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D207 OKs new 3-year teacher contract

The Maine Township High School District 207 School Board last week approved a new three-year teacher contract that slightly raises salaries and bumps teachers up … Read more ›

(l-r) RMU Director of Admissions Panorea Bukatis, Oakton President Margaret B. Lee, Ph.D. and RMU Dean of Admissions Dennis Mumaw
From the community

Robert Morris University Signs Agreement with Oakton Community College

Robert Morris University and Oakton Community College have signed an articulation agreement between the two institutions. On June 6, Oakton President Margaret B. Lee met … Read more ›

Mary Nissen, 88, left, and another woman look at photos of the class of 1942 during a dinner on Saturday. (Jennifer Delgado/Tribune)

High school class still connected 70 years after graduation

Most people laugh when Peggy Kinder Jackson talks about her 70-year high school reunion, pointing to how rare and unusual the gathering is. But the … Read more ›

Former Maine West teacher claims in lawsuit he was fired because he’s a man

A former Maine West High School teacher alleges in a federal lawsuit that he was fired because of his gender and that the northwest suburban … Read more ›

D207 superintendent gets pay raise, $25K job-performance bonus

Maine Township High School District 207 Superintendent Ken Wallace will see a bump in his salary next year and is also receiving an additional $25,000 … Read more ›

Student set off firework at Maine East, officials say

A Maine East High School student is accused of setting off a M-80 firework inside the main entrance of the Park Ridge school, causing a … Read more ›

School children in Africa fetch water from a borehole, or shaft in the ground. (Photo provided by H2O For Life)

Students raise money to improve South African school

Emerson Middle School students Kirsten Ryer and Emma Bauer, both 13, admit they never thought twice about getting a cool drink of water from a … Read more ›

From the community

Public Invited to D219 Town Hall Financial Address on May 23

Over the past nine years the Niles Township High School District 219 Superintendent has invited specific parents, students and community members to a Financial Advisory … Read more ›

Students in Jennifer Conlon's current affairs class research NATO member nations in a Maine East computer lab during a recent class. (Jennifer Delgado/Tribune)

NATO Summit offers students a variety of lessons

All eyes are on the protesters, increased security and transportation havoc that this weekend’s NATO summit will bring, but students at Maine East High School … Read more ›

Jonathan Hunter
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Maine East teacher named SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year

Maine East High School teacher Jonathan Hunter has been honored as the SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year for Illinois. Hunter was recognized during the recent … Read more ›