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The Boys Of Fall….

School started this week for my kid and for most kids in the Chicago burbs. Honestly if you ask me with the exception of one week, school never really ended, at least football didn’t. This […]


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One Of The Top 10 High Schools In The Country Is In Chicago!

Newsweek has published the Top High Schools in the country based on college readiness, graduation rate, college enrollment rate, SAT and ACT scores, AP/IB scores, full time counselors to students ratio, student retention, enrollment in college […]


TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Fabienne Faur, Lifestyle-US-lockers
A decorated locker is seen on October 4, 2012 at North Betheda Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland. When students return to school, the question that is becoming more important every year, is how to decorate their lockers, with paper flowers or zebra with matching curtains or perhaps clocks. AFP PHOTO / Chantal VALERY        (Photo credit should read CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

WATCH: Teen Prom Proposal REJECTED In Front Of Entire School

Poor kid! He worked up the cajones to ask a girl to prom in front of his entire school, and he was REJECTED! Watch below… –Jax


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WATCH: Colin Makes a Promposal on the Morning Show!

Prom is just around the corner! Senior Colin McGovern at Marist High School had the perfect Promposal idea to ask his girlfriend Jessica over the radio with help from Lisa and Ray! Here is Jessica’s […]



Ray’s Blog: “Thanks to the Batavia Boys of Fall”

Check out more of my blog > HERE < Thanks to the Batavia boys of fall This past Saturday my kid “Steak” as his friends on the team call him got to suit up as […]


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Does Your Kid’s Teacher Use The “Wheel Of Misfortune”?

A high school science teacher in WA came close to losing her job when it was discovered she was using a “Wheel of Misfortune” in her classroom to discipline her students! For “low-level misconduct” in […]


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Julianna Margulies Makes Jimmy Fallon Laugh Big

Stopping by The Tonight Show last night to promote the new season of The Good Wife (premiering Sunday night on CBS), Julianna Margulies and Jimmy Fallon do a crazy funny skit about morning high school […]


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PICS: Best Yearbook Photo Ever?

A high school senior is petitioning to allow this cat to be in his yearbook photo. Best picture EVER!? READ ABOUT IT HERE


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For Me, Kenny Chesney And His Music Mean Life And Love With The People Closest To Me

Music is the one thing that runs through my head all day. Every day. At our house, we have music flowing every waking minute. Kenny Chesney has been one of my Top 5 artists as […]


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Weekend Journal: Ace The SAT’s & Back To School Tech Tips

A perfect SAT score isn’t impossible; it just takes preparation. Plus, back to school tech tips, and how New Balance Chicago is joining the cause to find a cure for Diabetes.