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Valley View staff members are pursuing master’s degrees and special skill certifications that will lead to their becoming certified teachers and filling vacancies through a State of Illinois pilot program
A.O. Marshall Elementary School fifth graders spent an hour on Zoom with Joyce McFarland, the education manager for the Nez Perce Tribal Nation in Idaho.
Lockport Township High School District 205 officially approved a lease with Lincoln-Way District 210 for the rental of Lincoln-Way North. The agreement is one of the few things the building can be legally used for because of District 210's continuing debt on the facility.
Students in Joliet-area junior highs recently created innovative ideas for products, projects, and services that could enhance the overall quality of their school and/or the experience of students while at school.
On Wednesday, about 900 Lockport District 205 freshmen and Lockport Academy students began school in their new temporary home of Lincoln-Way North, in Frankfort. The students have been relocated due to Lockport Central building closed for repairs.
Lockport Township High School District 205 released the bell schedule and final transportation details for Central Campus students who will begin in-person classes at the old Lincoln-Way North campus on Wednesday.
The Lincoln-Way School District 210 board on Thursday approved an agreement with Lockport Township High School District 205 to allow their freshmen students to use Lincoln-Way North while Lockport’s Central Campus remains closed for repairs.
Lockport Township High School District 205 is going to have freshmen attend school at the former Lincoln-Way North High School campus in Frankfort while the district continues renovations and inspections at its Central campus following a ceiling collapse.
The District 205 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the East campus in Lockport, to update parents on solutions for educating students as the Central building remains closed.
The Illinois State Board of Education school report card, which was released on Oct. 30, showed strong results for some local districts including Will County School District 92 and Plainfield School District 202, while Joliet District 86 struggled to meet state standards.
While students go to remote learning, Lockport Township High School officials discussed renovation options needed for the 114-year-old building in downtown Lockport. Those options will likely lead to going out for a referendum.
Lockport Township High School District 205 had to evacuate its Central Campus Thursday morning after a ceiling collapsed in a classroom. Central Campus students will be doing remote learning Friday. The school board discussed plans going forward Thursday night.
Lockport Township High School had to evacuate its Central Campus Thursday morning after a ceiling collapsed in a classroom. Students there will be doing remote learning Friday. It is unclear how long this arrangement will continue or when Central Campus will reopen for use.
The Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee from School Districts 114, 124 and 37 is hosting a Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at Stanton Middle School in Fox Lake.
100+ Women Who Care of Will County presented the first check of their 2023-2024 charitable season on Oct. 25 to Bags of Hope, an organization which fights food insecurity for school children and their families.