Maine Township High School District 207 released a statement about investigations into reports of hazing and bullying at Maine West High School in Des Plaines on Nov. 28.
Athletes at the Des Plaines high school were given letters with information about hazing to present to their parents on Nov. 28, according to a Patch reader.
A parent of a Maine West High School student wrote a letter to the principal in August 2008 outlining the reasons why she wanted a transfer for her son to Maine East High School.
Attorney: Michael Divencenzo, of Maine West, common link in hazing reports in complaint.
Four families have filed a lawsuit against D-207 administrators, faculty, coaches and staff over hazing, bullying, physical and sexual assault allegations. Three plaintiffs were added to the suit on Wednesday.
Schools, Volunteers in the News, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Oakton Community College students camped out in shanties on the Des Plaines campus to bring attention to the issues surrounding homelessness, and to raise funds for the college’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity, on Nov. 27.
Law firm to hold press conference to announce an additional plaintiff or plaintiffs in its lawsuit against D-207 administrators, faculty, coaches and staff.
After a lawsuit alleging sexual assault and hazing of a student was filed last week, D-207 launched another investigation--this time into a hazing incident that reportedly took place in 2008. It involved a coach also named in this month's lawsuit.
Schools, Volunteers in the News, Awareness
More than 30 Oakton Community College student clubs will bring awareness to homelessness by filling the Des Plaines campus courtyard with temporary shanties built of discarded material, and will spend the night in their shanties to help raise funds for Ha
Police & Fire, Schools, Business
A roundup of the most-read stories from Nov. 18 to Nov. 24.
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