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District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

District 158’s Board of Education proposes new reading standards

Nicholas Fleege

March 3, 2017

District 158’s Board of Education conducted a Committee of the Whole meeting on March 2. As typical the meeting was lead by board president Donald Drzal. The board spotlighted two students from HHS’s youth residency program. Seniors Paul Singh and Zack Whitaker shared their thoughts and experie...

Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Lucas Modzelewski

October 17, 2016

A brand new design for students' report cards was unveiled at the latest District 158 Committee of the Whole Meeting on Oct. 13. The latest reinvention of the report card now integrates a student's attendance record, participation in both in school and out of school activities, and even the students' ...

COW meeting discusses replacing school ranking with new one

COW meeting discusses replacing school ranking with new one

Sarah Biernat

April 11, 2016

he Committee of the Whole held its monthly meeting on April 7 at 6 p.m. After the Call to Order, the Pledge of Allegiance was lead by sophomores Maggie McGee, Sam De La Paz, Hannah Hennessy, and freshman Henna Hakala. They were asked questions on their reasoning's for shaving their heads for St. Baldri...

COW discusses Dell Webb parking issue

COW discusses Dell Webb parking issue

Sarah Biernat

March 7, 2016

fter stating the district mission statement and saying the Pledge of Allegiance, the Committee of the Whole meeting began at six p.m on March 3.  The meeting was followed by a short, special meeting for the members of the board of education.  After the academic spotlight, which recognizes students in the d...

COW Meeting discusses summer school courses

COW Meeting discusses summer school courses

Sumbul Shakeel

February 4, 2016

aking their seats after leading the Pledge of Allegiance, middle schoolers from both Heineman and Marlowe answered some questions from the board. Thursday, February 4, for the first time, the students could be seen above the computer monitors, which was quite different from all the younger students be...

Cow Meeting: Google Expedition gives students a new alternative to traveling

Cow Meeting: Google Expedition gives students a new alternative to traveling

Devin Martin

December 4, 2015

n 'I Am Cardboard' lens attracts most of the eyes in the room, during the Dec. 3 Committee of the Whole meeting. But for what purpose? The 'I am Cardboard' lens transfers the wearer to any location that the wearer may so desire. Those locations can be the White House, the Roman Colosseum, or even th...

COW Meeting: Alternative high school may be an option for selective students

COW Meeting: Alternative high school may be an option for selective students

Devin Martin

November 9, 2015

n alternative high school was brought up to the board of education four to five years ago. However, with financial reasons, the BOE was never able to act upon the new proposal. However, the economics have changed and a skeleton plan for an alternative high school might be able to be enacted soon to be...

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