• Highland Park’s Avery Spitz, a junior, takes her turn in the long-jump competition. Jamie Bradley/22nd Century Media

    Giants continue early season preparations

    February 27, 2015 By Paul Chancey, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    It was another warm-up session for the Highland Park girls track team as they took part in an indoor track meet hosted by Niles West on Feb. 25.

  • Giants, Smoliak gearing up for season

    February 27, 2015 By Hunter Tickel, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    There’s no doubting his raw ability but his journey to stardom was anything but typical.

  • Astronaut John Grunsfeld, a graduate of Highland Park High School, is seen doing work in the spacecraft during the STS-109 Space Shuttle Columbia mission in March of 2002. PHOTOS SUBMITTED

    HPHS graduate to be inducted into Astronaut Hall of Fame

    February 24, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Assistant Editor News

    A select few human beings can say they’ve flown in outer space. Astronaut John Grunsfeld, a 1976 graduate of Highland Park High School, has done it five times. 

  • Rare car collector and Highland Park resident Joe Bortz shows off the unique car door of his 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special, designed by renowned designer Harley J. Earl. ERIC DEGRECHIE/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Collector has roots in HP

    February 27, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Assistant Editor

    In the world of rare car collecting, Joe Bortz is a legend.

  • Kimbrel (center) talks with a pair of D113 residents following her speech at the meet-and-greet session.

    Dr. Kimbrel addresses concerns at community meeting

    February 20, 2015 By Jamie Bradley, Editor News, School

    What was scheduled to be a relatively informal public meet-and-greet at Highland Park High School on Feb. 18 for Township High School District 113’s new superintendent, Dr.

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