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Letter - Former state senator applauds endorsement of Gallo

As a District 86 parent, alum, retired state senator and the son of a longtime Hinsdale Central and South teacher, I applaud The Hinsdalean endorsement of Kay Gallo for its board. Kay previously served with distinction as District... — Updated 3/29/2023


Letter - Hart endorses Greenspon in D86 Board race

I enthusiastically endorse Catherine Greenspon for the Hinsdale District 86 Board of Education. Her candidacy is refreshing and inspiring, especially considering the current state of our political climate. One of Catherine’s... — Updated 3/29/2023


Vote April 4 for Gallo for District 86 Board

Kay has previously served on the school board from 2009-17. Her tenure during that often contentious time was exemplary. She is a proven and committed leader and always focused upon the best outcomes for all students, parents,... — Updated 3/29/2023


Letter - Akras, Gallo and Greenspon right choices for D86 board

In 2011 when I arrived in Hinsdale, I was struck by the strong sense of community endorsement of public education. As a certified educational planner and an independent educational consultantg who works with D86 teens, this was... — Updated 3/23/2023


Letter - Gallo will remedy changes to grading, curriculum

As a parent of elementary students, I am concerned about the un-piloted changes to grading and curriculum in D86 under the current administration. It may take years to get our high school back on track. This is why I support Kay... — Updated 3/23/2023


Letter - Gallo, Greenspon, Catton will put D86 students first

Tuesday, April 4, ushers in an extremely important election for the board of education for Hinsdale Township High School District 86. This community cannot allow voter apathy (historically 15-17 percent turnout) to define this... — Updated 3/23/2023


Letter - Gallo, Greenspan will get D86 back on right track

I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Kay Gallo and Catherine Greenspon, who are running for the District 86 school board. Our community is fortunate to have two such highly qualified, intelligent and effective... — Updated 3/23/2023


Letter - Akhras has right credentials to serve on D86 board

I strongly support Asma Akhras for District 86 School Board. A 31-year Hinsdale resident, I’ve attended D86 school board meetings for over a year, educating myself about issues animating our community. The result of attendance an... — Updated 3/23/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Creator of fake site asked to leave campaign

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board candidate Asma Akhras has asked volunteer Reid McCollum to leave her campaign following his admission that he created a Facebook page appearing to belong to Andrew Catton, another candidate in... — Updated 3/22/2023


Hinsdalean lists endorsements for the D86 board

✔︎ Asma Akhras ✔︎ Kay Gallo ✔︎ Catherine “Cat” Greenspon Andrew Catton Deborah Willoughby A little more than two years ago, the newly seated board in Hinsdale High School District 86 spent two and a half hours... — Updated 3/22/2023


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets On the agenda: 2023-24 staffing recommendation, IASB agreement for... — Updated 3/22/2023


Luck certainly not limited to the Irish

“If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, you’re lucky enough,” the popular saying goes. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow — and with no disrespect to the Irish — we’d like to offer our own twist on the saying. “I... — Updated 3/15/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Hinsdale embraced voting from start

The April 4 election will determine the next set of local officeholders, so what a perfect time to look back at Hinsdale's election history - with a note of gratitude to the... — Updated 3/15/2023


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board Among other business March 9, board members: • agreed they would like to hire a search firm to help find a replacement for Chris Covino, assistant superintendent of academics, who will... — Updated 3/15/2023


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23 Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets Hinsdale Public Library Board 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 Hinsdale Public... — Updated 3/15/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

D86 teachers have new four-year contract

A new four-year contract for teachers in Hinsdale High School District 86 calls for a longer school day and a minimum of 28 early release Wednesdays. The school board voted 5-2 to approve the contract March 9, which had been... — Updated 3/15/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Instructors inspire gallery

Clarendon Hills Middle School art teacher Michael Bale embraces opportunities to display his own work. "Mostly because it motivates me to make stuff that otherwise I would put off,"... — Updated 3/8/2023


Covino leaves D86 for new job

Chris Covino, assistant superintendent for academics in Hinsdale High School District 86, has accepted a position as the new superintendent in La Grange Elementary District 102. His final day will be June 30. “Not only is this a... — Updated 3/8/2023


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, March 13 Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield Ave. On the draft agenda: winter MAP & SIP update, kindergarten update, approve elementary music resource... — Updated 3/8/2023


Campaign calendar

March 16 The Hinsdalean will host a candidates night for the individuals running for the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board at 7 p.m. at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St. The event will be moderated by WGN’s Ben... — Updated 3/8/2023


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board Among other business at their Feb. 23 meeting, board members: • listened to Superintendent Tammy Prentiss present a strategic plan milestone report, highlighting the district’s... — Updated 3/1/2023


Campaign calendar

March 6 Independent Voters for D86 is holding a candidate forum at 7 p.m. at the Harvester Park park district office, 15W400 Harvester Drive, Burr Ridge. The event has been organized to provide an opportunity for voters to hear... — Updated 3/1/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 hopefuls give views on key topics

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Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 Memorial Building 19... — Updated 3/1/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Trip prompts call to look at gifts policy

A Hinsdale High School District 86 Board member is calling for a policy review after the district’s law firm helped underwrite a trip Superintendent Tammy Prentiss and board member Terri Walker took to the Dominican Republic... — Updated 3/1/2023


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