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ARTFULLY DONE Young Rembrandts E-drawing Class Ongoing Budding artists in kindergarten through fifth grade will have access to a series of fun,... — Updated 8/5/2020


Dist. 86 Board makes pick for vacant seat

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board on Monday appointed Tamakia “TJ” Edwards to fill the board vacancy. Edwards is the founder of Inner-View Coaching and Consulting Services as well as the capital construction program... — Updated 8/5/2020


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m.... — Updated 8/5/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion 

Crossword puzzles still my nemesis/foe/bane/ruin

“I’ve been enjoying your crossword puzzle,” a friend mentioned to me at a party a couple of weeks ago. We tend to get a little insulted when people talk about what they love... — Updated 8/5/2020


Back-to-school vision tricky amid blurry landscape

Parents of school-age children have been riding the “What will fall look like?” bus for months now. Most likely boarded hopeful they’d be let off at the “Back in class with safety measures” stop. Crossing from spring... — Updated 7/29/2020


Teen discovers new skill during pandemic

Like most people, Isabella Xu was finding it hard to escape the constant flow of news, headlines and updates regarding the spread of COVID-19. But despite the 24-7 onslaught of... — Updated 7/29/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board • approved a revised 2020-21 school year calendar that lists Nov. 3 (Election Day) as a state holiday as required, makes Nov. 25 (the Wednesday before Thanksgiving) a remote learning day... — Updated 7/29/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Central to re-open with hybrid schedule

District 86 students will start the school year with a hybrid schedule that combines two days a week of in-person classes with three days a week of remote learning. “The students are at the center of our planning effort, but the... — Updated 7/29/2020



How is District 86 leaning into the issue of racial equity? Hinsdale High School District 86 recently launched a Culture and Equity Leadership Team to gather stories from people of... — Updated 7/22/2020


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23 On the agenda: 2020-21 return to school plan, Transition Center building capacity and space utilization report, extend agreement with... — Updated 7/22/2020


Applicants wanted to fill D86 board seat

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board is inviting applications to fill a vacant board seat. Nancy Pollak announced June 29 that she was stepping down from her position on the board because she was moving out of state.... — Updated 7/15/2020


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23 Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Commission 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 21 — Updated 7/15/2020



Hinsdale Central High School Principal Bill Walsh said he was participating remotely from the June 25 Hinsdale High School District 86 Board meeting because “my family has experienced a COVID-19 exposure.” It was incorrectly... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

First D86 referendum projects underway

Hinsdale High School District 86 Superintendent Tammy Prentiss could barely contain her enthusiasm as she talked about the construction work taking place this summer. "There are... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

'New way of doing school' looms in fall

Hinsdale High School District 86 officials expect in-person learning to resume for the 2020-21 school year. But exactly what that will look like in the midst of a pandemic remains... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Former D86 board leader resigns due to move

Nancy Pollak, who served as president of the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board from May 2019 to May 2020, resigned from the board effective July 1. She and her family are permanently relocating to a home they own in Michigan.... — Updated 7/1/2020


D86 seeks new human resources director

Hinsdale High School District 86 is looking for a new chief human resources officer following the resignation of Domenico Maniscalco. The school board accepted his resignation at a special meeting June 18. When contacted Tuesday... — Updated 6/24/2020


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25 On the agenda: approved FY2020-21 tentative budget, 2019-20 budget amendment public hearing, Recovery-Revitalization-Restored... — Updated 6/24/2020


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25 Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 On the draft agenda: continued public hearings... — Updated 6/17/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Ryan proposes senior housing development

After listening to input from Hinsdale trustees in January, representatives from Ryan Companies appeared before the village's plan commission last week with a revised proposal for... — Updated 6/17/2020


Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated School District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • accepted a grant from the District 181 Foundation totaling $23,000 for Tech Connect training, cultural empathy and eLearning to benefit dist... — Updated 6/10/2020


Lawsuit reminds us all speech must be protected

We’ve heard residents say all manner of things at board meetings. So when a district resident was precluded from making public comment at a Dec. 12 meeting in Hinsdale High School District 86, we were surprised. When two more... — Updated 6/10/2020


D86 names new assistant superintendent of academics

Christopher Covino will be the new assistant superintendent of academics for Hinsdale High School District 86 as of July 1. District 86 board members approved his appointment at... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 Board admits fault in First Amendment suit

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board May 28 approved a settlement with several district residents over alleged First Amendment and Open Meetings Act violations. Board President Kevin Camden was the lone dissenter in the 5-1... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Disparities are not illegal, report says

Enrollment unevenness and course differences between Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools have been the subject of criticism from Hinsdale High School District 86 residents. According to the district’s legal counsel,... — Updated 6/3/2020


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