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Naperville Unit District 203 may purchase a new system that allows students to check their assignments and classroom events online. It also allows for online discussions among students, which has some school board members concerned. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Dist. 203 debates pros and cons of new online system

Naperville Unit District 203 may purchase a new software system to keep students and parents up to date with what’s happening in the classroom. However, … Read more ›

Downers Grove North and South ranked among top schools

Downers Grove North and South High Schools are in the top 70 high schools in the state of Illinois, according to recently released rankings issued … Read more ›

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Service to our Country: Veterans' Perspectives from WWII through Today

Wednesday, May 23, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive Courageous men and women have served our country in times of conflict … Read more ›

Barb Trusco instructs Nathaniel Szabo on how to sew around a bunny made of construction paper during kindergarten at Gower West Elementary School in Willowbrook. The class runs from 8:05 to 10:45 a.m. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / April 4, 2012)

Schools weigh merits, costs of all-day kindergarten

Parents and school officials are asking: Is 2.5 hours enough to adequately prepare students for first grade? Or are we pushing kids too hard? And … Read more ›

The Wind Ensemble from South HS in Downers Grove
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South HS Wind Ensemble at U of I Superstate Contest

Congratulations to the members of the Wind Ensemble from South High School in Downers Grove for being selected, through competitive recorded audition, to perform at … Read more ›

High School students visited with the SEASPAR EAGLES to learn about the career field of therapeutic recreation.
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SEASPAR EAGLES Promote Learning From One Another

Juniors and seniors from four different high schools recently visited the EAGLES site in Darien to learn about SEASPAR, Special Recreation Associations, and Therapeutic Recreation. … Read more ›

Northwestern College President Lawrence Schumacher is proud of the 10 Year Accreditation granted to Northwestern College this week by the Higher Learning Commission, the highest accreditation term available. This year the College will be celebrating its 110th Anniversary.
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Northwestern College Granted 10 Year Accreditation!

[ROSEMONT, IL] – Northwestern College, the second oldest private, two-year college in Illinois, announced today that the Higher Learning Commission has granted continuation of its … Read more ›

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Bobblehead Dad: Keeping Our Teens Safe Over Spring Break

Want a sobering statistic? One-third of all alcohol-related teen deaths and injuries will take place in the months of April, May, June. You know, those … Read more ›

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Kingswood Academy Hosts Chicago Bulls Basketball Camp

Kingswood Academy hosted the Chicago Bulls FUNdamentals Camp. This 2-day basketball camp taught players the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding as … Read more ›

DuPage County assumes oversight of COD campus

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a five-year agreement that settles a long-running dispute between Glen Ellyn and the College of DuPage over … Read more ›