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District 207 officials have decided to move district administrators to the Tool and Manufacturing Association building at 1177 S. Dee Road in Park Ridge, opening up space in Maine South. | Jennifer Johnson/Sun-Times Media

District 207 sets plans for new administration building

<p>This file photo from August 2012 is of James in his Niles North uniform. &nbsp;Curtis Lehmkuhl /Sun-Times Media</p>

Niles North's James Edmond talks football, memories, future goals

Senior James Edmond recently signed with Illinois Wesleyan to play football. We asked him a few questions about his time at Niles North and his future plans.

<p>Puppeteer Rick Lyon poses with "<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Avenue&nbsp;Q" puppets he created at his workshop in East Orange, N.J., in 2003. The charming, crass and unnervingly familiar puppets of "Avenue&nbsp;Q" have been good to Lyon, taking him from an extended off-Broadway run at the Vineyard Theatre to Broadway's Golden Theatre. The puppets are, from left front row, Trekkie Monster, Nicky, Princeton, Kate Monster; back row, Rod, Lucy the Slut and Lyon. &nbsp;| &nbsp;AP Photo/Mike Derer</p>

'Avenue Q: School Edition'—Just the right amount of wrong

I wish "Avenue Q" had been around when I was fresh out of college, pondering the same question as "Avenue Q"’s lead character when he sang “What Do You Do with a BA in English?”

<p>Alicia Mikuski &nbsp;| &nbsp;Submitted</p>

Oakton College's athletic trainer recognized for recent heroics

Alicia Mikuski, who serves as an assistant athletic trainer at Oakton Community College, displays her awards from the State of Illinois at the College’s Board of Trustees...

Graduation caps fly  |  File photo

District 219 news briefs: Graduation days coming up

The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Niles Township District 219 Board of Education meeting May 12.


District 219 board cuts school fees in half for lunch-assisted students

SKOKIE — District 219’s annual school fee structure will remain unchanged next year, but with one exception.

Investigate Oakton during a campus visit May 28

If you’re investigating colleges, check out Oakton from every angle during a campus visit on Wednesday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the College’sDes Plaines campus (Room 1550).

Oakton closed for Memorial Day

Oakton’s campuses in Des Plaines (1600 East Golf Road) and Skokie (7701 North Lincoln Avenue) will be closed on Monday, May 26, for Memorial Day.

<p>Commencement speaker&nbsp;Oakton alumna&nbsp;Kristina Alcozer&nbsp;Garcia, a resident of&nbsp;Morton Grove. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Courtesy of Oakton</p>

Oakton celebrates annual commencement on May 20

More than 1,000 eligible students have petitioned to receive degrees and certificates from Oakton Community College – and hundreds them will don caps and gowns to cross the...

School buses  |  File photo

District 219 news: Niles West scientists receives over 40 awards at state contest

Here's what's happening around District 219:

The fifth-grade class at Golf Middle School took part in a four-hour walk May 7 to raise money to buy a well for a village in Sudan. Parents and teachers sold water bottles and snacks to raise about $400 toward the price of a well. |  Natalie Hayes/Sun-Times Media

Golf School raises money to build water well in Sudan

A book about a young Sudanese girl’s daily journey to find clean water inspired Golf Middle School fifth-graders to simulate her experience during a four-hour walk that raised...

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