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Two New Principals Join District 300 Schools

Mark Wetzel, currently an assistant principal Hampshire Middle School, will serve as the principal at Lincoln Prairie Elementary School in Lake in the Hills. Jorge Almodovar, curren
Documentary Features D300 Staff Training, Completing Tough Mudder

Documentary Features D300 Staff Training, Completing Tough Mudder

This month, 44 teachers, administrators and support staff united in D300 to make U.S. history as the first school district team to compete in the Tough Mudder.
Palatine Man to Show Off Award-Winning Contraption on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Palatine Man to Show Off Award-Winning Contraption on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A Palatine man and his five Purdue classmates will appear tonight on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Huntley Boy, 9

Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Huntley Boy, 9

Bears Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long promised to support a local boy who has been the victim of bullying. This past weekend, he hung out with Andrew Oyston and posted photos from the day on his Tw
Jacobs Doesn't Make 2014 U.S. News Best High School List

Jacobs Doesn't Make 2014 U.S. News Best High School List

U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of top high schools in the nation this week.
School Bans Leggings and Yoga Pants – Too Distracting For Boys

School Bans Leggings and Yoga Pants – Too Distracting For Boys

Columnist Christine Wolf wonders if leggings and yoga pants are where administrators' attention should be focused.
District 155 to Appeal Court Ruling in Crystal Lake South Bleachers Case

District 155 to Appeal Court Ruling in Crystal Lake South Bleachers Case

Attorneys for Community High School District 155 said they will appeal the court decision saying the districg should follow the city's zoning laws.
Superintendent Michael Bregy Leaving District 300

Superintendent Michael Bregy Leaving District 300

Bregy has accepted a superintendent position with School District 112 based in Highland Park.
District 155 Board Approves New Contract with Teachers

District 155 Board Approves New Contract with Teachers

New contract has been approved by the teachers union and Community High School District 155 Board of Education.
Marquette University Fall Dean's List

Marquette University Fall Dean's List

Marquette University announces its fall 2013 Dean's List
District 155 Teachers Approve New Contract Agreement

District 155 Teachers Approve New Contract Agreement

The District 155 teachers union on Thursday voted in favor of the tentative contract agreement with the District 155 Board of Education.
Dundee Township Rotary Club Offering Scholarships

Dundee Township Rotary Club Offering Scholarships

The Dundee Township Rotary Club is accepting applications for scholarships.