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Diwali Festival to feature food, fashion and fireworks  Chicago Daily Herald

Aurora's Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board will celebrate its annual Diwali Festival from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Waubonsie Valley ...

Savannah Smith: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Savannah Smith is a candidate for Aurora Ward 8 Alderman.

New label, same intensity as Waubonsie Valley beats Neuqua Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Neuqua Valley in a nonconference football game.

District 204 high schools pull into the top 25 in Illinois in annual ranking  Chicago Tribune

For the first time, all three District 204 high schools fall in the top 25 in Illinois the annual US News & World Report rankings.

Get smart: 25 best public high schools in Illinois - 2018  Herald & Review

Curious as to which public high schools are the best in our state? We've compiled a list of the top 25, and a Central Illinois school is on the list!

Images: Waubonsie Valley High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Baseball: Gregorio goes deep twice for Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Benet in a nonconference baseball game.

Constable: Fulfilling dream, Aurora animator takes 'One Small Step' to Oscars  Chicago Daily Herald

When Andrew Chesworth of Aurora was a preschooler, his grandfather predicted the little artist would work for Disney some day. Chesworth did that, moved on, ...

Baseball: Waubonsie Valley doesn't wait on the long ball  Chicago Daily Herald

Baseball: Cole Gregorio hit his fourth home run of the season to power Waubonsie Valley to Friday's 7-4 DuPage Valley Conference victory over Naperville ...

Traxler, St. Charles North ready for Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North defeated Waubonsie Valley in a girls water polo game.

Boys golf: Waubonsie Valley sails to title; Metea Valley, WW South also advance  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's Zac Uhm earned medalist honors at the Class 3A West Aurora boys golf regional and Waubonsie Valley won the team championship.

Aurora Navy League honors students at Pearl Harbor luncheon  Chicago Daily Herald

The annual Pearl Harbor Day luncheon, sponsored by Aurora Navy League Council 247 and the Aurora Rotary Club, was held Dec. 10 at Gaslite Manor ...

State law could address mental health during student interrogations  Chicago Daily Herald

A proposed state law is designed to protect student mental health after a teen's death by suicide following questioning at his school. But there is concern the bill ...

Three in race for 8th Ward seat on Aurora City Council  Chicago Tribune

Three candidates are vying for the 8th Ward seat on the Aurora City Council that has been represented by the same person for the past 12 years.

Waubonsie Valley's biggest save their best for last  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Metea Valley in a DuPage Valley Conference wrestling match.

Patty Smith: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Patty Smith is a candidate for Ward 8 alderman in Aurora.

Marmion runs regional streak to seven By Kevin McGavin Feb 2, 2019 9:24 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

Trevor Chumbley turned the highly anticipated showdown between future Big Ten athletes into an anti-climatic rout Saturday afternoon in Aurora.

A wave of fast times at Neuqua Valley By D.J. Wanberg Feb 16, 2019 8:26  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley won the Neuqua Valley boys swimming sectional, qualifying all three relays to next weekend's state meet.

Waubonsie Valley delivers its best against Neuqua Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Neuqua Valley in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Boys swimming: Neuqua Valley gets warmed up in a hurry  Chicago Daily Herald

The Neuqua Valley boys swimming team finished second in its first event at Saturday's 37th annual Wildcat Relays at West Chicago. Too bad. But to make up for ...

Waubonsie Valley High Grad Dies in House Fire

Alex Kierstead, a sophomore at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, originally planned to hit the road for Aurora -- his hometown -- for the Thanksgiving ...

Townhouses likely for Aurora site once earmarked for Metea  Chicago Daily Herald

M/I Homes is likely to receive final approval from the city of Aurora to build 171 townhouses on land formerly belonging to Indian Prairie Unit District 204 that ...

Waubonsie Valley staffer quits amid police investigation  Chicago Daily Herald

Aurora police are investigating a former staff member at Waubonsie Valley High School.

Cross country: Morris, Naperville North keep it simple  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville North won the Class 3A Waubonsie Valley girls cross country meet. Neuqua Valley placed second in the boys race.

DuPage County Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the 2018-2019 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team.

Will DeKalb land in the DVC?  Chicago Daily Herald

Football: This week's Eyes on Five looks at even more conference changes making an impact in DuPage County.

Naperville soprano Tamara Wilson makes Lyric debut in 'Il trovatore'  Chicago Daily Herald

Soprano Tamara Wilson, a former Naperville resident, makes her Lyric Opera of Chicago debut as Leonora in a revival of Verdi's tragedy "Il trovatore." It's a role ...

Chicago Sinfonietta, Waubonsie choir perform MLK tribute concert  Chicago Daily Herald

Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of Naperville's North Central College will be the setting Sunday for the first of two "MLK Tribute Concerts" with the Chicago ...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.: A list of suburban events  Chicago Daily Herald

A list of suburban events honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

DeKalb lands in DuPage Valley Conference  Chicago Daily Herald

DeKalb High School has accepted an invitation to become the sixth member of the DuPage Valley Conference, effective at the start of the 2019-20 school year.

Things to do around Naperville St. Patrick's Day Weekend: March 15-17  Positively Naperville

Naperville VFW All You Can Eat Fish Fry open to the public – 4:30PM | Adults $12, seniors $10, children $7, age 3 and under FREE! Judd-Kendall VFW – 908 W ...

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: Nov. 30 - Dec. 2  Positively Naperville

Tis the season to find the Grinch throughout Naperville's independent business community. Look for the Grinch in the Little Friends Parade of Lights. Then grow ...

School District 204 E-News to the community / May 16, 2018  Positively Naperville

The following “official email newsletter,” featuring upcoming events, was distributed on May 16, 2018, to families and community members signed up to receive ...

Adamski's improvement clear to see in Glenbard West win  Chicago Daily Herald

The improvement of Glenbard West's Niki Adamski on the basketball court is clear to see -- now even to her. The 6-foot-1 senior is playing with eye goggles for ...

Fox Valley schools increasingly on front line for kids' mental health  Chicago Tribune

So says adults — including researchers and educators who seem to unanimously agree depression, anxiety and other mental health issues are not only leading ...

'Crosstown Corridor' idea nets marketing competition win for Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Route 59 in Naperville and Aurora should be reborn as Crosstown Corridor, say a group of students who won a marketing competition.

Metea principal named Aurora's African-American Leader of the Year  Chicago Daily Herald

Metea Valley High School Principal Darrell Echols will be honored by Aurora's African-American Heritage Advisory Board as its 2018 African-American Leader ...

Metea principal to be honored at Heritage Dinner in Aurora  Chicago Tribune

The city of Aurora 's African-American Heritage Advisory Board will host its 14th annual Heritage Dinner Feb. 23 at Gaslite Manor, 2485 Church Road. A social ...

His father died of a heroin-fentanyl overdose. Now, an Aurora 11-year-old is fighting back against the killer drug.  Chicago Tribune

Heroin claimed his dad last fall, and now a young Aurora boy is doing something about the opioid epidemic.

Scouting DuPage County's sectional semifinals  Chicago Daily Herald

Boys basketball: Scouting DuPage County's sectional semifinals.

Girls swimming: DVC title brings Neuqua Valley one step closer to sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley won the DuPage Valley Conference girls swimming invitational.

Scouting DuPage County boys track and field  Chicago Daily Herald

Top teams: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Glenbard West, Metea Valley, Naperville Central, Naperville North, Neuqua Valley, Wheaton North, ...

Record-breaking suburban teens ready to 'blow up the rowing world'  Chicago Daily Herald

On the same Tuesday afternoon in March 2018, Mary Jaskoviak and Anya Landrowski showed up to their first St. Charles Rowing Club practice feeling ...

Boys golf: Geneva duo headed back to state  Chicago Daily Herald

The six-time defending Class 3A state champions inched ever closer to Normal U-High for boys golf state immortality Monday in Bartlett.

Beach Hazard in effect for Lake Michigan Monday after 3 boys drown over weekend  WLS-TV

A Beach Hazard alert for Lake Michigan beaches in the Chicago area was issued Monday until Wednesday due to dangerous conditions.

2019 MVHS Jazz Nite: Jazz Ensemble & Off the Record Concert  Naperville Community Television

The 2019 MVHS Jazz Ensemble & Off the Record concert delivers an incredibly evening of music in an unconventional setting. To create a warm and intimate ...

Aurora panel explores diversity, barriers in schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Members of an Aurora panel created to discuss the role of schools in student safety and cultural integration admit there's more work to be done to find solutions ...

Fresh visitors bleachers coming to Waubonsie Valley HS  Chicago Daily Herald

The bleachers at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora are in line for an upgrade. Work to replace the visitors-side bleachers and press box will provide more ...

Neuqua Valley's depth makes the difference  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley won its own 18th annual varsity invite on Saturday by parlaying its depth into a position to win heading into the final event, the 400-yard freestyle ...

Cuddle up and get warm for The Week in Pictures  Chicago Daily Herald

Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. Daily Herald provides a local perspective with local *content* such as the northwest suburbs most ...

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

2017-2018 DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions.

Scouting DuPage County girls basketball holiday tournaments  Chicago Daily Herald

The holidays are a special part of the basketball season. The holidays bring the challenge of holiday tournaments and the opportunity for teams to test ...

Scouting this weekend's DuPage County football games  Chicago Daily Herald

By David Oberhelman and Kevin Schmit. Glenbard West (5-1, 3-0) at Hinsdale Central (5-1, 4-0).

Boys lacrosse: St. Charles East defeats Waubonsie Valley/Metea Valley co-op  Chicago Daily Herald

For 42 minutes Monday night the St. Charles East boys lacrosse team weathered equalizers from Waubonsie Valley/Metea Valley co-op, to the tune of 8 total ties ...

Long-dormant hospital in Aurora set for cleanup, renovations  Chicago Daily Herald

A 9-acre former hospital site south of downtown Aurora that has stood dormant for the past 23 years, inviting vandals and trespassers, is set for environmental ...

Girls golf: Naperville North's Flaherty comes up aces at DVC meet  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville North's Mara Flaherty recorded a hole-in-one and then defeated Naperville Central's Emma Lim in a playoff at the DuPage Valley Conference girls ...

Naperville woman gets jail time for taking $50,000 from school cafeteria  Chicago Tribune

Former school cafeteria manager who stole more than $50000 to support a gambling habit was sentenced to jail time and ordered to make restitution.

5 things to watch this season for DuPage County football teams  Chicago Daily Herald

Football: Welcome to the 2018 season. With the start of practice on Monday, we bring you five things to watch this season.

Waubonsie Valley High School 40th Anniversary  Naperville Community Television

Waubonsie Valley High School has opened their doors to students in the Naperville and Aurora community since 1975.

Elmhurst's Like Language fuses different musical worlds for new album  Chicago Daily Herald

Two divergent musical backgrounds -- he, a musician rooted in the Chicago rock scene, and she, a classically trained vocalist -- form the backbone of Matt and ...

Boys golf: McDonald leads Geneva to top honors  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva's Jack McDonald was the individual medalist in leading the Vikings to the team championship at their own boys golf invitational Thursday.

Final mayoral forum gets Aurora students involved  Chicago Tribune

Students had a front row seat at the latest and last Aurora mayor forum, at East Aurora High School.

Climate change real, cost of doing nothing 'enormous,' Foster warns  Chicago Tribune

Global climate change is the "most serious long-term problem this country will face," but until legislators begin to believe and act, the only option available is to ...

Former Metea teacher begins sentence for sexually assaulting student  Chicago Daily Herald

A former physics teacher at Metea Valley High School reported to a DuPage County courtroom Tuesday to begin serving a six-year prison term for sexually ...

Meaningful moments from the first round of the playoffs  Chicago Daily Herald

Football: Before looking ahead, this week's Eyes on Five reflects on a stirring first round of the playoffs in DuPage County.

Teens talk about gangs, racism and more at Aurora event  Chicago Tribune

Gangs, racism and domestic violence were among the issues Aurora area teens spoke out about during the fourth annual Mikva Aurora Soapbox Competition ...

Waubonsie hosts conference on 'new era' in genetics  Chicago Daily Herald

About 400 West suburban high school students got to hear about how they can contribute to scientific advances in the "new era in human genetics" from a ...

Naperville murals, much-delayed, now wrapping up  Chicago Daily Herald

A series of murals inside a Naperville parking garage started eight years ago and now is nearing completion.

Illinois House 84th District Republican nominee: Patty Smith  Chicago Sun-Times

The Sun-Times' candidate profile of Patty Smith, Republican nominee for the Illinois House of Representatives in the 84th District.

Images: IHSA Competitive Dance  Chicago Daily Herald

See action from the preliminary rounds of the IHSA Competitive Dance on Friday at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington.

Ex-Aurora physics teacher pleads guilty to sex assault on student  Chicago Daily Herald

A former physics teacher at Metea Valley High School in Aurora pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student at a Naperville hotel.

Former actor, 22-year educator hired as Metea principal  Chicago Daily Herald

The man chosen to be the second principal at Metea Valley High School in Aurora began his career an actor, but for the past 22 years, Darrell Echols has played ...

Basketball: Mead leaving Dixon for Waubonsie Valley

Jason Mead made what he said is the hardest decision he has ever had to make. After 5 years in Dixon, Mead is moving on. The Dukes boys basketball coach ...

Waubonsie Valley Football Star Accused in Vicious, Disabling 2014 Beating of Fellow Student

Bolingbrook, IL - The ex-football player, Waubonsie Valley High School and District 204 are being sued in DuPage County Court.

Aurora increases age to buy tobacco to 21  Chicago Tribune

Aurora has joined 18 other municipalities in Illinois by increasing the age to buy tobacco to 21. In so doing, the city also added materials involved in vaping ...

Waubonsie basketball fight leads to lawsuit  Chicago Daily Herald

A former Waubonsie Valley High School student has filed a lawsuit against another former student with whom he got into a fight during an intramural basketball ...

How District 204 candidates would solve class size problem  Chicago Daily Herald

School board candidates in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 have different ideas for how to solve the problem of class sizes well above the state average.

Project Soapbox Gives Teens a Chance to Speak Out  Naperville Community Television

A competition in District 204 recently gave students the opportunity to have their voices heard.

Black parents concerned by 'dismal' scores in Dist. 204  Chicago Daily Herald

Parents in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 say the achievement gap between black students and higher-performing whites and Asians is "dismal" and needs to be ...

Aurora man who killed mom, 3 teens facing felony charges  Chicago Daily Herald

Randy J. Visor, an Aurora man who killed four people, including three Waubonsie Valley High School students in a drunk driving crash in 1997, is in trouble ...

Teens 'Say Yes to the Prom Dress' at Aurora library  Chicago Daily Herald

Girls on a budget who were hunting for the perfect prom dress had a good chance of finding what they were looking for Saturday during a "Say Yes to the Prom ...

Naperville native brings heart, and soul to Brandi & the Alexanders  Chicago Daily Herald

The lead singer of a New York City-based rock and soul band is a Naperville native who didn't even sing in choir until her sophomore year of high school.

Girls volleyball: Metea Valley matches record mark  Chicago Daily Herald

Metea Valley defeated Waubonsie Valley in a DuPage Valley Conference girls volleyball match.

Parents of Naperville Marine killed in Iraq reflect on politics, impact of 9/11 attacks  Chicago Tribune

Gloria Caruso said the day she learned her son David had died was just as it looks in the movies. "I had had a funny feeling at work," Caruso said. "As soon as I ...

Mayor recommends fire marshal as new Aurora fire chief  Chicago Tribune

Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner on Thursday recommended Fire Marshal Gary Krienitz, a 19-year Aurora Fire Department veteran, as the new Aurora fire chief.

Girls tennis: Naperville Central repeats as DVC champion  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville Central pulled away from Neuqua Valley to win the DuPage Valley Conference girls tennis team championship.

Local High School Teacher Charged With Sex Assault  Patch

Naperville, IL - Naperville police are investigating a Metea Valley High School teacher who they say was having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team, 2016-2017  Chicago Daily Herald

DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2016-2017.

Suburbia's Got Talent: Stephanie Schwieger  Chicago Daily Herald

At 15, Waubonsie Valley High School sophomore Stephanie Schwieger of Aurora is already a veteran of the stage and theater; she's been performing since age ...

Related Article Place names reflect American Indian heritage  Chicago Daily Herald

What has an American Indian-based name in Illinois? More like, what doesn't? How about the cities and villages of Annawan, Algonquin, Ashkum, Blue Mound, ...

Scouting area Class 4A boys basketball sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

The IHSA Class 3A and 4A boys basketball playoffs begin Monday and DuPage County's competitors figure to be major players in the quest to reach the state ...

Aurora mayor wants resident input at town hall meetings  Chicago Tribune

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin will hold two upcoming town halls meetings in the city to get residents input on the road ahead at City Hall. The town hall meetings ...

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team. 2015-2016  Chicago Daily Herald

2015-2016 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions.

Boys soccer: Waubonsie Valley blanks West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley's boys soccer team moved to 2-0 for the season Thursday with a 1-0 win over West Aurora.

544 - Aurora's 1st Pride Parade draws thousands - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Aurora's 1st Pride Parade draws thousands =After months of planning by Indivisible Aurora members and approval by the ...

Waubonsie Valley's Robinson a quick learner on defense  Chicago Daily Herald

Opportunity knocks, and Waubonsie Valley's Chuck Robinson knocks people down.

Girls golf: Nay helps Naperville North score league championship  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville North won the DuPage Valley Conference girls golf team championship, and Wheaton Warrenville South's Sarah Hauenstein earned medalist ...

Metea, Waubonsie reach Grammy semifinals  Chicago Daily Herald

The recordings are in the mail and it's up to the judges to determine whether Metea Valley and Waubonsie Valley high schools in Aurora will remain in the ...

Dist. 204 moves 2012 graduation ceremonies to NIU in DeKalb  Chicago Daily Herald

Members of the first class to graduate from Metea Valley High School in Indian Prairie District 204 will walk across a stage in DeKalb next spring, more than 30 ...

Waubonsie Valley students compete in chili cook-off  Chicago Daily Herald

A prizewinning chili recipe by Waubonsie Valley High School students called for the usual spicy ingredients -- and a pinch of swagger.Team Swag won a chili ...

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