Aptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102

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Read how we're turning our Learning Vision into Action (LVIA). View outcomes on our Scorecard.


Orientations Help Students (and Parents) Transition to New Grade, New School
D102 hosts many events throughout the year to assist students and families in transitioning to the next grade level. Whether students are moving from first to second grade, from an elementary school to middle school, or from middle school to the junior high, teachers, administrators and even students provide tours and information to prepare students and parents for the next endeavor.


Meridian Fifth Graders Teach Fitness and Nutrition to Peers
When fifth graders in Kevin Gow and Kelly Gruebnau's classes discussed goals for this year's Social-Emotional Learning, the majority voted to study childhood obesity. The students wanted to show the importance of staying fit from a young age.


Newton's Three Laws of Motion Evident in Roller Coaster Projects
Students in Meridian's sixth grade science classes recently built roller coasters out of paper to learn more about Isaac Newton's three laws of motion, which describe the concepts of force, mass, and inertia.


National Association to Honor D102’s Music Program on May 20

The NAMM Foundation has named District 102 among the Best Communities for Music Education in the United States. D102 was one of only 388 school districts across the nation (and one of six districts in Illinois) to receive this prestigious award. A special concert on May 20


CEO of Mad Lab Industries Inspires D102 Students

In April, students from the Aptakisic Aviation Explorers Club had the honor of meeting and learning from the CEO of Mad Lab Industries, Don Miller. Mad Lab is a company that designs and manufactures Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's). Read the news article at Chicago Tribune.


Pritchett and Tripp Parade Vocabulary Words 
As part of D102's "push in" Gifted and Talented Education (GTE) language arts activities, Pritchett and Tripp hosted a Third Grade Vocabulary Parade. GTE teachers Mrs. Connor and Ms. Kos read "Miss Alaineus: Vocabulary Disaster,"


Pritchett Collects Food for Local Food Pantry 
Pritchett's Student Council hosted a food drive this past week for a local food pantry in Lake County.

District Office
1231 Weiland Rd.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-634-5334 Fax

Aptakisic Junior High
1231 Weiland Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-634-5347 Fax

Meridian Middle School
2195 Brandywyn
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-634-4229 Fax
Pritchett Elementary
200 Horatio Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-215-3259 Fax
Tripp Elementary
850 Highland Grove
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-215-3268 Fax
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Aptakisic-Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102 does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities in the admission or access to its programs or activities. We invite individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to contact the Superintendent's Office (847).353.5660) at least 48 hours before the scheduled meeting time.