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New D15 contract avoids increased class sizes, teacher layoffs

A new teaching contract at Community Consolidated School District 15 will avoid layoffs, increased classroom sizes, and cuts to program assistant benefits; but will lower … Read more ›

Saint Viator senior Sara Fecko joined the Jazz Band for several songs during their set at the Sounds of Summer concert series.
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Saint Viator Jazz Band Opens Arlington Heights Concert Series

Saint Viator jazz band members returned to their roots last week when they opened the Sounds of Summer series in downtown Arlington Heights. Back in … Read more ›

D15 teachers approve new contract

Palatine-area District 15 teachers ratified a tentative contract in a two-thirds vote this week, according to the union. Lisa Nuss, president of Classroom Teachers Council, … Read more ›

Choose from seven sites in Mount Prospect and Arlington Heights to get your car washed for free by student members of the award-winning Prospect Marching Knights on Saturday, June 16
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Free Car Wash to be offered by Prospect Marching Knights June 16

Just in time for Father’s Day, the Prospect Marching Knights – Prospect High School’s marching band and color guard – will hold their annual Car … Read more ›

Jason Ziolkowski makes a presentation about his crochet business to a panel of judges during an entrepreneurial contest at Harper College.
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Saint Viator Student Wins Entrepreneurship Contest

Saint Viator sophomore Jason Ziolkowski of Algonquin credits his Polish immigrant parents with planting the seed for his innovative startup company. He calls it “Crochet … Read more › 1 comment

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District 214 Education Association Names Scholarship Winner for 2011-2012

John Hersey High School's Class of 2012 graduate, Katarzyna Pomian of Arlington Heights, is the winner of this year's District 214 Education Association Scholarship. Pomian … Read more ›

District 214's 2012 PAC student-built house in Wheeling at 917 Edward Street
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District 214 to Host Open House of New Wheeling Home Built by Students in Practical Architectural Construction Program

An open house will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at a beautiful two-story, single-family residence designed by students in Wheeling … Read more ›

Thomas MS boys volleyball team went undefeated for two consecutive years. First Row (L to R)  Kevin Cooke, Adam Schill, Brett Harris, Nolan Fortman, Matt Johnson  Second Row (L to R) Coach-Kate Renno, Brian Lynch, Angelo Coniglio, Ryan Bayerle, Joey Pinakidis, Nick Winter, Connor Burhop Photo courtesy: Lori LaVaccare
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Thomas Middle School 8th Grade Volleyball Team Undefeated Champs

The Thomas Middle School 8th grade boys Volleyball team celebrated another victory ending their second perfect season together. The team remained undefeated in all their … Read more ›

The Class of 2012 lines the walkway of the main entrance as the faculty and staff march through on their way into the graduation ceremony. (Photo by Jack Lakowske ’14)
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Class of 2012 Graduates from Saint Viator High School

Katherine Petrovich grew up blocks away from Saint Viator High School, and she became acquainted with its students and staff at special events, like its … Read more ›

Several capital projects are underway at Harper College in Palatine, thanks to a referendum approved a few years ago. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Public to see Harper capital work

Voters living within Harper College’s boundaries will soon see the bulk of the tax dollars they approved in a capital projects referendum more than three … Read more ›