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Ground broken on new middle school built with AbbVie donation
Daily Herald report
May 8, 2021 5:22 PM
Groundbreaking ceremony held in North Chicago for a new middle school math and science academy being built from funds donated by pharmaceutical giant AbbVie.
Illinois' 'Bridge Phase' of COVID-19 restrictions is coming. What will that mean?
By Marni Pyke
May 9, 2021 9:44 AM
Illinois is on track to enter the "Bridge Phase" May 14 with loosened COVID-19 restrictions. Like more standing room at restaurants, larger festivals and summer concerts in the park, and maybe, more kids at summer camp. But there are a lot of nuances and guidelines yet be determined.
Mundelein swim school adapts lessons for kids with autism
By Sadie Romero
May 9, 2021 9:05 AM
Sofia Seely of the Goldfish Swim School in Mundelein learned the importance of teaching swim safety to youth with autism when she found her own son nearly drowning. Now the school makes a special effort to keep youth on the spectrum safe.
Rolling Meadows barber launches scholarship for District 214 students entering trades
By Eileen O. Daday
May 7, 2021 8:30 AM
A small awards ceremony took place last week in the auto shop at Rolling Meadows High School. There was little fanfare, but everyone involved hopes the scholarship may lead to a lifechanging opportunity. Jose Maldonado, a 2010 Rolling Meadows grad who owns Jefes Barbershop, created the scholarship for students hoping to go to trade school.
Cybersecurity expert named Featured Alumnus at Waubonsee Community College
Submitted by Waubonsee Community College
Apr 26, 2021 3:18 PM
Brian Olson of St. Charles, a military cyber expert, has been named April Featured Alumnus at Waubonsee Community College.
Corner Bakery offers free sweet to teachers, nurses
Submitted by Corner Bakery
Apr 26, 2021 12:25 PM
Corner Bakery believes teachers and nurses have always been heroes, and given the challenges brought by the pandemic, they want to show appreciation for the hard work and dedication of both professions.
At West Chicago High School, special ed students can get into the T-shirt business
By Scott C. Morgan
Apr 20, 2021 7:22 AM
West Chicago Community High School Chicago has launched a micro-business called WeGo Tees. Students in District 94's special education transition department print designs on T-shirts or hoodies for school clubs and groups.
Gurnee lawmaker: Vaping dangers should be taught in schools
By Doug T. Graham
Mar 15, 2021 5:30 AM
A Gurnee lawmaker has proposed a measure that would require Illinois teachers to educate students on the health dangers of vaping.
Oakton to build state's first community college cannabis lab in Des Plaines
By Eric Peterson
Mar 2, 2021 7:35 PM
Oakton Community College will build a marijuana cultivation lab on its Des Plaines campus - the first facility of its kind for an Illinois community college - through a $600,000 donation, school leaders announced Tuesday.
A better future for young adults through YouthBuild Lake County
Daily Herald report
Feb 28, 2021 5:25 PM
YouthBuild Lake County is accepting applications for its next program session beginning March 22.
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