The Board of Education continually emphasizes student growth by teaching to the whole child as opposed to focusing solely on high stakes test scores. When you view the 2013-2014 school report card available on Friday, you will see that D102's academic growth increased in both reading and math. We are proud of this, but continue to work on our five-year goals that were set by our community in 2010. They outline the importance of training and support to our teachers, whose focus is on academic growth and the personal well being of every child. More about academic growth.
D102's Academic Growth Increases in Both Reading and Math
2013-2014 School Report Card Goes Live October 31
The Illinois State Board of Education's 2013-2014 School Report Card will be available on Friday, October 31 at http://illinoisreportcard.com/. Parents are invited to explore the report, which includes a complete picture of student learning and school climate in a consumer-friendly format. Read more about the new school report card.
D102 Board of Education Vice President Earns Award
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.
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.