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Images: Jacobs High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Security At Jacobs High School Ramped Up After Rumored Threat  Algonquin, IL Patch

Rumored Threat To School In Algonquin - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Additional officers were assigned to the school and shelter-in-place protocol was ...

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 ...

'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'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 ...

District 300 students first to earn high school diplomas and 2-year college degrees  Chicago Daily Herald

Ten students from Dundee-Crown, Hampshire and Jacobs high schools are the first in the suburbs to simultaneously earn high school diplomas and associate ...

District 300 board to consider hiring new principals, deans and athletic director  Northwest Herald

The Algonquin-based School District 300 Board will meet Tuesday to consider a handful of administrative transfers and hires for the 2019-20 school year.

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

ALGONQUIN – Lindsay Cunningham showed her grit and determination early on in her tennis career at Jacobs. As a freshman at the 2016 Fox Valley ...

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.

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, ...

Algonquin boy surprised with new bike for Month of the Military Child  Chicago Daily Herald

A 6-year-old Algonquin boy received a new 20-inch bicycle Tuesday as a present from local high-schoolers who assembled it for him in honor of Month of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Algonquin could ink deal with Verizon Wireless  Northwest Herald

The Algonquin Village Board will decide Tuesday whether to approve a five-year site lease agreement with Verizon Wireless at the Jacobs High School water ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Baseball: Jacobs acts quickly vs. Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs defeated Dundee-Crown in a Fox Valley Conference baseball game.

Images: Dundee-Crown High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Dundee-Crown High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

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 grad helps underprivileged children get first bicycles  Chicago Daily Herald

Justin Lorenz hopes he can make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children in Dundee Township communities one bicycle at a time.

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 ...

New principal at Holmes Junior High in Mount Prospect  Chicago Daily Herald

Mark Rasar has been appointed the new principal of Holmes Junior High School in Mount Prospect starting this summer.

Foot Locker awards Jacobs senior with $20K scholarship  Northwest Herald

When senior Justin Lorenz walked into Jacobs High School's senior awards night banquet last week and spotted someone wearing Foot Locker gear, he knew ...

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 ...

Boys tennis: Jacobs edges Huntley to claim FVC crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs was able to squeeze by defending champion Huntley by two points to win the Fox Valley Conference boys tennis title at Crystal Lake Central on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Honorable mentions for the 2018-2019 Daily Herald Fox Valley Leadership Team.

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.

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.

Jacobs student wants to donate your old bike to the Boys & Girls Club  Chicago Daily Herald

Justin Lorenz, 17, is combining his two passions -- triathlons and community *service* -- by launching an organization that collects bicycles for at-risk youths in the ...

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 ...

Boys tennis: Barrington first, Jacobs second at Huntley sectional  Chicago Daily Herald

Placing first and second in both singles and doubles action, Barrington easily claimed the Class 2A Huntley boys tennis sectional championship Saturday with ...

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.

Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer resigns  Northwest Herald

Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer has resigned after holding that position for three years.

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 ...

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 Garden Club celebrates 90 years  Chicago Daily Herald

The Algonquin Garden Club celebrated its 90th anniversary with a luncheon June 18 at Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills. John Regan from ...

Boys lacrosse: Schaumburg powers past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Schaumburg defeated Jacobs in boys lacrosse action Wednesday.

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: Schram powers Grant over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Grant's Liz Schram certainly picked the most opportune time to display her power. Schram's 2-run triple in the sixth tied the game at 3 while her solo homer in the ...

Jacobs hands Dundee-Crown 1st loss  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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 ...

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.

Solar panels to cut down Jacobs High energy costs  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School has installed new rooftop solar panels that are expected to cut down the Algonquin school's energy costs.

Jacobs grad Melick makes Big Ten all-freshman team  Chicago Daily Herald

Noah Melick racked up a host of accolades on the soccer pitch for Jacobs High School, earning two Daily Herald all-area captain honors, plus being named the ...

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 ...

Johnson's return sparks Hampshire over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

With the way Kyle Johnson shot the basketball Friday night against Jacobs, you would never have guessed the Hampshire senior missed the last two weeks with ...

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.

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' ...

Lacrosse: Huntley girls, South Elgin boys surging forward  Chicago Daily Herald

After winning just 1 game a year ago, the Huntley girls lacrosse team is 6-5 and looking for more wins -- maybe a lot more.

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.

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.

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 ...

High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge hands Jacobs first loss  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge was determined not to be physically dominated by Jacobs, even with 6-foot-9 center Cameron Krutwig lurking whenever one of the ...

Jacobs drops wild one at Crystal Lake Central  Chicago Daily Herald

A season that started with such great promise for Jacobs -- the Eagles began the year 3-1 and their prospects of playing November football were looking good ...

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. Algonquin-based ...

Images: Streamwood High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Streamwood High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Zion man sentenced to 28 years in Algonquin heroin overdose death plans appeal  Suburban Life Publications

WOODSTOCK – A Zion man sentenced to 28 years in prison on a drug-induced homicide charge in connection with an Algonquin woman's heroin overdose ...

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 ...

College basketball: Jacobs High School grad Moran happy to stay close to basketball  Northwest Herald

For someone who ate, breathed and slept basketball for most of his life, Johnny Moran did not see this coming.

Girls soccer: Burlington Central's Kollhoff honored for volunteer work  Chicago Daily Herald

When Zoey Kollhoff learned that the TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) she was involved in was being discontinued, she felt at a loss.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Images: South Elgin High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Scouting Fox Valley baseball  Chicago Daily Herald

A preview of the 2019 Fox Valley area baseball teams.

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 ...

Algonquin Commons Hosts Touch-A-Truck

ALGONQUIN-LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL -From Algonquin Commons: Bring the family to Algonquin Commons and climb aboard many super sized vehicles in a ...

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 ...

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 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.

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.

Jacobs, Henderson notch win over Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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.

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 ...

College men's basketball: 35 pounds lighter, Jacobs grad Cameron Krutwig makes major impact at Loyola  Northwest Herald

CHICAGO – To opponents, he's only a freshman. But to Loyola point guard Clayton Custer, he's a “leader.” When the Ramblers began playing pickup basketball ...

Gift of freedom: Teen collects 60 bikes for Dundee Boys and Girls Clubs  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 60 kids and teens in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township were given their own bicycles Thursday, thanks to an initiative launched this summer ...

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.

Lacrosse: Second year of IHSA playoffs begin Friday  Chicago Daily Herald

Friday kicks off the second year of IHSA-sanctioned boys and girls lacrosse playoffs, and Fox Valley schools are ready to roll.

Music, versatility key to Algonquin teen's success  Chicago Daily Herald

Kevin Derby describes himself as "a random, overachieving kid who happened to do some stuff." Apparently he's humble, too. The Algonquin teen excels in so ...

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 ...

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.

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.

High school baseball: Jacobs' Jamie Murray is Northwest Herald Coach of the Year  Northwest Herald

The group of participants in the Class 4A baseball state tournament was like a visual test given in school asking: “Which one does not belong?”

Boys track and field: Benet's Smith enjoys life in fast lane By Dave Oberhelman May 4  Chicago Daily Herald

Benet's Ian Smith attacks the sprints like someone's trying to steal something from him. He uses all of his lane, thrusting arms, a muscled back honed by winters ...

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 track and field: No catching Miles, West Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

The 43rd annual Kane County girls track and field meet could have easily been named the Dajour Miles Invitational. The West Aurora senior simply dominated ...

Images: Friday at IHSA Competitive Cheerleading  Chicago Daily Herald

See action from the IHSA Competitive Cheerleading Preliminary rounds at the Grossinger Arena in Bloomington.

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.

Boys track and field: Scouting Fox Valley area sectionals  Chicago Daily Herald

The numbers show that when the calendar hits May, the Burlington Central boys track and field team shines.

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