Education

Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. The General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had […]

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Officials at Rockford and Delano Public Schools early Friday, Feb. 21, decided to call off school classes for the day. Rockford Public Schools announced on its web site that schools would be closed on Friday “due to extreme weather and dangerous road conditions. All activities, ECFE, community education classes, and practices are also canceled. Galaxy […]

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Delano School District property owners will get good news when they receive property tax notices this coming spring. Their 2014 property tax statements will be 12.59 percent lower for school taxes than the preliminary property tax statements sent last fall. Finance Director Mary Reeder brought this news to the Delano School Board on Monday, Dec. […]

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On a recent December morning, Delano Middle School students and staff recognized the needs of others in the community and experienced an important lesson in life: Give a helping hand where you can. This exercise in generosity was part of the school’s third annual Global Community Outreach Project. Students shared goodwill toward others by participating […]

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Each year around the holidays, Delano Public Schools holds a district-wide fundraising campaign for the United Way. The final numbers came in for the 2013 effort and, through the donations of nearly 100 employees, the school district raised $8,811 in support of the Delano-Loretto United Way organization. The Delano High School staff will be recognized […]

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Delano area residents, businesses and community groups have stepped up to contribute $74,102.58, as of Dec. 18, for the purchase of 450 new seats for the new Delano Performing Arts Center at Delano Middle School. Second Act, a committee of community volunteers, needs $80,000 in all by the end of the year to be able […]

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Goal is to order seats for DMS auditorium The Second Act Project is striving to bring in $80,000 in donations by the end of the year to pay for 450 new seats for the Delano Middle School Auditorium, soon to be renamed the Delano Performing Arts Center. As of Dec. 6, the day of a […]

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Project at DMS has $200,000 fundraising goal The 38-year-old Delano Middle School auditorium soon will undergo a transformation and take on a new name, the Delano Performing Arts Center. The name change will reflect the fact that the auditorium has served as a community resource, not just as a school resource. But before this can […]

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