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Grayslake District 127 hires new superintendent, approves levy increase  Chicago Tribune

The Grayslake High School District 127 board has chosen a Franklin Park administrator to replace its retiring superintendent at the end of the school year and ...

Grayslake High Schools to Officially Join New Athletic Conference on Friday

Grayslake, IL - Both Grayslake North and Grayslake Central high schools will be in the Northern Lake County Conference.

Grayslake high schools begin installation of solar power  Chicago Tribune

A solar field and roof-mounted solar panels currently under construction could begin generating power for Grayslake Community High School District 127's two ...

Suburban districts spending millions on lobbying organizations  Chicago Daily Herald

Nearly $2.2 million was spent by 93 suburban school districts on dues, conference registration fees and other payments to statewide lobbying organizations for ...

Solar energy coming to Grayslake high schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Grayslake's two high schools are installing solar panels in a move projected to reduce energy costs and make its mark statewide at completion.

Diversity message part of basketball game at Grayslake North  Chicago Daily Herald

An entertaining overtime basketball game between special-needs students was part of a message about diversity and inclusiveness delivered Friday at ...

Some residents unhappy about higher Grayslake school tax levies  Chicago Daily Herald

Some residents of a Grayslake subdivision are expressing disappointment with higher property tax levies approved for next year by two school districts serving ...

Solar panels approved for Grayslake North and Central  Chicago Daily Herald

Construction is expected to begin next month on solar panels that'll help provide power at Grayslake's two high schools.

Grayslake, Hainesville extend police deal until 2025  Chicago Daily Herald

Grayslake trustees have approved their end of a deal to provide police coverage for the neighboring town of Hainesville until 2025.

Big names highlight Lake County High School Sports Hall of Fame induction  Chicago Daily Herald

The 2018 Class of the Lake County High School Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted at halftime of the College of Lake County men's basketball game on ...

Grayslake High School District 127 Ranked Among the Best School Districts in State

Grayslake, IL - released its 2016 rankings for the best school districts in the state and nation.

Grayslake residents concerned about rising school taxes  Chicago Daily Herald

About 400 residents from a Grayslake subdivision targeted toward those 55 and older are pushing the village's school districts to hold the line on property taxes.

Grayslake High School superintendent enjoys second career as novelist  Lake County Journal

GRAYSLAKE – As a little girl, Catherine Finger, superintendent of Grayslake Community High School District 127, dreamed of becoming a novelist. Her second ...

Solar panels at Grayslake high schools get tentative village OK  Chicago Daily Herald

Plans to install solar panels at Grayslake's two high schools to help provide lower-cost power have received a tentative thumbs-up from the village board.

Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum to get replacement elevator  Chicago Daily Herald

Work continues to repair items in the Grayslake Historical Society's collection, and the building where they were stored, after damage caused by flooding in July.

Palatine teacher accused of hitting student in face with electronic device  Chicago Daily Herald

A teacher at Winston Campus Junior High School in Palatine has been charged with misdemeanor battery for throwing an electronic device in a student's face, ...

Grayslake High narrowing field to replace retiring superintendent  Chicago Daily Herald

Grayslake High School District 127 officials say they plan to hire a replacement for retiring Superintendent Catherine Finger by year's end.

Gretchen Marjorie Potter  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Gretchen Marjorie Potter, 71, passed this life Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Per her request, there will be no ...

Runners dodge zombies for charity in Grayslake  Chicago Daily Herald

When does a light sprinkling of rain actually enhance a sporting event? One example would be Saturday's inaugural Dead Last 5K Zombie Run in Grayslake to ...

Science Olympiad in Grayslake a chance to learn, hang out with friends  Chicago Daily Herald

Thirteen-year-old Jameson Loeffler usually doesn't get stressed out during Illinis Science Olympiad events, but Saturday was a different story because his rotor ...

Drug and alcohol testing rare in suburban schools, but views evolving  Chicago Daily Herald

While St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights made national news last week with its announcement it would test students for alcohol use, many suburban ...

Neighbrhood profile: English Meadows  Chicago Daily Herald

Six years ago, Rita and Evan Abban moved from the north side of Chicago to English Meadows in Grayslake because they sought a good education for their two ...

CLC speeds up search for next president  Chicago Daily Herald

What began in the spring as an intended yearlong search for the next College of Lake County president may be completed before the end of 2017.

Lake County school leaders prepare to move on  Chicago Daily Herald

As the school year winds down, several Lake County school districts will be bidding farewell to their top administrators, who together will be departing with about ...

Judson to host author, speaker Jo Saxton  Chicago Daily Herald

International leadership trainer and coach Jo Saxton will be the guest speaker for Judson University's Ministry in Leadership Forum on Thursday, April 5.

Food Truck Frenzy planned for county fairgrounds  Chicago Tribune

From marshmallows to lobster, food trucks will bring the chow.

Baseball: Brauer bringing quite a team home  Chicago Daily Herald

Former Grayslake High School multi-sport standout Eric Brauer is bringing his baseball 32-0 team from Chicago Christian to town for a Saturday doubleheader ...

Rams' new football coach: 'I want to bring back Central pride'  Suburban Life Publications

GRAYSLAKE – It's a good trivia question really. Name the Lake County coach who is both a varsity head coach in football as well as softball? Well it's not that ...

District 214 Education Foundation awards $20,000 in scholarships  Chicago Daily Herald

Students receive scholarships from District 214 Education Foundation for their future education.

Lake County election results roundup  Chicago Tribune

Superintendent Catherine Finger and attorney Matthew Stanton will replace trustees Lynda Paul and Jeanne Goshgarian on the College of Lake County Board ...

Chamberlin, Swanson, Nerge win in Grayslake District 127  Chicago Daily Herald

It will be déjà vu in Grayslake High School District 127 as voters re-elected two incumbents and voted a former board member back into office. With all 40 ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Grayslake Central Lacrosse Loses in OT

One point. That is all that stood between in the way of what would have undoubtedly been an epic battle of the two Grayslake high school lacrosse teams.

Madrona Village in neighborhood profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Madrona Village offers a rural ambience near forest preserves, recreation along the Chain O' Lakes and excellent schools.

Former track coach accused of sexual assault of Grayslake teen — Grayslake news, photos and events  TribLocal

A former track coach at Grayslake Central High School who is accused of having sexual contact with a student is out of jail on bail and expected to make his third ...

Molestation victim sues Round Lake Beach, Grayslake 127  Chicago Daily Herald

Attorneys for a teenager molested by an ex-police officer claim in a lawsuit the village of Round Lake Beach and Grayslake High School District 127 did not do ...

These suburban high schools are ranked among best in the country  Chicago Daily Herald

A number of suburban schools made new lists of the best high schools in the nation.

Schools struggle to collect fee money  Chicago Daily Herald

What's a school district to do? More and more families are not paying the fees associated with a suburban high school education, and literally tens of millions of ...

17 College of Lake County Students Receive Special Awards, Scholarships

Libertyville, IL - The students, many who are from the area, received awards or scholarships during the 2015-16 school year. Congrats!

Decades after 'Jumbo Janet,' 63-year-old drops 170 pounds  Chicago Daily Herald

That childhood moment when Jan Wilke realized she was a fat girl remains painful enough to rekindle the 63-year-old Grayslake grandmother's tears. Just a kid ...

Investigation continues into Lindenhurst crash  Chicago Daily Herald

Lindenhurst police say they're still trying to find out who was responsible for a two-vehicle accident that left a local man and his teenage daughter dead.

Images: Icons of Hainesville  Chicago Daily Herald

Hainesville is the oldest incorporated village in Lake County. More than 3000 people live in the village and are served by a number of school and park districts.

Constable: 2½ years after applying for Social Security disability, finally a hearing  Chicago Daily Herald

After pain and chronic ailments cost Cheryl Watson her leisure activities and her job, the Hainesville woman applied for Social Security disability benefits in 2015 ...

Coroner's career in death gives birth to a rich, full life  Chicago Daily Herald

After a career immersed in blood, gore and death, 87-year-old Barbara E. Richardson has a pretty healthy outlook on life, but says this Halloween she still can't ...

A once-overweight Gurnee woman's journey to 'American Ninja Warrior'  Chicago Daily Herald

Fast-food loving Christie Hovorka could barely do a single pushup when she decided she wanted to compete on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." But the ...

CLC trustee candidates address student tuition costs  Chicago Daily Herald

Student tuition is one of the issues addressed by candidates seeking a College of Lake County board seat in the April 4 election.

Goin' bald for a cause  Lake County Journal

GRAYSLAKE – Grayslake Middle School hosted their third annual Cut & Shave Fundraiser on Friday.

Images: The most story-telling photos from our photographers last week  Chicago Daily Herald

Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. Daily Herald provides a local perspective with local *content* such as the northwest suburbs most ...

High school baseball: Woodstock North hires John Oslovich  Northwest Herald

Woodstock North has named John Oslovich as its head baseball coach. Oslovich, 26, brings with him experience coaching collegiately, travel baseball and high ...

New CLC trustees Finger, Stanton ready to tackle key issues  Chicago Daily Herald

Two new trustees on College of Lake County's board say they have some issues they hope to tackle out of the gate.

30 artists fill Grayslake festival  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 30 artists participated in the 19th annual Grayslake Arts Festival under a big blue sky in downtown Grayslake on Saturday. Sponsored by Grayslake ...

Why are suburban schools starting so early?  Chicago Daily Herald

If it feels like school is starting even earlier than usual this year, it's not your imagination. For at least 20 years, most suburban schools have opened in August.

Mundelein High hires new athletic director  Chicago Daily Herald

Former Mundelein High School teacher Troy Parola has been hired as the school's new athletic director, school officials announced today.

GOSHEN COLLEGE: Leafs add two more offensive weapons to men's soccer team  Goshen News

GOSHEN — Before the season started, Goshen College men's soccer coach Arron Patrick thought he needed more offense, more players who could finish ...

Amid frustration over election, suburban campaign volunteers fight on  Chicago Daily Herald

Amid frustration over the national election, foot soldiers on the campaign trail work to make their cases about suburban races.

Area nonprofits benefit from Gurnee Mills' long-running holiday gift wrapping service  Lake County Journal

You've spent a tiring day shopping for the perfect holiday gifts at Gurnee Mills and aren't looking forward to all the wrapping that follows.

Picket/McLoughlin era drawing to a close at Mundelein  Chicago Daily Herald

Nearly 100 years of coaching will walk out the dugout door at Mundelein when longtime coaches Fred Picket and Neil McLoughlin retire at the end of the ...

Eight ECC graduates receive full scholarships through NIU-CME Group Foundation program  Chicago Daily Herald

A scholarship offered by Northern Illinois University and the CME Group Foundation has given eight recent Elgin Community College graduates the opportunity ...

Woodstock North Places 1st at Dance Invitational  Woodstock Independent

Woodstock North varsity dance competition team placed first at the Crystal Lake Central Cheerleading and Dance Invitational tournament Dec. 6.

How Walsh surprised Bean  Chicago Daily Herald

Joe Walsh shouldn't have stood a chance. National pollsters put such little stock in the tea party candidate's bid to unseat three-term Democratic incumbent ...

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