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  • Batavia to revisit all-day kindergarten

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 Chief Academic Officer Brad Newkirk will look at the cost of reinstituting all-day kindergarten within the distr ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Residents voice concerns about Batavia School District 101's $87.6 million budget

    BATAVIA – During a public hearing Tuesday on Batavia School District 101’s proposed $87.6 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, a few residents ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:39 am
  • Waubonsee Community College Board OKs $94 million budget

    SUGAR GROVE –áThe Waubonsee Community College Board approved a $94 million budget for fiscal 2016, about $2 million less than fiscal 2015, officials s ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Waubonsee meets local workforce training needs

    Many employers in the Waubonsee Community College district rely on temporary workers to augment their workforce. In fact, with 17,000 openings this ye ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Police urge safe driving during start of school year

    Police departments in the Tri-Cities area want motorists to help keep schools safe today and year-round.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Kaneland, Geneva among highest Chicago-area graduation rates

    Two Kane County schools have some of the highest graduation rates in the greater Chicago area, according to the New-York based Hechinger Report and Ch ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland plans homecoming parade

    ELBURN – Next month, Kaneland High School students will be able to participate in a homecoming parade.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • D-304 will destroy special education records from 2009-10

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 will destroy special education records from the 2009-10 school years for students who graduated, transferred or we ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Batavia High School first in area to start 2015-16 academic year

    BATAVIA – As the hallways of Batavia High School filled with teens and chatter Monday morning, Principal JoAnne Smith stood at the ready, eager to hel ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • Rosary High School mourns death of founding principal

    AURORA – Rosary High School's founding principal, Sister Mary Joseph Weigand, OP, died Saturday morning in Springfield, according to a news release.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • Folks on Spokes headed to Elburn

    ELBURN – Ben Westfall hopes to see many people pedaling around Elburn this weekend. The Elburn Chamber of Commerce on Sunday will hold a bike ride, Fo ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • 'Proud to be a Knight' Leden starts as Kaneland's superintendent

    MAPLE PARK – Geneva High School’s principal can remember Todd Leden quickly moving into a leadership role during Leden’s time at the school.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland middle school student acquires skills at conference

    SUGAR GROVE – When he learned of an opportunity to help students build their leadership skills, Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Kyle Ahlmann sai ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • St. Charles School District 303 prepares for ongoing enrollment drop

    ST. CHARLES – Student enrollment in St. Charles School District 303 will likely continue to decline during the next decade, according to data presente ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:53 am
  • Batavia, St. Charles high schools build new menus restriction-free

    As students come to St. Charles’ two high schools for materials pickup this week, more will be awaiting them than just their books.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:55 am