D-200 Adds Engineering Course With Grant Help

D-200 Adds Engineering Course With Grant Help

26 Illinois schools received grant A grant is helping to expand an engineering program for high schoolers in Woodstock School District 200. Students in Project Lead the Way now have the option to study computer engineering, the newest course in the rigorous,...
Losses End Volleyball Season for All

Losses End Volleyball Season for All

All three area volleyball teams faced season-ending losses this past week in their respective IHSA regional playoff matches. At the IHSA Class 3A Woodstock High School Regional, the Woodstock North High School Thunder (20-16-1 overall, 5-7 Kishwaukee River Conference)...
Late Rally Not Enough as Streaks Lose Sectional

Late Rally Not Enough as Streaks Lose Sectional

If the first 74 minutes of the boys soccer sectional game between Woodstock and Lakes high schools were uncharacteristically poor for WHS, the last six were vintage Blue Streaks. For a team that started the game with a 23-0 record, those 6 minutes were nearly enough....
Hagmann, Jones Advance to XC State

Hagmann, Jones Advance to XC State

Woodstock High School’s Kylie Hagmann and Marian Central Catholic High School’s Ryan Jones qualified to compete in the IHSA State Cross-Country Finals Saturday, Nov. 4, at Detweiller Park, Peoria. All sectional races were held Oct. 28. Temperatures in the upper 30s –...
PE Leadership Class Gives Hands-On Training

PE Leadership Class Gives Hands-On Training

High school students work with elementary school classes Twice a week, Olson Elementary School physical education teacher Jackie Anderson hands over the reins to her first- and second-grade class to another group of students. The PE leadership class offered at...
Streaks Win Regional Title

Streaks Win Regional Title

As the high school boys soccer season winds down, Woodstock High School is thriving. The seemingly unstoppable Blue Streaks headed to Loves Park to face the 10-9-2 Bucs from Belvidere Oct. 21, hoping to claim the 2A regional championship, a title the school hasn’t...
Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Overcast skies and temperatures in the mid-60s were ideal weather conditions for the runners in the Kishwaukee River Conference Championship cross-country meet, hosted by Woodstock High School Oct. 14 at Emricson Park. Boys and girls teams from WHS and Woodstock North...
Thunder Shut out Streaks

Thunder Shut out Streaks

North loses quarterback Mergl to serious injury “I’m heartbroken,” said Woodstock North High School head football coach Jeff Schroeder after his team’s 21-0 victory over the Woodstock Blue Streaks Oct. 13 at Larry Dale Field. The Thunder claimed the First National...
Skyhawks Stop the Streaks

Skyhawks Stop the Streaks

The Woodstock Blue Streaks were defeated 42-20 by the Johnsburg Skyhawks Oct. 6 in Johnsburg The loss was the Streaks third, dropping them to 4-3, and 2-2 in the Kishwaukee River Conference. Head coach Tommy Thompson said the team’s biggest challenge going into the...
H.S. Golfers Advance to Sectionals

H.S. Golfers Advance to Sectionals

All area high school golfers played in regional matches last week, with several golfers, boys and girls, advancing to sectionals. Marian girls The Marian girls team had a strong showing at the IHSA Class 2A Regional tournament Oct. 4, at Park Hills Golf Course in...

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