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Harvard Community Unit School District 50 Board met April 24  McHenry Times

Harvard Community Unit School District 50 Board met April 24. Here is the minutes provided by the board: I. CALL TO ORDER. II. ROLL CALL. Sandra Theriault ...

Harvard High School hosts its first career expo  Northwest Herald

On Wednesday, Harvard High School welcomed 24 industry experts to speak with students about careers available in the region.

High school wrestling: Local referee, former Harvard principal Zielinski enters IWCOA Hall of Fame  Northwest Herald

Longtime area wrestling referee and former Harvard High School principal Rob Zielinski was inducted into the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials ...

Harvard High School students participate in food challenge  Northwest Herald

Food nutrition students at Harvard High School participated in the Cooks for Camo challenge this past week.

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 School District 50 debuts INCubatoredu classroom  Northwest Herald

What once was a computer lab now is a modern collaborative workspace thanks to a $90,000 classroom renovation at Harvard High School. A glass conference ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

McHenry County students compete in accounting bowl  Northwest Herald

Top accounting students from seven area high schools flexed their mental muscles to showcase their numerical ability and problem-solving skills at McHenry ...

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 Community Unit School District 50 Board met May 15  McHenry Times

Harvard Community Unit School District 50 Board met May 15. Here is the minutes provided by the board: I. CALL TO ORDER. II. ROLL CALL. Julie Lehmann ...

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.

Harvard Community Education Foundation awards District 50 about $48000 in grants  Northwest Herald

Harvard School District 50 students will have expanded learning opportunities next year, thanks to recent grants the Harvard Community Education Foundation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

McHenry County College is on the right path, according to the men and women hoping for a seat on the college's Board of Trustees. James Young, Carlos ...

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 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 ...

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 graduates prepare for life after high school  Northwest Herald

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

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 ...

High school football: Coming off tough 2016 season, Harvard looks to change culture  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Harvard's veteran players – low in numbers, but strong in heart – tried to make something positive out of the most frustrating football season of their ...

Community Foundation awards $264K in scholarships for 2019 - News  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois awarded $264000 in college scholarships on Thursday to 135 students from across the region.

High school football: Harvard's Freres, Joyce poised for big senior seasons  Northwest Herald

Harvard has its utility man back. Last year, Hunter Freres was the Hornets' second-leading rusher, leading receiver and a hard-hitting safety on defense.

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

Jaden Glauser's keys to success at the IHSA individual wrestling state meet are pretty simple. “Having fun, staying calm, having fun again and take it one match ...

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

Crystal Lake Central coach Justen Lehr was impressed with the level of competition at Saturday's IHSA Class 2A Harvard Regional. Central had its sights set on ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard graduates final middle school class  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Four eighth grade students received their diplomas Thursday night at the final graduation ceremony for St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard.

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 ...

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

Your complete guide to area Christmas activities and events.

Healing Hearts helps others recover with animal therapy  Northwest Herald

Ten months since Traci Moyer's death, maybe that's why her nephew keeps pushing to be part of the solution. Mark Schuring had been creeping along on a ...

Screen shots at Revolution Golf HD in Harvard  Northwest Herald

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

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 boys track and field: 2018 team preview capsules  Northwest Herald

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

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.

Harvard rallies around team | News  Hastings Tribune

KEARNEY — At the end of the night, the score on the board didn't matter to the members of the Harvard football team.

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.

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 area last days of school  Northwest Herald

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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).

High school football: Richmond-Burton RB Jesse Hill-Male returns from ACL injury  Northwest Herald

In a way, it seems to run in the family. Jesse Hill-Male's older brother, Jake, tore an ACL years ago playing soccer. Their father, Jonathan, tore an ACL once and ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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. Arellano was living in a new country, having ...

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 ...

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.

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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 ...

Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring boys basketball, state swimming, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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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