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All dressed up - Hinsdale Central teacher Nick Gebhart (third from left) and three of his classmates are suited up for a drill at the Rape Aggression Defense System training Friday and Saturday at...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    February 27, 2020 

Central upgrades satisfy ZBA scrutiny

Hinsdale Central’s voter-approved improvements took a step closer to reality last week after the Hinsdale Zoning Board of Appeals both granted and recommended variance requests from Hinsdale High School District 86. At the Feb. 19 ZBA meeting, boar...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    February 27, 2020 

Teachers train in self-defense program

A group of four teachers covered in pads and wearing helmets prepared for a take-down drill during Friday afternoon's training session at Hinsdale South High School. The teachers, whose black gear...

 

Community Events Calendar

ARTFULLY DONE Young Artist Night Feb. 23 Tuthill Family Pet Rescue & Resource Center 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale https://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org/events Community members are invited to celebrate young artists and the animals they love,...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 Hinsdale South High School 7401 Clarendon Hills Road, Darien...

 

Illinois Appellate Court is latest to rule for D86, against Manleys

Another court has ruled in favor of Hinsdale High School District 86 and former Superintendent Bruce Law in a lawsuit filed by former board member Claudia Manley and her husband, Noel. District 86 Board President Nancy Pollak announced Feb. 3 that...

 

Good news

COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE DEAN’S LIST Several Hinsdale students have earned a place on the dean’s list or equivalent at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2019 semester. Claire Callahan, Tufts University Jared Callaway, Columbia...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    February 13, 2020

D86 Board, Pollak hit with lawsuit

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board and board President Nancy Pollak are the targets of a lawsuit brought by district residents last week alleging both their First Amendment rights and the Illinois Open Meetings Act were violated when they...

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: special education mid-year report, CPI report, FY19 year-end revenue and expense analysis, CSCI survey...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 30, 2020

Science teachers voice PCB support

The plan to alter the science sequence at Hinsdale Central High School is backed by science teachers at the school, who say it creates a more effective progression of courses and a better synergy with students’ simultaneous math instruction....

 

The Big Groundhog Game prompts reflection

So the Super Bowl and Groundhog Day fall on the same day this year. How crazy is that? Well, OK, not so crazy since it also happened in 2014 — although this is only the second such occurrence since the game was moved to a February date in 2002. Is...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 23, 2020

Security at a new level in District 86

The second-floor room at Hinsdale Central High School looks like other administrative offices, with desks and computers and a Keurig machine. But the command center has one unique feature - two...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets On the agenda: PCB curriculum work, executive search for assistant superintendent, approve summer school 2020 proposed program and...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 16, 2020

Baker will not return to D86 next year

Carol Baker, who has served as assistant superintendent for academics/chief academic officer in District 86 since Aug. 1, 2018, will be out of a job on June 30. The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board voted unanimously last week not to renew her...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 16, 2020

Central pool group nearly hits funding level

0-lane pool at Hinsdale Central into funding for the project has nearly reached its goal, according to leaders of the campaign. A group of Central alums and district residents have been working over...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets...

 

New year, new opportunity for D86 to listen

Tonight, for the first time in almost a month, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board will meet. A lot has happened since Dec. 12. Students and staff enjoyed winter break. A new year, and a decade, started at midnight Dec. 31. And Superintendent...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Village Board 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,...

 

Here's to ringing in more than just a new year

The last days of one year and the first days of the next are traditionally a time to analyze events of the past 12 months and set goals and expectations for those to come in the next 12 months. Today we offer a fusion of both, with a look at what we...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    December 26, 2019

Dist. 86 slows PCB rollout timeline

In response to strong criticism of a plan to alter the science sequence in Hinsdale High School District 86, district officials have decided to delay its implementation to address concerns while still reiterating support for the change. In a...

 

Weekly agenda

The Hinsdale Village Board, Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 Board and Hinsdale High School District 86 Board are not scheduled to meet the week of Dec. 30-Jan. 3....

 

New superintendent looks back at 2019

I have had the honor and privilege of working in District 86 for more than five years. During that time, I have experienced firsthand what makes this place so special. We have two exceptional high...

 

D86 audience members' comments cut short

A group of Hinsdale High School District 86 residents said their Constitutional rights were violated when they were not allowed to speak during the district’s board meeting Dec. 12. The controversy arose during audience communication when Meeta Pat...

 

Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • approved a 2019 property tax levy of $64.4 million. The amount represents a 2.98 percent increase over the 2018 tax extension, but the vote came with the...

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: public hearing and approval of 2019 tax levy, nurse staffing proposal, LEAP and D181 Foundation...

 

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