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A man donates at the Canaday Family Benefit hosted by Cabana Charley’s, 1470 S. Peace Road in Sycamore, Monday. The event was held to raise money for Christopher Canaday, who has battled pulmonary atresia, and his father, Mark Canaday, who is fighting esophageal cancer. The event was coordinated by Jen Montavon and Ali Henry, a P.E. teacher and a teaching assistant, respectively, at Clinton Rosette Middle School, which Christopher Canaday attends.

Sick son, father get help at fundraiser

By Keisha Howerth | March 18, 2014

Community members celebrated their St. Patrick’s Day by supporting a DeKalb family at Cabana Charley’s.The restaurant, 1470 S. Peace Road, was host a charity benefit for the Canaday family, of DeKalb, to raise money for their medical and living expenses.Christopher...

Young football fans compete to meet Huskie team players

Young football fans compete to meet Huskie team players

By Hany Abdel | November 13, 2013

Local schools have been battling it out to show off their Huskie pride during football season.As part of NIU’s goal to form a communiversity with DeKalb, Athletics has come up with a way to involve the local school district: a NIU pride competition....

Zombies limp through 5K

By Hany Abdel | October 20, 2013

Hopkins Park was the site of a zombie apocalypse this weekend.Clinton Rosette Middle School, 650 N. First St., hosted its second annual Run for Your Life 5K Sunday morning. Runners had to escape the clutches of zombies chasing after them. Zombies were...

Local schools discuss major changes

By Erin Kolb | June 25, 2013

School board members may have middle school students spending more time with their math books in the near future. Doug Moeller, assistant superintendent for curriculum and student services, said proposed scheduling changes would allow students 17 more...

Event offers the chance to chase or be chased

By Ludwig Gerdes | October 21, 2012

Saturday’s Zombie Dash 5K run, sponsored by the Clinton Rosette Middle School Parent Teachers Associate, marked the first of its kind to take place in DeKalb. Runners arrived at 8 a.m. to register at Clinton Rosette Middle School (CRMS), 650 N. First...

College of Education creates program for freshmen interested in teaching

By Jacqueline Evans | December 1, 2010

The NIU College of Education created the Themed Learning Community Program (TLC) for NIU students interested in becoming teachers. In correlation with the Clinton Rosette Middle School's Black Student Union, both NIU and the middle school formed a service...