Children’s Author Visits Greenwood Elementary

Children’s Author Visits Greenwood Elementary

When author Marc Tyler Nobleman visited Greenwood Elementary School Sept. 15, his first words to the students elicited a cheer. “I am here because you are my boss,” Nobleman, a children’s author, told the kids. Nobleman is the author of more than 70 books for young...
St. Mary School Welcomes New Principal

St. Mary School Welcomes New Principal

Sossong was assistant principal at Catholic school in Cary   St. Mary Catholic School in Woodstock welcomed Vincent Sossong as its new principal Aug. 1. Sossong earned his Bachelor of Arts in secondary education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his...
Eagle Scout Completes Service at WNHS

Eagle Scout Completes Service at WNHS

Woodstock’s Jake Miceli earned the rank of Eagle Scout partly by contributing at Woodstock North High School. Miceli, the son of Linda and Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education member Jerry Miceli, is a member of Troop 329, which is affiliated with the...
WHS Students to Study in Germany

WHS Students to Study in Germany

Three Woodstock High School students will depart in August to begin yearlong studies in Germany. Isobela Solberg and Cameron Brand, 2017 graduates, and Fiona Child, who just completed her junior year, are part of the program. WHS German teacher Jack Walsdorf has...
Longtime Challenger Commander Retires

Longtime Challenger Commander Retires

Sherry Mesick was the longest-tenured “commander” at the Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology, but now that she’s reached 80, the former teacher has decided to hang up her flight suit and retire. Mesick was hired as a commander in September 2006,...

Woodstock Couple Grateful to Bank Employees

A group of bank tellers recently went above and beyond to help a Woodstock couple recover a lost check. On May 2, in pouring rain and high winds, Carol and Tom McGuine pulled into the drive-in teller at American Community Bank, 1290 Lake Ave. As they reached out to...

Girl Scouts to Mark World Thinking Day

Local Girl Scout troops will celebrate 2017 World Thinking Day with an event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.   The Potowatomi Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is sponsoring the annual event. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the world around...

Woodstock, Wonder Lake Students Place at Speech Competition

The McHenry County College Forensics Team placed third in the overall team sweepstakes and third out of 19 colleges and universities in the individual sweepstakes at the Litrenta Triangle Tournament held in February at Harper College, Palatine. Seven MCC competitors...

Wonder Lake Man Places First in Forensics Competition

The McHenry County College Forensics Team placed second in Community College Junior Varsity and fifth in Open Varsity for Team Sweepstakes at the Frank-ly Speaking Tournament at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn Jan. 23. One of the successful team members is Wonder...

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