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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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 High School to host U-46 Marching Band Showcase Clinic Oct. 4 Submitted by Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46's five high school marching bands will convene Thursday, Oct. 4, for the third annual U-46 Marching Band Showcase at Elgin ...

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.

Illinois schools chief and congressman to visit U-46's award-winning programs  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 will give national, state, and local leaders a first-hand look Monday, Aug. 27 at how the district prepares its students for the ...

Friday Flyover: Elgin High School  WLS-TV

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

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.

U-46 to highlight high school academies at open house Submitted by Elgin Area District U  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area District U-46 is hosting a series of open house events to highlight the district's five high school academy programs. Academy Open Houses are ...

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.

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 ...

Boys soccer: Elgin wins 1st regional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

In 16 years as Elgin High School boys soccer coach, Dave Borg's Maroons have lost in the regional finals 6 times including a heartbreaking setback last year to ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Elgin High names David Hess head basketball coach  DuPage Policy Journal

David Hess has been named the new boys' basketball coach at Elgin High School.

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.

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, ...

Boys soccer: Elgin wins big  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin, Streamwood and Dundee-Crown were all winners in Fox Valley area boys soccer action Wednesday.

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 ...

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.

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' ...

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, ...

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.

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.

Boys soccer: Elgin shuts out South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin's boys soccer team improved to 6-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Upstate Eight with an 8-0 win over South Elgin on Wednesday.

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 ...

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 ...

Boys soccer: Streamwood outlasts Elgin for sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Converting four straight shots from the mark enabled Streamwood to do what 100 minutes of soccer didn't achieve -- get past Elgin.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

Boys soccer: Streamwood, South Elgin notch wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Streamwood and St. Edward picked up wins in Fox Valley boys soccer action Tuesday.

Suspicious Incident At School Ended Up Being Honest Mistake  Elgin, IL Patch

SOUTH ELGIN, IL –A suspicious incident that police originally thought could be an attempted abduction ended up being an honest mistake, NBC Chicago ...

Bartlett storms back to knock off South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

The winner of the annual football game between Bartlett and South Elgin receives a traveling trophy called the Rivalry Bell. First awarded in 2017, it's 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bartlett runs past Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Glenbard East makes its point at South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard East gladly flew into the eye of the Storm. South Elgin hadn't allowed a point in four games. The Rams snapped that streak seven minutes into ...

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.

Elgin man, former DeKalb superintendent, charged with sending sexual photo  Chicago Daily Herald

An Elgin man who served as superintendent of DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 has been charged with sharing without permission a sexual image of ...

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.

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 ...

New administrators, principals take helm at U-46  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 has hired several new administrators and promoted employees from within to leadership roles for this school year.

Common bond brings rivals together from Elgin, Larkin By Mike Miazga Apr 14, 2018 12:12  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School wrestling coach Mark Woollard and his Larkin counterpart Mike Hodge have developed a friendship in recent years fostered through the sport.

Authorities: Former Elgin police officer stole $34,000 from police union  Chicago Daily Herald

A former 25-year Elgin police officer was indicted Wednesday on felony charges he stole $34000 from the police union while president and treasurer from 2007 ...

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 ...

full story » South Elgin handles Jacobs for 1st win Updated Nov 20, 2018 10:46 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

After tough losses to host Dundee-Crown and parochial powers Boylan Catholic and St Viator, South Elgin coach Dan Mandernack wanted to end the ...

South Elgin makes statement against Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Larkin landed the first punch against host South Elgin in Saturday's Upstate Eight Conference football game. The Storm landed the next eight to floor the upstart ...

Elgin activists say they will protest until police shooting video is released  Chicago Daily Herald

A group of Elgin activists is planning to protest every day in front of the police department until body camera video in the fatal shooting of Decynthia Clements is ...

Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games. This article filed under: Sports · Aurora Central Catholic High School · Aurora Christian High School · Bartlett High ...

Elgin pays tribute to veterans, marks end of World War I  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin continued its tradition of honoring veterans, but Sunday's Veterans Day observance took on special significance. Mayor David Kaptain paid special tribute ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Boys soccer: Elgin High being investigated for using illegal player  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School's varsity boys soccer program is being investigated for using an illegal player this season, violating IHSA rules.

Elgin High culinary students get shot at national title  Chicago Tribune

After snagging first place in a state competition with their spicy Moroccan cuisine, culinary arts students from Elgin High School are heading west for a national ...

Elgin escapes West Chicago in overtime  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin defeated West Chicago in overtime in an Upstate Eight Conference football game.

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.

Central School senior is Youth of the Year in Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

The Youth of the Year event Tuesday night in Elgin featured slam poetry, a viola performance and a huge announcement: Judson University will give the winner ...

Girls volleyball: Glenbard East edges South Elgin for Upstate Eight title  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing before a frenzied packed house, the girls volleyball teams from Glenbard East and host South Elgin waged a back-and-forth battle for Upstate Eight ...

Glenbard South wins again in UEC  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard South defeated Elgin in an Upstate Eight Conference football game.

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.

Former Sherman site may be purchased for a U46 welcome center, bus depot  Chicago Tribune

School District U46 is considering the purchase a long-vacant building on Elgin's east side for use as a welcome center and bus depot. A tentative contract to ...

Elgin High School Culinary Arts Students Win State Competition

Culinary Arts Students Win State Competition - Crystal Lake-Cary, IL - The board of education recognized EHS seniors Jessica Aguayo, Jorge Delgado, Yesenia ...

Boys soccer: Lopez, Elgin edge Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Omar Lopez scored 2 goals Wednesday leading Elgin's boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Larkin in Upstate Eight Conference action.

Images: West Chicago vs South Elgin in week one football  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley hosted and won 27-6 over Glenbard North for football action on Friday, Aug. 24 in Naperville.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

How Elgin High School nearly lost its name  Chicago Daily Herald

What's in a name? Apparently everything when it comes to a high school. At least that was the case 50 years ago this spring when the U-46 Board of Education, ...

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.

Teens to show off their style, tunes, moves at U-46 TalentFest  Chicago Daily Herald

Talented high school students throughout Elgin Area School District U-46 will take the stage Tuesday, March 13, in the eighth annual TalentFest.

Girls soccer: Munoz, Elgin trip up South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin defeated South Elgin 3-0 Thursday in girls soccer action.

Baseball: South Elgin grad Weiss drafted by Arizona in 4th round  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin native Ryan Weiss said it was "unreal" to see his name scroll across the television screen as a fourth-round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

Baseball: Aurora Christian, Elgin Academy win 1A regional titles  Chicago Daily Herald

Jake Kuntzendorf fired a five-inning no-hitter Saturday as Aurora Christian's baseball team defeated Kirkland Hiawatha 10-0 to win the Class 1A Aurora ...

Elgin's Sitter named new AD at Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Leaving Elgin High to become the next athletic director at Hampshire was a matter of perfect timing for Maroons' boys basketball coach Mike Sitter. Sitter, 47 ...

South Elgin's defense stays perfect, blanks East Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

The South Elgin offense started slowly against East Aurora, but the defense was sharp from the outset of a 47-0 Upstate Eight home win Saturday. Led by junior ...

Students Across Suburbs Walking Out To Protest Gun Violence  Crystal Lake, IL Patch

Students Walking Out To Protest Gun Violence - Crystal Lake-Cary, IL - The walkouts and protests Friday morning are on the anniversary of the Columbine High ...

Elgin High culinary students prepare fall feast  Chicago Daily Herald

Students in Elgin High School's Clumsy Chef Culinary program prepared and served a Fall Day Feast Thursday.

Girls volleyball: Fisher, South Elgin slug past West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin's girls volleyball team topped West Aurora 25-16, 25-23 on Tuesday.

Elgin-Larkin alumni game features top players from the past  Chicago Daily Herald

The idea for next Wednesday's Elgin vs. Larkin alumni basketball event was hatched of one former Elgin player's desire to teach his son about the city's rich ...

'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 ...

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.

U-46 to spend nearly $15 million on 2018 building projects  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 officials expect to spend roughly $14.7 million on capital projects in 2018, including renovation of the welding lab at Elgin High ...

Glenbard East gets the start it wanted  Chicago Daily Herald

It was all a coach could ask for. Glenbard East topped Upstate Eight Conference foe Elgin 47-6 on Friday night in Lombard. Last season the Rams started 0-5 ...

Images: Suburban students protest gun violence  Chicago Daily Herald

Thousands of suburban high school students walked out of school Wednesday morning to protest gun violence in schools.

Girls volleyball: Fox Valley roundup  Chicago Daily Herald

After a 25-21 win for Elgin in the first set, West Aurora rallied to win the final two 25-9, 25-18 for an Upstate Eight Conference win Tuesday.

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