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COD to Host Free Information Sessions for Adults this Fall

College of DuPage Admissions and Outreach will host a series of information sessions for adults age 19 and older this fall.
Glenbard Eliminates Class Rank

Glenbard Eliminates Class Rank

Other suburban school districts that have done away with class rank include: Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 and Naperville Unit District 203, according to media reports.
District 41 to Conduct Security Audit After Students Viewed Porn at School

District 41 to Conduct Security Audit After Students Viewed Porn at School

Incidents of students viewing porn at school came to light in April after a parent called the Forest Glen Elementary School principal, according to the Chicago Tribune.
District 200 Superintendent Leaving Post

District 200 Superintendent Leaving Post

The District 200 Board of Education has appointed Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services Faith Dahlquist as Interim Superintendent while they search for a permanent replacement.
Hinsdale Teen Fights Suspension for Wearing Gun Club T-Shirt to School

Hinsdale Teen Fights Suspension for Wearing Gun Club T-Shirt to School

The Eagle Scout says the school arbitrarily infringed on his First Amendment rights and he wants his record cleared.
Quinn Awards $1.9 Million to Demolish Temporary Buildings at College of DuPage

Quinn Awards $1.9 Million to Demolish Temporary Buildings at College of DuPage

“Removing these temporary buildings will clear the way for future construction projects at the college,” Governor Quinn said.
Book of the Year Award Winner to Discuss Book at College of DuPage

Book of the Year Award Winner to Discuss Book at College of DuPage

Dr. Dennis Cremin is a Naperville resident and will discuss his book, "Grant Park: The Evolution of Chicago’s Front Yard," Saturday at the College of DuPage.
Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Suburban Boy, 9

Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Suburban 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
Street Closures Announced for Weekend Wiesbrook School Tiger Trot

Street Closures Announced for Weekend Wiesbrook School Tiger Trot

The event will be held Saturday morning.
UPDATE: Glen Ellyn Elementary Students Disciplined for Accessing Porn at School

UPDATE: Glen Ellyn Elementary Students Disciplined for Accessing Porn at School

District 41 officials say boys ages 9 to 11 looked at porn online on a school district computer and on an iPod on the playground.
Glenbard High School District 87 May Eliminate Class Rank

Glenbard High School District 87 May Eliminate Class Rank

A school district committee will discuss a proposal to eliminate class rank during a meeting Wednesday, May 7.
Glen Ellyn High School Students' Fashion Show Raises Money for Haiti

Glen Ellyn High School Students' Fashion Show Raises Money for Haiti

Help support Glen Ellyn's Children's Resource Center, Hands of Faith Ministries in South Dakota and Kids Alive in Haiti through a fashion show May 9.
Forest Glen Elementary Students Accessed Porn at School

Forest Glen Elementary Students Accessed Porn at School

Boys aged 9 to 11 looked at porn online on a school district computer and on an iPod on the playground.
Catholic School Girl Severely Burned By Hot Coffee In Science 'Program' Gone Awry: Lawsuit

Catholic School Girl Severely Burned By Hot Coffee In Science 'Program' Gone Awry: Lawsuit

The father of the girl is suing the Diocese of Joliet and St. Joan of Arc school in Lisle.

Glen Crest Middle School Puts on 'High School Musical'

Glen Crest Middle School presents the Disney play this Friday and Saturday.
Glenbard West Thespians Will Perform in Scotland

Glenbard West Thespians Will Perform in Scotland

Students will fundraise for a trip to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in 2015.
Glenbard District 87 Students Receive 'Character Counts!' Awards

Glenbard District 87 Students Receive 'Character Counts!' Awards

Students from Glenbard East, Glenbard North and Glenbard West received "Character Counts!" awards from the village of Glendale Heights.