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  • River Bend to pursue one percent sales tax question FULTON, Ill. -- Whiteside County voters may be able to once again consider implementing a one percent sales tax to fund school facility projects. County School Facility Occupation Taxes have been on the county's ballot previously, but did not pass in

    November 19, 2013

  • Plaza 7 Tornado wary schools get money for shelters

    The tragic deaths of seven elementary school students in an EF-5 tornado in May 2013 inspired the creation of a non-profit group that is raising money to build safe rooms and shelters in Oklahoma's schools. The group is giving $500,000 to schools in the suburb where those students were killed.

    November 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • Iowa teachers honored ALTOONA -- Some of Iowa's top teachers will be honored at an event in Altoona. The state Department of Education says 12 teachers will be honored Friday at the Outstanding Iowa Teachers Recognition Luncheon. Iowa Teacher of the Year Jane Schmidt, an

    November 8, 2013

  • State of District 1 Superintendent delivers speech CLINTON -- Believing in the students that compose the Clinton School District is non-negotiable, Superintendent Deb Olson told a room of people Tuesday morning as she delivered her annual State of the District address. "I want them to have a futur

    November 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Retired teachers to meet Nov. 21 STERLING, Ill. -- The Whiteside Retired Teachers' Association will hold is final meeting of this calendar year at noon Nov. 21 at the First United Methodist Church, 501 Broadway Blvd., in Sterling. The association welcomes all retired educators to a

    November 5, 2013

  • Middle school gym work FULTON, Ill. -- Students and faculty at River Bend Middle School in Fulton can expect construction in the form of resurfacing the school's deteriorating gymnasium floor sometime in the near future. Discussion on the project began at the start of the

    November 5, 2013

  • Support Toys-For-Tots CLINTON -- Clinton Community College is asking residents to join the college in supporting the Marine Corps Reserve Toys-For-Tots program on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dropoff will be held in the Learning Center parking lot across from

    November 2, 2013

  • River Bend staff preparing for common core FULTON, Ill. -- To prepare for the soon to be mandated common core standards in Illinois and all across the country, River Bend School District administrators have begun an intensive training schedule for all teachers in the district. At a River Bend

    October 30, 2013

  • Poll Online Bullying-3 Victims reach out to parents WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: "I hate Sarah Ball, and I don't care who knows." Then there was the Facebook group "Hernando Haters

    October 26, 2013 3 Photos

  • Easton Valley school district to retain attorney

    PRESTON -- The Easton Valley School Board will retain an attorney to fight the Northeast School District's appeal of a ruling that voided a whole-grade sharing agreement between the two district. During their board meeting Thursday, Easton Valley S

    October 26, 2013