Johnsburg Parade – Including Pol Report – 2

After the Village Officials in the Johnsburg Parade came the Johnsburg High School Marching Band. And then came the partisan politicians. State Senator Pam Althoff, running for re-election, was first. Right behind Althoff’s walkers were those for State Rep. Jack … Continue reading

Rauner Has Two McHenry County Appearances Wednesday

From Governor Bruce Rauner’s schedule: What: Governor Discusses Turnaround Agenda with McHenry County Elected Officials Where: Woodstock Opera House, 121 E. Van Buren, Woodstock Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Time: 8:45 a.m. What: Governor Visits Johnsburg High School on Illinois Turnaround … Continue reading

The Beginning of Johnsburg’s Saufen und Spiel Parade

There was no sun, but it was a great day for a parade in Johnsburg. The route was new, along Church Street this year. The temperature was in the low 70’s. People were in a party mode. When the first … Continue reading

Math Problems at Local High Schools

You can see the data above. But, just to make sure people can use a search engine to find out how well each McHenry County College high school prepares its students who attend McHenry County College in math, I’ll type … Continue reading

Johnsburg High School Board Candidate Steve Rooney Plays for Drama Club Benefit

Johnsburg School District Board of Education candidate Steve Rooney and his band Plan-B played for a fundraiser for the Johnsburg High School Drama Club. Rooney’s two daughters are active members of the club.   Several School Board candidates from surrounding … Continue reading

Johnsburg Memorial Day Activities Provides Backdrop for Sally Wiggins Petition Signature Seeking

The woman who wants to run for McHenry County Judge as an Independent, Sally Wiggins, was in hometown of Johnsburg on Memorial Day parading and soliciting signatures. She was kind enough to send some photos, which I am pleased to … Continue reading

Defenders Award Future Environmental Leaders’ Scholarship to Courtney Kramer

The following press release announces a $500 scholarship to Courtney Kramer: Johnsburg Grad wins Defenders’ Future Leaders Scholarship Award WOODSTOCK, IL –   Johnsburg High School senior Courtney Kramer has been selected to receive the 2010 Future Leaders  Scholarship awarded by … Continue reading

Operation Click Awards New Cars at Sears Centre

Sadly, Operation Click has outgrown the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn. 40,000 high school students from Harvard to Champaign were involved this year. I so enjoyed the award ceremony two years ago when Cary-Grove High School’s Kate McNamee won. Happily, the … Continue reading