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  • Batavia Access TV adds new, student-focused program

    BATAVIA – Batavia Access TV has added a new, student-focused program to its weekly lineup.“After the ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Typewriters to tablets: What changes in education, technology mean for kids today

    At quick glance, Amy Geyer’s first-grade classroom doesn’t look much different than classrooms from decades past.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • Marmion, Rosary students to perform 'Footloose'

    AURORA – Marmion Academy will present its spring musical, "Footloose." Shows take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, and at 2 ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • P-ARTS Variety Show set in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles East High School talent will be showcased at the 12th Annual P-ARTS Variety Show, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Norris C ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Batavia School Board 101 votes to become part of STEM Partnership School

    BATAVIA - Batavia School District 101 Board members on Tuesday voted 4-2 to become a part of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School based at Auror ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland elementary students embrace Black History Month lessons

    ELBURN – Deb Brubaker said she understands that John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn isn’t among the most diverse schools in Kane County. But Brub ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Kaneland aims to boost immunization policy

    SUGAR GROVE – Members of Kaneland's school board on Monday night looked to "tighten" the school district's policy on immunizations.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Batavia's school board to vote on STEM partnership school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 Board members are set to vote today on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. D ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • D-304 abates $3.5M to reduce debt

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board voted Monday to transfer more than $3.5 million from its education fund to pay down the debt service on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Bell Graham Elementary School to reopen Tuesday after Friday pipe burst

    CAMPTON HILLS – Bell Graham Elementary School is scheduled to be open Tuesday after a pipe burst ended school early on Friday and canceled classes on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • St. Charles High School celebrates distinguished alumni with award

    Julie Mann, managing editor for WBBM Newsradio, and Capt. Edward Warfard, who served as chief of naval operations, director of navy information domina ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Family matters: Kaneland board hopefuls address nepotism

    SUGAR GROVE – The issue of nepotism has become a hot topic in Kaneland School District 302, and district officials are expected to have a policy on th ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Officials mull dropping national lunch program at St. Charles high schools

    ST. CHARLES – In response to a drop in lunch purchases, District 303 officials want to withdraw St. Charles East and North high schools from the Natio ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • D-303 board considers overall 2 percent tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – An unexpected change in the consumer price index has altered the St. Charles School District 303 Board’s plans to give tax relief to res ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm