Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300
McHenry County's nonprofits and charity organizations say donations have remained steady but needs have increased.
Disparities in absenteeism appear in most McHenry County school districts when the data are broken down by race and in comparing students with disabilities.
Swatting - when someone calls in a false police report to bring a large law enforcement response - caused a lockdown Wednesday at Dundee-Crown High School, school district officials said.
Willie Tunstall believes the children are our future. And it’s not just a cliché. He has made it his life’s mission to make sure that teens – especially low-income youth – learn job skills and how to be a part of their community at large.
A Community Unit School District 300 Algonquin employee was arrested Tuesday and charged with two Class X felony counts of solicitation and reproduction or distribution of child pornography. He's been placed on administrative lead, district officials said.
A Carpentersville man was charged with intimidation, trespassing and resisting a police officer after police say he fled on foot through an Algonquin neighborhood, court records show.
Zoki Russo is a third grade teacher at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School with a 14-year track record of getting kids excited, really excited, about coming to school and learning.
Preschool teacher Yasmin Villamar is thoughtful, compassionate and aware when her students need a little extra attention and inclusion, say parents and colleagues at the deLacey Family Education Center in Carpentersville.
Hampshire, Huntley, Jacobs and Cary-Grove high school students were recognized last month by the Fox River Valley chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution at its annual Student Award Reception.
Voters went to the polls on Tuesday to elect school boards across McHenry County.
Tuesday marks the last day for voters to cast their ballots in several local races, including school board, municipalities, and library and park districts.
Question: Would you propose any changes to the curriculum? If so, what? Answer: I would want to potentially expand SEL (Social Emotional Learning), and look deeply into how we challenge our High School students to be college/job ready after graduation.
Question: Do you believe the district needs to make any changes to improve DEI in your district? Answer: The school district’s mission is to educate and prepare children for higher education and career success in the workforce. Read Connie Cain's election questionnaire here.
Question: Would you propose any changes to the curriculum? If so, what? Answer: I would propose our “opt out” program be transitioned to a “opt in” program for all allowable topics. Read Kristina Konstanty's full election questionnaire here.
Question: Why are you running for office? Answer: A seamless transition of our superintendents over the next 18 months is critical. I am committed to offering strong and steady leadership in this transition. Read Steve Fiorentino's full election questionnaire here.