Elementary

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round of postcards is part of a new voting option law put...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...

Middle School Student’s quick thinking helped avoid Child Abduction Thursday 

STEGER - A middle school students’ quick actions saved her from an attempted abduction attempt Thursday morning. According to Steger...

Back To School: Bourbonnais BESD #53 School Calendar for 2022-2023 

BOURBONNAIS - Back to school plans are fully underway in District 53 as the 2022-2023 calendar school year is now available. The first day of school...

Teachers in Bourbonnais schools could Strike, very soon

BOURBONNAIS – Teachers at Bourbonnais Elementary School District 53 (BESD53) could be on strike by early February. The announcement comes after the Bourbonnais Education Association (BEA)...

BUGC latest school to migrate to remote learning in Kankakee

BOURBONNAIS – The Bourbonnais Upper Grade Center (BUGC) has become the latest school in Kankakee County to migrate to remote learning. Bourbonnais Elementary School District...

Multiple schools reporting new COVID-19 cases Thursday

BOURBONNAIS – School officials from across the area are notifying of new COVID-19 positive cases in local schools Thursday night.  Parents in Bourbonnais, Momence...

Some school districts scrap in-person learning plans as COVID-19 metrics rise

By Kevin Bessler | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Some Illinois school districts that planned to switch from remote learning to in-person learning are...

Bourbonnais Elementary Schools report first ‘family unit’ infected due to ‘close contact’

BOURBONNAIS - Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 reported Thursday afternoon a 'family unit' had been infected during the pandemic due to 'close contact' among...
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