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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...

Tom Matya, President of the Board of Education for DeKalb
Community Unit School District 428 brought new issues to the board
and community members at the first meeting of the year Tuesday

DeKalb Education Board discusses 300 percent tardiness increase, emergency radio system

By Ryan Felgenhauer | September 21, 2011

The DeKalb Community Unit 428 Board of Education met Tuesday night to discuss the lengthening of passing periods at DeKalb High School and possibly hiring a manager to run DHS's new auditorium. Doug Moeller, principal of DeKalb High School introduced...

Local schools respond to concerns with safety measures

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | January 30, 2011

The issue of school safety was recently brought to the forefront of national news when a Lost Angeles student brought a gun to school. On Jan. 18, a gun discharged inside of a student's backpack at Garden High School, 1301 West 182nd St. in Gardena, California....

DeKalb High School offers dual credit courses

By Allyson Martin | October 10, 2010

Students currently enrolled in DeKalb High School have the option of enrolling in dual credit classes. "We offer many classes such as nursing, business and health education." said DHS Registrar Bonnie Stellatos . Stellatos and DHS Principal Doug Moeller...