Marengo-Union Elementary School District 165
Jeremy Burke has taught physical education at Marengo Community Middle School for 21 years and wants student to find life-long recreation loves.
A former Marengo fifth-grade teacher accused of stealing more than $13,000 from the teachers union pleaded guilty to an amended theft charge Tuesday, according to McHenry County court records and a union representative.
Nearly four dozen of the local races in McHenry County will be competitive on Tuesday, as voters head to the polls to decide who will lead their school boards, municipalities, libraries and parks.
A list of those who are running for school board across McHenry County
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A new state law that takes effect this upcoming academic year regarding how Illinois schools handle sex education likely won’t mean sweeping changes regarding how the subject is taught in McHenry County classrooms, officials said.
A dedication in memory of longtime Marengo Union Elementary School District 165 educator Karen Hartman was held during the school board meeting Wednesday.
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
A TikTok post threatening schools nationwide with violence as led Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 and other suburban school districts to increase their security measures Friday.
Woodstock resident Jessica Beverly wasted little time signing up her 6-year-old child for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the Pfizer shots for kids ages 5 through 11 late Tuesday.
"I can’t leave them high and dry when they are at home. It’s not their fault that they’re at home. I’m sure if given the choice, they would rather be here in school," one teacher said
Between students forced to quarantine after coming into close contact with a COVID-19 case and missing class and school districts struggling to fill positions, McHenry County schools continue to face hurdles this year.
The school has a new innovation center and is now fully air conditioned
Most districts have vaccinated at least 75% of their staff members, they reported Monday after Pritzker’s deadline for staff vaccinations took effect
Some McHenry County schools saw vaccination rates rise since the mandate to get shots or face weekly tests was put into effect last month by Gov. JB Pritzker, while others are still gathering data and have found teaching staff are more likely to already be inoculated than workers outside classroom settings.