Yorkville Year in Review: A Look Back at Highlights in the Schools for 2012

Patch reflects on a year in the city schools.

We're looking back at the year that was and rounding up our picks of some of the stories that defined Yorkville's schools for 2012.

Scott Wakeley Leaving CUSD 115 for Position in Bourbonnais After three years as superintendent of CUSD 115 Scott Wakeley is heading to what he described as his dream job.

Have a Heart for Ramiro A fourth-grade student at Yorkville Intermediate School underwent a heart transplant earlier this month.

Yorkville Girls Cross Country Team Win Second Straight State Title It was quite a day Saturday for Yorkville High School's cross country teams.  The girls team placed first in Class 2A.

Despite failures in AYP at five district schools, Scott Wakely highlights academic growth.

Cross Lutheran Girl's Cross Country Team Wins National Title The Cross Lutheran girls’ cross country team was crowned national champions Saturday at the National Lutheran Cross Country Championship,

Photo: Cross Lutheran Wins Cross Country State Title The girls team and two members of the boys team are heading to nationals.

Remaining Positive in the Face of a Rare Bone Cancer Amanda Morong, a Yorkville High School teacher, had to put her wedding plans on hold to fight a cancer diagnosis.

Rush-Copley Medical Center Donates Scoreboard to Yorkville Middle School The new scoreboard, located on the Yorkville Middle School football field, will be used by Dist. 115 as well as Yorkville Youth Tackle Football for practices and sporting events.

New Principal Takes Over at Yorkville Middle School Adam Zbrozek joins more than 40 new staff members in District 115 for the 2012-2013 school year.

District 115 Enrollment Continues to Grow  Enrollment is up 1 percent this year, according to a news release from Yorkville Community Unit School District 115.


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