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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.

Images: West Aurora High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora High School held its graduation on Sunday, May 19, at the school.

West Aurora High School to hold benefit car show April 28 Submitted by West Aurora High  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora High School will hold a third annual benefit car show on Sunday, April 28. In addition to cars, awards, food, music and giveaways are planned.

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."

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,

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cadets become leaders at Scott Air Force Base  Belleville News-Democrat

High School students from Missouri, Mississippi, Arkansas and Illinois participated in the Air Force Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Course June 2-8 at Scott Air ...

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.

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 ...

full story » Walker unstoppable in first East Aurora-West Aurora game Updated Dec 21, 2018 11  Chicago Daily Herald

Marquise Walker took an instantaneous liking to the iconic East Aurora gym Friday night. The West Aurora senior shooting guard had a four-possession ...

West Chicago High welcomes new principal  Chicago Daily Herald

Dr. William Dwyer was selected as the new principal of West Chicago Community High School, effective July 1.

Boys track and field: West Aurora leaves Upstate Eight on top  Chicago Daily Herald

The West Aurora boys track and field team went the distance Thursday to secure its last-ever Upstate Eight Conference title.

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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 aims for consolation title at Pontiac  Chicago Daily Herald

Certain boys basketball coaches of the Pontiac Holiday Tournament were incredulous that West Aurora and Oak Park-River Forest were seeded eighth and ...

Class of 2018 graduates at East and West Aurora high schools  Chicago Tribune

It's graduation season for East and West Aurora high schools, as the class of 2018 received their diplomas. East Aurora School District 131 expected the class of ...

Suburban Heroes: Aurora cop, teachers save family trapped in submerged van  Chicago Daily Herald

Aurora police officer Ramon Lopez was named his department's employee of the month for February after he and two West Aurora High School teachers helped ...

Girls track and field: Miles, West Aurora go 1-2 with Robinson, Neuqua Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora won the Class 3A Metea Valley girls track sectional team title, and Neuqua Valley was second.

Girls track and field: West Aurora's Miles off and running at state  Chicago Daily Herald

CHARLESTON -- West Aurora senior Dajour Miles preferred to keep her goals simple for her final state meet. As a two-time defending state champion in the ...

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.

full story » Fourth quarter proves costly for West Aurora Updated Mar 15, 2019 5:58 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

Meeting for the fourth time in the last five years in the Class 4A boys basketball postseason, West Aurora and Bolingbrook were engaged in yet another epic ...

Girls soccer: Metea Valley's Rohm ends drought with goal vs. West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

Metea Valley defeated West Aurora in a nonconference girls soccer game.

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 ...

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.

Softball: West Aurora storms back against Bartlett  Chicago Daily Herald

Gabi Nilles was looking strictly for location in the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday afternoon in Aurora. The West Aurora junior delivered in key fashion, pulling ...

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 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 ...

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.

West Aurora avoids monumental upset  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora reserve guard Logan Mont entered the Class 4A Oswego regional semifinal with impeccable timing midway through the fourth quarter.

West Aurora holds on for regional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

The third consecutive Class 4A regional championship for the West Aurora boys basketball team was seemingly in hand Friday night.

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 ...

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 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 ...

West Aurora's Salter plays big vs. Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Hezekiah "Hezzy" Salter is accustomed to playing against bigger opponents for the West Aurora boys basketball team.

Softball: Arends pitches, hits Naperville Central to regional win  Chicago Daily Herald

No wonder that "smart" is the first word -- and most often used -- that Naperville Central coach Andy Nussbaum uses to describe pitcher Halle Arends.

Walker scores 27 in West Aurora debut  Chicago Daily Herald

The West Aurora boys basketball preseason scouting report came to fruition Monday night at Oswego.

Boys soccer: West Aurora becomes No. 1 Naperville North's latest victim  Chicago Daily Herald

The challenges keep coming at No. 1 Naperville North, and the Huskies keep handling them. West Aurora was the latest to give Naperville North its best shot ...

Hartkopp powers West Aurora past Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora defeated Glenbard South in an Upstate Eight Conference baseball game.

Scouting the West Aurora Blackhawks  Chicago Daily Herald

Entering his eighth season as West Aurora head football coach, Nate Eimer has seen a little bit of everything. In 2013, the Blackhawks finished 1-8. During one ...

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 ...

West Aurora clinches 4th straight playoff berth  Chicago Daily Herald

When it comes to making the football playoffs the new norm for West Aurora is no longer a question of if but just a matter of when.

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.

West Aurora board member resigns, citing board and district 'structure'  Chicago Tribune

West Aurora School District 129 board member Amie Thompson has resigned.

West Aurora High Schools 2017 Football Schedule, Scoreboard

West Aurora High's Virtual Scoreboard - Aurora, IL - Blackhawks take on Naperville Central this Friday.

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 ...

Salter scores 28 in West Aurora's win over Metea Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora forward Hezzy Salter will play running back at Quincy University next fall.

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 ...

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.

Boys soccer: West Aurora advances to sectional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

It hasn't been the easiest of months for West Aurora's boys soccer team. However, it has turned into one of the most fulfilling.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Retired West Aurora teacher charged with child pornography  Chicago Tribune

A retired West Aurora High School teacher has been charged with child pornography.

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 ...

Fox Valley Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva Community High School. Hometown: Geneva. Class: Senior. Parents: James and Cindy Alworth. Sponsor: Cathy Pool, counselor. Community *service* : ...

'Little Shop' set for West Aurora spring musical  Kane County Chronicle

AURORA – 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, 1201 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Yorkville 115 To Join Southwest Prairie Conference  Yorkville, IL Patch

Yorkville Joins Southwest Prairie Conference - Yorkville, IL - The change will be effective for the 2019-20 school year.

Scouting Fox Valley boys basketball sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva, St. Charles North, South Elgin, West Aurora and Burlington Central are still alive heading into this week's Class 4A and 3A boys basketball sectionals.

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 ...

Illinois Football: Illini getting another visit from top target Denver Warren  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team needs to build on their great class of 2019. Getting a player like Denver Warren would help the Illini tremendously.

Aurora honors achievement by two students  Chicago Tribune

The Aurora City Council recently honored two students for their achievements in the city.

'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 ...

Marmion runs regional streak to seven By Kevin McGavin Feb 2, 2019 9:24 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

Trevor Chumbley turned the highly anticipated showdown between future Big Ten athletes into an anti-climatic rout Saturday afternoon in Aurora.

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 ...

Softball: Rosary wins 1st game on Cappararelli's walk-off hit  Chicago Daily Herald

Brooke Cappararelli delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh Monday, giving Rosary a 5-4 win over IC Catholic Prep. Emily Hurst doubled leading ...

Aurora West Wins ABC 7 #FridayFlyover Competition

AURORA, IL — West Aurora High School students showed some serious school pride for ABC 7's Friday Flyover competition. Enough to win, as a matter of fact.

Neighborhood reeling from shock of Aurora shooting  Kane County 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 ...

Scouting first round of Fox Valley football playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Class 8A. No. 18 Glenbard West (7-2) at No. 15 Bartlett (7-2). Game time: 7 p.m. Friday at Bartlett Activity Complex. Last week: Glenbard West 35, Proviso West 6 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Scouting Fox Valley boys volleyball  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the Fox Valley area boys volleyball teams this spring.

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 ...

Waldinger named West Aurora coach  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora named Teresa Waldinger as its new varsity girls basketball coach.

Marmion, Aurora Christian eye conference crowns  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at this weekend's conference wrestling tournaments. Upstate Eight. Host: Streamwood. 2018 champion: St. Charles East. Outlook: With the ...

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 ...

U-46 looks at offering ROTC: Why some suburban high schools say it's needed  Chicago Daily Herald

Few suburban high schools -- Aurora, Bolingbrook, Waukegan and Wheeling -- offer Air Force, Army and Navy JROTC programs. Instructors emphasize these ...

Girls tennis: West Aurora's Goheen advances to quarterfinals  Chicago Daily Herald

Maria Goheen was in the midst of a personal slump in her final match on Thursday in opening-day action of the Class 2A girls state tennis tournament.

DCFS: West Aurora school officials broke law by not reporting suspected abuse  Chicago Tribune

The state's child welfare agency says West Aurora school district officials violated state law when they did not immediately report an allegation in 2010 that a ...

Baseball: Marmion duo combines for no-hitter  Chicago Daily Herald

Will Dietz and Charlie Drayer teamed up to no-hit Leo in Marmion's 13-2 win Monday. Dietz pitched 3 innings, walking three, striking out five and giving up an ...

Belleville West ends West Aurora's run  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's boys basketball team couldn't overcome a big first half deficit Tuesday night and fell to Belleville West xx-xx in the Class 4A ISU supersectional at ...

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.

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