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Wheaton-Warrenville teachers to get raises

Retirement payout for teachers in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will be scaled back, but they’ll get raises the next three years under a … 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 ›

On 40th anniversary of Title IX, girls still lag in Illinois high school sports

Four decades after Title IX prohibited discrimination against female athletes, boys still vastly outnumber girls on the playing fields and gym floors of Illinois high … Read more ›

Mount Assisi Academy's Eagle pride after their big Regional win!
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Mount Assisi Academy Takes Home Another Championship Win!

Mount Assisi Academy’s varsity softball team clinched the Regional championships held at the IHSA Timothy Christian Regional in Elmhurst, IL. Mount Assisi Eagles beat Timothy … Read more ›

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St. Francis High School Graduation

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 ›

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West Chicago Middle School 8th Grade Team Places Eleventh in the Nation in WordMasters Challenge

A team of students representing West Chicago Middle School recently won highest honors in the WordMasters Challenge – a national language arts competition entered by … Read more ›

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West Chicago District 33 Foundation Announces 2012 College Scholarship Raffle Winner

The Foundation for Educational Excellence for West Chicago Elementary School District 33 is pleased to announce the winner of the scholarship raffle drawn on 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 ›