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FAFSA Deadline Nears: Heres What That Means For Algonquin  Algonquin, IL Patch

FAFSA Deadline: What It Means For Algonquin - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - The 2019 deadline to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid is ...

Security heightened at Jacobs High School after rumored threat  Chicago Daily Herald

A video posted on social media of a student holding a handgun escalated Wednesday into rumors of a threatened act of violence at Jacobs High School in ...

'Little Mermaid' at Jacobs High School; singalong for kids Saturday  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School will present its production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" over two weekends at the school auditorium in Algonquin.

Jacobs High School Threat Discredited: District Officials  Algonquin, IL Patch

Jacobs High School Threat Discredited: Officials - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Classes at the Algonquin school have resumed after a "rumored threat of ...

Jacobs High School's 24-hour musical to raise funds for Misericordia  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School will perform its fourth annual 24-hour musical at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Funds raised will benefit Misericordia.

Jacobs students nominated for Broadway in Chicago Awards  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School senior Mitchell Barrett and sophomore Sydney Olson were nominated for Broadway in Chicago's Illinois High School Musical Theatre ...

Jacobs High opens new fitness center, dance studio  Chicago Daily Herald

Students at Jacobs High School in Algonquin opened the school's new fitness center and group fitness/dance studio this week.

High school girls tennis: Jacobs believes it has right mix of young, old  Northwest Herald

Golden Eagles believe they have right mix of young, old in lineup.

Jacobs High School students in Algonquin plan 24-Hour Musical Fundraiser  Northwest Herald

Students at Jacobs High School will lose sleep over an upcoming musical – all in the name of charity. [Jacobs seniors Rebecca Littlefield (left) and Harmony ...

Images: Jacobs over Dundee-Crown, 41-7 in Week 3 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Jacobs Golden Eagles hosted and won 41-7 over the Dundee-Crown Chargers for football action on Friday, Sept. 7, in Algonquin.

Troy Special Olympics basketball team places 3rd at regional competition  The Herald-News

The Troy School District 30-C Special Olympics Basketball Team took third place at the recent Junior Special Olympics Basketball Tournament, held at Harry D.

Images: Jacobs High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre on Saturday, May, 19 in Hoffman Estates.

Local student surprised with new bike at school  Northwest Herald

An Algonquin boy whose mother is away serving the nation was surprised with a brand new bike at school Tuesday afternoon. Ian Alexander Morales Nava, 6, ...

D300 Foundation Art Show is in May

D300 Foundation Art Show is in May - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - The art show will be on May 3 and 4.

Jacobs High School Ranked Among the Best High Schools in State

ALGONQUIN, IL - Jacobs High School has been ranked among the top high schools in the state, according to annual rankings released Monday by U.S. News ...

Softball: Jacobs hands Crystal Lake South 1st loss  Chicago Daily Herald

Crystal Lake South entered Thursday's Fox Valley Conference matchup with host Jacobs with a perfect 19-0 record to start the 2019 campaign.

Teen Charged With Assault / Drug Charges / Jacobs High School Arrest: Algonquin Blotter

John P. McMahon, 55, of 6223 Providence Court in Carpentersville, was arrested on March 2 and Randall and Harnish. He was charged with driving while ...

U.S. Air Force airman first class returns from service to surprise sisters at Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Airman 1st Class Ellie Lapi made a surprise visit to Jacobs High School on Monday morning.

US News Best High Schools 2019: Lincoln-Way Central Makes List  New Lenox, IL Patch

Lincoln-Way Central Makes Elite US News List - New Lenox, IL - ​U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...

Olympic medalist, Algonquin native to donate uniform to Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

Evan Jager won silver in steeplechase at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Jacobs grad talks about Olympic career, his love of high school  Chicago Daily Herald

Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager came home to a hero's welcome Friday, garnering thunderous applause from a packed auditorium at Jacobs High School.

Election 2019: Jim Steigert, Algonquin village board  Northwest Herald

Age: 73. Town: Algonquin. Office sought: Algonquin Village Trustee. Occupation: Retired. Education: Harrington College of Design.

See outstanding student artwork at District 300 Foundation show  Chicago Daily Herald

The Community Unit District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence will present the seventh annual D300 Foundation Art Show from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, ...

Jacobs hands Dundee-Crown 1st loss  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs handed Dundee-Crown its first loss of the season Friday night, 41-7.

Hampshire rallies past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

The Hampshire boys basketball team used its height advantage to pull out a 51-48 come-from-behind Fox Valley Conference victory over Jacobs Friday night in ...

Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Hometown: Crystal Lake. Class: Senior. Parents: Dominik and Ewelina Bogacz. Sponsor: Brett Collins, counselor. Community *service*: Crystal Lake South High ...

Fox Valley Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva Community High School. Hometown: Geneva. Class: Senior. Parents: James and Cindy Alworth. Sponsor: Cathy Pool, counselor. Community *service* : ...

Boys lacrosse: Schaumburg powers past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Schaumburg defeated Jacobs in boys lacrosse action Wednesday.

Algonquin-based School District 300 foundation honors educator, employee of year  Northwest Herald

The School District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence announced the 2018 Distinguished Educator of the Year and Distinguished Employee of the ...

Suburban high schools score musical theater award nominations  Chicago Daily Herald

A number of suburban students and theater productions have been nominated for the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Lapi reunion surprise | Video  Northwest Herald

Airman first class Ellie Lapi of Carpentersville surprises her sisters at school during an emotional reunion at Harry D. Jacobs High School on Monday, Feb.

Freshman center Krutwig a perfect fit for Loyola Ramblers  Chicago Daily Herald

Freshman Cameron Krutwig of Algonquin was the perfect complement for Loyola this season. The 6-foot-9 center from Jacobs High School was the Ramblers' ...

Girls volleyball: Jacobs aces Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

After some recent issues, Jacobs' volleyball team made serving a priority in practices leading up to their regional opener.

Prank could cause Jacobs High seniors to miss graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

A group of seniors from Jacobs High School are at risk of not graduating with the rest of their class after pulling a senior prank Thursday that involved setting up ...

Softball: Del Re, Hampshire quiet Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire started talking a little more and the wins have followed. Mired in a 6-game losing streak earlier this season, the Whip-Purs decided one thing that ...

Jacobs Student 1 of 3 In World To Ace AP Calculus Exam  Algonquin, IL Patch

Jacobs Student Earns Perfect Score On AP Exam - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Jacobs High School senior Nick Belizzi answered every question correctly ...

Class of 2015: Jacobs High School marks graduation with exuberant attitude  Northwest Herald

HOFFMAN ESTATES – Bright-eyed and ready to embrace their futures, members of Harry D. Jacobs High School's Class of 2015 officially left high school ...

Girls soccer: Jacobs gets offense on track at Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

With already one blemish on its Fox Valley Conference slate, Jacobs knew a win against host Hampshire Tuesday afternoon was a needed commodity.

Algonquin considers Randall Road pedestrian underpass near Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

After plans for a pedestrian bridge fell through years ago, Algonquin is considering constructing an underpass beneath Randall Road that would link to nearby ...

Girls swimming: Jacobs-Hampshire claims FVC title  Chicago Daily Herald

Since the first day of practice in August, Jacobs-Hampshire coach Emily Peterson believed her team had enough talent to win the Fox Valley Conference ...

Olympic medalist Evan Jager to donate uniform to Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School is abuzz with anticipation of Friday's visit from its most famous celebrity alum -- Evan Jager, a silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympic ...

These Local Students Are National Merit Semifinalists  Algonquin, IL Patch

Students Picked As National Merit Semifinalists - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Congrats to the local high school seniors who have been selected as ...

Boys track and field: Huntley wins 5th straight FVC championship  Chicago Daily Herald

New coach. Same result. Chris Maxedon, who took over for longtime head coach Jim Rolando this season, led Huntley to its fifth consecutive Fox Valley ...

Girls volleyball: Cary-Grove 4th, Batavia 9th at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Competing in 9 matches in 6 days, the fatigue factor finally kicked in for the Cary-Grove Trojan volleyball team during the championship bracket of the Jacobs ...

Jacobs graduate Kaminski making music for Atlanta Braves  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs graduate Matt Kaminski happened to be in the right place at the right time. Kaminski, a 1995 alum of the Algonquin school who played basketball and ...

Dist. 300: Two confirmed cases of mumps at Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Two cases of mumps have been confirmed and a third is suspected at Jacobs High School in Algonquin, according to a letter posted to the District 300 Facebook ...

Clutch plays by Cole, Sinik lifts Streamwood over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

It had been 23 years since Streamwood boys basketball coach Kent Payne felt that winning playoff feeling.

Softball: Bowen's big day sparks Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

It took four innings for Hampshire's bats to heat up against Jacobs' hard throwing lefthander Delaney Garden.

High school softball: Armstrong's relief work, home runs help Jacobs overcome Prairie Ridge  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – With her team trailing by a run Wednesday, Jacobs junior Katie Armstrong entered in relief in the top of the third inning with runners on first and ...

Crystal Lake South denies Jacobs' comeback, stay in FVC mix  Chicago Daily Herald

The Crystal Lake South boys basketball team absorbed the counterpunch of comeback-minded Jacobs and finished off a 40-35 Fox Valley Conference win ...

160 seniors at District 300 named Illinois State Scholars Submitted by Community Unit District 300 Dec  Chicago Daily Herald

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has recognized 160 Community Unit District 300 high school seniors as 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars.

Huntley wins Fox Valley Conference indoor title By Dave Hess Mar 12, 2019 11:34 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire senior Cameron Reedy, who missed most of his junior year with a stress fracture to his shin, is happy to be able to compete in his senior season pain ...

Algonquin Village Board in favor of having officers at middle schools  Northwest Herald

The Algonquin Village Board supports putting police officers in Community School District 300 middle schools this upcoming school year. The board ...

How Jacobs students will present 'Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind'  Chicago Daily Herald

Performing 30 plays in 60 minutes may seem like a tall order, but Jacobs High School drama students are up to the task, says David McGill, the director of "Too ...

Jacobs, Henderson notch win over Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs downed Palatine 52-47 in boys basketball action Friday.

Jacobs High School's mumps count rises to 6  Suburban Life Publications

ALGONQUIN – Three additional Jacobs High School students tested positive for mumps, a spokesperson for Community Unit School District 300 confirmed in an ...

High school girls tennis: 2018 team previews  Northwest Herald

Coach: Therese Youel (first season). Last year: 15-10, 5-3 FVC; third at FVC tournament. Top returners: Bethany Marshall, sr.; Sarah Schultz, sr.; Elizabeth ...

Boys golf: Tighe, Jacobs shine at Randall Oaks  Chicago Daily Herald

With his college choice already settled, Jacobs senior Garrett Tighe can enjoy his final season as a high school golfer. Tighe, who will take his skills to the ...

Algonquin-based District 300 lays off 15 employees  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-based Community School District 300 Board unanimously approved laying off 15 employees.

Boys soccer: Hampshire, Jacobs play to a draw  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs and Hampshire's boys soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday night at Hampshire.

Girls track and field: Huntley cruises to FVC indoor title  Chicago Daily Herald

If Tuesday's results were any indication, the Huntley girls track and field team will enjoy a successful 2019 season.

Mien sparks Streamwood to opening win over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

It seemed when Streamwood needed a crucial basket or a key assist three-year starter Mandy Mien was involved.

Girls volleyball: Seniors lift Hampshire over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Facing set point in the second set, Hampshire rallied for 3 straight points to defeat Jacobs 25-17, 26-24 in Fox Valley Conference action in Hampshire.

Boys soccer: O'Connor's goal lifts Jacobs over Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs, Burlington Central and Crystal Lake South were among the winners in boys soccer action in the Fox Valley area.

Burlington Central ready for Fox Valley challenge  Chicago Daily Herald

Even more change is coming soon for Burlington Central, a big one that should make the 2019-20 school year a most interesting year to follow.

Girls golf: Lyne goes low again, leads Crystal Lake co-op to FVC crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Crystal Lake co-op's girls golf team continued its domination of the Fox Valley Conference on Wednesday behind a player who is playing some dominating golf ...

Girls Volleyball: Crystal Lake Central repeats as Jacobs Invitational champ  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Four times in the first set Saturday, Crystal Lake Central could have folded against upset-minded Catholic Memorial of Waukesha, Wisconsin, ...

Girls track and field: Huntley dominates FVC meet for 3rd straight title  Chicago Daily Herald

Winning 12 of 18 events including all 4 relays, Huntley cruised to its third straight girls track and field Fox Valley Conference title with 188 points Friday night at ...

Girls volleyball: South Elgin stuffs Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Hayley Fisher put away 10 kills in South Elgin's 25-14, 25-13 nonconference win over Dundee-Crown Wednesday.

Scouting Fox Valley boys basketball postseason  Chicago Daily Herald

Summer league, AAU, fall league, countless practices and three months of high school games served merely as prelude.

High school boys soccer: Jacobs' Cappello named Northwest Herald Coach of the Year  Northwest Herald

Jacobs' 2017 boys soccer season wound up being quite similar to its season from 2016.

Community rallies around Carpentersville coach, mentor who lost both legs  Chicago Daily Herald

Community members are rallying around Carpentersville resident Henry Owens, a dedicated volunteer with local youth sports groups, who recently lost both his ...

High school tennis: Jacobs' Jon Betts named national coach of the year by U.S. Professional Tennis Association  Northwest Herald

Edna Frindell must be excused for playing the part of proud grandmother.

Dundee-Crown, Hampshire, Jacobs high schools celebrate Class of 2016  Chicago Daily Herald

Hundreds of students from each Community Unit District 300 high school were awarded diplomas Saturday.

Scouting Fox Valley girls soccer  Chicago Daily Herald

A preview of the girls soccer season in the Fox Valley area.

Jacobs selects 2018 hall of fame inductees  Chicago Daily Herald

The Harry D. Jacobs High School Athletic Hall of Fame Board and its members have elected the HOF Class of 2018.

Girls soccer: St. Charles East wins championship at Huntley  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles East's combination of a prolific offense and a tenacious defense earned the Saints a 6-0 win over Jacobs in the Huntley Soccer Invitational title game ...

Sterling falls in Taylorville championship

Dukes finish fifth at Hinkle in double-OT; Hawks bowl over foes at Dixon Toughman.

Marmion, Huntley among teams to watch at sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

The largest-class wrestling programs in the Fox Valley are scattered throughout the lands for their respective sectionals this weekend. The sport of wrestling is as ...

Track and field: Huntley's boys, girls excel at County meet By Dave Hess Apr 18, 2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Alex Pitrone is just happy to be competing again. Pitrone, who was McHenry County champion in the shot put two years ago as a sophomore, missed most of his ...

Bailey breaks Dukes' all-time scoring mark

Dixon senior Beau Bailey became the boys basketball program all-time leader in points Saturday against Johnsburg, as the Dukes beat the Skyhawks 59-40 to ...

St. Charles North tops Jacobs for Poulin's 200th win  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North's basketball team played catch-up for the majority of the time during Tuesday night's nonconference game against Jacobs. Trailing by as many ...

Girls track and field: Huntley holds off Barrington for sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

The final results came down to the wire Thursday night at the powerful 16-team Lake Zurich Class 3A girls track and field sectional. And when all was said and ...

Video: Turning broken skateboards into art  Northwest Herald

Students from Algonquin-based School District 300, including Hampshire, Jacobs and Dundee-Crown high schools, took a trip to Fargo Skateboarding in ...

More MVC basketball honors for Loyola's Cameron Krutwig  Chicago Daily Herald

Loyola University freshman Cameron Krutwig, a native of Algonquin, earned Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week honors on Monday.

Algonquin-based School District 300 students turn broken skateboards into art  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Hampshire High School sophomore Paloma Hamilton said it is eye-opening to see what an artist can use and turn into artwork.

Waubonsie Valley's Skeete picks up MVP honors  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley's Marcus Skeete is this week's Daily Herald boys basketball MVP.

Scouting Fox Valley baseball  Chicago Daily Herald

A preview of the 2019 Fox Valley area baseball teams.

Plenty of skill returns for Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

If you enjoyed the best Jacobs football season in history in 2016, you'll like the encore. With starters returning at 18 of 22 positions, nine on each side of the ball, ...

High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central rallies to beat Jacobs  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Before Thursday's Fox Valley Conference dual, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr warned his new-to-the-sport heavyweight ...

Boys soccer: Brice takes over at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Former Jacobs soccer standout Colin Brice never imagined he would be able to coach the team he grew up playing for, let alone see that possibility come his ...

Fox Valley area bowlers shine at state tournaments  Chicago Daily Herald

The Fox Valley area always has enjoyed a healthy roster of top-notch boys and girls bowlers. Way back in the day when I first started covering sports in this area, ...

Fox Valley high schools make list of best in the U.S.  Chicago Tribune

Several high schools in the Fox Valley region earned national recognition as some of the best high schools in the country, according to a new ranking unveiled ...

District 300 Foundation honors 2017 Educator, Employee of the Year  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – The Community School District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence announced the 2017 D-300 Distinguished Educator and Employee of ...

Images: Jacobs vs. Huntley, boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School hosted Huntley for boys basketball action on Wednesday, Dec. 13 in Algonquin.

16 Kilos Of Cocaine Seized From LITH Warehouse  Algonquin, IL Patch

16 Kilos Of Cocaine Seized From Warehouse - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Two Carpentersville men are in custody after search was conducted at the ...

Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions for 2017-2018.

Algonquin teen gets 18 years in father's death  Northwest Herald

ST. CHARLES – An Algonquin teen who shot and killed his father in 2010 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty but mentally ill to ...

This year's line on the FVC? Take your pick  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at how football in the Fox Valley Conference shapes up this season.

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County awards 2 $1000 scholarships  Northwest Herald

The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is pleased to announce the winners of two college scholarships of $1000 each to two recent McHenry County ...

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