District 155 and Teachers’ Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Posted on Crystal Lake High School District 155′s web site is the following: The Community High School District 155 board of education and District 155 Education Association have reached a tentative three-year agreement for a new teachers’ contract. If approved … Continue reading

High School District 155 Offers Comparison of Board and Teacher Union Contract Proposals: 5% vs. Almost 12% Cost Increase

While looking at the Crystal Lake High School District 155 web site for weather information, information about the contract proposals made by the Board and the teachers association popped up. What you see, of course, is what the school board … Continue reading

School Districts 26, 47 & 155 Pull the Plug for School on Tuesday

Post-Christmas vacation depression for Crystal Lake High School District 155 students has been delayed until Wednesday. A phone call that started out a bit rough from Superintendent Johnnie Thomas announced mid-day that schools would be closed Tuesday, as well as … Continue reading

Bleacher Neighbors Delighted at Judge Michael Chmiel’s Decision in Favor of Home Rule

In a twenty-one page decision, McHenry County Circuit Judge Michael Chmiel ruled against Crystal Lake High School District 155 in the suits brought by neighbors on Amberwood Drive and the City of Crystal Lake. Reacting to the decision, delivered while State’s … Continue reading

CL South Bleacher Case Brings Question: “What’s the Difference Between a Football Field and a NASCAR track?”

The arguments have been made. The case has gone to Judge Michael Chmiel. And people will have to wait about a month and a half to learn which side will appeal. Make no mistake that this is an important case. … Continue reading