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Deerfield Village Board adds restrictions on proposed digital scoreboard at high school ahead of final vote  Chicago Tribune

Deerfield trustees handed down some restrictions for Deerfield High School officials and their proposal to install a digital scoreboard at the north end of Adams ...



Library, School Boards Contested, Unlike Deerfield Village Board  Deerfield, IL Patch

Deerfield Library, School Boards Contested - Deerfield, IL - In Township High School District 113, seven candidates are running for five seats, as a trio of ...



Highland Park High School selects new, full-time principal from within  Chicago Tribune

Board members at Township High School District 113 recently hired Deborah Finn as the full-time principal of Highland Park High School. Finn had been ...



Highland Park voters overwhelmingly support mayor's re-election bid, decide crowded school board races  Chicago Tribune

Many contested races unfolded on Election Night in the Highland Park area.



Makeup of new school boards in Districts 113, 112 start to take shape following election  Chicago Tribune

Voters in Township High School District 113 and North Shore School District 112 recently shaped the future of both districts' school boards.



High school seniors awarded college scholarships for artwork  Chicago Tribune

Students at several area high schools are among hundreds awarded art scholarships, sharing a pool of over $67 million. Adlai E. Stevenson High School ...



School Board student representatives give final speech, pass the torch to incoming seniors  Highland Park Landmark

With the school year coming to a close, Township High School District 113 student representatives attended their final board meeting, presented their reports ...



Proposed digital scoreboard at Deerfield High School moves forward despite concerns from neighbors  Chicago Tribune

The Deerfield Village Board soon will vote on a modified proposal to add a new, digital scoreboard at Deerfield High School's Adams Field after neighbors ...



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 ...



Softball: Young Wheeling falls to Regina  Chicago Daily Herald

Regina's softball team posted its first win by handing Wheeling its first loss, 8-3 on the Wildcats' diamond Tuesday.



What you need to know for the Township High School District 113 board election  Chicago Tribune

Voters in Township High School District 113 have contested races to decide during the April 2 election.



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.



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 ...



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.



Large crowd turns out for District 113 foundation's Pizza Bowl fundraiser  Chicago Tribune

A large crowd recently turned out for Township High School District 113 Education Foundation's Pizza Bowl to support the district's many programs.



College Corner | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent  hngnews.com

Milwaukee School of Engineering. The Milwaukee School of Engineering announced its fall 2018 Honors and Dean's List. Students needed a cumulative GPA of ...



We Shall Not Forget: Donald Larson, Cambridge | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent  hngnews.com

This is the first of six articles about Deerfield and Cambridge veterans that will appear in the newspaper this year. All six will be reprinted in “We Shall Not Forget ...



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.



Hinsdale District 86 superintendent Bruce Law to leave for Highland Park, Deerfield high school district  Chicago Tribune

Five months after giving superintendent Bruce Law a 3 percent raise and new three-year contract, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board announced ...



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.



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

If first semester seems to just fly by for students at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools this year, it won't be a figment of the imagination. In a move aimed at ...



Sample pizza, boost District 113 programs  Chicago Tribune

The Township High School District 113 Education Foundation will host its annual Pizza Bowl fundraiser in Deerfield on Jan. 27.



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 ...



Obituary: Craig Alan Nordness | Cambridge News / Deerfield Independent  hngnews.com

Craig Alan Nordness, age 69, of Trenary, Michigan, died Saturday, March 23, 2019 at U.P. Health Systems – Marquette, following a brief illness.



District 113 may delay $7.4 million cafeteria makeover at Highland Park High School  Chicago Tribune

Township High School District 113 officials now may put off a proposed multi-million-dollar makeover of the Highland Park High School cafeteria until 2020.



Students get glimpse of working world  Chicago Tribune

Students from Deerfield, Highland Park and Rochelle Zell Jewish high schools got a taste of what it's like in the real world of business during a recent regional ...



Tecumseh teenager wants to follow in fathers footsteps as a Hollywood stuntman  The Daily Telegram

TECUMSEH — For his 14th birthday party, Connor Tripp had an unusual request from his parents. He wanted to be lit on fire. It was also not the first time he had ...



Deerfield students take 'Art of Influence' to heart  Chicago Tribune

A new exhibit at Deerfield High School is teaching viewers and students that art can serve a number of purposes, including being thought-provoking and an ...



Mike Perlman for District 113 Board: Letter  Deerfield, IL Patch

Mike Perlman for District 113 Board: Letter - Deerfield, IL - A letter to the editor endorsing candidate Mike Perlman for the Township High School District 113 ...



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

Township High School District 113's new food *service* vendor is reorganizing the cafeteria areas at Highland Park and Deerfield high schools.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Deborah Finn Appointed Highland Park High School Principal  Patch.com

Deborah Finn Appointed HPHS Principal - Highland Park, IL - The former math chair and District 113 graduate has been serving as interim principal since last ...



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 ...



Joey Lane will miss being the leader of Ohio State’s ‘towel gang’  Chicago Tribune

Ohio State senior guard Joey Lane hasn't played more than six minutes in a game this season. And his major contribution to the Buckeyes' 79-75 win over ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gun violence discussion in Deerfield includes call to change 'what is acceptable and what is not'  Chicago Tribune

A forum on gun violence prevention hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider Thursday drew a large crowd to the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield and had to turn ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



D113: Deerfield High School community mourns death of slain parent  Highland Park Landmark

Deerfield High School mourned the shocking loss of a parent Monday, with counseling services and a therapy dog available for students affected by the tragedy.



Yvonne Manypenny, 92, celebrates  Record-Courier

Yvonne Manypenny of Deerfield recently celebrated her 92nd birthday with a party held at the North Benton Restaurant Bar and Grill. Yvonne was born in ...



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 ...



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.



The Ohio State poster child: How Joey Lane made his dream a reality  OSU - The Lantern

Ohio State senior guard Joey Lane (14) throws his arms up for the crowd to cheer at the end of the game against Iowa on Feb. 26. Ohio State won 90-70.



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 ...



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 ...



Deerfield High School Breaks School Chest Record  Patch.com

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 ...



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.



Lack of BD shooting threat info causes anger  The Daily Telegram

DEERFIELD — Parents and students at Britton Deerfield Schools were outraged Thursday that the district did not notify them about a school shooting threat at ...



Shout Out: Susan Gorman  Chicago Tribune

Susan Gorman is the theater director at Deerfield High School.



Report: 31 percent of 2016 Adlai E. Stevenson High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Lake County Gazette

In a year when 97 percent of Adlai E. Stevenson High School seniors graduated on time, 31 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Math chair to serve as Highland Park principal for coming school year  Chicago Tribune

The chair of the Highland Park High School math department will serve as the school's interim principal for the 2018-19 school year.



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.



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.



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.



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

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 ...



Deerfield residents sweep elected offices  Chicago Tribune

Three prominent local elected officials all call Deerfield home.



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



JUF News | Spreading the word about learning Hebrew in public schools  Jewish United Fund

This academic year, more than 600 Jewish and non-Jewish students in the Chicago area are learning Hebrew in seven public high schools.



JUF News | Study Hebrew as a world language in public school  Jewish United Fund

650 students at nine suburban schools take Hebrew as their world language. Enrollment for next year is going on now.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Scouting Week 6 in Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

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



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



JUF News | Outstanding teens named '18 Under 18' for 2019  Jewish United Fund

Springboard, the Jewish Teen Alliance of Chicago, and JUF have announced the third cohort of 18 Under 18 honorees. In February, the group came together for ...



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

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 ...



Head of Chicago Magnet School Named New Deerfield HS Principal  Patch.com

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



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 ...



Report: 36 percent of 2018 Lake Forest High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Lake County Gazette

In a year when 97 percent of Lake Forest High School seniors graduated on time, 36 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in ...



Deerfield graduates honored at Senior Dinner and Awards Night  hngnews.com

Deerfield High School's graduating class of 2018 was honored May 16 at its annual Senior Dinner and Awards Night. Members of the 38-student class were ...



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.



11 DHS Students Chosen Among Top High School Musicians  Patch.com

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



Report: 53 percent of 2016 Grayslake North High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Lake County Gazette

In a year when 97 percent of Grayslake North High School seniors graduated on time, 53 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll ...



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 ...



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