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District 220 parents have plenty to say about class sizes

Around 30 parents voiced their concerns about projected class sizes at elementary schools in Barrington Unit District 220 during a school board meeting Monday afternoon. 35 more words


The 10 Best (and Worst) States to Eat Local

“Eat local,” they say—but where is local eating the easiest?

A Vermont-based group has released its annual ranking of states based on the availability of local food to the average citizen. 150 more words

Bistro Kids

Editorial: School using controversy as a teaching moment

Little good can ever be expected to come of a sexting scandal at a middle school. But if one occurs, it requires delicate handling — as officials at Barrington Middle School-Station Campus are demonstrating this week. 63 more words


Barrington District 220 superintendent Leonard leaving in June

Barrington Unit District 200 Superintendent Tom Leonard is leaving the district in June to take the same post with the Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas, school officials announced this morning. 39 more words


Barrington police investigate middle school 'sexting'

Officials at a Barrington middle school have contacted police about students “sexting” images to other students, and authorities say they are considering criminal charges.

A “small group of … adolescents were recently involved in ‘sexting’ inappropriate images among themselves using their smartphones,” Craig Winkelman, principal of Barrington Middle School-Station Campus, said in an email to parents Monday evening. 7 more words


Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8th, final registration night for the PVSD Summer School and Youth Arts Academy programs.

Registration will take place at Los Primeros School, located at 1555 Kendall Ave., from 6:00pm -7:00pm.  The brochure of course offerings, as well as the emergency card, are both available online at… 250 more words