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Annual Middle School Music Festival and Art Show on April 23
Posted on 04/16/2014
More than 800 choir, orchestra and band students in grades 6-8 will take the stage on Wednesday, April 23, for the annual music festival, which is sponsored by Bravo Waukegan. The evening begins with band and orchestra performances at 6 p.m., followed by choral performances.  READ MORE...
'Battle at Bowen' on April 25 to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research
Posted on 04/15/2014
Waukegan High School’s varsity and sophomore baseball teams are once against teaming up with Zion-Benton Township High School to raise money for pediatric cancer research. WHS and ZBTHS will participate in the third annual “Battle at Bowen” on Friday, April 25. The event will feature raffles and t-shirt sales, with all proceeds going to benefit research at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.   READ MORE...
Jefferson Student Recognized for Use of Assistive Technology
Posted on 04/11/2014
Jefferson Middle School sixth grader Jalen Black has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Student Technology Award from the Infinitec North Assistive Technology Coalition, in recognition of achievements in using assistive technology to read and write. Jalen was honored on April 10 at the Infinitec dinner and awards ceremony.  READ MORE...
Recap of April 8 Board of Education Meeting
Posted on 04/09/2014
Below is a brief recap of the Board Meeting from April 8.  READ MORE...
WHS Senior Named Golden Apple Scholar
Posted on 04/09/2014
Waukegan High School Senior Ayana Bankston has been named one of 175 Golden Apple Scholars across Illinois, it was announced last week. The award annually provides future teachers with financial and professional support in exchange for them agreeing to teach in a needy school following college graduation.   READ MORE...