• Raymond Bey (right), of Des Plaines, teaches Ryan Blitz, of Deerfield, about coding at The Coder School’s open house, Sept. 20. (Matt Huppert/22nd Century Media)

    Silicon Valley school makes case for coding at HP open house

    October 17, 2018 By Matt Huppert, Freelance Reporter News, Business

    As the list of extracurricular activities for kids to pursue only continues to grow, a Silicon Valley-based after school program in Highland Park held an open house Thursday to encourage

  • NSSD112 Deputy Superintendent Monica Schroeder receives a gift from a member of a Chinese delegation that visited three schools in the district. (Photo submitted)

    NSSD112 welcomes visitors from China

    October 16, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor News, School

    In an effort to create cross-cultural partnerships, North Shore School District 112 welcomed visitors from Chinese schools throughout the classrooms of three schools Sept. 17.

  • Actors Christopher Johnson (left) and Ariana Cappuccitti, pose as their respective characters in “On the Town,” Gabey and Ivy. (Photos submitted by Sue Vani)

    Highland Park Players debut production of ‘On the Town’

    October 13, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

    “On the Town” is a difficult musical to perform, according to the cast of the Highland Park Players production of it — but the community theater group is up for the challenge.

  • Nina Martinez, 4, of Highwood, smiles as she carves her pumpkin at Celebrate Highwood’s Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 5. (Photos by Claire Esker/22nd Century Media)

    Greater community lights jack-o’-lanterns and hearts at Pumpkin Fest

    October 8, 2018 By Matt Huppert, Freelance Reporter News, Community

    Through days of drizzling rain and grey clouds, Highwood lit up the night sky with tens of thousands of jack-o’-lanterns at the ninth annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival, the grandest

  • Highland Park senior Kevin Kaufman recovers a fumble from his own team and runs for a 17-yard gain Friday, Oct. 5, in Deerfield. Photos by Neil Ament/22nd Century Media

    Football: Giants fumble through rivalry against Deerfield

    October 6, 2018 By Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    There were two hurdles the Giants couldn’t overcome against Deerfield: discipline and execution. When Highland Park is disciplined on the football field, it has done some great things. When it’s not the story can quickly shift, and that’s exactly what happened in the team’s Friday. Oct. 5 loss in Deerfield.