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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!'
Suspected Mumps Case Reported at Mundelein School

Suspected Mumps Case Reported at Mundelein School

A suspected mumps case was also recently reported at an Evanston school.
Palatine Fourth Grader, Cancer Patient Selected for Red Cross Good Samaritan Award

Palatine Fourth Grader, Cancer Patient Selected for Red Cross Good Samaritan Award

Rosie was diagnosed with cancer at age 3. She’s had 21 surgeries and 308 rounds of chemotherapy, and she has spent 47 nights in the hospital and made 26 visits to the emergency room. Durin
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
Sexting Charges Brought Against 2 Barrington Middle Schoolers

Sexting Charges Brought Against 2 Barrington Middle Schoolers

The two boys both disseminated sexually explicit material involving classmates, police say.
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 220 Back In-Session Wednesday

District 220 Back In-Session Wednesday

Sorry, students! You gotta go back Wednesday.
No School Tuesday for District 220

No School Tuesday for District 220

District 220 schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, due to the extreme cold.
Tickets for Barrington 220 Educational Foundation's 'Winter Blast' on Sale through Friday

Tickets for Barrington 220 Educational Foundation's 'Winter Blast' on Sale through Friday

Join the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation for its annual social fundraiser on Feb. 8 at the Biltmore Country Club. The RSVP date has been extended to Jan. 31.
District 220 Cancels Monday's Staff In-Service Due to Extreme Cold

District 220 Cancels Monday's Staff In-Service Due to Extreme Cold

Monday, Jan. 27, was already a non-student attendance day for District 220. The staff in-service has now been canceled due to the cold. The district will decide Monday afternoon whether to c
BHS-TV Video Warns Against Texting and Driving

BHS-TV Video Warns Against Texting and Driving

No text is worth your life.
VIDEO: BHS Students Submit Video to White House Student Film Fest

VIDEO: BHS Students Submit Video to White House Student Film Fest

BHS students were up for President Barack Obama's challenge to create a video highlighting how their school uses technology in the classroom, for the first White House Student Film Festival.
St. Anne Catholic School Announces Honor Roll

St. Anne Catholic School Announces Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following sixth, seventh and eighth grade students for their first trimester honor roll efforts!
Barrington Principal on Paid Leave Returns to Job

Barrington Principal on Paid Leave Returns to Job

At the time Countryside Elementary Principal Kimberly Foster-Thomas was placed on paid leave, District 220 Supt. Tom Leonard stated the matter was "sensitive and confidential." No additional
Harper College Offers Comfort Dog Handling Certification

Harper College Offers Comfort Dog Handling Certification

The new Comfort Dog certification program at Palatine's Harper College begins Jan. 27 and costs $450.