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  • Bully a classmate, pay a fine or do community service, new Sycamore police regulations say

    SYCAMORE – Bullies beware: A new city ordinance is in effect. At the request of the city’s school re ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests

    SPRINGFIELD – As new standardized tests tied to the Common Core standards spark debate around the country, the Illinois Legislature is considering a b ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • H-BR sets Kindergarten Round-up

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will hold Kindergarten Round-Up from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • New principal named for Sycamore's South Prairie

    SYCAMORE – Kreg Wesley will take over as principal at South Prairie Elementary School after the end of this school year, while Lynn Reilly will be Dis ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolma ...
    April 3, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Sycamore students explore 3-D printing

    SYCAMORE – Amiya Gordon and Grace Gruner brought their industrial technology education to another dimension Tuesday.
    March 31, 2015 - 9:40 pm
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    Do you ever put clothes on your pet?
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