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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
Have You Heard of Yik Yak, a 'Vicious' App Used by Students?

Have You Heard of Yik Yak, a 'Vicious' App Used by Students?

Yik Yak lets users send anonymous text messages to others in the vicinity. It's being used to verbally abuse students and staff in at least one area school.
Video Pays Tribute to Former Stevenson Band Director

Video Pays Tribute to Former Stevenson Band Director

A graduate of Stevenson High School created this YouTube video in memory of Dave Habley, who directed the school's band for 17 years.
Buffalo Grove High School Names New Principal, Associate Principal

Buffalo Grove High School Names New Principal, Associate Principal

Jeff Wardle, a former BGHS math teacher, will take the helm in 2014. Buffalo Grove resident Jill Maraldo will assume the associate principal role.
Cold Weather Will Close Buffalo Grove Area Schools, Businesses Jan. 6

Cold Weather Will Close Buffalo Grove Area Schools, Businesses Jan. 6

Some schools, as well as local businesses, will be closed Jan. 6 due to extremely cold temperatures.
Services Scheduled for Stevenson High School Math Teacher

Services Scheduled for Stevenson High School Math Teacher

Counselors will be available to students Friday at the high school.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Stevenson Students Debut Meals at Tom and Eddie's

Stevenson Students Debut Meals at Tom and Eddie's

The public is invited to test the skills of business students who designed four new menu items for Tom and Eddie's. The four choices will be served Wednesday night only.
Buffalo Grove Residents Graduate from Lake Forest College

Buffalo Grove Residents Graduate from Lake Forest College

Three Buffalo Grove residents earned degrees from the college this year.