GIFFORD -- The first two days back, the attendance rate was 95% and focus shifted from textbook lessons to the students themselves. Most kids, and their families, stayed in town after the storm.
DANVILLE -- There was more than enough room for family and friends at East Park Elementary.
CHARLESTON -- Dozens of students stayed home sick from school.
TOLONO -- Unity West Grade School students got to rock out at a special concert Thursday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many families are thinking about which school to choose for their soon-to-be kindergarteners.
GIFFORD -- The Eagles at Gifford Grade School scored a big win. The 7th grade basketball team won its conference championship.
MT. PULASKI -- The courthouse, where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, is in serious need of repairs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is used to answering some pretty tough questions at new conferences, but Wednesday, it wasn't the usual group asking questions.
ROSSVILLE -- Tuesday night, school officials will consider a plan to move the elementary school to the high school.