CHAMPAIGN — Bottenfield Elementary Principal Bill Pritchard resigned Friday, citing the need to address "ongoing health issues" as the reason in a letter sent to parents.
ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph-Ogden High School's next principal is a self-described "smalltown central Illinois boy" with Vermilion County roots.
Catlin-raised Gary Page, a high school principal the past two years at Cerro Gordo, was chosen from a field of 27 applicants.
He replaces Brian Brooks, who will take over as the district's superintendent on July 1.
VILLA GROVE — A new agricultural education curriculum will be introduced at Villa Grove High School next school year.
MONTICELLO — The school board has approved the refinancing of $4.75 million in building bonds. The plan also calls for the district to buy those same bonds with its own fund reserves, with those two moves combining to earn the district an extra $520,000 over the life of the bonds, due to be paid off in 2020.
It's not easy to pass legislation addressing an issue so complicated that hardly anybody understands it.
DANVILLE — It was only a small part of Danville High School's special assembly to mark Black History Month.
At 5:30 p.m. today comes the moment many have been waiting for — the first public discussion about using a portion of Dodds Park for a new Champaign Central High School. With Election Day less than six weeks away — and Unit 4 planning to ask taxpayers for $94 million to replace the cramped, creaky school on University Avenue — the question of where remains 'TBA.'
Making the grade
The Illinois High School Association last week announced the 2014-15 IHSA All-State Academic Team .
CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College students will pay more to go to school, beginning with the summer term that starts in June.
The Parkland board has approved an average 7.75 percent tuition increase to cover an expected $1.5 million budget deficit for the current year.
Tuition for residents of the Parkland district will increase from $116 to $125 per credit hour.