Wilmington Region

ALOHA! FACULTY AND STAFF at Wilmington School District 209-U held a Hawaiian-themed retirement party for Venita Deniis in May. The veteran teacher and principal retires this year after 35 years in education. Photo by Marney Simon.

05/30/2023 - 4:44pm
After more than 30 years in education, Stevens Intermediate School principal Venita Dennis walked the halls for the final time as the school year closed. Mrs. Dennis retired at the close of the 2022-2023 school year. Faculty, staff and...

Coal City Region

WITH PROMOTION CERTIFICATE in hand, Gavin Clubb is congratulated by the superintendent and members of the Board of Education.

05/30/2023 - 4:46pm
It certainly wasn’t a traditional three years of middle school for the class of 2023. But together they found their way and achieved success in academics, the arts and athletics. “There were times it was definitely a struggle, but as we get to the...

Braidwood Region

NEW BRAIDWOOD MAYOR Karen Hart is sworn in by Judge John Anderson during the May 23 regular meeting of the City Council. Photo by Marney Simon.

05/30/2023 - 4:40pm
Following the sudden resignation of Mayor Chris Earley just three weeks into his term, the Braidwood City Council has a new look, with a new mayor, finance commissioner, and several appointments approved. On May 23, Karen Hart was sworn in as Mayor...

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