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  • Michael Van Deveer tribute set at Geneva High School

    GENEVA – A tribute to Michael Van Deveer is set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Geneva High School, 416 McKinley Ave., Geneva.
    April 17, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Kaneland considering higher middle school fees

    SUGAR GROVE – Textbook fees for Kaneland Harter Middle School students could be increased for the 2015-16 school year.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • All-day kindergarten gives ‘gift of time’ in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304’s first year of all-day kindergarten gives teachers “the gift of time,” said Andrew Barrett, the district’s direct ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Kaneland considering leasing buses

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302’s bus fleet features more than a dozen buses that are more than 10 years old. Rather than buying replacemen ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Wasco fifth-graders knit for a cause

    CAMPTON HILLS – Eleven-year-old Danny Sheen’s initial reaction to a classroom knitting project was one of skepticism.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Club of comfort: Gay-Straight Alliances offer safe place for LGBT youth

    Landon Mosley, a junior at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, said it’s not a secret he is transgender – the student newspaper published an article a ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: 3-D printing builds possibilities and interest

    During the past few years, 3-D printing has been the technology buzzword in the news. But, in fact, it’s been around since the 1980s.
    April 14, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • The Quad St. Charles continues work toward 2016 opening

    ST. CHARLES – The former Charlestowne Mall site appears quiet, but there is plenty of activity behind the scenes, its owner said.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Geneva District 304 considers slightly reduced tech plan

    GENEVA – Geneva District 304 school board members will be considering a technology plan for the 2015-16 school year reduced to $997,000, down from nea ...
    April 14, 2015 - 7:43 am
  • 'The Drowsy Chaperone' coming to St. Charles North

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North theater and music departments will present four performances of the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" starting Thursd ...
    April 13, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • 'Shrek - the Musical' headed to Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – "Shrek – the Musical" will be performed at Kaneland High School. Performances take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, 1 and 7 p.m. Saturda ...
    April 13, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Waubonsee students volunteer on campus, in Aurora for Day of Service

    SUGAR GROVE – A few dozen Waubonsee Community College students on Saturday fanned out across the campus and Aurora in the name of service.
    April 13, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Two students hurt Friday moving tarp outside Batavia High School

    BATAVIA – Two high school students were injured this afternoon while attempting to move a tarp outside Batavia High School, according to a Batavia Fir ...
    April 10, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Kaneland arts fest welcomes ‘the circus’

    MAPLE PARK – A circus atmosphere is headed to the annual Kaneland Community Arts Festival, and the event’s executive director said that’s a great thin ...
    April 10, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Actress Octavia Spencer talks writing with Geneva sixth-graders

    GENEVA – Geneva sixth-graders probably didn't expect to get homework Thursday from Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.
    April 10, 2015 - 8:00 am