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District 207 officials have decided to move district administrators to the Tool and Manufacturing Association building at 1177 S. Dee Road in Park Ridge, opening up space in Maine South. | Jennifer Johnson/Sun-Times Media

District 207 sets plans for new administration building

Students at Ridgewood High School in Norridge present their Harvard case study on what lead to the death of 15 climbers after reaching the summit of Mount Everest in 1996. | David Heitz/For Sun-Times Media

Ridgewood students study business Harvard style

Students at Ridgewood High School in Norridge participated in a mentoring and leadership course last week designed by Harvard Business School and United Airlines Vice President...

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Oakton College's athletic trainer recognized for recent heroics

Alicia Mikuski, who serves as an assistant athletic trainer at Oakton Community College, displays her awards from the State of Illinois at the College’s Board of Trustees...

Investigate Oakton during a campus visit May 28

If you’re investigating colleges, check out Oakton from every angle during a campus visit on Wednesday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the College’sDes Plaines campus (Room 1550).

Oakton closed for Memorial Day

Oakton’s campuses in Des Plaines (1600 East Golf Road) and Skokie (7701 North Lincoln Avenue) will be closed on Monday, May 26, for Memorial Day.

The Maine South Southwords staff of 2013-14. The student newspaper was named Most Outstanding High School Newspaper by the American Scholastic Press Association. | Photo courtesy of Maine South High School

Maine South student newspaper earns national honors

Maine South High School’s student newspaper, Southwords, has earned the title of Most Outstanding High School Newspaper.

Ridgewood High School honor students get to work

National Honor Society students from Ridgewood High School put on their work gloves recently, hitting area forest preserves to help clear some areas.

The 2013-14 Maine South High School Constitution Team. | Photo courtesy of Andrew Trenkle

Maine South Constitution Team takes eighth in national contest


Here's how many students bring weapons to school

According to a new study, about 200,00 bullied high-school students in the United States brings weapons to school.

Participants of a Sexual Assault Awareness Month candlelight walk make their way through the courtyard at Oakton Community College on April 29. | Jennifer Johnson/Sun-Times Media

Oakton rally to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month gets personal

Oakton students were part of a small Take Back the Night rally and candlelight procession held at the college to acknowledge Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

With Principal Shawn Messmer looking on, student Alex Alvizu places his student ID into the Maine South time capsule. | Joseph Cyganowski/For Sun-Times Media

Maine South saves pieces of the present in time capsule

When Maine South High School was constructed five decades ago, no one apparently thought to assemble a time capsule capturing a glimpse of 1960s student life.

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