Friday, February 15, 2013
Despite declining enrollment, District 47 leaders said closing a school will not occur this year.
Friday, February 15
Crystal Lake School District 47 will not close any of its buildings in the near future, the Northwest Herald reports. The district's Demographic Committee met earlier this week to review enrollment numbers, which have begun falling. Serving approximately 4,863 students this year, the district expects enrollment to drop by 347 students in 2015-2016, the Herald reports.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo left four to six inches of snow in much of McHenry County.
Area roadways should be in much better condition this morning. The Illinois Department of Transportation is reporting all major highways are clear of ice and snow out in the northwest suburbs with some patches of ice and snow closer to Chicago. It was a different story last night. Heavy snow dropped up to 9.5 inches in Zion and four to six inches of snow in McHenry County Thursday evening and night creating treacherous driving conditions. "If you must travel, please be patient," according to a sheriff's office statement Thursday night. "If you do not need to travel, please stay home." No area school districts were reporting closings as of 7 a.m. Friday. Judson University in Elgin, the McHenry Public Library District and The Goddard …