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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.

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.

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 ...

US News Best High Schools 2019: Lockport East Makes List  Homer Glen, IL Patch

LTHS Makes Elite US News List - Homer Glen-Lockport, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...

Images: Elgin High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

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.

3 South Elgin High School Staff Members Injured In Bleach Attack  CBS Chicago

The staff members were hurt when a 14-year-old girl brought a bottle filled with bleach to the school Wednesday and threw it at a fellow student. 3 months ago ...

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.”

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 ...

17-year-old from Elgin is Boys & Girls Clubs' state youth of the year  Chicago Daily Herald

Seventeen-year-old Damaryan Benton, a senior at Elgin High School praised for his leadership and commitment to helping younger kids, was named 2019 ...

Catch the stars of District U-46 at TalentFest  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46's talented high schoolers will showcase their skills at the ninth annual TalentFest on Tuesday, March 12, on The Hemmens Main ...

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 ...

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, ...

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-based school district considers physical education alternative  Northwest Herald

ELGIN – A school district in Elgin is considering a pilot program that would let students choose how they stay physically active instead of participating in a ...

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.

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 ...

Elgin club's youth of the year got 'endless amount of support'  Chicago Daily Herald

Damaryan Benton, 17, lost his father to gun violence at age 11 and started working at age 15, sometimes two jobs at a time. He was named "Youth of the Year" ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three new principals take helm in U-46  Chicago Daily Herald

Three new principals will take the helm next week at Elgin Area School District U-46 schools as students return to classes Aug. 15.

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 ...

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.

U-46 Latino students to receive scholarships Saturday  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 20 Elgin Area School District U-46 high school seniors will be honored during Club Guadalupano's annual Latino Awards Banquet Saturday at the ...

Friday Flyover: Elgin High School  WLS-TV

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

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.

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 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, ...

With just 5 precincts still out, Kaptain appears headed to a third term as Elgin mayor  Chicago Tribune

Incumbent David Kaptain appears to have bested challenger Carol Rauschenberger in Tuesday's mayoral election. With all 61 precincts in Kane County ...

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 ...

South Elgin survives Barrington in double OT  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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 ...

Rockford East ends South Elgin's best season  Chicago Daily Herald

A 15-second sequence changed the complexion of the Rock Valley College sectional title game and helped propel top seed Rockford East to a 64-54 victory ...

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 ...

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.

Baseball: South Elgin slugs its way past Glenbard East  Chicago Daily Herald

The South Elgin baseball team broke out the bats against Glenbard East Saturday and broke a first-place tie in the Upstate Eight.

Randy Hopp: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Randy Hopp is a candidate for Gail Borden Library board.

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.

Larkin prevails in crosstown matchup  Chicago Daily Herald

There's nothing more exciting than a wrestling dual between two crosstown rivals.

Baseball: South Elgin blasts 3 home runs to beat Fremd  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin opened its season with a 10-8 win over Fremd on Tuesday. The Storm (1-0) blasted three home runs. Garret Wano, Grant Baker and Logan ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Streamwood HS senior named to academic all-conference team  Chicago Daily Herald

Brandon Christopher of Streamwood, a senior at Streamwood High School, was named to the 2018-2019 Upstate Eight Conference Academic All-Conference ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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

Softball: South Elgin slams Conant  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin's softball team defeated Conant 14-2 on Friday.

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.

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 ...

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.

Juvenile pleads guilty to role, Carpentersville woman sentenced in 2016 Elgin kidnapping  Northwest Herald

A juvenile has pleaded guilty to playing a role in a 2016 kidnapping and beating of an Elgin woman, and a Carpentersville woman has been sentenced in the ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Easter Bunny visits, egg hunts, egg dying and more planned for the Elgin area in the next few weeks  Chicago Tribune

Plenty of Easter-related activities are planned for the Elgin area in the next couple of weeks.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Scouting Fox Valley boys volleyball  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Softball: Geneva downs South Elgin for 1st win  Chicago Daily Herald

Sam Keller, Emily Viebrock and Sydney Erdmann all went 3-for-3 leading Geneva to its first win of the season, 10-4 over South Elgin.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ex-Elgin cop who stole from union gets probation, pays restitution  Chicago Daily Herald

A former Elgin police officer pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday after admitting to stealing from the police union from 2007 to 2013 to pay his bills while ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

World War II veteran from Elgin receives medals he earned 73 years ago  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin native Eugene Termini has been trying for 73 years to track down the medals he earned while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

U46 high schools kick off homecoming week festivities  Chicago Tribune

The smell of school spirit will rise at five District U46 high schools when Homecoming Week gets underway Sunday at Elgin High School and festivities will run ...

'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 ...

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.

Miszkiewicz's triple double leads South Elgin past Glenbard East  Chicago Daily Herald

Less than a minute remained in the first half Thursday when South Elgin center Vince Miszkiewicz blocked a shot by Glenbard East guard Mashar Lewis.

What's a 'maroon?' Elgin HS looks to adopt mascot  Chicago Daily Herald

So, just what's a "Maroon? Well, it's someone from Elgin High School -- one of the oldest high schools in the state. In recent times, the idea of adopting a new ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Regional title for St. Charles North highlights busy week  Chicago Daily Herald

Win or go home. That was what lied ahead for every Illinois high school basketball teams prior to last week's Class 3A and 4A regional tournaments.

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.

South Elgin's most complete game takes down Jefferson Updated Dec 27, 2018 9:21  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin seniors Vince Miskiewicz and Drake Montgomery have certainly proved to be the leaders for the Storm this season. That dynamic was on display at ...

Images: Cheerleading Finals  Chicago Daily Herald

See action from the IHSA Competitive Cheerleading Finals at the Grossinger Arena in Bloomington.

Geneva High School hosts regional college fair  Kane County Chronicle

GENEVA – Geneva High School will host an Illinois Regional College Fair with representatives from more than 160 in-state and out-of-state colleges and ...

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' ...

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 ...

Parents of special needs U-46 graduates organizing own prom  Chicago Daily Herald

Parents of special needs graduates from Elgin Area School District U-46 are organizing their own alumni prom this year after the district decided to limit ...

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 ...

Elgin Riverside Club honors longtime bartender Jane Culver  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Riverside Club will be hosting an open house to celebrate longtime bartender Jane Culver and her years of *service* on Sunday, April 7.

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