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Ken June 20, 2014 at 10:04 am
All of the proof of residency requirements can be phonied up (and I'm sure a lot are). Those whoRead More apply for free breakfast should be checked to see if they're also getting food stamps (most are).
Dist. 205 veteran Linda Fehrenbacher has been named the new principal of Sandburg Middle School in Elmhurst, IL.
Mariann Mapes June 19, 2014 at 08:25 am
Is this correct, Jefferson Middle School, should this read, Jeffereson Elementary School?
Laura June 19, 2014 at 08:37 am
She is currently the principal at Jefferson Elementary School- not Jefferson Middle School. I missRead More the former Patch- why is the Editor not verifying the 'facts' before they're in print? I regularly see misinformation and, in general, poor- quality reporting since the Patch removed Karen Chadra-Elmhurst has 3 middle schools, and Jefferson isn't one if them...
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Dawn Urbanek June 10, 2014 at 09:01 pm
We have to make people aware that our State is run by public employee Unions and we need court casesRead More like today which ruled that the California Teacher Tenure rules are unconstitutional so that we can change laws and vote people out of office who do not represent the interests of the public who pay the taxes.
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | <a href='http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/' > http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/home.html</a>
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:20 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com
A parent April 26, 2014 at 09:02 am
I couldn't help but to do some comparison between Stevenson and DHS as a resident in Deerfield,Read More since district has put up the news on the website. Operational spending per student is $16,839 in Stevenson and $20,821 in DHS. STEM ranking, #37 for Stevenson and #145 for DHS. I have been very disappointed in science teaching in DHS. Now I believe that there is some truth in the rankings.
Ying Shen April 27, 2014 at 10:05 am
WLA May 1, 2014 at 07:18 am
I don't think magnet schools should be included. All the other schools have to take all students inRead More their district, magnet schools can pick and choose best students.
Members of Bryan Middle School's varsity and junior Science Olympiad team celebrates their fifth-place finish in the regionals, earning a trip to the state tourney on April 12.
Carol Roszel March 31, 2014 at 06:54 am
Way to go Bryan Middle school! I was PTA President for Bryan Middle School in 2005 when we fought toRead More bring and fund this wonderful program. I'm so delighted that it has turned into such a big program with such wonderful results! Congratulations on your success! Hard work pays off!
Orange County Sheriff's deputies conduct a bomb sweep at San Clemente High School earlier this month. | Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
David Greenberg March 28, 2014 at 11:46 am
"Virtual walls"? Geezus... GPS spoofing is but one way around the geofence. The otherRead More is simply walking up to someone and saying "HEY *(&*(^^#&*(Y($*() !!!!!" Or use a different app created with a bogus email account... *sigh*. Sticks and stones people... sticks and stones... Walk it off and move on...
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:37 pm
thats for sure, this country is turning into a bunch of pansies!!
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm
my kid tells me that his buddy who lives over in Europe has a math book that shows a drawing of anRead More obese American eating a Cheeseburger with Plumbers Ass , as if we are a bunch of slobs over here!!! Is that nice or what???
Police say THC-laced e-cigarettes are popping up for first time among Elmhurst youth.
Jim Court March 22, 2014 at 09:46 pm
Diet soda has aspartene. No one is calling for its ban and kids surely load up on soda. Sugar is theRead More precursor to addictions and weight gain. We need an enlightened and educated to an issue that will never go away. The war on drugs just does not work, plain and simple. it does massively support the self interest of the legal community. The illegal nature creates high levels of violence and dangerous consequences just like prohibition when many died from alcohol poisoning. I wish nobody did drugs but I also like nerds. Goofy me.
Dan March 23, 2014 at 08:41 am
Jim I appreciate your concerns about the failure of the war on drugs and the impact it has had. TheRead More alternative of legalizing it doesn't seem like a great alternative. In Colorado where the are trying this the governor has come out telling other states they shouldn't rush in to join their state since the jury is still out on how it will turn out. From what I have read so far there is an increase in middle school use as well as other problems. Even governor Jerry Brown of California is against legalization. I think it will be a lot harder in the future to raise our kids drug free. Now pot is being marketed as good for you. It is medical and can cure a whole host of problems. If this drug isn't strong enough why not move up to something a more powerful and see if that works.
Dan March 23, 2014 at 10:05 am
"The problem with anything, a certain amount is okay," Brown said on NBC's Meet the Press.Read More "But there is a tendency to go to extremes. And all of a sudden, if there's advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? The world's pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert, if not 24 hours a day, more than some of the potheads might be able to put together." Governor Jerry Brown on legalizing pot.
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Steven Bayne February 27, 2014 at 07:18 am
Congratulations! Math is difficult. Young people accepting a difficult challenge with enthusiasmRead More makes us older folks more optimistic.
Idont Givitout February 21, 2014 at 06:19 pm
But do they loose out on the gym credit and now have to take other courses to make up for it? Or doRead More the credits required for graduation get lowered? My children were in a marching band all 4 years each (nine total for me) but we didn't know about this law. They were always having to make up gym days when the band toured or get lower grades. Totally unfair
Christ Hughes Credit: Elmhurst College
ConcernedElhmhurstTaxpayer February 23, 2014 at 06:18 am
Looks like a great lecturer, count me in! $10 sounds reasonable, hope some charity gets the funds.
CheKeroauc February 24, 2014 at 11:46 am
I hope he talks about why he wants amnesty for illegals and work visas for foreigners so he can hireRead More them at Facebook at below wages that he'd have to pay US college grads. Hughes and his partner are A1 phonies.
Sweet Life January 30, 2014 at 09:11 am
I say make up one but not all. Seriously they won't be doing anything anyway . Let the kids haveRead More their summer!
Loretta January 30, 2014 at 09:17 am
Mark C - The usage is correct now. The original post had the word as "effect" which is aRead More noun, not a verb.
Laura January 30, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Close them or leave them open... either way people will complain.
Elementary-age students who move into the 50 or so new homes at the former hospital campus on Berteau Avenue would be in Field School boundaries. (File photo)
NancyC January 17, 2014 at 07:49 am
"more revenue means better schools" wish this were true but the facts don't support thatRead More statement. This , http://www.hoover.org/publications/hoover-digest/article/7314 just one of many studies on this issue shows that 80% of the increase in expenditures has been for Administrative Expenses. Big government schools are inefficient fixtures eating up your hard earned income and spewing out mediocre results. It's all about the adults careers and few really care about the kids. Here is a not for profit that knows what to do: http://www.studentsfirst.org/
WLA January 17, 2014 at 08:29 am
Does anyone think that builders would be able to sell $750,000-1,000,0000 + homes if the high schoolRead More was not redone. One could easily go to Naperville to find similar priced homes but much nicer schools. 205 had to keep up with the competition. The ACT scores for 2013 tied a record high, so you are wrong about them being lower, although I think it is more due to changes in curriculum than a nice building. The addition of 50 new homes to the area will necessitate an increase to capacity at Field and also Sandburg. If Field is rebuilt, 205 would have the property at its current location which it could sell or relocate the current headquarters to so that they could sell York St property.
Doremus Jessup January 17, 2014 at 08:52 am
Mr. Russell, Don't forget the purchase of 375 W.First Street by the Elmhurst Park District whichRead More according to this website http://www.coldwellbankeronline.com/property/details/2352125/MLS-07944850/375-West-First-Avenue-Elmhurst-IL-60126.aspx was taking in almost $29,000 a year in property taxes, not to mention the cost of the building itself. This is the danger in my opinion of so many different and unnecessary governmental bodies looking to grow their own organizations at the expense of the taxpayer.
Tracey Janowitz January 6, 2014 at 01:59 pm
Patriot Boxing and Fitness Systems will host a COMPLIMENTARY OPEN GYM for the kiddos tomorrowRead More 12-1... Coach Nick will be leading activities such as soccer, dodgeball, boxing, games and more! A great way to blow off some of that built up energy for being stuck indoors!!! Spread the word.. no reservation necessary just show up!! PARENTS< we didn't forget about you as you can take our 12-1 class with Otto and burn off some of that energy as well!! www.patriotboxing.com
Sweet Life January 5, 2014 at 03:09 pm
I say all students should receive an excused absence and should not have to make it up.What is oneRead More day.
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