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Sen. Durbin visits Hampshire High School welding class  Northwest Herald

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield, was at Hampshire High School on Tuesday to tour the school's accredited welding program and learn about opportunities ...

Scouting the Hampshire Whip-Purs  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire is taking a pass on pass heavy. The Whip-Purs will still lineup in shotgun formation, spread the field and throw the football under first-year coach ...

Teacher Dies After Falling At School: Coroner  Elgin, IL Patch

Teacher Dies After Falling At School: Coroner - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Visitation and funeral services for Barbara Taylor, a physical education teacher ...

Boys soccer: Hampshire, Jacobs play to a draw  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs and Hampshire's boys soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday night at Hampshire.

High school cross country: Crystal Lake South's Mackenzie Aldridge, Dundee-Crown's Adam Swanson win FVC titles  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Crystal Lake South's Mackenzie Aldridge added another impressive performance to her junior season résumé as she won the Fox Valley ...

Coroner IDs Hampshire High Student Killed in Crash

Coroner IDs Hampshire High Student Killed in Crash - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - The junior at Hampshire High killed in a Saturday crash is the second ...

High school programs join welding students with jobs in demand  Chicago Daily Herald

Welding labs at Elgin and Hampshire high schools now are certified testing facilities -- the first in the Midwest and among only three high schools in the country ...

Renovated Elgin High School welding lab certified as accredited testing facility  Northwest Herald

The welding program at Elgin High School recently earned accreditation from the American Welding Society, certifying the school's newly renovated welding lab ...

Brasile leaving Hampshire for Woodstock  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire football coach Mike Brasile has resigned to become the new head coach at Woodstock.

Hampshire High student killed in three-vehicle Elgin crash  Chicago Daily Herald

A Hampshire teen died Saturday evening after the car he was driving crossed the centerline on Randall Road and struck two other vehicles, Elgin police said ...

Images: Hampshire High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Boys soccer: Scouting Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the high school boys soccer teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

Algonquin-based School District 300 to offer welding accreditation  Northwest Herald

Students able to take test at Hampshire High School for certification.

full story » Chicagoland Showcase bigger, better than ever Updated Nov 29, 2018 2:48 PM The  Chicago Daily Herald

The Chicagoland Invitational Showcase is back for the fifth year. And it's bigger and better than ever with teams ready from three different states tipping off on ...

Hampshire industrial tech teacher prepares students for real world  Chicago Daily Herald

Mike Jakubowski is in his 12th year of teaching industrial technology classes at Hampshire High School. He believes his past experience in the construction ...

Hampshire High student killed, 5 injured in crash  Chicago Tribune

Brianna Soto was a Star Wars fan, loved the Chicago Cubs and spent enough time at her sisters' dance school to be considered part of it, her father Edgar Soto ...

Former Hampshire coach Cavanaugh was one really good guy  Chicago Daily Herald

Former Hampshire football coach Dan Cavanaugh passed away Wednesday after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 59.

Elgin's Sitter named new AD at Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Algonquin-based Community Unit District 300 has hired longtime Elgin High coach Mike Sitter as Hampshire High School's next athletic director.

Hampshire's Whip-Pur vies for Mascot Madness title  Chicago Tribune

The Whip-Pur, the mascot for Hampshire High School at 1600 Big Timber Road, is competing in a contest for the state's most unusual high school mascot name.

Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

The honorable mentions for the 2017-2018 Fox Valley Academic Team.

Broadway In Chicago Announces Winners Of Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the award recipients of the ...

Algonquin-based School District 300 foundation honors educator, employee of year  Northwest Herald

The School District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence announced the 2018 Distinguished Educator of the Year and Distinguished Employee of the ...

It's all on the line for Dundee-Crown, Huntley  Chicago Daily Herald

Two playoff hopefuls enter. One playoff team leaves. Those are the all-or-nothing stakes in Friday's Fox Valley Conference finale between Dundee-Crown (4-4, ...

Burlington Central will join Fox Valley Conference in 2019-20  Chicago Daily Herald

The Burlington-based Central School District 301 board of education voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept an invitation from the Fox Valley Conference ...

High school football: Hearing-impaired Trevone Woods aims high entering senior year at Hampshire  Northwest Herald

The center snapped the ball, pads crashed with pads, players grunted from the line of scrimmage, coaches yelled directions in the heat of the moment.

Boys golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys golf teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

Algonquin-based District 300 lays off 15 employees  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-based Community School District 300 Board unanimously approved laying off 15 employees.

13 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Now in its 17th year, the Resource Bank Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to ...

Hampshire High School teacher placed on administrative leave  Chicago Tribune

A Hampshire High School teacher has been put on administrative leave, but District 300 officials Friday would not say why. School district officials said Terry ...

High school football: Q&A with Hampshire QB Drew Dalby, player of the week  Northwest Herald

Weight: 195. Year: Senior. Making his first varsity start at quarterback, Hampshire's Drew Dalby was 21 for 25 passing for 271 yards with four touchdowns and no ...

Police probe possible student-teacher relationship at Hampshire High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Authorities are investigating a possible teacher-student relationship at Hampshire High School. Authorities have obtained search warrants for the phones of an ...

Ex-walk on Kielbasa among ISU captains  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Nick Kielbasa didn't have a defined role when he joined the Illinois State football team.

No charges after Hampshire police investigate possible teacher-student relationship  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Police won't file charges after investigating a possible inappropriate relationship between a Hampshire High School teacher and student, ...

Former state champ to coach WHS football  Woodstock Independent

Woodstock High School alum, state champ and former WHS teacher and coach Mike Brasile will return home from Hampshire to lead the Streaks' football ...

High school football: Hampshire works to fill QB, WR positions  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – The Whip-Purs' dynamic duo is gone.

Cross country: Scouting Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the high school boys and girls cross country teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

Boys soccer: Serrano's 3 goals lead Marmion to victory  Chicago Daily Herald

Marmion, Cary-Grove and St. Charles East were among the winners in Fox Valley area boys soccer Thursday.

On the Record With: Hampshire High School head baseball coach John Sarna  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – John Sarna is in his fifth season as Hampshire High School head baseball coach, and in June he will get a chance to try a new coaching job.

Images: Icons of Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

A lot has changed in Hampshire and Hampshire Township since Zenas Allen was the area's first settler in 1836. Progress has brought the village and the ...

Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the Class 3A and 4A baseball postseason for teams from the Fox Valley area.

Algonquin-based School District 300 students turn broken skateboards into art  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Hampshire High School sophomore Paloma Hamilton said it is eye-opening to see what an artist can use and turn into artwork.

Girls soccer: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the girls soccer teams in the Fox Valley for the 2018 season.

Girls volleyball: West Aurora beats Joliet Catholic to win own tournament  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's girls volleyball team won five straight matches Saturday to win the Blackhawk Invitational. The Blackhawks (9-3) knocked off Joliet Catholic in the ...

Boys soccer: Elgin tops St. Charles North in STC title game  Chicago Daily Herald

Disappointed not to be included in the Daily Herald's Top 20 preseason Rankings, Elgin made a statement Saturday by shutting out St. Charles North 3-1 in ...

Boys track and field: West Aurora's Donatlan wants state high jump record  Chicago Daily Herald

Camron Donatlan will don a West Aurora uniform for the final time this weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston at the boys track and field state finals.

Hampshire second grader earns ride on firetruck  Chicago Tribune

Willa Getzelman, a student at Gary D. Wright Elementary School in Hampshire, won a ride home on a firetruck for raising $561 during the school's walk-a-thon.

District 300 holds its first Marching Band Festival  Chicago Tribune

A large crowd braved cold and damp weather on Wednesday night in order to fill the Hampshire High School football field bleachers for the first Community Unit ...

New sports facility opens in Hampshire  Chicago Tribune

Prime Time Fitness, a new facility for all sports, all ages and all levels, recently opened at 225 Industrial Drive, Suite 5, in Hampshire.

Girls volleyball: Harvest Christian tops Westminster  Chicago Daily Herald

Harvest Christian beat its neighbor Westminster Christian 25-14, 25-14 in girls volleyball action Thursday.

High school football: Jake Vincent, Jared Hornbeck hope to get Hampshire back into playoffs  Northwest Herald

Around 11 a.m. each Saturday, Hampshire's football players are released from their meeting, free to do what they would like the rest of the weekend.

Images: Warren Township High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Warren Township High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Girls volleyball: Fox Valley roundup  Chicago Daily Herald

After a 25-21 win for Elgin in the first set, West Aurora rallied to win the final two 25-9, 25-18 for an Upstate Eight Conference win Tuesday.

Suburban students to show lawmakers creative uses for technology  Chicago Daily Herald

Students and teachers from more than 100 schools statewide next week will demonstrate to state lawmakers creative ways technology is being used within and ...

Morning Spin: How a GOP abortion bill could help Democrat J.B. Pritzker, hurt Gov. Bruce Rauner  Chicago Tribune

Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield.

High school boys basketball: Hampshire defeats Crystal Lake Central  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Tre Powell was all over the floor in the first half, twice getting steals and layups, then scoring on other drives to the basket for 10 points by ...

Images: Mundelein High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Mundelein High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 13 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago has announced the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by ...

High school girls soccer: Woodstock North erases halftime deficit to down Hampshire  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – On one hand, Woodstock North girls soccer coach Patrick Podgorski challenged his team at halftime, pointing out it was the first time the Thunder ...

Girls track and field: Christy, Ernst will vie for 800 title  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva's Taryn Christy and St. Chalres North's Audrey Ernst were among the top Fox Valley area performers Friday at the state girls track and field meet.

High school softball: Hampshire rallies to take down Dundee-Crown  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE — Having played two one-run games against each other in the past 15 days, Thursday's softball matchup between Hampshire and Dundee-Crown ...

Pingree Grove charter school faces compliance or possible closing  Chicago Tribune

Since August 2014, the Community Unit School District 300 board has been requesting the Northern Kane Educational Corporation, the management firm of ...

High school football: Hampshire's Matt Kielbasa, once bullied, now team captain  Northwest Herald

Wearing only his underwear, a 13-year-old Matt Kielbasa stepped onto the scale and under the scrutiny of his six youth football coaches.

High school boys wrestling: Crystal Lake Central wins team title at Hampshire Regional  Northwest Herald

WOODSTOCK – Wrestling regionals are a unique blend of individual and team accomplishments.

High school football preview 2016: Hampshire  Northwest Herald

2015 record: 6-4 overall, 4-2 Fox Valley Conference Fox Division. Fast fact: The Whip-Purs won their final two games to reach the playoffs for the second time in ...

On the record with: Hampshire High School student and Instagram expert Lashawn Holliday  Northwest Herald

CARPENTERSVILLE – Lashawn Holliday has a busy summer ahead of him.

Artist brings White Sox history to life by colorizing old pictures  Chicago Daily Herald

Chris Whitehouse, originally from the Dundee area, is the artist responsible for the colorization of many of the old-time players' pictures, and massive murals and ...

Images: See Friday's state finals of competitive cheerleading  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from the state final competition in competitive cheerleading Friday at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington.

'Gentle giant' Heine left an impact on all of Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Rarely over the past decade could you walk into the Hampshire High School gym for a girls basketball game and not see this strapping big man with a strapping ...

High school girls basketball: Hampshire uses big 4th quarter to get past Jacobs  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Stuck on 11 points with six minutes gone by in the third quarter Wednesday, Hampshire already had fumbled away its first five possessions of the ...

High school football: Huntley defense comes up big against Hampshire  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – For the Huntley Red Raiders, Friday's game plan was simple. Limit the Hampshire combination of quarterback Jake Vincent and wide receiver ...

High school girls volleyball: Richmond-Burton takes 2nd at Hampshire Tournament  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Most, if not all, volleyball teams are energetic and boisterous on the court, but few seem to crack each other up as much as the Richmond-Burton ...

District 300's Pathways Program to give students real world experience  Chicago Tribune

District 300 officials feel high school should provide students an opportunity to explore their interests. But course offerings are often limited, said Superintendent ...

Former Elgin Explorer teaching police work at Hampshire post  Chicago Tribune

Alleged mishandling of funds from two Explorer posts in Fox Lake and Elgin has recently cast a shadow of doubt over the Police Explorer organization.

Hampshire notches win over Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire defeated Dundee-Crown 28-14 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

U.S. Air Force airman first class returns from service to surprise sisters at Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Airman 1st Class Ellie Lapi made a surprise visit to Jacobs High School on Monday morning.

Proposed parking regulation brings crowd to Hampshire board meeting  Chicago Tribune

A proposal to restrict parking to one side of White Oak Street in Hampshire brought a roomful of residents to the last village board meeting of 2016. The proposed ...

Boys basketball: Previewing the Fox Valley area for 2017-18  Chicago Daily Herald

Previewing the 2017-18 boys basketball season in the Fox Valley.

Girls track and field: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the girls track and field teams in the Fox Valley this season.

Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Academic Team, 2016-2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the 2016-2017 Fox Valley Academic Team.

Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2016-2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Hometown: Cary. Class: Senior. Parents: Carlo Dulanto and Olga Kostiuk. Sponsor: Susan Nelligan, English teacher. Community *service*: NISRA volunteer, CG ...

Funeral set for Pingree Grove teen killed in car crash  Chicago Daily Herald

Funeral services will be Thursday for Pingree Grove teen Brianna Soto who died last week from injuries suffered in a car crash.

What a long, strange trip it's been  Chicago Daily Herald

I've been covering prep sports for the Daily Herald since 1995, and I've never had a fall like this.

Shocking increase of homeless students in suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

Since 2007, the number of homeless students has risen by more than 70 percent, most alarmingly in the suburbs. But federal and state funding hasn't kept up ...

Boys soccer: Bryk finishes twice in Fenton win over Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Patryk Bryk scored three minutes into Tuesday's boys soccer sectional semifinal to lift Fenton past Hampshire.

District 300 students to create skateboard art  Chicago Daily Herald

Students from three Algonquin-area high schools will give new life to old skateboards by turning them into artwork. A group of 60 advanced art students from the ...

Girls volleyball: Unbeaten Huntley tops Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley's girls volleyball team improved to 5-0 in the Fox Valley Conference with a 25-20, 25-19 victory over Hampshire Thursday night.

Family Looks for Answers in Teens Death; Police Believe Distracted Driving Lead to Fatal Crash

Family Looks for Answers in Teen's Death - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Brianna Soto, 17, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in unincorporated Hampshire ...

Funeral arrangements set for Pingree Grove teen killed in Hampshire-area crash  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Money is being raised to help cover funeral and legal expenses for the family of Brianna Soto, a 17-year-old Pingree Grove girl who was killed in ...

District 300 hires new administrators  Northwest Herald

CARPENTERSVILLE – School District 300 Board members recently approved four new administrative hires to fill various positions throughout the ...

Girls volleyball: Jacobs ousts Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

The Jacobs girls volleyball team defeated Dundee-Crown on Monday at the Class 4A Hampshire regional.

High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown's sectional upset bid falls short against Rockford Boylan  Northwest Herald

HAMPSHIRE – Dundee-Crown's Allison Michalski walked off the court at Hampshire High School with reddened eyes, but her head held high after a dominating ...

Passionate Augie orchestra conductor is going places  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — If you see Daniel Chetel strolling the Augustana College campus, you'd be forgiven for thinking he's a student.

Girls volleyball: Hampshire knocks off Larkin in 3  Chicago Daily Herald

Someone apparently was impersonating the Hampshire girls volleyball team for the first set at the Class 4A Belvidere North regional Monday. Once the real ...

Hampshire's playoff hopes dashed by McHenry  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire fell behind 21-0 halftime and couldn't recover Friday night in a 34-22 loss to McHenry.

District 300 students start new year with new computers  Chicago Daily Herald

Hundreds of students in Community Unit District 300 welcomed the new school year Tuesday with a special gift -- a new Chromebook of their own. "It's exciting ...

Boys cross country: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys cross country teams in the Fox Valley for the 2016 season.

'Aggressive' plan gives D-300 administrators, Oak Ridge students new buildings  Northwest Herald

CARPENTERSVILLE – After setting the goal 17 years ago, District 300 administrators have found a permanent home for the alternative Oak Ridge School, and ...

All-Big Northern Conference softball, girls soccer teams  Rockford Register Star

Stillman Valley again went undefeated in Big Northern Conference softball, so it's no surprise the Cardinals dominated the BNC all-conference team.

Baseball: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Previewing the 2017 baseball season in the Fox Valley.

Girls volleyball: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the girls volleyball teams in the Fox Valley area for the 2016 season.

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