Freeman Elementary in Aurora to install mobile classrooms
West Aurora's Freeman Elementary will be getting two mobile classroom units in the coming weeks to help accommodate 200 fourth- and fifth-grade students who will no longer attend school at Aurora University as of the coming school year.
Librarians name finalists in Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project
Two West suburban residents are among the three finalists nominated by Illinois librarians for the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project.
Former West Aurora math teacher, Lathan, to fill vacant board seat
A former West Aurora School District math teacher who works in IT was selected Monday night to fill the school board's vacant seat.
Kane County's 'No Refusal' event nets 10 DUI arrests
Sixteen law enforcement agencies took part in the effort from 11 p.m. March 15 through 3 a.m. March 16, including Kane County prosecutors who fanned out to area police stations and helped prepare search warrants for drivers suspected of driving while intoxicated.
Chicago's Urban Prep students visit Aurora
At a meeting with Chicago's Urban Prep students, Mayor Tom Weisner said he's interested in bringing a similarly focused school to Aurora.
District 129 parents can learn about STEM school
West Aurora Unit District 129 parents who are interested in enrolling their children in the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School are invited to attend a parent information meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the West Aurora High School cafeteria, 1201 W. New York St., Aurora.
New direction in relationship with Aurora U could mean ...
Since the late 1990s, West Aurora's Freeman Elementary School has sent students to attend classes on Aurora University's nearby campus as part of a partnership to train university students who want to become teachers.