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Education

  • Waubonsee Community College holds commencement ceremony

    Amanda Lesak of Sugar Grove receives her diploma from Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees Chairman Richard “Shorty” Dickson during the colle ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • New student ambassador named to District 101 School Board

    BATAVIA – Addie Bobosky, an incoming junior at Batavia High School, has been selected to be a student ambassador to the Batavia School District 101 Bo ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Marmion grad ready to head to Naval Academy, serve country

    Alex Vandenberg said he was speechless when he received his acceptance letter from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • St. Charles North grad pushes past rare condition to succeed

    ST. CHARLES – Catharine Steiner is in constant pain, but it’s hard to tell from her cheerfulness.Ste ...
    May 23, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • GHS changes longtime graduation tradition

    GENEVA – At this Sunday’s graduation ceremony, the Geneva High School Class of 2015 will stand united as the Blue Crue – literally.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • St. Charles East senior honored for film work

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles East senior plans to turn one of her childhood pastimes into a career.Ma ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Local pen pals meet up in Geneva

    Pen pals Kailynn Scott (left), a second-grader at Otter Creek Elementary School in South Elgin, and Tessa Macino Miller, a second-grader at Harrison E ...
    May 21, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Rosary graduate balances roles of student, teacher

    NORTH AURORA – Rosary High School graduate Isabelle Ylo has been balancing the roles of student and teacher.
    May 20, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Batavia graduate balancing school, extracurricular activities

    BATAVIA – Batavia High School graduate Hallie Gaitsch said she enjoys learning inside and outside of the classroom.
    May 21, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Wheelchair no obstacle for Kaneland grad

    MAPLE PARK – Deanna Muir was only 1 year old when she was injured in an accident in the driveway of her home. She suffered paralysis and since then ha ...
    May 20, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Aurora Central graduate leaves lasting impression

    Whenever Alex Vonderhaar walks near St. Patrick Church in downtown St. Charles, he will be reminded of his Eagle Scout project.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • St. Charles East grad to study mechanical engineering in Pennsylvania

    ST. CHARLES – Eighteen-year-old Adam Finke’s fondness for problem solving might just lead to new solutions to old problems someday.
    May 18, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Mooseheart graduate sets sights on the Navy

    Kamryn Kolb doesn’t know what exactly sparked her interest in pursuing a career in the Navy.Maybe it ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Geneva elementary students give art life on school’s lawn

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Art teacher Sarah Brady knows her students at Mill Creek Elementary School won’t remember the tests they took when they look bac ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Internet, phone service restored at Geneva schools

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 is reporting that phone and Internet service has been fully restored at four schools that previously had experienc ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:10 am