Woodstock Schools Use Eclipse to Teach, Inspire

Woodstock Schools Use Eclipse to Teach, Inspire

The only place Jennifer Cherniak would rather have been than watching the solar eclipse in Woodstock Aug. 21 was in the path of totality. Cherniak, who teaches fifth- through eight-grade science at St. Mary Catholic School, was excited to spend the day with her...

Teachers Union to Cover City’s Cost for Debs Plaque

A local teachers union is covering the city of Woodstock’s expense for a marker recognizing a famous labor leader. McHenry County Federation of Teachers Local 1642 has donated $1,500 to help pay for a plaque from the Illinois State Historical Society commemorating...
Kids Explore Water’s Importance at Groundwater Festival

Kids Explore Water’s Importance at Groundwater Festival

Students from several area middle schools learned firsthand the importance of water quality, quantity and conservation in McHenry County during the Youth Groundwater Festival May 11. The McHenry County School Environmental Education Program hosted the event at the...
Northwood’s Vela Wins State Wrestling Title

Northwood’s Vela Wins State Wrestling Title

Northwood Middle School eighth-grader Isaiah Vela pinned his opponent with 28 seconds left in the third period to win the 126-pound championship in the Illinois Elementary School Association state wrestling tournament. “I was definitely a little skeptical and a little...

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