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Harvard School District 50 debuts INCubatoredu classroom  Northwest Herald

K renovation at high school creates modern workspace.

Harvard District 50 officials begin collection procedures to secure $1M in past due fees  Northwest Herald

Lily Reyes, owner of Chi-Cal Kitchen in Woodstock, is a parent to three kids who go to Harvard District 50 schools. She also raises two more children with her ...

Harvard High School students praise Upward Bound college experience  Northwest Herald

Moriah Kinney, 15, a sophomore at Harvard High School, said both of her parents went to college, but she was nervous that her future might not end up that way.

Harvard School District 50 students explore medical careers  Northwest Herald

Harvard Junior High School students donned their winter coats Wednesday and took a walking field trip to Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center. Theresa ...

State funding allows McHenry County school districts to add staff, programs  Northwest Herald

Harvard School District 50 has received more than $4 million in new revenue from the state since the evidence-based school funding formula was initiated last ...

Harvard Chevrolet donates car to School District 50  Northwest Herald

Harvard Chevrolet donated a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to Harvard School District 50 on Monday.

High school football preview: Harvard hopes experience can help Hornets turn corner  Northwest Herald

2017 record: 0-9, 0-6 KRC. Fast fact: Harvard had only five seniors in 2017, which means the Hornets return 10 starters on offense and nine on defense.

McHenry County superintendents weigh in on Illinois Report Card assessments  Northwest Herald

State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith said Illinois historically has used a proficiency-based assessment system that largely reflected the socioeconomic ...

Harvard names Andrew Walters next athletic director  Northwest Herald

Andrew Walters knows from personal experience what athletics can do for someone. He says he became an educator because of his experiences working with ...

Washington Elementary School clothing drive provides for more than 100 in need  Northwest Herald

Students and staff throughout Harvard School District 50 were responsible for providing clothing to more than 100 people in need after a monthslong clothing ...

Orson "Buck" Weaver | Obituaries  Gazettextra

February 2, 1928 - February 8, 2019. Harvard, IL/formerly Sharon, WI -- Orson was born February 2, 1928 in Sharon, WI, to Adam Lester and Josephine D.

Harvard High School Class of 2017  Northwest Herald

Salutatorian: Alfredo Juarez. Graduating class motto: “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. It has to come down to this.

Report: Summer meal programs in McHenry County 'underutilized'  Northwest Herald

Low participation caused the free summer meals program in Harvard School District 50 to stop early – but that doesn't mean students aren't in need of food ...

McHenry County College Board of Trustees candidates happy with school's recent success  Northwest Herald

Candidates seeking Board of Trustees seat happy with college's success.

Memorial Day 2018 events in McHenry County  Northwest Herald

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE AND CEREMONY, 10 a.m., starting at Algonquin Cemetery, 990 Cary-Algonquin Road, Algonquin. The parade will end at Riverfront ...

Area high school students compete in annual accounting bowl  Northwest Herald

Top accounting students from seven area high schools tested their numerical ability and problem-solving skills at McHenry County College's 16th annual High ...

Harvard School Board names new high school principal  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal. Current Principal Rob Zielinski plans to retire June 30.

High school wrestling: Prairie Ridge's Trey Piotrowski commits to Illinois  Northwest Herald

When Illinois assistant wrestling coach Mike Poeta offered Prairie Ridge senior Trey Piotrowski a spot on the Illini, Poeta told Piotrowski to take some time to ...

PHOTOS: Richmond-Burton vs Harvard football  Northwest Herald

Richmond-Burton takes on Harvard during their football game at Harvard High School on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in Harvard.

McHenry County graduates prepare for life after high school  Northwest Herald

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County seniors have high hopes for their post-graduation education options.

Harvard High School teen wins new car as Operation Click program continues to grow  Northwest Herald

CRYSTAL LAKE – Harvard High School senior Jacob Cobb already had a car. But for his safe-driving efforts throughout the school year, he now has two.

High school wrestling: Marian Central wins 1st regional title in program history  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – It's hard to ignore the energy surrounding the Marian Central wrestling team.

Harvard, Marengo teens win free cars through Operation Click  Northwest Herald

CRYSTAL LAKE – Even though she knew what was about to happen, Cassidy Bowers' hands still shook as she turned the key to a dark blue Ford Fiesta and the ...

Harvard couple's deaths investigated as murder-suicide  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Miguel Andrade was accused of threatening to kill the mother of his infant child about six months ago, according to McHenry County Court records.

Chris Kreutz | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Wood River, Nebraska resident, Chris Kreutz, 47, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. ...

High school soccer: Harvard hoping to bring home state title  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – The Harvard Hornets boys soccer team has received overwhelming support from the school during its playoff run thus far, and Thursday afternoon ...

High school wrestling: Richmond-Burton's Jaden Glauser carries unbeaten record into state finals  Northwest Herald

Sophomore flourishing in first season with Rockets.

Letter carrier from Belvidere reaches career milestone - News  Rockford Register Star

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correctly describe this letter carrier's daily responsibilities.BELVIDERE — Letter carrier Timothy Seaver did the ...

Lift off: Musicals coming to high school stages throughout McHenry County  Northwest Herald

At Crystal Lake South, they're learning to fly and sword-fight. Marian Central's students will see impossible dreams come true. And at Woodstock North, they'll ...

A busy summer calendar for new Harvard AD Rife  Chicago Daily Herald

He wrapped up three weeks of teaching summer school at Lakes, Harvard approved him as its new director of athletics and activities at its June school board ...

McHenry County College Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes 5 new members  Northwest Herald

CRYSTAL LAKE – Rafael Arellano remembers how frustrating it was at Woodstock High School in the early 1990s.

Harvard woman who battled cystic fibrosis remembered as inspiration  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – In some, she kayaked. In others, she swam with dolphins or laughed in a crowd while wearing a Blackhawks jersey.

McHenry County's Memorial Day events  Northwest Herald

The following events are taking place for Memorial Day in McHenry County. All events take place May 29 unless otherwise noted.

McHenry County lights up – literally – during the holidays  Northwest Herald

Your complete guide to area Christmas activities and events.

Belvidere's new chamber president suited for the job  Rockford Register Star

BELVIDERE — Luis Gonzalez promoted Hometown Christmas by wearing a colorful suit with festive holiday trees. The new president of the Belvidere Area ...

Screen shots at Revolution Golf HD in Harvard  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Like many couples, Kelly and Pam Camp occasionally would take golf trips.

Leadership Greater McHenry County selects participants for high school program  Northwest Herald

Leadership Greater McHenry County has selected 14 students for an inaugural youth program aimed at engaging young people in the community.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois searching for scholarship applicants  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is looking for students to apply for several scholarships. CFNIL says they have 84 ...

McHenry County area last days of school  Northwest Herald

The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows:

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

High school wrestling: 80 local athletes prepare for sectionals with eye on state finals  Northwest Herald

Class 2A Grayslake Central Sectional shapes up to be tough competition.

Woodstock man, 53, ID'd as apartment stabbing victim; ex-Harvard man faces murder charge  Northwest Herald

26-year-old Woodstock man accused of killing roommate, taking victim's car.

Students compete at McHenry County College's 15th annual High School Accounting Bowl  Chicago Daily Herald

Top accounting students from eight area high schools used their mental brawn to battle for trophies while demonstrating their numerical ability and ...

High school wrestling insider: McHenry's Jaden Glauser is Athlete of the week; power rankings; more  Northwest Herald

McHenry, fr., 170 pounds. Glauser continued the impressive start to his high school career with a title at the Prospect tournament, helping the Warriors finish fifth.

High school boys track and field: Marengo's Schirmer earns 3 victories at KRC Meet; Burlington Central wins team title  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Marengo freshman Finn Schirmer has a way of making demanding physical tests seem almost mundane.

High school boys track and field: 2018 team preview capsules  Northwest Herald

Season previews for each McHenry County area boys track and field team.

Your guide to McHenry County's Memorial Day events  Northwest Herald

These events are taking place for Memorial Day in McHenry County. All events take place Monday unless otherwise noted.

High school wrestling: 43 area wrestlers qualify for state  Northwest Herald

Dundee-Crown - Christian Brunner (195). Huntley - Zach Spencer (113), Josh Stenger (120), Petros Mihalopoulos (195), Dominic Swanson (285).

Visitation scheduled for Harvard woman who battled cystic fibrosis  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – On Sunday, Harvard High School's south gym is expected to be filled with people wearing purple to honor a woman who went through a ...

Hundreds of Chicago Area Schools Cancel Classes, Announce Delayed Opening  NBC Chicago

Classes are canceled or delayed at several suburban schools Monday amid dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills are expected to plummet to near 30 ...

Belvidere's Linda Colson wins Golden Apple Investing in Excellence award  Rockford Register Star

BELVIDERE — A 17-year educator and assistant principal at Belvidere South Middle School is this year's winner of the Golden Apple Investing in Excellence ...

Former AD to be Inducted into Coach Hall of Fame  Woodstock Independent

Longtime Woodstock resident and former athletic director at Marian Central Catholic High School Hans Rokus will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball ...

Obituary: Steven Robert Gibboney | Obituaries

Steven Robert Gibboney, age 73 passed away on Dec. 12, 2017 at the Hospital in Corpus Christi Texas due to complications of Multiple Myeloma and ...

Peoria Heights/Quest names Adell Hawks as football head coach  Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Heights/Quest did not have to look too far to find its new football coach.Adell Hawks, an assistant for the cooperative effort the past two years, was ...

Online auction seeks new owners for former Motorola Harvard campus  Chicago Daily Herald

The former Motorola campus in Harvard has been bought and sold since it closed in 2003. But this time, it will part of an online auction with an added tax ...

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

Champions crowned in MCC Accounting Bowl  Northwest Herald

CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 150 high school accounting schools students flexed their mental muscle as they tested their numerical competence and ...

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

Johnsburg woman flown to hospital after Route 47 crash near Hebron  Suburban Life Publications

HEBRON – Route 47 south of Hebron reopened Tuesday morning after being closed because of a crash that left one driver in serious condition, officials said.

Garrett Youngren steps down as Peoria Heights/Quest football coach  Peoria Journal Star

The cooperative effort of Peoria Heights and Quest Academy is seeking a new football coach for the second time in as many years.Garrett Youngren, who ...

Young Dancers Learn From High-Schoolers  Woodstock Independent

By the look on the young dancers' faces, dreams were in the making Feb. 4 at Woodstock and Woodstock North high schools. Dance clinics were held that day ...

14 places in McHenry County to take your kids this holiday season  Northwest Herald

Check out 14 of our favorite places to take your kids of all ages in McHenry County during the holiday season.

Hunter captures perfection  Geneseo Republic

Geneseo's Hunter Grau did more than enjoy his moment in the championship match at the state wrestling meet in Champaign — he owned it.

Jones carries on a tradition in Marian cross-country  Woodstock Independent

When Marian Central Catholic High School freshman Abigail Jones competes for the Hurricanes in cross-country, she continues a tradition her mother started in ...

Thunder will rely on speed  Woodstock Independent

The Woodstock North High School boys basketball team doesn't have a lot of size this season. The Thunder's tallest player is junior Conor Lawrence, 6 feet 4 ...

Machesney Park gets new full-time public safety coordinator  Rockford Register Star

MACHESNEY PARK — Doug Bushman, a 23-year veteran with the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, drives through a Machesney Park subdivision observing ...

Living the dream  Woodstock Independent

By the time he was in his early 30s, Huntley resident Jack Wirth realized he needed a change in direction. Wirth, who graduated from Harvard High School in ...

Slim pickings for apple season  Chicago Daily Herald

With a serious drought under way, many apple orchards are expecting sparse crops and small fruit this apple-picking season.

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