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West Aurora High School held its graduation on Sunday, May 19, at the school.
'Mary Poppins' flies into West Aurora High School Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will be performing its spring musical, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins," based on the stories of ...
A tale of four school buildings: West Aurora High School marking 150th anniversary Chicago Tribune
West Aurora High School is celebrating 150 years since it first opened its doors to students. After starting out in 1868 sharing a building with the primary grades, ...
City of Aurora Planning Council met September 10 Kane County Reporter
City of Aurora Planning Council met 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 10.
City of Aurora Planning Council met August 27 Kane County Reporter
City of Aurora Planning Council met Aug. 27. Here is the agenda provided by the council: CALL TO ORDER. ROLL CALL. OTHERS PRESENT. APPROVAL OF ...
Half of East Aurora High students stay home on day of threat Chicago Daily Herald
Many students stayed away from East Aurora High School Friday, the day mentioned in a threat posted on a restroom wall.
Third annual benefit car show rescheduled to May 5 to West Aurora High School Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora High School will hold its third annual benefit car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in front of the school at 1201 W. Galena Blvd. in Aurora.
West Aurora theater to stage comedy-mystery Chicago Daily Herald
On Jan. 18-19, West Aurora High School Theatre Troupe 2013 will perform its winter play, "While the Lights Were Out."
Scouting the West Aurora Blackhawks Chicago Daily Herald
This promises to be an intriguing football season for West Aurora. After four straight playoff appearances, which the Blackhawks had not achieved until ...
West Aurora High School celebrates the season with madrigal dinner Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora High School's music department staged its 32nd annual madrigal dinner Dec. 15. Sponsored by the school's music department, the event opened ...
Classmates want to build playground to honor memory of West Aurora High School grad Chicago Tribune
As part of a 50th reunion, classmates from West Aurora High School's Class of 1968 want to build a playground in memory of fellow alum Wally Smith at Nancy ...
Endorsements: Gonzalez, Lathan, Saperston, Renz for West Aurora District 129 board Chicago Daily Herald
The Daily Herald endorses Robert Gonzalez, Ira Lathan, Melody Saperston and Daniel Renz for West Aurora District 129 school board,
Antennas for T-Mobile may be placed at two West Aurora schools Chicago Tribune
The West Aurora School Board will vote on a potential lease agreement that would allow T-Mobile to install wireless antennas at two schools in the district.
Longtime West Aurora School Board member will not run for re-election Chicago Tribune
Allyson Herget, a 20-year veteran of the West Aurora School Board, has decided not to seek a sixth term in the spring election.
Girls track and field: Spagnola leads West Aurora to SCN title Chicago Daily Herald
Emma Spagnola is the most decorated athlete in the history of the West Aurora girls track and field program. But the three-time Class 3A individual state ...
Girls track and field: West Aurora takes 4th; Rosary's Surtz wins 1,600 Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora senior Dajour Miles had a flair for the dramatic in her storied four-year career.
Give Something Back Foundation selects seven West Aurora students for a full ride at NIU Chicago Daily Herald
After a rigorous application and interview process, seven freshmen at West Aurora High School were recently selected by the Give Something Back Foundation ...
West Aurora OKs funds for playground project to honor former teacher Chicago Tribune
West Aurora High School 1968 graduates involved in fundraising to dedicate a new playground in memory of classmate Wally Smith at Nancy Hill Elementary ...
West Aurora wins 18th straight against East Aurora Chicago Daily Herald
The final verdict was almost an afterthought when Illinois' two oldest high school football rivals walked off the field at West Aurora.
West Aurora students use hearts to battle teen suicide Chicago Tribune
A group of West Aurora students is using heart-shaped notes to bring awareness to the problem of suicide among teens.
Police: Gunman who killed 5 civilians, wounded 5 cops was being fired from Aurora job Chicago Daily Herald
An Aurora man who was in the process of being fired from his job started a shooting spree in his workplace Friday afternoon that killed five employees, wounded ...
West Aurora tops Larkin for 6th straight win Chicago Daily Herald
The two Fox Valley reigning Class 4A boys basketball sectional-champion teams met in an Upstate Eight Conference game for the first time in almost 22 years ...
East Aurora appoints new administrators, others to leave at the end of school year Chicago Tribune
East Aurora School District officials announced the appointment of six new administrators at Monday's school board meeting, along with the resignation of six ...
Girls track and field: West Aurora runs away with Upstate Eight title Chicago Daily Herald
Dajour Miles wanted to get the edge off. Victoria Spagnola sought redemption.
West Aurora tops South Elgin for UEC title Chicago Daily Herald
Dimtrious Bezos, perhaps the seventh or eighth man for the Blackhawks, was the star of the night in the 57-52 West Aurora victory over South Elgin.
Three expelled after fight that injured West Aurora students, staff member Chicago Tribune
Three students have been expelled after a fight at West Aurora High School.
West Aurora school board selects new member Chicago Tribune
West Aurora School District 129 board members have appointed a new member of the board from among a field of applicants that included a city official, ...
West Aurora High School to perform 'The Outsiders' Kane County Chronicle
AURORA – West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will stage "The Outsiders," based on S. E. Hinton's book, at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20 in the West Aurora ...
West Aurora's Miles overcame adversity to excel Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora's Dajour Miles is the Fox Valley Female Athlete of the Year.
Veterans groups, marching bands to take part in Aurora Memorial Day Parade Chicago Tribune
Veterans groups, six marching bands and more will take part in Aurora's Memorial Day Parade set for Monday downtown.
Girls soccer: McPherson sisters, West Aurora shut out West Chicago Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora defeated West Chicago in an Upstate Eight Conference girls soccer game.
West Aurora among Fox area schools changing conferences Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora football coach Nate Eimer led the Blackhawks to 9-win seasons in 2018 and 2016. Switching to the Southwest Prairie Conference from the Upstate ...
Aurora Police Charge 15 Year-Old For Social Media Threat Regarding West Aurora HS WspyNews
UPDATE 2/24/18. Following alleged "threats" and a post reiterating the importance of taking allegations seriously, police in Aurora say they have charged a 15 ...
Boys volleyball: West Aurora wins championship over Wheeling Chicago Daily Herald
Hunter Darukhanavala practically ordered room *service* for the West Aurora boys volleyball team in its three-set, come-from-behind victory Saturday afternoon.
Dream comes true for West Aurora squad that wins national competition Chicago Tribune
For the first time in the program's short history, the West Aurora High School Air Force Junior ROTC program took home a first place trophy at a national ...
Daring River Rescue: Aurora Police, Teachers Save Family Aurora, IL Patch
Police Officer Honored For Saving Family - Aurora, IL - Ramon Lopez and two local teachers saved a family after the driver lost control of their van and drove into ...
Girls track and field: No catching Miles, West Aurora Chicago Daily Herald
The 43rd annual Kane County girls track and field meet could have easily been named the Dajour Miles Invitational. The West Aurora senior simply dominated ...
Girls track and field: West Aurora's Miles off and running at state Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora senior Dajour Miles preferred to keep her goals simple for her final state meet.
West High Shooting Threat Not Meant For Aurora School: Cops Aurora, IL Patch
Online School Shooting Threat Not Meant For Aurora - Aurora, IL - Police say a social media post that threatened a school shooting at "West High" was not ...
West Aurora school board candidates talk goals, finances Chicago Tribune
Candidates running for the West Aurora School District 129 board responded to a series of written questions from the Beacon-News. Four candidates are ...
West Aurora High to present 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Kane County Chronicle
The West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will present its fall play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19 in the West Aurora High School ...
WCC grad from Venezuela says her 'future has been saved,' thanks to Aurora area supporters Chicago Tribune
Victoria Garcia has learned a lot since her Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club sponsors made the commitment to bring this foreign exchange student from tumultuous ...
Aurora Cooling Centers Offer Relief During Heat Wave Aurora, IL Patch
Where To Find Cooling Centers In Aurora - Aurora, IL - Heat indices are expected to reach as high as 114 degrees.
Fox Valley Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019 Chicago Daily Herald
Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's Fox Valley Academic Team.
West Chicago High School principal promoted to superintendent Chicago Daily Herald
After 12 years leading West Chicago High School, Principal Moses Cheng will now lead the district. By a 7-0 vote Tuesday night, the school board promoted ...
Forgotten Illinois: Aurora Illinois Policy
More than 4,000 Aurora residents came out Sept. 8 for the most important high school football game of the year. It wasn't really competitive – the visiting team ...
Aurora will rename street after acclaimed artist Wendell Minor in honor of city's native son Chicago Tribune
Aurora officials plan to honor internationally acclaimed artist and illustrator Wendell Minor, who grew up in Aurora, later this month.
West Aurora HS to perform 'Little Shop of Horrors' Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora Drama Troupe 2013 will perform "Little Shop of Horrors" at 7 p.m. April 26, 27, and 28 in the West Aurora High School auditorium.
For tutor at Beaupre School in Aurora, helping kids the greatest satisfaction Chicago Tribune
If you were ever to visit Beaupre Elementary School in East Aurora School District 131, it probably wouldn't take you long to meet Brian Griffin.
Hartkopp powers West Aurora past Glenbard South Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora defeated Glenbard South in an Upstate Eight Conference baseball game.
West Aurora holds off Bartlett Chicago Daily Herald
The length of the West Aurora postgame talk said everything about how the Blackhawks felt about Tuesday's 60-55 home win over Bartlett.
Renowned artist and hometown hero Wendell Minor to be honored in Aurora Chicago Daily Herald
Join the City of Aurora in honoring one of its living treasures, internationally-acclaimed artist and illustrator Wendell Minor. Minor grew up in a home on West ...
West Aurora alumni want to name school's band room after 'amazing educator' Chicago Tribune
A group of West Aurora High School graduates want to name the school's band room after Warren Felts, who taught for 35 years and died in 2006.
Girls track and field: Fox Valley area sectional preview Chicago Daily Herald
Girls track and field athletes from around the Fox Valley area will try to qualify for the state meet Thursday night in sectionals. Here's a closer at what to expect.
Aurora teen with brain tumor gets donation from ATI Foundation Chicago Daily Herald
Fourteen-year-old Megan Sporny of Aurora was diagnosed with a rare form of glioblastoma multiforme, a fast-growing brain tumor. She was honored along with ...
New principal, deans approved in West Aurora Chicago Tribune
West Aurora School District 129 board members approved three new administrators.
Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2018-2019 Chicago Daily Herald
Hometown: Crystal Lake. Class: Senior. Parents: Dominik and Ewelina Bogacz. Sponsor: Brett Collins, counselor. Community *service*: Crystal Lake South High ...
West Aurora High School District In Trouble With DCFS Over Abusive Band Teacher CBS2 Chicago
AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — The West Aurora High School District is in trouble with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services over an allegation ...
West Aurora leaving Upstate Eight for Southwest Prairie Chicago Daily Herald
Struggling to find enough games for its lower level teams to play, West Aurora has decided to leave the Upstate Eight Conference and join the Southwest Prairie.
Minooka teacher, target of alleged racist remarks, to leave district DeKalb Daily Chronicle
The lone black faculty member in Minooka High School District 111, who reportedly was the subject of alleged racist remarks made by a former school board ...
Three administrators hired in West Aurora School District Chicago Tribune
West Aurora School District 129 recently hired three new administrators for next school year. The School Board recently approved the appointments of Ron ...
Scouting Fox Valley baseball Chicago Daily Herald
A preview of the 2019 Fox Valley area baseball teams.
Could, should North Aurora have its own high school? Chicago Daily Herald
Should North Aurora have its own high school? A village trustee has raised that issue, as West Aurora District 129 voters prepare to decide whether the school ...
West Aurora High School to stage 'The Outsiders' Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will stage "The Outsiders," based on S.E. Hinton's beloved book, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20, in the ...
West Aurora High School to stage 'In the Heights' Kane County Chronicle
AURORA – West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will be performing the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, ...
Neighborhood reeling from shock of Aurora shooting DeKalb Daily Chronicle
AURORA – When the first burst of gun shots echoed through the neighborhood Friday afternoon, Greg Ferrell was sitting in his truck. The 50-year-old Aurora ...
Kane State’s Attorney Office investigating potential cases of failed reporting of suspected child abuse in sch Chicago Tribune
Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said his office is investigating several potential cases of school employees failing to report suspected child abuse to ...
Legendary West Aurora basketball coach retiring Chicago Tribune
West Aurora High School basketball head coach Gordie Kerkman retiring after 39 seasons marks the end of an era for the school.
Simply put, West Aurora's Donatlan did it all Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora's Camron Donatlan is the 2017-18 Daily Herald Fox Valley Male Athlete of the Year.
Girls tennis: West Aurora's Goheen takes 2nd in state Chicago Daily Herald
Following her second consecutive berth to the Class 2A girls tennis state title match, West Aurora senior Maria Goheen geared up for her final high school match ...
'Guys and Dolls' to be staged at West Aurora High School Kane County Chronicle
AURORA – West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will present its spring musical, "Guys and Dolls," at 7 p.m. April 27, 28 and 29 in the West Aurora High ...
North Aurora teen achieves highest rank in Boy Scouts Kane County Chronicle
North Aurora resident Cole Butler achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in a court of honor ceremony on Jan. 19 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora, ...
Constable: Graphic designer's mug runneth over with hometown Aurora pride Chicago Daily Herald
Her photography skills earned graphic designer Sarah Cervantes a spot as the featured artist at Treadwell Coffee as part of February's Downtown Aurora First ...
Aurora barbers give up a day off to get kids ready to go back to school in style with free haircuts Chicago Tribune
"They're here for the kids and haircuts aren't cheap."
Cole Butler joins ranks of Eagle Scouts at Aurora church Chicago Daily Herald
Cole Butler became the 183rd Eagle Scout at Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora Jan. 19. To earn his Eagle, he coordinated 30 Scouts who set 17 new ...
Friends remember longtime West Aurora teacher killed in crash Chicago Tribune
After his death, friends remembered longtime West Aurora teacher Walter Smith as a kind, gentle man who was active in the community and still went to West ...
Fox Valley Park District board candidates talk taxes, transparency Chicago Tribune
Two candidates are running for the at-large position on the Fox Valley Park District Board of Commissioners in what is only the second election in the district's ...
West Aurora Dist. 129 settles sex abuse lawsuit Chicago Daily Herald
A confidential settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a former West Aurora High School student who was sexually abused by a former band director.
Fox Valley Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019 Chicago Daily Herald
Honorable mentions for the 2018-2019 Daily Herald Fox Valley Leadership Team.
Aurora shooting: Victims of shooting at Henry Pratt Company remembered at vigil Sunday WLS-TV
A vigil will be held at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora Sunday at 2:30 p.m. to remember the victims of Friday's shooting and to show support for their families and ...
DuKane, Fox Valley races promise to be hard fought again Chicago Daily Herald
The St. Charles North football team's original Monday schedule called for 90 minutes of film review before hitting the field for the season's first practice at 4:30 ...
Aurora honors fallen soldiers during Memorial Day parade and ceremony Chicago Tribune
Aurora came together to remember and celebrate the lives of fallen soldiers during a Memorial Day ceremony and parade Monday in downtown Aurora.
Boys track and field: West Aurora's Donatlan wants state high jump record Chicago Daily Herald
Camron Donatlan will don a West Aurora uniform for the final time this weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston at the boys track and field state finals.
Former Band Director Unapologetic At Sex Abuse Sentencing CBS Local
ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP, Ill. (STMW) — In what will likely be his final public performance, Steve Orland was defiant and unapologetic. On Friday, the former ...
Scouting Fox Valley boys volleyball Chicago Daily Herald
Here's what to expect from the Fox Valley area boys volleyball teams this spring.
Aurora artist's popular coffee mug takes a shot at Naperville Chicago Tribune
Aurora graphic artist Sarah Cervantes has created a stir with mug that throws shade at Naperville.
'Forgotten' mural long hidden at Aurora school to be restored Chicago Tribune
A mural hidden for years at Freeman Elementary School in Aurora will be restored.
Scouting Fox Valley boys basketball postseason Chicago Daily Herald
Summer league, AAU, fall league, countless practices and three months of high school games served merely as prelude.
Girls track and field: West Aurora a sectional champ again Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora won its own Class 3A girls track and field sectional championship Thursday night.
West Aurora takes seriously how it honors Black Hawk Chicago Daily Herald
Using Native American images and names to denote a school mascot or athletic team is a highly sensitive issue. West Aurora, whose teams are known as the ...
North Aurora woman to fill Dist. 129 school board vacancy Chicago Daily Herald
North Aurora resident Melody Saperston will fill a vacancy on the West Aurora District 129 school board.
Girls track and field: West Aurora's Miles defends state title Chicago Daily Herald
CHARLESTON -- Dajour Miles' final day of the girls track and field season was limited for a second consecutive year. But, once again, the West Aurora junior ...
Yes to perform at RiverEdge Park in Aurora Chicago Tribune
The band Yes will perform July 6 at RiverEdge Park in downtown Aurora.
Aurora-area students named as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists Chicago Tribune
Fox Valley students are among the 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
West Aurora voters OK funds for construction Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora School District 129 voters have approved a $84.2 million plan to tackle a to-do list that includes building a new school, according to Kane County ...
Aurora mentoring program aims to help girls build leadership Chicago Tribune
A mentoring program started by an Aurora police officer is geared toward building leadership among girls.
Former West Aurora teacher gets 12 years for sex with students Chicago Daily Herald
A former West Aurora High School band director, accused of having sex with two of his students, pleads guilty and is sentenced to 12 years in prison. A judge ...
Harlem Wizards return to West Aurora High Oct. 20 Chicago Daily Herald
The Harlem Wizards are coming back to West Aurora High School Friday, Oct. 20. They will compete against the "District 129 Blackhawks," a team comprised of ...
Girls tennis: West Aurora's Stefancic, Goheen 2A state doubles champs Chicago Daily Herald
West Aurora's doubles team of Liz Stefancic and Maria Goheen won the Class 2A state doubles tennis championship Saturday.
Images: First day of high school football practice in the suburbs Chicago Daily Herald
See images from the first day of high school football practice in West Aurora, Willowbrook, Warren in Gurnee, and Palatine.
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