Meridian sixth grader Ram Potham is one of two students to advance to state from the Lake and McHenry County Chapter in the individuals category. He competed along with 12 District 102 students against 148 other “Mathletes” at the February 21 Regional math competition. MATHCOUNTS coaches Mrs. Leibach and Mrs. Yang have been hosting practices
Twenty-eight classes at Pritchett and Tripp benefited from hearing older students read on February 24. Why is reading aloud so important? What better way to increase children's vocabulary than to read books aloud. The language in books is rich and written in complete sentences.
Parents with students in the English Learners (EL) program meet with Student Services staff and other EL parents several times a year at Step-By-Step meetings. "We provide updates and access to information," notes Zuica Donev and
Three junior high students from the Aptakisic Aviation Explorers Club will represent District 102 at this year's TECH 2015 Students for the Information Age in the State Capitol Building on May 7. TECH 2015 is intended to raise awareness of the critical role technology plays in preparing students to succeed in today's world.
Student Artists Honored at D102 Board Meeting
Congratulations to the nine student artists who were honored at the February 23 Board meeting. Each year, teachers select student artwork to display in the District building. Students were recognized by D102's Board for exemplary work and presented with a miniature plaque of their artwork.
Board of Education Approves Full Day Kindergarten Program and Tuition
District 102 is excited to offer a full day kindergarten enrichment program for 2015-2016 as a complement to our half day program. The Board approved full day kindergarten tuition in the amount of $295.00 per month for nine months (includes fees) or a total of $2,655.00.
On February 23, Dr. Hudson reviewed the progress of Learning Vision Into Action goals related to the implementation of Next Generation Science Standards and STEM clubs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). He shared with the Board how grade 6-12 science teachers identified engineering
D102 Hosts Technology Conference
District 102 was one of five sites throughout Illinois to host the 15th annual Students Involved with Technology (SIT) Conference on February 21. Under the leadership of Mrs. Chausis, Aptakisic’s Creativity and Innovation Specialist for Mobile Pedagogy, 158 of the 343 students who presented at this 3rd-12th grade conference attend D102 schools.