Shorewood Lions Club recognizes Students of the Month

The Shorewood Lions Club recognized Troy Community School District 30-C October Students of the Month at the school district’s November school board meeting.

Proper training, fast action, save Valley View student

For 5th grade student Jason Skeate, Mrs. Pickering’s delayed lunch break was the luckiest break of his young life.

United In Excellence supports youth

United In Excellence recently hosted its second annual banquet to recognize its 2017 scholarship recipients.

Lewis University admissions letters delivered by drone

Lewis University kicked off the College Admission season with a special delivery to eight Romeoville High School students. A Lewis University Unmanned Aircraft Systems program drone delivered a college admissions acceptance letter November 13 to the students at their high ...

Joliet Junior College awarded grant for STEM scholarships

Joliet Junior College has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to support student science scholarships.

Bolingbrook Deputy Mayor dedicated his life to serving

Deputy Bolingbrook Mayor and Valley View Schools Safety Coordinator Leroy Brown passed away on Oct. 31 following complications from heart surgery.

Troy basketball teams win

Two girls’ basketball teams from William B. Orenic Intermediate School and Troy Middle School, both in Troy Community School District 30-C, took first place honors at recent tournaments, and a third district team took second place.

Renowned educator teaches at Joliet West High School for a day

Blaine Ray, an internationally known founder of Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling® (TPRS), not only agreed to mentor Joliet West Spanish teacher Tammy Hunsaker in pursuing TPRS certification, but also visited her classroom.

District 202 teachers approve new contract

District 202 and the Association of Plainfield Teachers are happy to announce that APT membership today ratified the tentative agreement presented to membership on October 25, 2017.

Plainfield Foundation for Excellence seeking alumni hall of fame nominees

Nominations are being accepted for the eighth annual induction into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame.

Irene King Elementary School hosts McTeacher's Night

Irene King Elementary School in District 365U held its annual McTeacher's Night on October 26th, at the Romeoville McDonald's and hit it out of the park.

Smash, compost your Halloween pumpkins at Plainfield middle school this weekend

Smash and recycle Halloween jack-o’-lanterns and pumpkins and help the environment on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Ira Jones Middle School, 15320 Wallin Drive.

Plainfield high school stages come alive this fall

Support live theater with a trip this fall to see a performance staged by one or all of the Plainfield High School's drama departments.

State Rep. to help make college affordable

With the cost of higher education continuing to rise, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., Elwood, will help residents receive the financial assistance they need to pay for their schooling at a College Financial Aid Information Session on Monday, Nov. 13 ...

Joliet school celebrates national principals month

The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors recognized the month of October as National Principals Month.