Week in Review: iPads a No-Go in D181, Clarendon Hills Mobster Sentenced
Patch looks back at five of the most read stories from the week of Aug. 27 to Aug. 31.
1. D181 Board Turns Away Plan to Replace Desktop Computers with iPads: The lower cost of tablets would have meant more units could have been purchased and the device-to-student ratio would have been lower, the district's technology director said.
2. Joseph Scalise, Clarendon Hills Mob Thief, Gets 9-year Prison Sentence: The man known as "The Monk" pleaded guilty in January to federal charges related to a planned robbery of an armored truck in La Grange.
3. D181 Board Member Plans Motion to Terminate Middle School ACE Program: Yvonne Mayer says she'll make the motion on Sept. 10 and cited an incomplete set of data provided to the board by the administration in June as the reasoning.
4. Aguamiel Expected to Open in Clarendon Hills This Fall: The family that owns the restaurant is aiming for the first week of October.
5. Hinsdale Central 2-0 After Sloppy Road Win Over Leyden: Senior running back Jack Adams ran for 188 yards and a score while the Red Devils defense turned in another strong effort Friday night.