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New faces join Barrington 220 this summer

Several administrators will join Barrington 220 schools, beginning July 1. Cynthia Armendariz-Maxwell will be the director of English Language Learner Programs. Armendariz-Maxwell, who most recently … 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 ›

Second-graders at Countryside Elementary School in Barrington practice multiplication using game pieces and dry-erase boards. The hands-on activity is part of a new math curriculum that will begin next school year at all elementary schools in Barrington 220. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Barrington 220 elementary schools align math curriculum

About two years ago, Kimberly Priola recalls her son, who was then a fourth-grader, bringing home red and blue pegs to use as a hands-on … Read more ›

From the community

Elgin CSI Campus Adds 3 New Scholarships for 8-Month Career Programs Tuition Subsidies of Up to $2,000 Available

ELGIN, IL (May 15, 2012) – The Elgin campus of Computer Systems Institute (CSI) has introduced three new scholarships of $500 to $2,000 for new … Read more ›

Last Year's Mr. CG Showcase
From the community

Cary-Grove’s Mr. CG Showcase this Saturday

This Saturday (5/12), Cary-Grove High School will be hosting for its 5th year in a row the Mr. Cary-Grove Showcase. The contest, focusing around the … Read more ›

phil mcbride
From the community

Phil McBride Band Technician at Piano Trends May 12 and 19th

The Piano Trends Music Company school band rep and instrument repair technician Phil McBride will be in house in the Piano Trends Showroom at 35 … Read more ›

Theater students named finalists for state award

Three Consolidated High School District 155 students are among the finalists for the first Illinois High School Music Theater Awards. Representing the district are seniors … Read more ›

Project Grad is a new CLC rogram that guides students through an Associate in Arts in two years.
From the community

CLC launches ‘Project Grad,’ a new way to complete an A.A. in two years

In fall 2012, the College of Lake County is launching a new program called Project Grad, which actively guides students through the process of earning … Read more ›

From the community

CLC’s garbage output drops to three-year low

During the RecycleMania campaign that ran from Feb. 5 until March 31, 2012 at the College of Lake County, the weekly garbage output at the … Read more ›

Illinois high school track and field: Rare sectional during the day cause of concern to some coaches, athletes

Hundreds of athletes will rise early May 10 and head to Concordia University to try to qualify for the girls track and field state meet. … Read more ›