CL South High School Bleacher Bill Giving Municipalities Zoning Power over Schools Signed

A press release from State Senator Pam Althoff and State Rep. Mike Tryon: Legislation based on Crystal Lake South bleacher controversy signed into law by Governor Rauner  Springfield, IL… Legislation filed in response to the costly bleacher battle between the … Continue reading

Defenders Question Woodstock HS Artificial Turf

From the Environmental Defenders email: D200 School Board will be accepting bids for possible approval of the application of [a $955,170] crumb rubber (a component of Synthetic or Artificial Turf) to Larry Dale Field at Woodstock High School THIS SUMMER. … Continue reading

Supreme Court to Referee Fight between Municipalities and Schools

A press release from Crystal Lake High School District 155: Illinois Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Crystal Lake South Bleacher Case by Jeff Puma The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case involving the Crystal Lake South High … 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

School Buses Moved from CL South to Central for Football Game

Apparently to provide more parking for Crystal Lake South High School fans at the 1 PM Saturday football game, school buses were moved from the bus barn next to South owned jointly by Districts 47 and 155 to CLCHS. Bus … Continue reading