percent incre ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • MCC board rescinds infrastructure fee, OKs $3 per credit tuition hike

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees rescinded a $10 per credit hour infrastructure fee, which prompted the reconsideration and ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • On the Record With: Prairie Ridge senior accepted to Yale University

    CRYSTAL LAKE – On the Tuesday before he began his winter break in December, Aidan O’Connor got an early Christmas gift when he opened the application ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Huntley High School celebrates near-end of renovation project

    HUNTLEY – A 7-year-old in a green shirt and goggles jumped back and let out a yelp as a plastic tube burst, water droplets sprinkling a slick, new sci ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
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