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State school board on proposed K-12 unit district: "Legally it can be done"

by Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Illinois School Board of Education employee Michelle Heninger visited Summit Hill School District 161 on Aug.15 to give a presentation on district reorganization to the unit district committee and more than 30 residents who attended...

D161 lays groundwork for school year, hires new assistant principal

by Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

New hires from across the district flooded into the Summit Hill School District 161 Board of Education meeting on Aug. 8 to shake the hands of the board members who voted and finalized their employment.

One anticipated hire, Joe...

K-12 feasibility committee lays groundwork

by Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Summit Hill District 161 held its first unit district committee meeting on July 25 to lay the foundation for the work ahead of the committee.

The idea of a K-12 unit district was first suggested to the board on May 9 by Steve Cook and...