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Naperville Unit District 203 has changed its 2013 graduation date to May 20, two days later than originally planned. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Dist. 203 changes 2013 graduation date

High school graduation will be pushed back two days next spring in Naperville Unit District 203. The ceremony had been scheduled for Saturday, May 18, … 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 ›

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 ›

Benet Academy Congratulates 2012 Department and Service Award Recipients
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Benet Academy Announces 2012 Department and Service Award Recipients

Congratulations to our Class of 2012 Department and Service Award Recipients • Andy Marchese Band Award: John Okrzesik of Woodridge• Albert Rychtarik Mathematics Award: Tom … Read more ›

Naperville Unit District 203 plans to take a closer look at how it schedules graduation ceremonies. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Dist. 203 reconsidering future graduation dates

Naperville Unit District 203 officials are looking to lay down some guidelines to help them set dates for annual high school graduation ceremonies that won’t … 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 ›

Everest second grade students collect coats for the annual coat drive.
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Everest Academy's Service Program Challenges Students to Make a Difference

Everest Academy in Lemont, an independent Roman Catholic school in Lemont, helps its students develop a ‘heart for service’ by offering a robust program of … Read more ›

From the community

Grant to fund solar panel installation at El Sierra

Let the sunshine in–El Sierra School has earned a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation (ICECF) to have a set of solar panels … Read more ›

The first national "Bike to School Day" is Wednesday, May 9.
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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 ›

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El Sierra school families tackle Social-Emotional Learning goals

El Sierra School is home to a new set of families–but the faces are all very familiar. In support of the district’s goal of teaching … Read more ›