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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 ›

From the community

Faculty iPads Ramp up Technology in Saint Viator Classrooms

School is nearly out at Saint Viator High School, but many of its faculty members have their work cut out for them — boning up … Read more ›

MacArthur students build a Teaching Garden with help from Zurich in Schaumburg and the American Heart Association. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

MacArthur students plant ‘Teaching Garden’

Students at MacArthur Elementary School in Hoffman Estates planted tomatoes, marigolds, peppers, watermelon and other plants recently, creating a garden for future classroom learning. As … Read more ›

Conant High School Recognizes its Class of 2012
From the community

Conant High School Convocation Largest in 30 Years

Those who once prophesied that our future lies in the hands of underachievers should find hope with the high school class of 2012. Last night … Read more ›

Sound and lights ready to go at Conant High, but no band in sight.
From the community

The Wanted Disappoints

First day in Illinois and boy band The Wanted has already disappointed 2,500 of its fans by not showing up at Conant High School in … Read more ›

District 15 teacher contract talks expected to conclude soon

Palatine-area District 15 teachers will likely see a new contract in the coming weeks, according to union and district officials. The two parties met Thursday, … Read more ›

Wheaton Academy's Brandon Ruggles is setting up a basketball skills camp so that four classmates can attend a leadership camp in the summer. (Photo submitted by Holly Ruggles)

Wheaton Academy student organizes basketball skills camp to aid four classmates

There is no “wait ‘til next year” attitude for Wheaton Academy junior Brandon Ruggles and he is setting up a basketball skills clinic to help … Read more ›

U-46 teachers to vote on contract May 30

Elgin-based U-46 teachers will vote on a proposed, new contract later this month, union officials said late Wednesday. Elgin Teachers Association President Kathryn Castle said … Read more ›

Conant High School engineering club students earned awards for a car they built at a competition at the Michigan International Speedway. (Photo provided by Gabe Gatmaitan)

Conant engineering club earns awards at first competition

During its first competition, Conant High School’s engineering club won two first place trophies for an electric car its members have been building since the … Read more ›

Northern New Mexico College Head Coach Christina Jost talks to the girls during a timeout.
From the community

New Head Girls’ Basketball Coach Looking to Push Team to the Next Level

As the school year winds down, officials at Saint Viator High School announced Friday a new addition to the girls’ basketball program: Christina Jost, head … Read more ›