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JUF Community Legal Services Program wins Decalogue Society Agency Award

The Jewish United Fund’s Community Legal Services program, which provides individuals and families in need of legal services with access to free legal representation, has … Read more ›

No full day or extended day kindergarten for District 39

Wilmette won’t be getting a longer public school-based kindergarten program. Wilmette School District 39 board members accepted a staff recommendation recently to table a study … Read more ›

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Talking Essays

Join us for this FREE monthly reading series! StoryStudio writers and friends are invited to drop by the North Shore location for informal discussions of … Read more ›

Children have a difficult time deciding what flavor to choose from the macarons being offered by French School Director Maria Kurt.
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French School Celebrates Day of the Macaron!

Preschool students develop a taste for the finest pastries of France Leave it to the French to create a culinary feast day called “Day of … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›

Wilmette School District 39 is considering extended-day option for kindergarten — for a fee

Wilmette School District 39 is considering an extended-day option for kindergarten — for a fee. That would make two programs in the village, and one … Read more ›

A handful of the 250 high school debaters head to their classrooms at the invitational as Sandburg. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Local students take top places in Sandburg debate invitational

There was little debate that local students enjoyed a successful run in the sixth annual Convocation of Eagles Invitational Debate Tournament Saturday at Sandburg High … Read more ›

Sandburg to host debate invitational Saturday

Sandburg High School will host the Convocation of Eagles Invitational Debate Tournament starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the school. Organizers are calling it the … Read more ›

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is proposing changes in the funding of the state's community colleges to reward higher graduation rates. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune / September 17, 2011)

Simon assails community college graduation rate

Almost a million students enroll in Illinois community colleges each year, seeking a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional four-year universities, to try to … Read more ›

Marge Graham and Laurie Walker
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Awards for W.A.G. Student Art Celebration, Feb 16th

Wilmette Arts Guild Student Art CelebrationFeb.16th · 6:00PM · Wilmette Rec Center· 3000 Glenview AveUNIQUELY W.A.G. AWARDSOpen to students living or going to schoolin the … Read more ›