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Wheaton Middle School Wins Entrepreneur Expo, Awarded $1,500

Wheaton Middle School Wins Entrepreneur Expo, Awarded $1,500

Congrats to Franklin Middle School!
Edison Middle School Gas Leak Caused by Valve Failure

Edison Middle School Gas Leak Caused by Valve Failure

Edison Middle School was evacuated Monday following a gas leak and power outage. Several students were treated after reporting symptoms, such as headaches and light headedness.
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.
UPDATE: 30 Edison Middle School Students Hospitalized Monday Following Evacuation

UPDATE: 30 Edison Middle School Students Hospitalized Monday Following Evacuation

Over two dozen Edison Middle School students were taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure Monday afternoon, according to media reports.
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.
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.
Briar Glen Students Raise Funds Through Penny Wars for Autism Society of Illinois

Briar Glen Students Raise Funds Through Penny Wars for Autism Society of Illinois

The Briar Glen Student Council will present a check to the Autism Society of Illinois on Thursday.
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.
Wheaton North Student Designs Blackhawks-Themed Shoes

Wheaton North Student Designs Blackhawks-Themed Shoes

Liz Spurlock paints Converse All-Stars with the Blackhawks logo and sells them to fans on Facebook. She has so many orders now, she can barely keep up.
Wheaton High School Students Wins Congressional Excellence Award

Wheaton High School Students Wins Congressional Excellence Award

Wheaton North High School senior Leah Schwartz and Wheaton Academy student Katie Mann were honored with the Congressional Excellence Award.
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.
Wheaton Warrenville South, Wheaton North Make List of Best Illinois High Schools

Wheaton Warrenville South, Wheaton North Make List of Best Illinois High Schools

U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of top high schools in the nation this week.