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Memorial services set for U-46 administrator  Chicago Daily Herald

Memorial services for Elgin Area School District U-46 administrator Ronald Raglin, who died Monday, have been set.

Elgin High School celebrates 150 years, 43,000 graduates at All-Class Reunion  Chicago Tribune

Alumni of Elgin High School toured the current school on Maroon Drive and the former building on Gifford Street during a 150th anniversary celebration ...

Desegregation, diversity from the start: Elgin High marking 150 years with all-class reunion  Chicago Daily Herald

In 150 years, Elgin High School has earned many distinctions, including embracing desegregation early on and educating a former Nobel Prize winner. Alumni ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Images: South Elgin High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

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

U-46 seeks input on Bartlett, Streamwood high school academies  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 officials are seeking community feedback on how to revise and update the academy programs at Bartlett and Streamwood high ...

After losing his parents to gun violence and cancer, an Elgin teen considered leaving school. He graduates thi  Chicago Tribune

Elgin teen Ivan Carmona did not let personal losses stop him from graduating from Elgin High School this weekend.

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.

38,000 students begin classes in U-46  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 38000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade returned to Elgin Area School District U-46 schools Wednesday for the first day of classes.

U-46 board honors students for state contest wins  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Area School District U-46 school board Monday night recognized 12 students for earning first place in several statewide competitions -- the SkillsUSA ...

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.”

U-46 students excel in state Future Health Professionals competition  Chicago Daily Herald

Twenty students from the Elgin Area School District U-46 HOSA -- Future Health Professionals team composed of Streamwood, Bartlett, and South Elgin high ...

New things suburban students can expect to see in schools this year  Chicago Daily Herald

Students will return to new additions, modernized learning centers, and other facilities' improvements as summer school construction projects wrap up before ...

U-46's first girls lacrosse team determined to make it  Chicago Daily Herald

Learning a new sport is hard enough. Creating a new program from the ground up and building a cohesive team with people from varying disciplines is "a ...

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 ...

U-46 Summer Theatre to present 'Hairspray' July 18-20 at Larkin High School  Chicago Daily Herald

High school students from across Elgin Area School District U-46 are participating in its summer theater program and will perform the musical "Hairspray" July ...

Todd Allen new Elgin boys basketball coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Alum Todd Allen will take over as new boys basketball coach at Elgin High School.

Swimmers Lead New Class Into ETHS Hall Of Fame

Swimmers will make the biggest splash when the newest Evanston Athletic Hall of Fame class is inducted next weekend. Swimmers Julia Quinn (Class of 2003) ...

Lollapalooza, Day 1: South Elgin High grads among first to take the stage  Chicago Daily Herald

Lollapalooza's four days of music opened Thursday with bands including some locals, like Beach Bunny, whose founder Lili Trifilio vowed a few years ago to ...

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 ...

Parents of U-46 special education graduates organize alumni prom  Chicago Daily Herald

For the second straight year, parents of special education graduates from Elgin Area School District U-46 are taking matters into their own hands by organizing ...

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

Damaryan Benton, 17, a senior at Elgin High School praised for his leadership and commitment to helping younger kids, was named 2019 Illinois Youth of the ...

U-46 seniors named State Scholars Submitted by Elgin Area Community School District 46 Dec 7  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 ...

Friday Flyover: Elgin High School  WLS-TV

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

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 ...

Elgin High hosts webinars with environmental experts for students, public  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin High School environmental science students will bring environmental experts worldwide virtually into the classroom as part of the annual National ...

Lacrosse: Huntley girls, South Elgin boys surging forward  Chicago Daily Herald

After winning just 1 game a year ago, the Huntley girls lacrosse team is 6-5 and looking for more wins -- maybe a lot more.

First Day of School: What it takes to get U-46 ready for 38,000 students  Chicago Daily Herald

For weeks, suburban schools have been abuzz with a flurry of activity as officials prepare for the yearly onslaught of eager young learners scurrying about ...

U-46 honors social worker, top 2% of graduating seniors  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Area School District U-46 school board Monday night recognized Karen Osborne, Kane County Student Support Personnel of the Year, and honored ...

South Elgin police seek help in finding missing 19-year-old  Chicago Tribune

South Elgin police are seeking the public's support in finding a 19-year-old woman last seen in Chicago's Union Station. Tiffany Keokanlaya, of the 200 block of ...

Elgin basketball coach Hess resigns after one season  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin boys basketball coach David Hess has resigned after one season, citing family reasons.

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 ...

As always, Elgin Sports Hall of Fame banquet another successful gala By John Radtke Nov 5  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 ...

Images: Elgin vs. Larkin basketball alumni games  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin and Larkin High School basketball alumni played in a women's game as well as two men's games at Larkin High School in Elgin Wednesday night.

Gehrig returning to Larkin as head football coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Matt Gehrig is returning to Larkin High School as head football coach, a post he held from 2008-09.

Boys lacrosse: Neuqua Valley handles South Elgin for sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley faced a big challenge Friday in the Geneva sectional title game -- how to stop high-scoring South Elgin.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Baseball: South Elgin answers Schaumburg's challenges  Chicago Daily Herald

Any baseball elevated into the 20-mph wind blowing straight out to left field at Schaumburg High School Wednesday had a chance to clear the fence.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Work starts on two-year, $7.6M project to overhaul Elgin's East Chicago Street  Chicago Tribune

Work started Monday on the two-year, $7.6 million project to replace underground utility lines, sidewalks and road pavement on a one-mile stretch of Elgin's East ...

Boys volleyball: Bartlett brings home U-46 title  Chicago Daily Herald

Expectations have been raised this season for Bartlett's boys volleyball team.

Streamwood girl surprised with new bike for Month of the Military Child  Chicago Daily Herald

Little Zariah Farmby will celebrate summer vacation with a new bicycle, thanks to some Elgin High School student athletes.

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.

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.

David Hess Steps Down At Elgin  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Arlington Heights native David Hess, who was a star athlete at Hersey, announced his resignation as head boys basketball coach at Elgin High School after one.

Randy Hopp: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Randy Hopp is a candidate for Gail Borden Library board.

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 ...

Suburban high school cheerleaders win gold at world championships  Chicago Daily Herald

Students from several suburban high schools won gold as part of the U.S. National Junior Coed Team that placed first in the International Cheer Union World ...

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.

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.

South Elgin stymies Harlem  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin used zone defense to smother Harlem 57-35 in a Class 4A Rock Valley College sectional semifinal Wednesday.

Scouting Fox Valley baseball  Chicago Daily Herald

A preview of the 2019 Fox Valley area baseball teams.

Baseball: Zagorski, South Elgin stymie Bartlett  Chicago Daily Herald

Robbie Zagorski held down Bartlett for 6 innings, and South Elgin's bats finally came alive late as the Storm downed the visiting Hawks, 7-0, in Upstate Eight ...

Softball: Fremd rolls past South Elgin in regional final  Chicago Daily Herald

Fremd won its own Class 4A softball regional title Saturday, defeating South Elgin 9-1.

Girls soccer: Barthelt boots South Elgin past Bartlett  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin coach Laura Snow's pregame talk Wednesday night was a prophetic one.

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 ...

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.

2 Teachers Earn Fellowship Through Ohio University  Elgin, IL Patch

2 Teachers Earn Fellowship Through Ohio University - Elgin, IL - Heather Misner, a teacher at Elgin High School, and Linsey Rose, a teacher at STEM Magnet ...

South Elgin breaks free from Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Vincent Miszkeiwicz and host South Elgin answered Hampshire's third-quarter run with a push of their own to win 53-41 in a regional semifinal Wednesday.

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, ...

Cliff's notes: Actor John Ratzenberger offers advice to students in U-46 media academy  Chicago Daily Herald

Actor John Ratzenberger was the keynote speaker Tuesday as the Beacon Academy of Media and Digital Arts based at South Elgin High School held its eighth ...

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.

Softball: South Elgin slams Conant  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Lacrosse: St. Charles North, South Elgin among favorites at Geneva sectional  Chicago Daily Herald

It may be a little hard to believe, especially with the crummy spring weather, that the IHSA state lacrosse playoffs are just a few weeks away.

Elgin ends 16-game losing streak to Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin defeated rival Larkin 55-52 on the city's west side Friday night to snap a 16-game series losing streak that began during President Obama's first term in ...

Girls soccer: Barrington blanks South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Megan McClure must know what it's like to be a target in a shooting gallery. Barrington pelted the South Elgin goalkeeper with shots all evening long. McClure ...

DuKane, Fox Valley races promise to be hard fought again  Chicago Daily Herald

The St. Charles North football team's original Monday schedule called for 90 minutes of film review before hitting the field for the season's first practice at 4:30 ...

'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 ...

Baseball: Anderson fans 19, shuts out Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Larkin pitcher Max Anderson etched his name in the IHSA record books in an 8-0 victory over Elgin at Trout Park Wednesday.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Larkin prevails in crosstown matchup  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Scouting Fox Valley boys volleyball  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Clutch shooting lifts South Elgin over Cary-Grove  Chicago Daily Herald

The South Elgin boys basketball team answered Cary-Grove big shot for big shot down the stretch to claim the program's first Class 4A regional title since 2014 ...

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 ...

Elgin a phoenix rising from the ashes but work remains, mayor says in 'state of the city' address  Chicago Tribune

Comparing Elgin to a phoenix rising from the ashes, Mayor Dave Kaptain touted the city's growth and accomplishments Thursday in his annual address.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Former Elgin High teacher applied for space travel aboard Challenger  Chicago Tribune

Former Elgin High School teacher Jane Roll was known for her spirit of adventure and her benevolent nature. Family and friends share their memories of.

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.

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 ...

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