Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The Highland Park elementary and middle school board and teachers' union reached a tentative agreement after negotiating for over 14 hours. District 112 classes are back in session.
Update 10/17/12 at 8:05 a.m.: The teachers' strike has ended. All District 112 schools are open. The school board and teachers' union reached a tentative agreement early Wednesday morning, according to an email sent out by District 112 sent to residents at around 5:15 a.m. The two sides began Tuesday's bargaining session at noon and negotiated for over 14 hours, according to a Tweet put out by the North Shore Educations Associations (NSEA). "Going on 14 and 1/2 hours," the tweet read, "Still here." Details about the agreement have not yet been revealed, but should be available soon, according to District 112 and the NSEA. Earlier: Highland Park elementary and middle school teachers and children marched in front of a number of District 112 …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Lake Forest-based company hosted an emergency preparedness exercise Saturday in the event of a nuclear detonation.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Highland Park High School's 122nd annual commencement ceremonies were held Wednesday evening at Ravinia Park in Highland Park.
Highland Park High School graduated its class of 2012 on Wednesday at Ravinia Festival. Want Highland Park news in your inbox every morning? Subscribe to Patch's newsletter. After a greeting from Township High School District 113 Superintendent George Fornero, the assembled seniors, family and friends heard senior Burt Chaikin address the crowd with the official address. The valedictorians are: The saludatorians are: Bryce Robertson was awarded Highland Park High School's Medal of Honor. For more news and updates, "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Hundreds gathered at Fort Sheridan Cemetery, a national military cemetery, for its Memorial Day ceremony.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Born to Northbrook parents, Lindy L. Meng is first baby of 2011 at NorthShore University HealthSystem Highland Park Hospital.
Lindy L. Meng was born with a full head of thick black hair Jan. 1, three days late and just in time to be the first child of 2011 at NorthShore University HealthSystem Highland Park Hospital. First-time mother Di Li and her husband, Chulin Meng, came to the hospital early Saturday morning, hoping their daughter would arrive that afternoon. But the labor lasted well into the evening. "It was very long," said Li, who works as a statistician at Abbott Labs. Lindy was finally born at 11:50 p.m., measuring 21 ½ inches and weighing in at 9 pounds 8 ounces. Li and Meng, a librarian at Loyola University, named their daughter Lindy because the name combines parts of both of their first names—"lin" from Chulin and "dy" from Di. "We chose the name …