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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 ...

Images: West Aurora High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb.

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 ...

West Aurora asked to change valedictorian system due to 'unhealthy pressure' on students  Chicago Tribune

A co-valedictorian for West Aurora High School's Class of 2018 is asking the school board to end the valedictorian system because it causes "unhealthy ...

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 hires two new assistant principals and a curriculum coordinator  Chicago Tribune

The West Aurora School District 129 board recently added two new building administrators and an intervention and enrichment curriculum coordinator.

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

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

West Aurora OKs nearly $3.9 million bid for construction of career development center  Chicago Tribune

West Aurora School District has accepted a nearly $3.9 million general contractor bid for construction of a technical education facility. The West Aurora School ...

Boys soccer: Elgin edges West Aurora for UEC title  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin pulled out a 1-0 victory Saturday at West Aurora which guarantees them the right to have an Upstate Eight Conference banner raising for the second ...

Holiday lighting ceremony set for downtown Aurora  Chicago Tribune

The City of Aurora will hold a Community Lighting Ceremony to illuminate the new Winter on the Fox light display Friday. The interactive light display features ...

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.

West Aurora pounds Streamwood  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora rolled over Streamwood 54-0 Friday night.

West Aurora holds off Bartlett  Chicago Daily Herald

Much is asked of West Aurora Big Ten recruit Denver Warren. The junior delivered mightily in the Blackhawks' deceptively misleading 27-12 victory over Bartlett ...

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 students get OK from school to walk out, but it's a no-go at East Aurora  Chicago Tribune

Amid nationwide plans for walkouts following a deadly February school shooting in Florida, Aurora schools are preparing for their students to participate in the ...

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.

West Aurora rolls Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

JaQuan Buchanan went from superman to ultimate decoy for West Aurora. In the Blackhawks' Upstate Eight football encounter with fellow once-beaten Glenbard ...

West Aurora schools hold 10th fine arts festival  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora School District 129 hosted its 10th annual fine arts festival Saturday at West Aurora High School.

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 ...

Allegation Leads Aurora School District To Investigate Employee  Aurora, IL Patch

West Aurora District Employee Under Investigation - Aurora, IL - To "ensure the safety and well-being" of students, the employee will not be allowed at the school ...

West Aurora students vow 'Never Again,' honor Parkland victims  WLS-TV

"Never again," vowed the students of West Aurora High School as they walked out of class in solidarity with the teens of Parkland, Florida, Wednesday morning.

Girls track: Miles helps West Aurora gets some distance on UEC foes  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora junior Dajour Miles won three individual races in helping the Blackhawks edge Batavia for the Upstate Eight Conference girls track and field indoor ...

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.

Girls volleyball: West Aurora tops Neuqua Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's girls volleyball team bounced back from a loss to South Elgin on Tuesday by beating Neuqua Valley, 25-23, 25-21.

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.

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.

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.

South Elgin cannot contain West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

In his first season at South Elgin, Dregan Teonic came away mightily impressed with the West Aurora football team following the Upstate Eight Conference ...

New principal for Aurora elementary school  Chicago Tribune

Students at Hall Elementary School in Aurora will see a new principal when they return to school next year.

Can an entire high school give up their cell phones for 24 hours?  Chicago Daily Herald

For 24 hours during Homecoming, West Aurora High School students plan to turn off their phones. They are raising funds and awareness for the nonprofit ...

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 ...

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 ...

Baseball: West Aurora comes back to nip St. Charles East  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora downed St. Charles East 5-4 Saturday in Upstate Eight Conference baseball action.

Girls volleyball: West Aurora beats Joliet Catholic to win own tournament  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's girls volleyball team won five straight matches Saturday to win the Blackhawk Invitational. The Blackhawks (9-3) knocked off Joliet Catholic in the ...

Softball: West Aurora rebounds against South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's softball team bounced back from a tough loss to Batavia by beating South Elgin 5-1 on Tuesday.

South Elgin, West Aurora ready for rematch  Chicago Daily Herald

Eight days after West Aurora tamed South Elgin 48-10 in the regular-season finale, the Upstate Eight Conference rivals rematch in a Class 8A first-round playoff ...

Aurora students who took part in Florida shooting walkouts may get detention, be barred from activities  Chicago Tribune

After students across the Aurora area staged walkouts one week after a deadly school shooting in Florida, some could face consequences from their school ...

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.

West Aurora handles Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora downed Larkin 55-6 Friday night in a football season opener.

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

West Aurora senior Maria Goheen advanced to the Class 2A girls tennis state championship match with a straight sets quarterfinal win and a three-set semifinal ...

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 ...

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.

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

A group of Elgin veterans say they support Elgin Area School District U-46 potentially offering training for military careers as a pathway for high schoolers.

Glenbard East shines in UEC victory over West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard East defeated West Aurora in an Upstate Eight Conference football game.

Police: Teen charged after making school threat in classmate's name  WLS-TV

Aurora police said a 15-year-old student has been charged after making a threat to West Aurora High School in another student's name.

Closer this time, but West Aurora topples South Elgin again  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora won its first playoff game in 24 years Saturday night but South Elgin did not make it easy.

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.

Friday Flyover: West Aurora High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature West Aurora High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

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 ...

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 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 ...

Girls track and field: Batavia, West Aurora win UEC crowns  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia and West Aurora's girls track and field teams won Upstate Eight Conference titles Friday.

Mayor emphasizes education, coming 'action plan' at West Aurora event  Chicago Tribune

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin said an 'action plan,' to include plans for an education commission, is coming.

West Aurora transporting more homeless students  Chicago Tribune

West Aurora is looking to buy another van for students identified as homeless who require transportation to 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.

'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.

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.

Girls soccer: Wheaton Academy blanks West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

Wheaton Academy defeated West Aurora 1-0 Wednesday in a nonconference girls soccer game.

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 ...

Undefeated Batavia, Cary-Grove highlight Fox Valley playoff field  Chicago Daily Herald

The Illinois High School Association revealed pairings for 256 playoff football teams in eight classes on Saturday.Here's a look at the first-round matchups ...

Boys tennis: St. Charles North claims West Aurora Invite title  Chicago Daily Herald

Garett Collins and David Schmidt were a formidable doubles team Saturday in Aurora. With the St. Charles North boys tennis varsity regulars concluding a ...

Girls volleyball: Huntley, Geneva notch wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley defeated Dundee-Crown 25-4, 25-17 on Thursday. Huntley (9-2, 7-2) was led by Emma Konie with 8 kills and 8 digs and Taylor Jakubowski with 25 ...

Scouting Upstate Eight Conference football  Chicago Daily Herald

Teams: Bartlett, East Aurora, Elgin, Glenbard East, Glenbard South, Larkin, South Elgin, Streamwood, West Aurora, West Chicago. Key games: Larkin at West ...

New administrators appointed for West Aurora schools  Chicago Tribune

Three new administrators have been appointed in West Aurora School District.

Softball: Rain gets best of St. Charles North, West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North and West Aurora got two and a half innings of softball in Friday before the skies opened up and rain forced the teams to postpone their game.

Demolition underway at former West Aurora High School site  Chicago Tribune

The former West Aurora High School building began coming down this week after 110 years in one of the oldest neighborhoods on the West Side. Contractors ...

East Aurora weighs bringing graduation back to campus  Chicago Tribune

East Aurora School District 131 officials are weighing bringing high school graduation back to campus.

West Aurora students earn full scholarships to NIU  Chicago Tribune

Eight students from West Aurora High School have been awarded full scholarships to NIU.

Boys volleyball: Glenbard West picks up where it left off  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard West defeated West Aurora in boys volleyball action Tuesday night.

Are schools teaching students enough about sexual consent?  Chicago Daily Herald

The growing #MeToo movement and furor over the confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after an accusation of sexual assault in high school ...

Aurora police seize nearly $20,000 of marijuana  Chicago Daily Herald

An Aurora man is facing charges after police say they found him with two pounds of marijuana worth nearly $20000, authorities said.

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 ...

West Aurora JROTC grows to 180 students  Chicago Tribune

In only its third year, West Aurora High School JROTC expands to include 180 students.

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.

MVPs, Week 1: WW South's Olsen, West Aurora's Jacobson earn accolades  Chicago Daily Herald

Jack Olsen of Wheaton Warrenville South and Zach Jacobson of West Aurora have been selected the Week 1 football MVPs for the Daily Herald.

West Aurora makes easy work of Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora defeated Waubonsie Valley 60-35 Tuesday in a semifinal of the Class 4A Plainfield South boys basketball regional.

Waldinger named West Aurora coach  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Fast start sends West Aurora past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's boys basketball team jumped to an 11-0 lead on its way to a 59-47 win over Jacobs on Saturday night in Aurora.

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 ...

Girls volleyball: Elgin opens with win  Chicago Daily Herald

Inga Suceska had 5 aces, 7 digs, 8 assists and 2 kills as Elgin's girls volleyball team opened its season with a 25-9, 28-26 Upstate Eight win over East Aurora ...

Boys golf: Waubonsie Valley sails to title; Metea Valley, WW South also advance  Chicago Daily Herald

Will Troy was running out of holes at Blackberry Oaks on Tuesday afternoon. The Waubonsie Valley junior was looking to continue his mastery of 18-hole boys ...

'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 ...

Aurora siblings who honed extreme sports talent on playgrounds now flying high with Bulls' stunt-dunking team  Chicago Tribune

Matt Ward will be the first to admit — and with a broad grin on his bearded face — he was “a good guy but a bad kid” who put his family through hell during a few ...

Girls volleyball: South Elgin stays perfect in UEC  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin defeated Glenbard South in 3 sets Tuesday to stay unbeaten in the Upstate Eight Conference.

West Aurora OKs contracts for geothermal energy project  Chicago Tribune

West Aurora has awarded three contracts for its drive to use geothermal energy.

West Aurora's Donatlan chooses Wyoming  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora multi-sport standout Camron Donatlan has committed to play football and compete in track and field at the University of Wyoming.

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Class 8A. No. 7 West Aurora (9-1) at No. 23 Edwardsville (7-3)Game time: 5 p.m. Saturday. Last week: West Aurora 28, South Elgin 20; Edwardsville 44, ...

Boys golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys golf teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

West Aurora rolls past East Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora defeated East Aurora 70-48 Friday night in an Upstate Eight Valley boys basketball game.

Girls volleyball: Harvest Christian tops Westminster  Chicago Daily Herald

Harvest Christian beat its neighbor Westminster Christian 25-14, 25-14 in girls volleyball action Thursday.

Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville Central (6-2) at Cary-Grove (8-0)Game time: today at 7:30 p.m. at Al Bohrer Field. Last week: Naperville Central 35, Waubonsie Valley 14; Cary-Grove ...

Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

The honorable mentions for the 2017-2018 Fox Valley Academic Team.

Retired West Aurora teacher charged with child pornography  Chicago Tribune

A retired, longtime West Aurora High School teacher has been charged with possessing multiple images of child pornography. Robert L. James, 61, of the 1600 ...

Construction to begin on Blackhawk Park in Aurora  Chicago Tribune

Construction on Blackhawk Park in Aurora is set to begin this summer after the Fox Valley Park Board approved a $640,900 bid to R.C. Wegman Construction ...

West Aurora tops Willowbrook for 8th straight win  Chicago Daily Herald

Willowbrook boys basketball coach Chris Perkins acknowledged his players were leg weary in the second half of Saturday's 78-66 loss to West Aurora at ...

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.

Marian Catholic High School wins ABC7's Friday Flyover!  WLS-TV

It's high school football playoff time, which means it's also the return of the Friday Flyover Vote on ABC7 Eyewitness News.

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