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The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Shepard JROTC Remembers Victims, Honors Heroes on 9/11

Shepard JROTC Remembers Victims, Honors Heroes on 9/11

“We ... saw heroes rushing into burning buildings, and then dying in the collapse," recalls Major Dan Johnson during the ceremony.
Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew Rank Among Top Schools in Country: Report

Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew Rank Among Top Schools in Country: Report

Sandburg, Stagg and Andrew High Schools have been named among America’s Top High Schools by The Daily Beast.
Shepard High School Welcomes New Faculty

Shepard High School Welcomes New Faculty

Check out the new faces.
15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

Make this your best year ever at college with these 15 helpful college hacks. Ramen not included.
Worth Township Accepting School Supply Donations

Worth Township Accepting School Supply Donations

Families who need help supplying children for school can pick up free supplies at the Worth Township office in Alsip.
D128 Mom: Parents, Please Run for School Board

D128 Mom: Parents, Please Run for School Board

Karen Wright urges parents to take an active role in the district, and run for three seats on the school board.
Marquette Bank Doles Out 54 Scholarships to Area Students

Marquette Bank Doles Out 54 Scholarships to Area Students

The bank gave out $135,000 in scholarships this year.
D230 Director of Communications Named Best in State

D230 Director of Communications Named Best in State

Carla Erdey was chosen for her exemplary work in leadership roles for educational organizations.
Check Out the Top 10 Students of Shepard High School, Class of 2014

Check Out the Top 10 Students of Shepard High School, Class of 2014

Shepard High School's top 10 all graduated with Honors with Distinction—among many other accomplishments.
Chicago Christian Honors Top Seniors, Scholarship Winners

Chicago Christian Honors Top Seniors, Scholarship Winners

Students were invited to an awards banquet to receive departmental awards, scholarships and other honors prior to graduation.
Mt. Assisi Students, Supporters Bid Farewell to Beloved School

Mt. Assisi Students, Supporters Bid Farewell to Beloved School

An outpouring of love and appreciation for Mt. Assisi Academy Sunday, June 1.
Stagg Graduates Rally for 'Do Over' Ceremony

Stagg Graduates Rally for 'Do Over' Ceremony

Weather forced the district to move the school's May 20 graduation ceremony indoors, and students felt they were not given the pleasure of a well-planned celebration.
Independence Junior High in Search of Beanbag Sets for Picnic

Independence Junior High in Search of Beanbag Sets for Picnic

The sets will be used Friday, May 23 and can be picked up the same day.
Celebrate 50 Years of Stagg All Day Saturday, May 17

Celebrate 50 Years of Stagg All Day Saturday, May 17

Food, crafts, live music and so much more at Staggapalooza to celebrate the 50th anniversary.
Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Moraine Valley Seeks Alumni for New 'Hall of Fame'

Between five to eight inductees will be selected and honored at the inaugural Hall of Fame reception in November.
Update: Lockdown Lifted at Sandburg High School

Update: Lockdown Lifted at Sandburg High School

An investigation is ongoing after two males aged 17 and 18 entered the school without permission.
Palos Heights Teen Awarded Chick Evans Scholarship

Palos Heights Teen Awarded Chick Evans Scholarship

Five Marist students will have their college tuition and housing covered for four years.