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Harness Horsemen give the gift of education

Big Tom Scholarship worth $5,000 HINSDALE, IL – The Illinois Harness Horsemen’s Association (IHHA) announced today that they will administer the $5,000 Big Tom Scholarship … Read more ›

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Child's Voice Graduates Largest Class to Date

On Friday, May 25, 2012, Child’s Voice will celebrate the end of the school year and recognize over 18 students with hearing loss as they … Read more ›

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District 181 Receives 2012 Bright Red Apple Award

Community Consolidated School District 181 has received the SchoolSearch™ 2012 Bright Red Apple™ Award for educational excellence. SchoolSearch™ honors seventy-nine (79) Illinois School Districts (out … Read more ›

Barb Trusco instructs Nathaniel Szabo on how to sew around a bunny made of construction paper during kindergarten at Gower West Elementary School in Willowbrook. The class runs from 8:05 to 10:45 a.m. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / April 4, 2012)

Schools weigh merits, costs of all-day kindergarten

Parents and school officials are asking: Is 2.5 hours enough to adequately prepare students for first grade? Or are we pushing kids too hard? And … Read more ›

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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 ›

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Kingswood Academy Hosts Chicago Bulls Basketball Camp

Kingswood Academy hosted the Chicago Bulls FUNdamentals Camp. This 2-day basketball camp taught players the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding as … Read more ›

DuPage County assumes oversight of COD campus

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a five-year agreement that settles a long-running dispute between Glen Ellyn and the College of DuPage over … Read more ›

D181 seeks input on philosophy statement

Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181 is looking for input from residents to complete the task of crafting a statement of the district’s philosophy on education. … Read more ›

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Hinsdale Central High School National Honor Society Donates to PTO

March 1 2012- The NHS donated $3,500 to the HCHS PTO to benefit the Families Helping Families and Insight Collaboration committees. Both of these committees … 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 ›