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Harvard District 50's renovation of the athletic and gym locker rooms hit a snafu this year when the lockers were delayed seven months by supply chain issues.
Harvard District 50 plans to expand its transitional program for young adults with individual education plans with help from Advance McHenry County funds. The plan would build an addition to an existing school to offer practical life skills.
Harvard's District 50 has an opening on the school board and seeks applications.
Six new Advance McHenry County grants, totaling more than $3.64 million, will fund programs to help the county’s children and assist fire protection districts in responding to medical emergencies.
Harvard School District 50 awarded 31 graduating students with the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy, recognizing a high level of proficiency in two or more languages.
McHenry County school districts have re-emphasized relationships with both local police forces and mental health services in the wake of an attack by a lone gunman at a Texas elementary school Tuesday that left 21 people dead and 17 injured.
Leadership Greater McHenry County announced its Youth Class of 2023, which pairs students from every high school in the county with a community member or Leadership Greater McHenry County alum.
A business teacher at Harvard High school started a business competition club that after just a few months, has grown into the largest club on campus.
Erin Harris teaches business at McHenry High School – in a classroom one floor above her father’s woodworking class. Her mother teaches preschool at Montini Catholic School in McHenry, and her sister is a teaching assistant at Johnsburg Junior High School.
A meme post that implied a threat of violence was sent Wednesday afternoon to a computer at Harvard High School, officials said.
New locker rooms, training facility at Harvard High School expected to open fully in February
With remote learning a familiar feeling after the pandemic, some school districts plan to hold classes virtually on days that would traditionally be used as a snow day
Harvard High School went on a soft lockdown shortly after noon Thursday after someone shared a photograph to students’ cell phones that contained an impending threat of violence against the school, police said.
A former Elgin District U-46 administrator and Lakemoor resident is McHenry County Board Chairman Mike Buehler's pick for the next McHenry County regional superintendent.
Harvard District 50 officials canceled their first days back from winter break this week, opting to keep classrooms shut Thursday and Friday due to COVID-19 cases among staff, the superintendent said.