News HeadlinesElgin High Elgin, IL News

Elgin High School News Submitted by Alumni

Elgin High School News From Around The Web

Elgin High School celebrates 150 years with calendar of old and new photos  Chicago Tribune

The pictures found in the calendar contain a mix of old and new pictures of Elgin High School, which celebrates its 150th anniversary this school year. Some of ...

Elgin High's archive room tells story of one of oldest public high schools in Illinois, turning 150 this year  Chicago Tribune

The small room at Elgin High School contains artifacts bearing extra significance to the school this year.

Police: South Elgin High School student threw bleach on another student  Chicago Daily Herald

A South Elgin High School student was charged with battery after she was accused of throwing bleach on another student that also splashed onto staff members.

Girl Throws Bleach On Another Girl At South Elgin High School  CBS Chicago

Chicago (CBS) — A 14-year-old girl brought a water bottle filled with bleach to South Elgin High School Wednesday and threw it at a fellow student, police said.

South Elgin Teen Threw Bleach On Student During Fight: Cops  Elgin, IL Patch

Bleach Throwing At S. Elgin HS Leads To Charges - Elgin, IL - According to report, police said three staff members at South Elgin HS were sent to hospital after ...

Larkin, South Elgin student plays earn invite to be staged at state theater festival  Chicago Tribune

Larkin's “Faculty Portrait” was selected for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival, as well as South Elgin High School's adaptation of “The Addams Family.”

Elgin HS teacher fired after being found asleep, apparently drunk at school: district records  Chicago Tribune

An Elgin High School teacher found asleep and believed to be drunk during school was fired earlier this month by the School District U46 board, according to ...

As always, Elgin Sports Hall of Fame banquet another successful gala  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Foundation held its 39th annual banquet and induction ceremony Sunday night at The Centre of Elgin, and as is the case every ...

Elgin High invites band alumni to perform at homecoming game halftime show  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School's Maroon marching band is inviting alumni to join its performance at halftime during the Sept. 28 homecoming football game to celebrate the ...

Images: Elgin High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates Saturday, May 26.

U-46 seniors named State Scholars  Chicago Daily Herald

In recognition of their academic performance, nearly 280 seniors at the five Elgin Area School District U-46 high schools have been designated as Illinois State ...

Elgin Teacher Found Asleep, Apparently Drunk On Job: Report

ELGIN, IL – An Elgin High School social studies teacher has been fired after he allegedly skipped one of his classes and was found sleeping, and apparently ...

Six African-American U-46 students to receive scholarships Saturday  Chicago Daily Herald

Six Elgin Area School District U-46 seniors will be honored during Elgin's Black History Family Festival Saturday at Gail Borden Public Library.

U-46 teachers, staff awarded grants for projects  Chicago Daily Herald

A family book club, a student mentoring program, and high school biotechnology experiments are among the innovative ideas that earned eight Elgin Area ...

U-46 seeks to launch five new career academies  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 plans to offer five new college and career academies at each of its high schools beginning with the freshmen class of 2021-22, ...

Second teen arrested for making online threat against an Elgin high school  Chicago Tribune

A 16-year-old student was arrested Tuesday for making an online threat against an Elgin high school, the second such case in as many days and the third ...

Teonic leaving Larkin for South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Larkin High School football coach Dragan Teonic is leaving that post to become the new head coach at South Elgin.

Family says Elgin teen killed in crash was 'dedicated, smart'  Chicago Daily Herald

Hardworking, responsible and family-oriented are how family members describe Consuelo "Cannie" Piña -- an Elgin teen whose promising young life was ...

Friday Flyover: Elgin High School  WLS-TV

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

South Elgin High academy gets new name, curriculum  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin High School's 11-year-old B.E.A.C.O.N. Academy soon will be known as the Beacon Academy of Media and Digital Arts.

Elgin, Larkin alums ready for round two  Chicago Daily Herald

Coming soon to a gym near you: Larkin vs. Elgin alumni, Part Two. Organized by Elgin graduate Brandon Grissette ('07), Elgin High's Chesbrough Fieldhouse ...

Renovated Elgin High School welding lab certified as accredited testing facility  Northwest Herald

The welding program at Elgin High School recently earned accreditation from the American Welding Society, certifying the school's newly renovated welding lab ...

Safer, but still scared: How suburban students feel one year after Parkland shooting  Chicago Daily Herald

The year after the Parkland school shooting killed 17 people has brought walkouts, debates and new laws. Here's how suburban student-activists reflect.

Fox Valley's top stories of 2018  Chicago Daily Herald

A fatal police shooting, employee strikes, school changes and redevelopment projects were among the most memorable moments in the Fox Valley in 2018.

Hamilton's Education Program continues its third year in Chicago

Chicago, IL - On March 13, 2019, 1,900 students and teachers from 29 Chicagoland area high schools will attend the matinee performance of the Hamilton ...

Images: South Elgin High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates Saturday, May 26.

Elgin High graduate advocating for Dreamers, immigrant students at NIU  Chicago Daily Herald

Northern Illinois University senior Laura Vivaldo Cholula, a graduate of Elgin High School and a Dreamer, recently received the 2018 Emerging Leader Award ...

Rising blues star from Elgin dies at 33  Chicago Daily Herald

Mike Ledbetter, an Elgin singer and guitarist who was a rising star in the international blues scene, died Monday. Friends and colleagues have shown an ...

Flea market raises money for Elgin High School  Chicago Tribune

Losing an hour of sleep for daylight savings time didn't stop bargain hunters from filling up the parking lot at Elgin High School by 8 a.m. on Sunday, to claim first ...

Why U-46 is looking at adding more high school academies  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 students soon might be able to pursue careers in health care, tourism, government and the military while still in high school.

U-46 to show documentary on play-based kindergarten  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 will host a free screening on Tuesday, Jan. 22, for "Kindergarten: Where Play and Learning Can Meet," a new documentary that ...

Girls volleyball: Elgin comes from behind, beats Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

It's Homecoming week at Larkin, and at least one Royals alumnus came back to celebrate. Elgin's volleyball team, coached by Larkin grad Scott Stewart, ...

Elgin High culinary team preps for weekend national competition  Chicago Daily Herald

Four Elgin High School culinary students compete this weekend in the National ProStart Invitational in Providence, Rhode Island, after taking first place in the ...

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 ...

Elgin High student's documentary puts 'positive light' on school, city  Chicago Tribune

For most high school seniors, the last semester is a victory lap to graduation. For fellow high school senior Sam Olson, though, it will mean interviewing students, ...

Community leaders to serve as 'Principals for a Day' in U-46  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 will host its 11th annual "Principal for a Day" event on Friday, Dec. 7, with more than 50 local leaders experiencing school life ...

2018-19 Online Registration Now Open For U-46 Schools

2018-19 Online Registration Open For U-46 Schools - Elgin, IL - All U-46 parents must register their students online for the 2018-19 school year.

Elgin woman goes from survivor to warrior against cancer  Chicago Daily Herald

After losing both her parents to cancer and being a breast cancer survivor herself, Jennifer Fox has dedicated her time to helping others afflicted by this disease.

Larkin's defense steps up, quiets Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

The Larkin defense smothered Elgin at one end while Pierre Black and company rained shots from 3-point range at the other in a 69-54 victory at Chesbrough ...

Pistorio leaving South Elgin for Niles North  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin football coach Pat Pistorio was named the new Niles North coach at the Niles Township High School District 219 board meeting Tuesday night.

Girls volleyball: St. Charles East ousts South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles East coach Jennie Kull realized defeating a talented South Elgin team on its home court would not be an easy task. The Saints got the job done.

West's 5 TDs spark Elgin over Streamwood  Chicago Daily Herald

Midway through the third quarter, Elgin led Streamwood 19-14, and the Sabres had the ball with a chance to take the lead. But Elgin's defense forced a ...

Boys soccer: Elgin poised for breakout season  Chicago Daily Herald

Reasons why Martin Jimenez and Elgin soccer have been overlooked are open to debate, but there's no question the senior goalie and the Maroons are ready ...

Boys soccer: Elgin's two-goal surge enough to beat Crystal Lake Central  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin had many chances go unfinished, but there were two successful opportunities early and that was enough.

full story » South Elgin survives Barrington in double OT Updated Feb 14, 2019 10:35 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin defeated Barrington in double overtime to win the Class 4A Elgin regional Thursday.

Elgin High Band a mainstay of community events  Chicago Daily Herald

For more than a century, the Elgin High School band has been a mainstay of community events. It was recently honored with an Elgin Image Award.

Elgin, Larkin women savor the opportunity to face each other again  Chicago Daily Herald

Wednesday night's Elgin-Larkin women's alumni basketball game gave the players, and fans, a chance to relive some memories.

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.

Bloom High School principal to take over at Elgin High  Chicago Tribune

Elgin High School has a new principal, School District U46 announced this week.

U-46 hires new principal for Elgin High  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin schools' officials have hired former Chicago Public Schools administrator Krystal Thomas to lead Elgin High School.

Fenton topples Elgin in opener  Chicago Daily Herald

Though its roster features just two seniors, the Fenton boys basketball team does have an experienced group back.

Girls volleyball: South Elgin stuffs Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Hayley Fisher put away 10 kills in South Elgin's 25-14, 25-13 nonconference win over Dundee-Crown Wednesday.

Bartlett runs past Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Smothering defense and a bruising running game was a winning formula for Bartlett.

Scouting the Elgin Maroons  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin aims to build on last year's 2-win campaign by mixing a handful of returning seniors and juniors with some key transfers and lots of up-and-coming ...

Related Article U-46 board reviews ideas for more career academies  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Area School District U-46 school board Monday night reviewed possible new educational career pathways and an audit of existing career and ...

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.

South Elgin sharp in shutout of West Chicago  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin opened its football season Saturday with a 40-0 win over West Chicago.

Boys golf: Elgin Academy takes 2nd at conference tourney  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Academy finished second in the ISL boys golf conference tournament behind North Shore Country Day by only 4 strokes on Tuesday.

St. Edward, Larkin win on opening night of Elgin Classic  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin City Classic opened Wednesday night with St. Edward defeating Westminster Christian 67-38 and Larkin topping Elgin 62-54. Harvest Christian had a ...

Suburban educators say vocational programs need community support  Chicago Daily Herald

Destigmatizing careers that don't require a college degree is key to bridging a growing nationwide skills gap, say some lawmakers, educators and business ...

School: Potential Abduction Attempt Turned Out to Be 'Honest Mistake'  NBC Chicago

Officials at a South Elgin middle school say a "suspicious" incident that authorities believed may have been a potential abduction attempt turned out to be an ...

Fenton jumping to Upstate Eight Conference  Chicago Daily Herald

Fenton will join the Upstate Eight Conference, pending school board approval. The Bison will join for the 2019-20 school year, replacing departing West Aurora.

Former ECC instructor remembered as giving and humorous  Chicago Daily Herald

A celebration of life will be held Saturday for longtime Elgin Community College professor Gary Christenson, who was remembered for his good humor, ...

Photos of George Bush in the suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st president, received a warm welcome during his many visits over the years to the then heavily Republican suburbs.

Larkin pulls away from Elgin in 4th quarter  Chicago Daily Herald

Larkin started the postgame homecoming fireworks early in a 52-14 victory over Elgin at Memorial Field on Friday.

full story » South Elgin handles Larkin behind McClure's 33 Updated Nov 30, 2018 10:43 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

After a strong start by South Elgin, a second-quarter lull allowed Larkin to stay in the game. But the second half was all South Elgin.

Burlington Central High becomes a regional hub for veterinary science education  Chicago Daily Herald

A new veterinary science program at Central High School in Burlington -- the first of its kind in Illinois -- aims to fill a shortage of veterinary assistants.

Streamwood makes it three straight over Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

An old saying goes that it's hard to beat a team three times. But that was the task facing the Streamwood Sabres as they faced Elgin for the third time in the Class ...

Elgin High honors 39 notable alumni  Chicago Daily Herald

A Nobel Prize-winning chemist, other distinguished scientists, actors and journalists are among 39 Elgin High School graduates inducted Thursday into the ...

Related Article U-46 to host forums next week on new academy ideas  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 will host information sessions next week on plans for developing high school career academies ahead of a school board ...

full story » West Aurora stands tall against Elgin Updated Jan 15, 2019 10:42 PM West  Chicago Daily Herald

In 1973 West Aurora and Elgin played one of the most famous games in state history at the state quarterfinals. "The New York Knicks won the NBA ...

Elgin charter opens; Students return to classrooms across Kane, McHenry counties  Chicago Daily Herald

Thousands of students headed back to school Wednesday across Kane and McHenry counties inaugurating new classrooms, and welcoming new principals, ...

More gates, separate box offices at this year's Nightmare in Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

The city of Elgin is working to ensure this year's Nightmare on Chicago Street won't be bogged down by long lines at the entrances and will cap attendance at ...

full story » Streamwood duo too much for Elgin to handle Updated Dec 11, 2018 10:18  Chicago Daily Herald

Nikola Sinik and Keenon Cole may as well have been wearing capes for the Streamwood boys basketball team Tuesday evening in Upstate Eight Conference ...

'Bachelor' host Chris Harrison dating Elgin High grad Lauren Zima  Chicago Tribune

"The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison and “Entertainment Tonight” correspondent Lauren Zima, who hails from unincorporated Elgin Township, made their ...

Nothing but fun for former Maroons, Royals  Chicago Daily Herald

There is an intrinsic beauty in watching a 36-year-old father of three throw a behind-the-back outlet pass to a 32-year-old consultant who then lobs an alley-oop ...

Scouting the South Elgin Storm  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin has a younger, smaller football team than the version that won a division championship a year ago, but a favorable schedule could give the Storm ...

U-46 to screen free documentary Tuesday on play-based kindergarten  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 will host a free documentary screening exploring the advantages of play-based approaches to learning in kindergarten on ...

Glenbard South hustles past South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Looks like the new kids fit in pretty well. Glenbard South boys basketball ventured into new territory when the school jumped from the Metro Suburban ...

Boys soccer: South Elgin, Streamwood open with wins  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin and Streamwood opened the boys soccer season with wins Monday.

Girls volleyball: South Elgin, St. Charles East advance to regional final  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing before a raucous home crowd, South Elgin downed rival Bartlett, 25-21, 25-11, in the semifinals of the Class 4A South Elgin regional.

South Elgin overcomes 16-point deficit to deny St. Charles North  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin claimed a 57-51 victory over St. Charles North on Saturday at the Sears Centre.

Montgomery leads South Elgin over Streamwood  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing against each other for the third time in 41 days, the basketball teams from South Elgin and Streamwood have fast become familiar foes.

'You learn something new every single day': Retiring U-46 educators share wisdom  Chicago Daily Herald

Three Elgin Area School District U-46 educators retiring this school year share what they have learned over the years and will miss the most about working with ...

Conant takes 2nd at South Elgin regional  Chicago Daily Herald

Black and orange were the colors of the day Saturday at the Class 3A South Elgin regional. DeKalb advanced 12 wrestlers to championship matches and 10 ...

Burlington Central shoots past South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central rallied from 8 points down in the fourth quarter to beat South Elgin Saturday.

Images: Larkin vs. Elgin, Week 8 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Larkin Royals hosted the Elgin Maroons for football action on Friday, Oct. 12 in Elgin.

Elgin grad Cooper hooks on with LSU  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High graduate and Triton College national champion basketball player Courtese Cooper signed with LSU during a visit to the Baton Rouge campus ...

Boys soccer: Elgin tops St. Charles North in STC title game  Chicago Daily Herald

Disappointed not to be included in the Daily Herald's Top 20 preseason Rankings, Elgin made a statement Saturday by shutting out St. Charles North 3-1 in ...

U-46 board to interview 7 candidates to fill board vacancy  Chicago Daily Herald

Seven candidates have applied so far to fill a vacancy on the Elgin Area School District U-46 school board stemming from board member Traci O'Neal Ellis' ...

New Elgin boys basktball coach comes with plenty of experience  Chicago Daily Herald

New Elgin boys basketball boss David Hess arrives prepared for his second head coaching job.

Warrick sparks South Elgin to comeback win over Streamwood  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing without injured senior starting guard Drake Montgomery and trailing Streamwood by double digits late in the first half, South Elgin's basketball team ...

Elgin High culinary arts students win state competition  Chicago Daily Herald

Four Elgin High School culinary arts students were recognized this week for their successful restaurant business plan, which won a state culinary competition.

full story » Hardtke's 25 points paces Glenbard South over Elgin Updated Jan 18, 2019 10:44  Chicago Daily Herald

Things have changed in the weeks since Glenbard South's boys basketball team beat Elgin by 32 points. It appeared they'd changed quite a bit when the visiting ...

Girls volleyball: South Elgin keeps UEC title hopes alive  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin inched closer to its first girls volleyball conference championship by beating Bartlett Wednesday night.

full story » Bonds, Yaber lead Elgin over West Chicago Updated Feb 20, 2019 10:33 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin ended its regular season on high note Wednesday night with a 58-53 Senior Night win over West Chicago at Chesbrough Field House.

Canton Middle School leader named 'Principal of the Year'  Chicago Daily Herald

Hanover Township Tuesday night named Canton Middle School Principal Jeff Smith its 2018 "Principal of the Year," as part of its annual Celebration of ...

Police: Threat Of Shooting At Elgin High School Deemed A ‘Prank’  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A threat of a shooting at a high school Wednesday in northwest suburban Elgin was deemed a “prank,” but police are nonetheless providing ...

Jean Bowen a guiding light for students, staff in U-46  Chicago Daily Herald

Jean Bowen, a tireless advocate for Elgin Area School District U-46, died earlier this month at 75.

Sectional loss leaves South Elgin in foul mood  Chicago Daily Herald

Peyton Kennedy will probably haunt the nightmares of South Elgin girls basketball players through the summer.

News headlines by Google News for Elgin High School Elgin IL

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Elgin HS . This site has been created to offer a place for EHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Elgin High Elgin, IL alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.