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Yik Yak, which lets users post anonymous text messages to anyone within a certain radius, was disabled in Chicago after high schools, including New Trier and Lake Forest, warned parents to t
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.
At least five school districts are closed so far.
Several districts have reported closings so far; we will update.
Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 interviewed six candidates from a large pool of applicants and picked this Skokie assistant superintendent.
It will give Maine Township High School District 207 a voice in key school matters at the state level.
10 pizzerias in Skokie, Morton Grove and nearby towns tried to earn diners' votes in the ruthless competition-- a benefit for the D219 Educational Foundation, which helps needy students.
Former Maine West coach was acquitted of misdemeanor battery and hazing charges, but will still face a civil trial, sources said.
Niles High School District 219 is adding a day this week and a day in June, for example.
Gorge on pizza without guilt Jan. 16; the money all goes to help needy Niles Dist. 219 students. And watch the mayors of Skokie, Morton Grove, Niles, Lincolnwood chow down.
Temperatures are expected to start a slow thaw around noon Tuesday, but will still be brutally cold in the morning.
Most schools in the Niles and Morton Grove area are closing, including high schools and colleges.
With temperatures forecast to range from -20 F to -6 F, schools are weighing what to do to keep kids safe.
You're invited to meet them when they visit Emerson and Lincoln middle schools for a full day of meeting and tours.
Maine Township D207 is abating $1.5 million to taxpayers. They would otherwise have to pay that money to the district. It includes Maine East, South and West.
The reporter takes a tour of Viola Nelson School's high-tech security system, which includes a criminal background check for all visitors.
A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
He replaces former security director Jim DiJohn, who was charged with selling school property, including radios, on eBay.
All are welcome to the 'state of the district' meeting.