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Geography whiz loses a shot at representing Illinois in light of global pandemic

by Jesse Wright, Freelance Reporter News, School

Katherine Timm was prepared to represent Illinois in the GeoBee, the annual geography contest hosted by National Geographic, testing kids’ understanding of the world all across America. 

Timm, a seventh grader at the Catholic St. Joseph...

Lockport elementary school organizes drive-by parade for students at home

by Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, School

It was a perfect morning for a parade. Dressed in her pink princess dress, Mavis Kote, a kindergarten student at Milne Grove School in Lockport, was waiting in front of her house to see one person — her teacher. 

A few minutes later,...

Positive response in early days of e-learning for Lockport Township High School

by Will O’Brien, Freelance Reporter News, School

The classrooms of Lockport Township High School may be empty, but its students and teachers are still doing plenty of learning as the school community adapts to a fully remote education experience. 

The school’s last day of normal...