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Sick son, father get help at fundraiser

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.

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 Canaday, a 7th grader at Clinto...

Young football fans compete to meet Huskie team players

Young football fans compete to meet Huskie team players

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. District 428 middle and elementary schools have ...

Zombies limp through 5K

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 infected not by the regular means of contamination ...

Local schools discuss major changes

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 minutes daily for math in District 428 schools. “The ...

Event offers the chance to chase or be chased

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 St., and chose to participate as humans, zombies,...

College of Education creates program for freshmen interested in teaching

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 learning project. The TLC program featured 2...