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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 ›

Kathryn Doody accepts a $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
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St. Charles North Student wins $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Kathryn Doody of St. Charles North High School is among 170 Illinois students who have been named the Comcast Foundation’s 2012 Leaders and Achievers. As … Read more ›

U-46 teachers’ contract approved

After 250 hours of negotiating over the past year, Elgin-based U-46 teachers have a new contract, ending perhaps the longest bargaining period in the district’s … Read more ›

U-46, teachers reach agreement

Elgin-based School District U-46 teachers accepted a new, tentative contract Wednesday, ending about a year of negotiations, union officials announced late Wednesday. Elgin Teachers Association … Read more ›

State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, works on the House floor on pension reform Monday in Springfield. ( Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune / May 28, 2012 )

Pension reform clears first hurdle

A pension reform plan that aims to save tens of billions of dollars surfaced at the Capitol today, but questions remain about a controversial provision … Read more ›

Elgin area high school students participated in an RMU special event for graduating seniors.
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Elgin Area High School Students Receive Robert Morris University Scholarships

Robert Morris University is pleased to announce that 36 full tuition scholarships have been awarded to students from local Elgin and South Elgin communities. Scholarship … Read more ›

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St. Francis High School Graduation 2012

Sunday May 20th, 2012 at St. John Neumann in St. Charles, St. Francis High School had their 52nd commencement ceremony. St. Francis High School is … Read more ›

Lincoln School nurse issues reminder to pick up medications

The school nurse at Lincoln Elementary School reminds all parents to pick up their children’s medications by the last day of school. Medicines not picked … Read more ›

St. Charles North music department presents 12th annual jazz showcase

On Friday, May 25, St. Charles North High School will hold its annual jazz performance, showcasing the music department’s vocal and instrumental jazz groups. The … 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 ›