Three Naperville area school districts plan to give legislators an idea of what is going on in their schools and how state legislation affects the districts.
Sept. 19 3:33 p.m. |
Total enrollment is a near-record 2,800 undergraduates and 250 graduate students—3,050 total—eclipsing the 3,000 mark for the third straight year.
Sept. 19 10:10 a.m. |
The COD Faculty Association announced Thursday that a vote of no-confidence in college President Robert Breuder was approved by it members by a secret ballot Sept. 10.
Sept. 18 1:53 p.m. |
A trio of fifth-graders at Steeple Run Elementary School noticed that there was altogether too much trash around the area and decided to be proactive in keeping their school clean.
Sept. 17 11:22 a.m. |
North Central College has launched its first mobile app, North Central College Mobile. Available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, the app places campus news, videos, maps and other resources at the fingertips of students and community members.
Sept. 16 12:48 p.m. |
By Sun-Times Media
Jason Segel received a rock star welcome Monday at Granger Middle School in Aurora. The actor, musician and author was in town as part of a national book tour for “Nightmares!,” his debut novel and the first book in a trilogy aimed at middle-school readers.
“Granger readers love to read, and obviously this book comes with the added excitement of the author being a Hollywood actor, writer, musician, and director,” said Lynne White, library and media center director at Granger. “To say that our staff and students are excited is an understatement.”
The event was made possible by Anderson’s Bookshops. Granger was the first and only school stop planned on the tour.
Sept. 16 9:45 a.m. |
Fifty-nine students from Naperville School District 203 were named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
More often than not, when students receive an admission letter from the University of Illinois, they opt to attend another university. That’s a sad state of affairs for Illinois’ flagship university.
Sept. 16 8:58 a.m. |
AURORA — As school districts in the area find themselves on opposing sides of the school funding reform debate, the lead sponsor of a House bill that would make sweeping changes said Friday she thinks the legislation needs “a lot of work” and she doesn’t plan to move it forward in its current form.
Sept. 12 9:15 p.m. |