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The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The winner, a Palatine High School senior, will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. capitol.
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Virginia Lake PTA Garage Sale this Saturday, May 18th from 8a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring gently-used: clothing, shoes and boots, small electronics, toys, games, books, movies, kitchen items, decorative items, crafts, holiday, baby, sports equipment, tools, a
"These guidelines are based on the most recent scientific evidence, as well as the expertise of the coaches who will help implement them," said Dr. Preston M. Wolin, a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files
The school year is winding down and the last day of school is quickly approaching. There is one last homework assignment for Moms and that's the end-of-year teachers' gifts.
On Friday, the District 15 board approved an early release on Fridays to allocate development time for teachers. Despite a grievance filed by the teachers' union, the board stood behind its decision Wednesday.
By a vote of 4-1, with one board member abstaining, the long battle over when teacher development time would occur was decided at a special District 15 meeting Friday night.
Among the awards highlighted by the District 211 board were Golden Apple winners, state award winners in Contest Play and Group Interpretation and winners in Science Olympiad.
After five months of public forums, surveys and input from parents, the board voted 4-1, with 1 abstention, to instate early release on Friday to allow for teacher development time.
A decision on whether children who attend District 15 schools will start school late, or leave school early one day a week to allow for teacher development time, is expected to be made Friday night by the District 15 school board.
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