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Highland Park, Deerfield high schools foresee 15 percent enrollment decline  Chicago Tribune

Enrollment trends that have impacted North Shore School District 112 and Deerfield Public Schools 109 are now showing up on forecasts for Highland Park and ...

A look back at the biggest Deerfield area stories of 2018  Chicago Tribune

A recap of the biggest news stories to hit the Deerfield area in 2018.

Gun Ban; Housing Plans; Superintendent Canned: 2018 In Deerfield  Deerfield, IL Patch

2018: Gun Ban; Housing Plan; Superintendent Canned - Deerfield, IL - Before 2019 gets underway, check out some of the stories that made up this year's ...

'He loved being the hero': Fallen trooper remembered for helping others  Chicago Daily Herald

Illinois State Police Trooper Christoper Lambert is being remembered as someone who relished his job in law enforcement and loved the opportunities it gave ...

Intercom failure during Deerfield High School lockdown drill angers district officials  Chicago Tribune

A school intercom system that would be used to communicate with Deerfield High School students and staff during an active shooter threat failed to function ...

Deerfield High School invites community to carnival  Chicago Tribune

For the first time, Deerfield High School is organizing a carnival for the community to celebrate the start of school.

Marijuana use up among Deerfield and Highland Park teens, according to survey  Chicago Tribune

The latest Illinois Youth Survey suggests that marijuana use is on the rise at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools.

Deerfield High School students lose off-site parking option  Chicago Tribune

A parking lot in Bannockburn rented by more than 70 Deerfield High School students last year can no longer continue the arrangement.

Highland Park and Deerfield caucus groups seeking delegates for school board endorsements  Chicago Tribune

Caucus groups in Township High School District 113, North Shore School District 112 and Deerfield Public Schools 109 are gearing up to interview and endorse ...

Calendar change kicks in this year at Highland Park, Deerfield high schools  Chicago Tribune

Students at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools will take first semester final exams before heading off for winter break this year.

Marijuana Use Up At Deerfield, Highland Park High Schools: Survey  Highland Park, IL Patch

Marijuana Use Rising At DHS, HPHS: Survey - Highland Park, IL - Alcohol use is on the rise at DHS but decreasing at HPHS, according to the 2018 results from ...

District 113 exodus symptom of climate crisis, Deerfield and Highland Park teachers say  Chicago Tribune

Teachers and parents are imploring the Township High School District 113 school board to stop the exodus of talented staff members they view as symptomatic ...

Deerfield High School students march to Village Hall, call for action on gun control  Chicago Tribune

Hundreds of Deerfield High School students filled the softball field to honor the 17 people who were killed in the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla.

Coroner says knife was used in fatal attack on Deerfield woman; husband charged with murder  Chicago Tribune

Karyn Kamen of Deerfield was killed by a knife, according to the Lake County coroner. Her husband is charged in her death.

Highland Park, Deerfield high schools barring campus visitors, media from school walkout  Chicago Tribune

Highland Park and Deerfield high schools are implementing strict security measures Wednesday in what officials call a safety precaution.

District 113 cuts ties with embattled superintendent, approves $300,000 severance  Chicago Tribune

The school board in Township High School District 113 agreed to pay Superintendent Christopher Dignam $300000 in exchange for his resignation effective ...

Contests emerge in District 113 board elections  Chicago Tribune

Voters in Township High School District 113 will have a choice of five candidates for four seats on the school board in the upcoming election this spring.

From a coffee bar to sushi, District 113 hopes to ratchet up sales with trendy dining options  Chicago Tribune

Hoping to win over teens who don't eat lunch in the school cafeteria, Township High School District 113's new food *service* vendor is offering “scratch cooking ...

Board members respond to criticism of District 113 superintendent's leadership  Chicago Tribune

As complaints of a toxic and retaliatory work environment continue to be levied by teachers in Township High School District 113, two speakers Monday ...

Area schools look to shrink the gender gap in STEM classes  Chicago Tribune

As a new school year starts, educators and students in the north suburbs are confronting what they say is a gender gap in STEM classes. Educators say they are ...

Bond set at $10 million for Deerfield man charged with wife's murder  Chicago Tribune

Bond was set at $10 million Sunday for a Deerfield man charged with stabbing his wife in their home.

Three challenge for recalled Britton Deerfield Schools seat  The Daily Telegram

BRITTON — Voters in the Britton Deerfield school district will decide on who will be on the entire school board when they head to the polls Nov. 6. Contested ...

Retired Superintendents, Board Member Named To Lead District 113  Highland Park, IL Patch

District 113 Co-Interim Superintendents Named - Highland Park, IL - D-113 board is set to approve contracts with a pair of retired administrators, a new board ...

Businessman Barrett Davie looks to unseat Julie Morrison in 29th District  Chicago Tribune

Lake Forest Republican Barrett Davie is taking on Julie Morrison of Deerfield in the 29th District.

District 113 Pays $300K To Make Superintendent Go Away  Highland Park, IL Patch

Superintendent Settles For $300K To Resign - Highland Park, IL - Last year, Christopher Dignam got a raise and contract extension 7 months into his 1st ...

Cash & Carry: $1.013 Million in Paper Bills  Highland Park, IL Patch

Cash & Carry: $1.013 Million in Paper Bills - Highland Park, IL - Why residents cannot afford for Township High School District 113 to go back for the future.

D-113 Set To Part Ways With Superintendent  Highland Park, IL Patch

D-113 Set To Part Ways With Superintendent - Highland Park, IL - The District 113 board will consider a separation agreement with Superintendent Christopher ...

District 113 schools chief responds to criticism, says repairing distrust will take time  Chicago Tribune

Facing a barrage of criticism, Superintendent Christopher Dignam issued a response saying that new administrators have brought a *fresh* set of eyes.

5 compete for 2 seats on BD school board  The Daily Telegram

BRITTON — Voters in the Britton Deerfield school district will decide who will be on the entire school board when they head to the polls Nov. 6. Contested races ...

DHS, HPHS Students Selected As All-State Musicians  Highland Park, IL Patch

DHS, HPHS Students Selected As All-State Musicians - Highland Park, IL - Eight students from Deerfield and Highland Park high schools were picked by the ...

Votes finally added up for Champaign County's new auditor  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

You don't need to own an actuarial calculator like the one GEORGE DANOS always keeps close by to tabulate the votes he lost by in two previous runs for office: ...

District 113 Severs Ties With Superintendent  Daily North Shore

HIGHLAND PARK / DEERFIELD – The Board of Education of Township High School District No. 113 approved a separation agreement with the district's ...

Wait until 2020 to fill superintendent post, teachers tell Dist. 113 board  Chicago Tribune

Township High School District 113 should postpone hiring a permanent schools' chief until 2020 to allow time to recover from recent turmoil and allay ...

Deerfield to consider village ban on assault weapons  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield is set to consider a village ban on assault weapons following the recent mass shooting at a high school southern Florida.

D113 Appoints HPHS Interim Principal, Inclusion Coordinator

D113 Appoints HPHS Interim Principal - Highland Park, IL - Officials hired Deborah Finn as the new HPHS principal and Mirah Anti as the district's equity and ...

Deerfield High School Breaks School Chest Record

DEERFIELD, IL — Deerfield High School set a new record for its annual schoolwide charity drive this year, announcing Friday that the student council's 2017 ...

Shout Out: Susan Gorman  Chicago Tribune

Susan Gorman is the theater director at Deerfield High School.

Critics say District 113 rushing selection of interim schools chief  Chicago Tribune

Some in Township High School District 113 think the school board is rushing the selection of an interim superintendent.

North Shore students look to send their experiment to space  Chicago Tribune

North Shore students recently participated in a STEM camp at Highland Park High School and designed experiments with an eye toward space.

10th Congressional District Election: Schneider Defeats Bennett  Deerfield, IL Patch

10th Congressional District Election Results - Deerfield, IL - Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider won consecutive terms for the first time with his victory ...

Britton Deerfield school board votes to not to renew Eisley contract  The Daily Telegram

BRITTON — The Britton Deerfield Schools Board of Education decided unanimously Saturday to not renew the contract of high school principal John Eisley.

Deerfield residents sweep elected offices  Chicago Tribune

Three prominent local elected officials all call Deerfield home.

D-113 Board Considers How To Fill Vacant Seat, Superintendent Job  Highland Park, IL Patch

Board Discusses Vacant Seat, Superintendent Post - Highland Park, IL - With 5 of its the 7 seats up for election next year, the board was asked to postpone the ...

Fall Signing Day: DHS Student-Athletes Commit To College Sports

DHS Student Athletes Commit To NCAA Sports - Deerfield, IL - 3 Deerfield High School Warriors signed letters of intent to compete in their sport of choice during ...

After racist Snapchats, Highland Park and Deerfield schools push to eliminate hate speech  Chicago Tribune

The district became aware of racist student-made videos late last year, but say that's not the only place they've heard students using hate speech.

Deerfield nonprofit turns school supply shopping into vocational training for those with special needs  Chicago Tribune

A Deerfield-based nonprofit has a unique way of creating jobs for individuals with special needs.

Deerfield High School gets rainwater harvesting system  Chicago Tribune

A rainwater harvesting system was installed this week at Deerfield High School and is expected to provide water to flush the school's toilets.

One and oh … yes!  Daily North Shore

Highland Park High School's new head football coach, David Lindquist, stands 6-foot-3 and weighs a sturdy 250 pounds, or 43 pounds lighter than his playing ...

Deerfield graduate Beurer named next football coach at Albion  The Daily Telegram

Deerfield graduate and former Britton Deerfield football player Dustin Beurer has been named the next football head coach at Albion College.Beurer, who ...

JUF News | Hebrew wins in Deerfield, loses in Evanston  Jewish United Fund

Citing strong demand, parents, students, and interested community members have urged public school administrators in Deerfield and Evanston to offer Hebrew ...

Deerfield H.S. administrators expect smooth transition to new principal  Chicago Tribune

Kathryn Anderson will take over as principal of Deerfield High School after the promotion of Christopher Dignam to District 113 superintendent.

Scouting Week 6 in Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at Week 6 high school football games in Lake County.

Head of Chicago Magnet School Named New Deerfield HS Principal

DEERFIELD, IL—Kathryn Anderson was named the new principal of Deerfield High School by the Township High School District 113 board on Monday.

10th Cong. District: Schneider, Bennett debate health care, Trump actions  Chicago Daily Herald

Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and his Republican challenger, Doug Bennett, have contrasting views on issues surrounding climate change, ...

Bond referendum would close 'gap' between Maine Township high schools and competing suburban schools: District 207 superintendent  Chicago Tribune

A $195 million bond referendum appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot for voters living within Maine Township High School District 207 would “close the gap” between ...

District 113 names Deerfield principal new chief  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield High School principal Christopher Dignam has been named the next superintendent of Township High School District 113.

Kipling Elementary learning center will honor memory of teacher who died last year  Chicago Tribune

Walking miles for Meghan Bolon helped the Kipling Elementary School community pass the halfway mark of its fundraising goal as they look to build an outdoor ...

11 DHS Students Chosen Among Top High School Musicians

11 DHS Students Chosen Among Top Musicians - Deerfield, IL - Deerfield High School students will perform in this fall's ILMEA music festivals.

District 109 gets first look at proposed changes to foreign language and accelerated classes  Chicago Tribune

The Deerfield Public Schools District 109 Board of Education will vote later this month on proposed changes to its accelerated and foreign language classes.

Highland Park and Deerfield high schools move to expand gender protections  Chicago Tribune

District 113 is adding policy language protecting students who express gender in non-conforming ways — and drawing praise from parents.

DHS senior speaker had long road to graduation  Chicago Tribune

Graduation was both a time of beginnings for Deerfield High School seniors and an ending for two key administrators, including retiring principal Audris Griffith, ...

Deerfield teacher faces misdemeanor battery in class incident  Chicago Tribune

A veteran Spanish teacher at Deerfield High School is accused of placing her hands around the neck of a student during a class discussion Nov. 18, authorities ...

Deerfield students rack up awards  Chicago Tribune

Retiring Principal Audris Griffith has called Deerfield High School a "special place," for numerous reasons, including student achievement inside and outside of ...

PARCC anomalies show up in Dist. 113 results  Chicago Tribune

Highland Park and Deerfield high schools saw their passing rates on the PARCC exams jump in 2016 after deciding to test primarily freshmen rather than ...

Deerfield News - Deerfield Review  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield, Illinois news, crime reports and top stories from the Deerfield Review.

Is This Your Fight Song? Thank This Deerfield High School Grad for It

Deerfield, IL - Dave Bassett co-wrote the single that has become the unofficial theme music for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

LTHS, RBHS miss cut in U.S News rankings  Riverside Brookfield Landmark

Neither Lyons Township High School nor Riverside-Brookfield High School made the U.S. News & World Report list of the top 100 high schools in Illinois, but ...

Suburban firm has history of mishandled searches for school superintendents  Chicago Daily Herald

A suburban firm paid to find superintendents for public school districts nationwide has mishandled several high-profile searches in recent years, including its ...

Admin assistants seek higher pay in Dist. 113  Chicago Tribune

Administrative assistants at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools took their case for higher pay directly to the school board in Township High School District ...

New gym, renovated cafeteria ready for first day  Chicago Tribune

The school has been undergoing its share of the $114 million Township High School District 113 renovation project for just over a year. Students will be ...

Deerfield Ranked 7th Best High School in State on U.S. News 2016 List

DEERFIELD, IL—Deerfield High School was named one of the top 10 best high schools in the state, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report Best ...

District 113 candidates flag stability, student stress as priorities  Chicago Tribune

Candidates running for three school board seats in Township High School District 113 have flagged leadership stability and student stress as among their ...

Candidates Forums Set In North, Northwest Suburbs  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-10th) sits down with Journal reporters at a Northbrook Starbucks after a large town hall meeting at the Northbrook Public Library.

Area high school students plan experiment for space station launch  Chicago Tribune

Two students from Deerfield High School and Evanston Township High School are part of a four-person team that will send an experiment involving bumblebees ...

Breathe Deep North Shore puts a focus on lung cancer: 'We don't do this alone'  Chicago Tribune

Breathe Deep North Shore, an annual event that benefits lung cancer research and treatment, raised about $200,000 Sunday. The annual run and walk, held at ...

Deerfield band director receives honor: 'He's the one who inspired me'  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield High School band director Daniel Brame was recently honored for his work at the school and his efforts to bring cultural diversity to his musical ...

U.S. News and World Report again ranks Stevenson High School 5th best in state  Chicago Tribune

As they do with most of the accolades they receive, officials at Stevenson High School are taking another high ranking from U.S. News and World Report in stride ...

Sister Cities' Emmy-nominated film showcases life in Mexico  Highland Park Landmark

For many visitors to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, their experience is that of the beach and various resorts, according to Deerfield High School teacher Brett Schwartz.

Lenawee County Memorial Day events  The Daily Telegram

Communities in and near Lenawee County have the following events are scheduled to mark the Memorial Day holiday. All of the activities are on Monday, May ...

In 2018, Highland Park residents' tolerance for change was tested  Chicago Tribune

North Shore School District 112 opted for $75 million in school improvements that can be tackled without a referendum or community uproar after residents ...

DHS Tennis Player Wins Sectional Tennis Tournament

DEERFIELD, IL - Deerfield High School tennis player Emily Casati won the IHSA 3A sectional tennis tournament and advanced to the state playoffs last week.

District 113 hires three administrators  Chicago Tribune

A Highland Park educator and an Oswego school finance official have been tapped for two assistant superintendent openings in Township High School District ...

Lane Tech principal chosen to head Deerfield High  Chicago Tribune

When Christopher Dignam needed a yardstick to measure the school he led the last three years, he made Deerfield High School his standard — and he will now ...

2017 Illinois School Report Cards: North Shore SAT Scores

2017 Illinois Report Cards: North Shore SAT Scores - Deerfield, IL - See how test results compare at high schools on Chicago's North Shore.

New Deerfield principal sets sights on rankings  Chicago Tribune

Shortly after Christopher Dignam was appointed Deerfield High School's new principal in February, he decribed Deerfield as the model he had used in trying to ...

Optimist Club honors Deerfield youngsters  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield writer and lecturer Barry Bradford got one of the honors of his life when the Optimist Club of Deerfield gave out its annual *service* awards though he ...

District 113 reaps the benefits of a pizza-loving crowd  Chicago Tribune

Pizza Bowl, the annual awareness and fundraising event of the District 113 Education Foundation, gave attendees the chance to indulge in the area's best pies ...

DHS Water Project Installs Rainwater Harvesting System

DHS Sets Up Rainwater Harvesting System - Deerfield, IL - It's only the 5th installation in the United States of the Israeli-designed system.

Dist. 113 names new Highland Park H.S. principal  Chicago Tribune

Elizabeth Perez Robertson, the next principal of Highland Park High School, says she's a living testament to the school's motto that all students can "dream.

District 113 calendar group finds support for moving up finals  Chicago Tribune

A survey of parents, students and staff at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools found support for moving first-semester final exams to December to relieve ...

DHS Senior Achieves Perfect Score on SAT

Deerfield, IL - Jake Chanan, a senior at Deerfield High School, is in rare company after scoring a perfect 1600 on the SAT last month.

District 113 to move forward with dog searches  Chicago Tribune

The school board in Township High School District 113 has authorized dog searches at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools without restricting the ...

Local Schools Start Allowing Tax Freezes On Historic Homes

Schools to Allow Tax Freezes On Historic Homes - Highland Park, IL - Districts 112 and 113 have joined the state's Historic Property Tax Assessment Freeze ...

Dist. 113 to replace 2 top administrators  Chicago Tribune

District 113's hiring this fall of assistant superintendents for curriculum and finance will cap off a complete turnover in the administrative ranks since 2015.

Resignation creates vacancy on District 113 board  Chicago Tribune

District 113 hopes to appoint a new board member Dec. 11 to the vacancy created by the resignation of Julie Gordon.

Deerfield grad co-writes Hillary Clinton's 'Fight Song'  Chicago Tribune

A graduate of Deerfield High School is the co-writer of "Fight Song," a frequently used anthem by the Hillary Clinton campaign.

Israel trip a revelation for high school educators  Chicago Tribune

On a Friday evening in September, educators from three north suburban high schools were Shabbat dinner guests at a family home in Modi'in, an Israeli city ...

Broadway In Chicago Announces Winners Of Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the award recipients of the ...

What's happening in Park Ridge: Pumpkin Patch opens; Rosary in the Park returns Saturday  Chicago Tribune

Park Ridge Community Church's 15th annual Pumpkin Patch opens Saturday at the corner of Prospect and Crescent avenues.

Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

Broadway In Chicago has announced the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by ...

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