• ‘Unacceptable and offensive’ quotes halt HPHS-yearbook distribution

    May 22, 2019 By Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor News, Breaking, School
    Students at Highland Park High School alerted school officials earlier this week of two offensive quotations found in the recently distributed yearbooks.
  • NSSD112: School board approves new middle school math curriculum

    May 22, 2019 By Eric Bradach, Freelance Reporter News, School
    With summer break on the horizon, the North Shore School District 112 Board of Education approved its second middle school curriculum update this month at its May 21 meeting. The new math curriculum is called Pearson enVision 2.0 and was recommended to the Board at its May 7 meeting. It was picked by a committee that included teachers and administrators from Northwood and Edgewood middle schools and Highland Park High School.
  • Boys Volleyball: Giants bow out of regional

    May 22, 2019 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Highland Park’s volleyball season may have ended in a straight-set loss to Barrington, but the Giants certainly showed flashes of what coach Kyle Muldoon has suspected all season against the highly-touted Broncos. “It wasn’t necessarily our best match but we showed that we could play with them and that we have the ability and the talent on our side to win those matches,” Muldoon said. Highland Park (6-23) lost 25-17, 25-10 in a regional semifinal to Barrington at Lake Forest on May 21. As the no. 12 seed in Sub-Sectional A at this year’s Harlem sectional, the Giants went into the match on the heels of an upset win over eighth-seeded Waukegan in straight sets, 25-18, 25-17.
  • Pedestrian fatally struck by train in Highwood

    May 21, 2019 By Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    A Metra train fatally struck a pedestrian around 10:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, according to Tom Miller, a spokesman for Metra.
  • Girls Track: Gilling becomes first track state champion in Giants’ history

    May 19, 2019 By Dan Chamness, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    It was not immediately clear whether Highland Park senior Taylor Gilling would win her second gold medal of the day in the 200-meter dash, until the final 75 meters.