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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›


Voting underway for Player of the Month

The TribLocal High School Player of the Month contest is underway. The Wheaton Sport Center and TribLocal have teamed up to recognize student athletes and … Read more ›

The first national "Bike to School Day" is Wednesday, May 9.
From the community

First Ever Bike to School Day May 9

Wednesday, May 9 will mark the first ever “Bike to School Day.” The national event is being coordinated by the National Center for Safe Routes … Read more ›

Teachers Day
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Teacher Appreciation Day Tuesday May 8, 2012

From Winfield Flower Shoppe On Teacher Appreciation Day, anything that comes from a student's heart, even just a spoken "thank you", will mean the world … Read more ›

Winfield police search for man who offered ride to girl, 9

Winfield police are searching for a man who offered a ride a 9-year-old girl walking to Pleasant Hill Elementary School on Wednesday morning, the village … Read more ›

Illinois high school track and field: Rare sectional during the day cause of concern to some coaches, athletes

Hundreds of athletes will rise early May 10 and head to Concordia University to try to qualify for the girls track and field state meet. … Read more ›

Fenwick High School juniors and seniors listen to Shona Melville, University of St. Andrews admission officer, pitch the Scottish school, Weds., April 4, 2012 in Oak Park. Kendall Livingston, sitting at the end of the sofa, right, is a graduating senior wait listed at two school and is unsure where she will attend college. (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / April 2, 2012)

Colleges grow their waitlists, leaving more students in limbo

While no one tracks the number of college applicants nationwide who are wait-listed, admissions experts and high school guidance counselors agree that the ranks have … Read more ›

Students in the DuPage and Kane area Pwnage robotics club work with a robot they built for a national competition. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Robotics club hopes engineering interest grows

About 20 students from around the suburbs are hoping their interest in robotics is catchy. Pwnage – a robotics club named after a gaming term … Read more ›