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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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Photos: Harvard High School Class of 2018  Northwest Herald

Gabriela Calixto (right), 18, adjusts the cap of Jessica Flores, 20, before the commencement ceremony. [Daryl Quitalig for Shaw Media]. Valedictorian Catherine ...



Harvard District 50 to launch business program for high schoolers  Northwest Herald

Harvard High School students will have a new opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship and develop business plans and connections through a new program ...



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 ...



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 High School Class of 2017  Northwest Herald

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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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Teen Who Rapped About Killing Harvard High School Students Enters Plea  MyStateline.com

MCHENRY COUNTY - A Crystal Lake teenager is accused of threatening to kill Harvard High School students via a rap video.



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.



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. As the school year wraps up, hundreds of graduates ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



High school football preview 2015: Harvard  Northwest Herald

2014 record: 2-7, 1-6 in Big Northern Conference East Division. Harvard high school football preview 2015: Photos, stories and more. Scouting report. • Harvard ...



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 ...



2017 Everyday Heroes: Joe McLachlan  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – He may have started as what he calls a “transplant” to Harvard, but Joe McLachlan has become the face of the city's support for veterans and their ...



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.



Wrestling: Prairie Ridge's Sparks pins 4 en route to 1st-place finish at Harvard's Sciacca/Holtfreter Tournament  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Prairie Ridge junior wrestler Jace Sparks feels like he has been chasing his competitors after a knee injury forced a late start to his season.



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

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



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 ...



Harvard celebrates football team's winning streak  Northwest Herald

HARVARD – Less than a mile past where the big wooden sign boasts Harvard as being a community where success comes naturally, the signs chronicling the ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Cops: 2 teens dead in apparent murder-suicide in Harvard  Chicago Tribune

When Miguel Andrade allegedly fatally shot the mother of his child and took his own life Thursday, he was already wanted by police for previous alleged threats ...



Screen shots at Revolution Golf HD in Harvard  Northwest Herald

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

Your complete guide to area Christmas activities and events.



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 ...



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

WOODSTOCK – A 26-year-old Woodstock man is in custody in connection with the stabbing death of his roommate. Branden M. Napolitan, who lives at 680 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



McHenry County Historical Society: Adopt a piece of history  Northwest Herald

UNION – McHenry County is home to a significant number of women who made a difference in American history. Among them is Lillian Keating.



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 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 ...



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, ...



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.



Oregon High School varsity football head coach hired  Freeport Journal-Standard

OREGON — Oregon Community Unit School District 220 board of education recently hired Nick Schneiderman as the next varsity football head coach at Oregon ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Whirlwind changes at Mendota  Bureau County Republican

The end of the school year is bringing about change as the coaching carousel begins to spin. No place has seen a whirlwind of change like Mendota. In a span ...



McHenry County area last days of school  Northwest Herald

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



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 ...



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

3A. Cary-Grove - John Cullen (138). Dundee-Crown - Christian Brunner (195). Huntley - Zach Spencer (113), Josh Stenger (120), Petros Mihalopoulos (195), ...



Westminster Christian's Firchau retires from coaching  Chicago Daily Herald

Westminster Christian's Bruce Firchau, perhaps the greatest program fixer in Illinois boys basketball history, announced his retirement from coaching at the Elgin ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Independent schools see opportunity in downturn  Chicago Daily Herald

When Dan Brongiel's job with software company Adobe was transferred back to the United States in 2008, he and his family were not exactly thrilled to be ...



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.



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 ...



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