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Community rallies around Glenbard South senior after 5th brain tumor surgery  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Gabby Reese's sister often teases her that she's a local celebrity when they see the “#gabbystrong” signs displayed in yards around Glen Ellyn ...

Images: Glenbard South High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard South High School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2018, at the school in Glen Ellyn.

Glenbard West, Glenbard South healing their records  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard West defeated Glenbard South at the Glenbard West girls volleyball tournament championship match.

Parents of Glenbard South foreign exchange student file wrongful death lawsuit  Chicago Daily Herald

The parents of a 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Downers Grove family who hosted her friend ...

Drug-sniffing dogs sweep Glenbard South 'without incident'  Chicago Daily Herald

DuPage County sheriff's deputies and police dogs found no contraband or weapons during a recent sweep of lockers and classrooms at Glenbard South High ...

Glenbard East clinches first league title since 1965  Chicago Daily Herald

The football rivalry between Glenbard East and Glenbard South resumed Friday night, and after a night of hard hits and a fumble recovery, Glenbard East ...

Downers Grove man pleads guilty to supplying drug that killed teen  Chicago Daily Herald

A 38-year-old Downers Grove man has admitted to supplying a fatal dose of methadone to a 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain.

Glenbard East, Glenbard South ready to renew rivalry in Upstate Eight  Chicago Daily Herald

DuPage County football notes: Glenbard East and Glenbard South are ready to renew their rivalry in their first season together in the Upstate Eight Conference.

Shakespeares Comedy of Errors Comes to Glenbard South High School

See "Comedy of Errors" at Glenbard South High - Glen Ellyn, IL - Glenbard South High School will present Shakespeare's hilarious "Comedy of Errors.

Glenbard South hustles past South Elgin Updated Jan 8, 2019 10:42 PM Looks  Chicago Daily Herald

Looks like the new kids fit in pretty well. Glenbard South boys basketball ventured into new territory when the school jumped from the Metro Suburban ...

Man faces sex abuse, drug-induced homicide charges in Glenbard South student's death  Chicago Daily Herald

A 36-year-old man is being held on $1 million bail in connection with the May drug overdose death and sexual abuse of a 15-year-old female Glenbard South ...

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

2017-2018 DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions.

Glenbard South Madrigal Singers to host final Christmas feast  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South High School sophomore Alex Sellers has only been a member of the Glenbard South Madrigal Singers for a year, but he ...

Friends, Glenbard South classmates rally to honor Kristy Wesselman  Chicago Daily Herald

Thirty years after the slaying of Kristina Wesselman, and with the recent arrest of the man accused of her murder, Kristy's former Glenbard South High School ...

Glenbard South 'superfan' receives new smile for Christmas  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – After years of giving to Glenbard South High School sports teams, "superfan" Dave Key received a much-needed Christmas present in return: a ...

'They never gave up on the case': DuPage detectives honored for solving Wesselman murder  Chicago Daily Herald

The hunt for 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman's killer was more than three decades old by the fall of 2015, but it wasn't a "cold" case. Not for Kristy's family, and not ...

Boys track and field: Glenbard South feasts at Metro Suburban Conference meet  Chicago Daily Herald

Plavsic, Glenbard South hungry to compete at Metro Suburban track invite.

Illinois Democratic 6th Congressional District candidates address gun violence at forum  Northwest Herald

GLEN ELLYN – In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, the seven Democratic ...

Glenbard South, West welcome new principals  Chicago Daily Herald

Students heading back to classes Monday at two Glen Ellyn-area high schools will be greeted by new principals, both of whom have been preparing for this ...

Tavion Keith, Raiders ready to compete in new league  Suburban Life Publications

Glenbard South leaves Metro Suburban for Upstate Eight challenge.

Man sentenced in 1985 Glen Ellyn murder of teen girl  WLS-TV

A central Illinois man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for the 1985 rape and murder of a west suburban girl.

Willowbrook finds energy to notch win at Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

Willowbrook defeated Glenbard South in a nonconference girls gymnastics dual meet.

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

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's DuPage County Leadership Team for 2017-2018.

Glenbard South community rallies around 'superfan' who has long showed support for school  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – This holiday season, the Glenbard South High School community is proving that what goes around, comes around.

Roskam declines invitation to participate in League of Women Voters candidate forum  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Much to the disappointment of local Leagues of Women Voters, there will not be a candidate forum next month featuring U.S. Rep.

How Glenbard South closed enrollment gaps in AP classes  Chicago Daily Herald

At Glenbard South, enrollment in AP classes now mirrors the school's student population. Here's how educators closed the gap.

Glenbard South reaches past Fenton for victory  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard South defeated Fenton in a Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division football game.

Unbeaten Rochelle boys soccer reaches sectional final for first time  Rockford Register Star

It's already been a record-setting year for the undefeated Rochelle boys soccer team, but the Hubs made some more history Tuesday night in the Class 2A ...

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

Glenbard East High School. Hometown: Lombard. Parents: Lalit & Suparna Aggarwal. Sponsor: Jim Greener, counselor. GPA: 5.6735 on a weighted 5.0 scale.

Man pleads guilty in 1985 murder of 15-year-old Kristina Wesselman  Suburban Life Publications

Friends of Glenbard South High School student Kristina Wesselman are expressing relief that justice will soon be served following her murder in 1985. Michael ...

A blast from the past  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Eighteen years after playing her final game at Biester Gym, former Glenbard West basketball star Kristi Faulkner made a triumphant return to ...

Glenbard high schools celebrate centennial with 100 years of memories  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard High School District 87 officials celebrated 100 years of educational offerings in the district Saturday with a montage of photos and memorabilia.

State Senate 38th District: Heidi Henry  Kendall County Now

Party: Democratic. Town of residence: Marseilles. Age: 57. Education / training: Attended Glenbard South High School and College of DuPage both in Glen Ellyn ...

Election 2018 candidate: Heidi Henry, 38th Senate

The Times sent questionnaires to candidates throughout the area ahead of the fall election. Those questionnaires from each candidate who responded, as well ...

Glenbard District 87 to celebrate 100th anniversary  Suburban Life Publications

Glenbard Township High School District 87 Superintendent David Larson views the district's 100th anniversary as a way to celebrate the district's identity and the ...

Man charged in 1985 Glen Ellyn murder looks to blame serial killer  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – The public defender for the Champaign man charged in the 1985 murder of 15-year-old Kristina Wesselman in a field near Glen Ellyn wants a ...

Wheaton resident receives Kristina Wesselman Memorial Scholarship  Suburban Life Publications

Glenbard South High School student Kristina Wesselman was known for being a leader. Michael Thompson, a graduate of the same school, said he hopes he ...

New Glen Ellyn memory care center to launch education series  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Before Maple Glen Memory Care Community opens in Glen Ellyn next spring, it is launching a community education series. The first seminar is ...

Boys Soccer: Marmion rallies over Rochelle in sectional championship  Rochelle News Leader

GLEN ELLYN — The emotions on the Rochelle sideline were hard to contain after the conclusion of Friday's IHSA Class 2A Sectional Championship at ...

Officials: Man accused in exchange student's drug death had sex with 2nd student  Chicago Tribune

A man accused of having an affair with a teenage exchange student and supplying drugs that caused her fatal overdose was having a sexual relationship with ...

New programming center dedicated at Westfield Elementary School in Glen Ellyn  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Westfield Elementary School students will learn coding and programming skills through the new Park Programming Center in the school's library ...

Development, crime to dominate Glen Ellyn, Wheaton headlines in 2018  Suburban Life Publications

Crime and new development will dominate many of the headlines in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in 2018.

Images: Glenbard South over Marmion Academy, 68-53 in regional boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard South hosted and won 68-53 over Marmion Academy for a Class 3A regional semifinal boys basketball game on March 2, 2016 in Glen Ellyn.

Images: An Hour in Glen Ellyn  Chicago Daily Herald

We spent a couple of hours photographing just a few of the local landmarks in Glen Ellyn.

Suspect in 1985 slaying of Glen Ellyn teen gave DNA sample  Chicago Daily Herald

The downstate man arrested in connection with the 1985 slaying of a Glen Ellyn teen was required to give a DNA sample in July, after admitting to a felony ...

Fenton, Glenbard South feeling good about sectional  Chicago Daily Herald

It was a productive day for three local Class 2A wrestling programs in Bensenville over the weekend. Host Fenton had five athletes win regional championships ...

Girls soccer: St. Francis advances past Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Francis scored a 9-0 victory against Glenbard South in a Class 3A Glenbard South girls soccer sectional semifinal.

Man falsely suspected in 1985 Glen Ellyn murder says life was ruined by allegation  WLS-TV

A day after the man who killed 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman was sentenced to 80 years in prison, another man who was wrongly suspected broke his silence ...

Wheaton Academy gets key MSC win at Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

Wheaton Academy wasted little time in jumping on Glenbard South in Monday night's Metro Suburban Conference boys soccer game in Glen Ellyn.

Glen Ellyn native now a movie studio president  Chicago Daily Herald

He triumphed in suburban theater. Killed Jason in slasher flicks. Left the business and found God. Then returned and became a movie studio executive.

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

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

William Pihos, McDonald's franchisee and community volunteer, dies at 73  Chicago Tribune

William Pihos owned eight McDonald's restaurants in DuPage County and also was a community volunteer in Glen Ellyn for many years. Pihos, 73, died of ...

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 ...

Related Article Glenbard pushes technology for 'anytime, anywhere learning'  Chicago Daily Herald

Beginning next year, students in Glenbard High School District 87 will be encouraged to bring their own iPads to school, as part of an instructional technology ...

Glenbard South's latest trip to state is worth the wait  Chicago Daily Herald

When Hannah Taylor is involved, good things always seem to happen for Glenbard South. She didn't mind waiting 11 innings for it to find her Monday. "I was like ...

Special Olympics Basketball Team Gets Special Send Off To Championship  CBS Chicago

GLEN ELLYN (CBS) — The Glenbard South High School Special Olympics basketball team received a rousing send-off Friday as the players head to the State ...

Bobby McNeily​ For Wheaton City Council, West District: Patch Candidate Profile

Bobby McNeily​ For Wheaton City Council: Profile - Wheaton, IL - He is a non-profit professional and singer running for the first time.

Departing superintendent strove to create 'one Glenbard'  Chicago Daily Herald

When Glenbard High School District 87 was searching for a new superintendent in 2005, school board members said they wanted to find someone who could ...

Foes keep it close, but Lake Park wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Medinah Country Club, in its storied history, has been the site of some memorable golf, including on the professional level. So it should come as no suprise that ...

Experts warn parents of 'sextortion': 'It happens at almost every Naperville school'  Chicago Tribune

Naperville police deal with one or two "sextortion" cases a month, according to the detective who oversees the department's High Technology Crimes Unit.

AWF tops Glenbard for Combined Division state title  Chicago Daily Herald

The AWF high school boys hockey team, featuring players from Addison Trail, Willowbrook, Montini and Fenton, topped Glenbard 4-1 in the Combined Division ...

From gloom to bloom: Floral Symphony brightens up the end of winter in Glen Ellyn  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Who cares what the calendar says? Spring was in full bloom Tuesday during the annual Floral Symphony at Glenbard South High School.

Boys track: For St. Francis the effort was worth the trip  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Francis coach Scott Nelson's familiar, neon orange ball cap returned to Charleston's O'Brien Field last weekend for the 123rd running of the boys state track ...

Neuqua Valley, Metea Valley get glimpse at bright futures  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley finished seventh and Metea Valley eighth at the girls swimming state meet.

Images: Glenbard South vs IC Catholic Prep, boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

IC Catholic Prep hosted Glenbard South in boys basketball Tuesday January 6 in Elmhurst.

How 'Hamilton' finds success with teen audience  Chicago Daily Herald

Our Maggie Loversky talks about why high school students relate so well to "Hamilton."

Wheaton Symphony pops concerts in Glen Ellyn to launch July 11  Suburban Life Publications

The Wheaton Pops series of four Saturday concerts in Glen Ellyn kicks off July 11 with vocal soloists and a flutist in a Wheaton Symphony Orchestra tribute to ...

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

Man Pleads Not Guilty To 1985 Rape And Murder Of Glen Ellyn Teen  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Champaign man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he raped and killed a 15-year-old girl in DuPage County 30 years ago. Michael R.

Girls track: Benet's Steed a quick learner  Chicago Daily Herald

Competing in track for the first time this season, Benet senior Kerry Steed qualified for the Class 2A meet from Thursday's Lisle sectional.

Monkey business: Wheaton native talks career in primate advocacy  Suburban Life Publications

For decades, the use of live chimpanzees in movies and scientific research was commonplace.

Glen Ellyn Veterans Day ceremony displays support for veterans  Suburban Life Publications

GLEN ELLYN – Even though the military operations that are still ongoing in Iraq and Afghanistan have faded from the headlines, retired Lt. Col. Eric Phillipson ...

Badminton: Naperville North duo a real find  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville North senior Clare Jiang already was a winner on the badminton court with two previous state berths in doubles. Thanks to her infectious personality, ...

Neuqua Valley makes it four straight at West Chicago invite  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley defeated rival Waubonsie Valley by 35 points to win Saturday's Wildcat Relays boys swimming invitational at West Chicago.

Images: IHSA Cheer Sectional- Rolling Meadows  Chicago Daily Herald

Schools from throughout Cook and Lake counties competed in Saturday's IHSA Cheer Sectional in Rolling Meadows.

Auto technology teacher is making her mark  SIU News

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Jessica Suda doesn't view herself as a trailblazer. In just a few years, however, the two-degree Southern Illinois University Carbondale ...

Wheaton honors residents with 2015 Good Citizen Awards  Suburban Life Publications

WHEATON – Some of Wheaton's most generous residents were recognized during the May 18 City Council meeting, according to a city news release.

Defendant in Kristy Wesselman slaying has violent history  Chicago Tribune

On the morning of her daughter's funeral, Sandy Wesselman made a silent promise to her child before she said goodbye. The mother vowed she would not stop ...

Lutheran Home partners with Great Lakes Clinical Trials  Chicago Daily Herald

Clinical trials will be more convenient and available for residents in the Northwest suburbs as the result of a new partnership between the Center for Wellness on ...

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

The Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports pictures by Daily Herald photographers. This week's gallery features photos from ...

Images: Competitive Dance Prelims, Northwest and Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

The preliminary round for Northwest suburban and Lake County teams of the IHSA Competitive Dance state championships took place Friday, January 30th, ...

Focused Neuqua Valley in hot trophy pursuit  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley's heavy hitters must hit it big to achieve their big goal. Piggybacking on strong performances by Ty Moss and two relays that clocked the fastest ...

York High School Ranks at No. 31 in Illinois According to U.S. News & World Report

Of all the high schools in Illinois included in a new analysis by U.S. News & World Report, York High School in Elmhurst comes in at No. 31 based on its abillity ...

The Week in Pictures  Chicago Daily Herald

This edition of The Week in Pictures features old fashioned ice harvesting, Siberian Husky demonstrations, ski jumping, and more cold weather.

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, ...

Girls Basketball notes: Freshman point guard Elana Wells giving Burlington Central a boost  Kane County Chronicle

Elana Wells is a big part of a bright future at Burlington Central.

Lillie leads St. Charles North to runner-up sectioanl finish  Chicago Daily Herald

It was a scramble from start to the finish at the Conant girls sectional golf meet at Fox Run in Elk Grove. Maine South won the team title with a 328, while St.

Meet the Fresh New Faces Helping to Develop Young Minds in Elmhurst Unit District 205

Elmhurst, IL - On the job for more than a month now, it's about time we introduce you to the new District 205 hires.

Chicago area school closings  WGN TV Chicago

Find out if a weather emergency has closed your school, business or daycare center. The Emergency Closing Center lists the status of all reported ECC facilities.

Prison records at issue in case of man charged with '85 slaying of teen girl  Chicago Tribune

A judge said Tuesday he will inspect the prison records of a man accused in the 1985 murder of a teenage girl near Glen Ellyn to decide how much information ...

Survey shows drivers ignore stopped school buses  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 85000 drivers blew past stopped school buses in just one day, a national survey shows. With kids headed back to class, don't forget this elementary ...

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