Congratulations to Pelleg Graupe, Board of Education Vice President, who achieved the Illinois Association of School Board Master Board Member Award. This achievement models the life long learning IASB desires for students and Board members. We appreciate his dedication and support of the district and IASB. Mr. Graupe will be honored at the IASB meeting on October 30.
D102 Board of Education Vice President Earns Award
Thank You D102 Families and Staff for a Successful Make A Difference Day
Make A Difference Day is an exciting D102 event dedicated to community service. The focus is on Little Angels, a facility that supports children and young adults with severe disabilities and complex medical needs. Read more.
Applications for AJHS Aviation Explorers Club Deadline Extended to Oct. 27
AJHS girls and boys interested in engineering, flying, or any aspect of aviation are encouraged to join Aptakisic's Aviation Explorers Club. It is a 26-week program which includes building, programming, and flying quadcopters, a multi-rotor helicopter. Enrollment forms may be picked up from the AJHS office and are due Monday, October 27.
Schoology's Facebook-Like Feature Efficient Communication Tool for School Clubs
Aptakisic offers an array of sports and co-curricular activities. Communication and discussion about these clubs happens on Schoology, an online communication tool that mirrors Facebook. Club leaders form a group on Schoology and students join it to see up-to-date information, make comments, post photos, and even "like" comments/posts. Schoology is our learning management system and communication hub for classroom materials, assignments, homework, collaboration, and updates for fifth through eighth graders.
October 29 Parent Workshop: Online and Mobile Phone Safety
Buffalo Grove Police Investigator Robert Broussard and Officer Ashley Krozel will help parents identify warning signs and provide strategies to support children's safe use of the Internet and mobile devices. This free parent workshop is on Wednesday, October 29 at Aptakisic Junior High School from 7:00-8:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but RSVPs help us plan: firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-353-5665.
D102's Amazing Cross Country Runners
Science Fair Projects Allow Students to Dig Deeper, Explore Interests
Make Exercise A Healthy Habit, AJHS Fitness Room Open, Tripp Challenge
Bodies were meant to be in motion. We see it in toddlers who do not stop until they drop, in children who cannot sit still in class, and in teenagers who have endless energy. As children grow, healthy exercise habits become increasingly important to staying physically fit. Consider this for your junior high student. The Aptakisic Fitness Room will be open for junior high students after school