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Back Talk: Are you sexually active?

Family talk without the filter  TribLocal and The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s weekly newspaper and website serving teenagers in the city and suburbs, ask area … Read more ›

kasia and girls on stage
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Campaign Empowers Girls to Issue ‘Reality Check’ through Video Contest

Prizes include Best Buy gift cards, a day at film school in Chicago, dinner with Kasia Pilewicz, America’s Next Top Model contestant and “fiercely real” … Read more ›

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Free Screening of "Make Believe" on Nov. 19 at Niles West

The community is invited to a free screening of the Hollywood movie documentary “Make Believe,” a quest to find the world’s best teen magician. The … Read more ›

Kyle Taylor, 18, of South Elgin, who obtained his license when he was 16, said that while he believes night driving restrictions are unnecessary, passenger limits may be helpful. (Keri Wiginton/Tribune)

Illinois safe driving task force to target high fatality rate of new 18-year-old drivers

Karelle Ilagan, of Lombard, who got her license in August shortly after her 18th birthday, admits she finds highway driving “a little scary.” Almost as … Read more ›

Skokie eyeing change that would go easier on teens caught with small amounts of pot

Skokie wants to soften the penalties for people under the age of 18 arrested with small amounts of marijuana or drug paraphernalia — a move … Read more ›

Vinay Patel and Theo Noparstak prepare during a round at Victory Briefs Tournament at UCLA. (Photo submitted by Theo Noparstak )

Niles West hosting debate tournament this weekend

Niles West High School student Theo Noparstak loves to argue so much that he went to summer camp to beef up his arguing skills. “There’s … Read more ›

Chicagoland area teenagers from JCC Camp Chi, who traveled to Israel this summer on the JCC Maccabi Israel immersion travel experience , with Mr. Goodman (Left to right, Top: Danny Jutovsky, Hannah Weiland, Mr. Lawrence Goodman, Max Weiss, Jaclyn Shaps, Aaron Appelbaum; Bottom: Abby Simon, Jamie Horwitz, Lauren Mintzer, Taylor Harris)
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Teens, Goodman, reflect on Israel immersion travel experience

(Skokie, Illinois, September 14, 2011)—Eight Chicagoland area teenagers from JCC Camp Chi, who traveled to Israel this summer on the JCC Maccabi Israel immersion travel … Read more ›

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A Glamorous Homecoming Look Made Easy

Glam is back in a big way this homecoming season — from gorgeous, red carpet worthy gowns to fabulous flowing tresses. But you don’t have … Read more ›

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JCC Camp Chi offers teens Israel immersion travel experience

(Chicago, June, 2010)—Thanks to a generous grant from the Goodman Supporting Foundation, fifty-three 12th grade campers from JCC Camp Chi will travel to Israel this … Read more ›

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Niles Township High Schools Fashion Show

See what’s haute in the hallways or what’s current in classroom couture. Talented fashion designers from Niles North and Niles West High Schools invite the … Read more ›