The gym was alive with the sound of music — The annual spring band concert was held May 10 at the Hinsdale Middle School. The concert included the districtwide fifth grade band and the HMS sixth grade band, sixth grade jazz band, concert band, seventh/eighth grade jazz band and symphonic band. Logan Bousquette plays the baritone in the sixth grade band. (Jim Slonoff photo)
Board members land verbal blows during bullying debate
Potential victims of bullying in Hinsdale High School District 86 will not include school board members under district policy.
At their business meeting Monday, board members voted 5-2 to neither expand the definition of school personnel to include board members nor to insert school personnel as possible recipients of bullying after a testy exchange on the matter.
The vote followed the recommendation of the policy committee, which took the position that making such changes would be out of conformance with state law. ... read more