Monday, February 11, 2013
Several area wrestlers qualified for state at a sectional tournament in Barrington this past weekend.
Jacobs High School's Austin Ryan qualified for the state wrestling tournament this past weekend after placing second at the Barrington sectional meet, according to IHSA results. At 106 pounds, the Jacobs High School junior will now compete at the state tournament, which will be held Feb. 14 to 16 at Assembly Hall in Champaign. Several other area wrestlers also qualified for next weekend's state tournament at the Barrington sectional meet on Saturday. Those who qualified include:
Friday, February 1, 2013
Algonquin police reports from Jan. 30-31, 2013.
Algonquin Police released the following reports this week: The filing of charges is not proof of guilt. A defendant charged is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a fair trail.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Get information on how to sign up for the tournament.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Proceeds from sales today will go to Jacobs High School and could put the school in the running for a $3,000 grand prize.
Dining at Buffalo Wild Wings in Algonquin today will benefit Jacobs High School. As a part of its spirit night fund-raising event, 15 percent of all sales (not including alcohol) made at Buffalo Wild Wings, 461 S. Randall Road, will be donated to Jacobs High School. You can print out the attached flier to have the sales from your meal go to Jacobs. The schools that raise the most money during their spirit night challenge will advance to the next round and then to a final round, said Lori Berndt, with the Jacobs High School Boosters Club, in an e-mail. The school that wins in the final round of the spirit challenge will win a $3,000 grand prize. "Jacobs is going for a three-peat this year. We have the potential to win close to $7,000 …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
In total, $720 was raised for the American Red Cross.
Fund-raising efforts at Jacobs High School earlier this month brought in $720 for Hurricane Sandy relief. On Monday, Jacobs Principal Ami Engel, Student Council Sponsors Morgan Loete and Sarah Benson, and student council representatives presented the donations to representatives from the American Red Cross. The Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser was held from Nov. 5 through Nov. 9 at Jacobs High School. During that time, students could donate spare change during lunches and competitions were held between grade levels as a way to encourage donations, according to a press release. Posters, which measured how many money was raised by each class, were posted in the commons. The winning class got to choose a teacher to wear the Jacobs' Eagle …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The events will be held this week — days before the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Jacobs High School will get to vote during a mock presidential election this Thursday and Friday during the school's lunch period. Students will not only get to sound off on their presidential pick, but also vote on issues related to their education, including the effect of class size on learning and the best reward to motivate behavorial change, said Jennifer Christian, media relations coordinator for Jacobs High School. The purpose is to encourage students to vote once they turn 18 years old. "While the results have no official bearing on the presidential election, some of the data will be considered for school improvement initiatives," Christian said. Primrose School Votes for New School Mascot Primrose Preschool, 2300 County Line …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The Lake in the Hills Police Department also arrested a Crystal Lake man for domestic battery at Moretti's. Algonquin Police arrested a teen at Jacobs High School on a warrant out of Kane County for burglary.
The Algonquin and Lake in the Hills crime reports contain basic information on incident and arrest reports provided to Patch.com by the Algonquin Police Department and Lake in the Hills Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. 9:28 p.m.: Algonquin Police arrested Antonio Lopez, 32, for driving under the influence, no valid driver's license, following too closely, littering, driving while license suspended and unlawful transportation of alcohol. Lopez, of 616 Tecumseh Trail in Lake in the Hills, was released after posting $300 and is next expected in court on Nov. 14 in McHenry County. 10:23 a.m.: Algonquin Police arrested a 15-year-old Carpentersville man on a juvenile warrant out of Kane County for burglary at Jacobs …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Jacobs High School will take on No. 2-seeded Boylan Catholic in Rockford on Saturday.
Several local high school football teams will square off in the first round of playoffs this Saturday. Jacobs High School football team (5-4) will compete against No. 2-seeded Boylan Catholic (9-0) in Rockford at 1 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Illinois High School Association website. Huntley High School (6-3) will play No. 7-seeded Fenwick High School (7-2) in Oak Park at 7 p.m. Saturday in Oak Park, according to the IHSA. No. 1-seeded Cary-Grove High School (9-0) will host Rockford's Auburn High School (5-4), a No. 16 seed, in the first round of the playoffs Saturday in class 6A. The game will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday in Cary. Also in class 6A, Hyde Park Academy High School (6-2) will travel to Crystal Lake Central High …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Upload your homecoming photos from the big game, the dance and any other homecoming events from the past week.
Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch would like to give all Jacobs High School students the chance to show off their homecoming spirit (and, of course, your homecoming dance attire) by posting your homecoming photos to our community gallery. From the dance to the big game to the fun homecoming events from this past week, you can share them with the community here on Patch. It's simple to upload photos to Patch: You can also e-mail your photos to Editor Amie Schaenzer at email@example.com or text them to 815-321-3063. The more photos, the merrier! Thank you (in advance) for sharing your photos on Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch and have a wonderful (and safe) homecoming weekend. Sign up for our daily newsletter to get alerts on …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Fall Fest will be held in Huntley, the Johnny Appleseed Festival will be in Crystal Lake and much more will be happening throughout the area this weekend.
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