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With help from its grocery partner, The Grand Food Center, Harkness House for Children teachers will present a Summer Bake Sale from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, at the Winnetka Community House, 630 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. The proceeds will go directly to the purchase of a new, six-seat stroller.
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Harkness House Bake Sale June 21 to Raise Funds for Six-Seat Stroller

“What’s the fun of an outdoor stroll,” Bumble Bee students at Harkness House for Children recently asked their teachers, “when we can’t all go together … Read more ›

Wilmette Police Chief Brian King with Highcrest 5th Graders at 'Math in the Real World'
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Wilmette Police Chief Recruits Fifth Grade Math Students

At the recent “Math in the Real World” event, sponsored annually by the District 39 Educational Foundation, Wilmette Police Chief Brian King shared with Highcrest … 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 ›

Board expresses support for corporate naming rights policy at New Trier

A policy change that allows individual or corporate donors to possibly get naming rights for new facilities at New Trier High School appears to be … Read more ›

Resident: No appeal anticipated in school referendum lawsuit

A lawsuit challenging the wording of a successful tax rate increase referendum in Wilmette School District 39 has likely run its course, according to Herb … Read more › 5 comments

New Trier vendor gets new lease on lunch

New Trier High School is giving its food vendor a second chance after it apparently offended the palates of students and staff by providing an … Read more ›

Peri Ehlman, Sean Richards and Charlotte Langill of SFX School
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SFX Students in Wilmette Win State Science Honors

Three St. Francis Xavier 7th graders were awarded medals at the 2012 Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Fair. The fair was held in Assembly … Read more ›

Ana Pineda, of Chicago, is in the back row as she prepares to take a final exam Wednesday in her Women in Modern History class at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest. Pineda, a Chicago Public Schools graduate who got a full-ride scholarship through the Chicago Scholars program, is set to graduate this weekend. (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / May 9, 2012)

Chicago Scholars change Lake Forest College

Four years ago, Lake Forest College had three times as many student applicants from abroad as from Chicago Public Schools, located about 30 miles away. … Read more ›

Committee recommends allowing corporate naming rights at New Trier

With the likelihood of major capital projects looming in the future, New Trier High School is considering a policy change to allow naming rights as … Read more ›

In a spectacular rendition of the French Cancan, students of the French School sing and dance to this lively French song.
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French Cancan is a big hit at the Spring Show

WINNETKA, IL. (May 4, 2012) – On Saturday, April 28th, the French School held its 9th annual Spring Show at the Winnetka Community House. Students … Read more ›