Stepping into Jackie Hernandez’s small corner classroom at Liberty Intermediate, it’s immediately evident that the students she lovingly refers to as her “kids” are treated like family.
Stephanie Markham joined the Daily Journal in February 2020 as the education reporter. She focuses on school boards as well as happenings and trends in local schools. She studied journalism at Eastern Illinois University.
Voters overwhelmingly gave approval on a referendum to back $17,125,000 for a new school building and facilities improvements.
The Kays Battalion JROTC has had a strong start in its first year at Kankakee School District 111 despite the pandemic’s interference in school activities, but that’s not all program leader Lt. Col. Maria Emery has accomplished as of late.
KANKAKEE — Grace Christian Academy may be small, but the school’s commitment to its mission and its longstanding presence in the community is …
A referendum that would have relaxed residency restrictions for school board members in Momence fell five votes short of passing Tuesday.
The race to claim four seats on the Kankakee School Board culminated with the three incumbents on the ballot retaining their spots.