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XV International Competition in Mathematics 2012 Math Kangaroo in USA – a big success.

On March 15, 2012 the International Mathematical Competition "Math Kangaroo" took place in 29 locations all over Illinois. Over 1300 Illinois participants, kids in grades … Read more ›

Jody Haltenhof, Executive Director of Batavia United Way, presented Victor Rodriguez, a graphic design student at Waubonsee Community College, with a Visa Gift Card for his winning logo design. Rodriguez designed a logo as a class assignment for Batavia United Way to publicize their Saturday, October 20, 2012 fundraiser.
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Batavia United Way Reveals Logo Design Winner for an October 20, 2012 Fundraiser

Batavia United Way announced that Victor Rodriguez, a graphic design student at Waubonsee Community College (WCC), designed a logo for the group’s October fundraiser. The … Read more ›

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Author and Illustrator Visit Louise White School

Louise White School welcomed author and illustrator Tad and France Mitchell to talk to students about their book Where is the Sears Tower? Students also … Read more ›

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Summer learning is a fun, affordable experience with CLUB Z

For many children, the summer months can be a time of boredom. Studies have shown that students can lose anywhere between one to three months … Read more ›

Doris Frame has organized sewing workshops to produce sundresses and shorts for Haitian children at the Congregational Church of Batavia and elsewhere.
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Haiti comes to Batavia church May 6

Doris Frame, a Batavia, IL, resident and member of the Congregational Church of Batavia has made six trips to help the children of Jacmel, Haiti, … Read more ›

BHS color guard from their 2011 Fall show.  credit K. Arnold Patch
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BHS Winter Guard Competes at Midwest Championships

The Batavia High School Winter Guard capped off its 2012 season with an 11th place finish at the Midwest Color Guard Circuit Championships in La … Read more ›

Northwestern College President Lawrence Schumacher is proud of the 10 Year Accreditation granted to Northwestern College this week by the Higher Learning Commission, the highest accreditation term available. This year the College will be celebrating its 110th Anniversary.
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Northwestern College Granted 10 Year Accreditation!

[ROSEMONT, IL] – Northwestern College, the second oldest private, two-year college in Illinois, announced today that the Higher Learning Commission has granted continuation of its … Read more ›

Photo Credit: Simon Howden
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Bobblehead Dad: Keeping Our Teens Safe Over Spring Break

Want a sobering statistic? One-third of all alcohol-related teen deaths and injuries will take place in the months of April, May, June. You know, those … Read more ›

Principal Glenn Steinbrenner sharing daily high fives with students as they arrive for class.
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Local Principal Named 2012 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Administrator

Glenn Steinbrenner, principal of Immanuel Lutheran School in Batavia, Illinois, is the 2012 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Administrator. He was selected to receive this award … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›