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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

 By Ken Knutson    News 

D181 board votes for hybrid reopening plan

With teachers and many families opposing a full, five-day return to school for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Consolidated School District 181 Board members Monday n... — Updated 8/5/2020


Olivia Morgan White

Olivia Morgan White, 23, of Burr Ridge died July 18, 2020. Olivia attended Pleasantdale Elementary and Middle schools and went on to Lyons Township High School. She played club... — Updated 7/22/2020


Civic leaders should set better example with masks

I could not believe the front page picture of last week’s Hinsdalean. Only one person wore a mask during the ribbon cutting of the parking garage in front of the new middle school. Our civic leaders should consider themselves to... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Now open: Hinsdale's new parking deck

After decades of debates about parking solutions, years of negotiation between the village and District 181, months of construction - and a global pandemic thrown in for good... — Updated 7/16/2020

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

For McGonagle, TCH job 'part of who I've always been'

Several years ago a recent immigrant from China who had settled in the Hinsdale area with her family stopped into The Community House, looking for a way to connect with her new... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Athletes were Central to teams' spirit

The short-circuited spring high school sports calendar sadly meant no final campaigns for many senior Central student-athletes. Consequently, The Hinsdalean did not run our normal... — Updated 6/24/2020


Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • approved the three-year purchase of the Actively Learn digital curriculum platform for middle school language arts classes at a cost of $43,120.... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Red Devils had an impact on teams

Athlete profiles typically are part of our sports pages throughout the school year, with a different team member recommended each week by his or her coach. With the spring season... — Updated 6/17/2020


Bonnie Joyce Rogers

Bonnie Joyce Rogers of La Crosse, Wis., a former longtime resident of Hinsdale, passed away peacefully May 15, 2020, at Bethany Riverside Care Center in La Crosse with her daughter... — Updated 6/10/2020


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


Good news

THREE RECEIVE MERIT AWARDS Hinsdale Central High School students Daniel Leung and Alyssa Lee, along with Fenwick High School’s Elizabeth Rogowski of Hinsdale, have each received $2,500 National Merit scholarships. Scholarship... — Updated 6/10/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Stability welcome at the top in Dist. 181

Community Consolidated District 181 had fewer administrator vacancies to fill this hiring season due to the vast majority of staff members sticking to their posts. “Our administrator retention continues to trend in the right... — Updated 6/10/2020


This week's cover

Victory lap - Teachers and staff members at the Hinsdale Middle School hosted a graduation parade for eighth-graders Monday afternoon. Dozens of cars with graduates popping out of... — Updated 6/4/2020


Unexpected final chapter to teacher's career

Donna Vorreyer never wanted to be anything but a teacher. "I was one of those kids who loved school," she said. "There was never a doubt in my mind that this is what I wanted to... — Updated 5/27/2020


Good news

ROTARY PRESENTS YOUTH AWARDS Eight eighth-graders who attend Hinsdale Middle School, Clarendon Hills Middle School and Notre Dame Parish and two seniors from Hinsdale Central High School received the Rotary Club of Hinsdale’s... — Updated 5/6/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

That's entertainment!

Fewer commitments and plentiful free time sound like the perfect ingredients for a good time. But mix in a stay-at-home order and social distancing precautions, and having fun is... — Updated 4/29/2020

 By Cynthia Dieden    Pulse

COVID-19 not the first pandemic to hit the village

When the Hinsdale Public Library celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2018, we perused old newspapers for nostalgia and remember seeing that the library closed its doors during the... — Updated 4/22/2020

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Hinsdale man embraces Ramadan to feed his soul

Today, Hinsdale’s Aris Musabji and his family will join with Muslims around the world in observance of Ramadan, a month-long celebration marked by fasting, prayer and community.... — Updated 4/22/2020


Good news

D181 DONATES FACE SHIELDS Community Consolidated District 181 donated 425 medical face shields to local health care professionals April 3 after D181 families volunteered to assemble the shields. The shields, critical for health... — Updated 4/15/2020


Desire to help others blossoms in Hinsdale gardener

For Carol Burck, spring cleaning doesn't just mean washing windows and cleaning out closets. As a master gardener, the promise of warmer weather takes her outdoors. Burck has spent... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Virus doesn't halt local construction work

COVID-19 has certainly disrupted regular school rhythms, but the absence of students has meant an early start to campus improvement work. At the April 9 Hinsdale High School District 86 Board meeting, Chief Financial Officer Josh... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Mom makes family time, others' needs her top priorities

This week the Rombergers were expecting to be sharing stories about their spring trip to Rome with friends, coworkers and Hinsdale neighbors. The trip, of course, didn't happen, tha... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Math added to middle school schedule

District 181 middle school students will soon have more math in their daily academic diet. At Monday night’s Community Consolidated District 181 Board meeting, board members approved a plan to increase math instruction for... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Parking occupies many towns' agendas

With the downtown parking deck scheduled to be completed in a couple of months, Hinsdale officials are exploring ways to optimize use of an expanded central business district... — Updated 4/1/2020


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