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Bringing class to DeKalb High School

By Shelby Devitt | August 28, 2011

The new DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road, was dedicated at a public ceremony Friday night on the 50-yard line of the football field. The people who made the new, multi-million dollar facility possible were recognized, including current and former...

The new DeKalb High School, built on a $110 million referendum,
will open for classes this fall.

New high school begins classes

By Jason Pfrommer | June 23, 2011

In only a couple of months, DeKalb High School, 501 Dresser Road, will begin its first class sessions. The school was built as a way to accommodate many future generations, not just a couple years said James Mitchell, former DeKalb school board member....

DeKalb schools begin observing moment of silence

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | January 24, 2011

DeKALB | After morning announcements Wednesday, DeKalb public school students experienced a new addition to their morning routine. Students were asked to take a moment of silence for personal reflection before they began their day. This new practice came...

DeKalb School District to receive state funding for updates, expansions

By Allyson Martin | October 24, 2010

With Election Day closing in, the DeKalb School District and other Illinois districts will receive state funding for building updates and expansions. An Oct. 20 press release from Governor Pat Quinn revealed plans to give several Illinois schools a total...

Ill. Pollution Control will look into health concerns

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | September 23, 2010

Over the course of the summer, the citizens' action group, "Stop the DeKalb County Mega-Dump," has been in the process of filing an appeal to the Illinois Pollution Control Board. This appeal would halt the proceedings of the expansion of the current...