Aptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102

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"Every day, every student will come to school and be met with learning opportunities at his or her personal developmental level in all subject areas. He or she will leave school having been challenged, feeling successful, and looking forward to tomorrow." Read how we're turning our Learning Vision into Action (LVIA). View outcomes on our Scorecard.

Aptakisic CIS Earns Google Education Trainer Certification

Congratulations to Creative Innovative Specialist Charlene Chausis who recently earned Google Education Trainer certification. This rigorous training, achievement as a Google certified teacher in 2008, and her expertise in innovative technology is another example of D102's drive to learn and purposefully integrate technology into everyday learning. Mrs. Chausis collaborates with Google education trainers around the world who offer professional development to districts using Google Apps for Education, such as District 102.

Lincolnshire Police Officers, Firefighters Hosting Charity September 27, Hope to Find Bone Marrow Match for Pritchett Student

Lincolnshire's police officers and firefighters are hosting a charity cook-off on Saturday, September 27 at Village Hall, 1 Olde Half Day Road. The beneficiary is Pritchett first grader Ava Lee, who was diagnosed with a rare type of leukemia earlier this year. Ava needs a bone-marrow transplant, but none of her family members match. There are many ways to support the charity, but the number one goal of this event is to find a match by adding people to the National Marrow Donor Program's


Meridian Middle School Principal Earns National Certificate of Completion

D102's Board of Education congratulated Mrs. Rebecca Jenkins for completing the National Board Certification Pilot for Principals. During the last eighteen months, Mrs. Jenkins participated in a performance-based assessment piloted by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Mrs. Jenkins and other principals submitted six portfolio entries aligned to the National Board Standards


Coffee with the Superintendent

Superintendent Theresa Dunkin will host Coffee with the Superintendent focus groups in October. Parents and community members are invited to come and discuss ways to improve communication, education for all students, and ideas about district initiatives. Let us know what date works for you: http://tinyurl.com/d102coffee14


Party in the Park Huge Success

The chilly weather did not keep families from enjoying the camaraderie, games, and food at this year's Party in the Park and Party in the Park After Dark. Thank you to all the parents, students, alumni, and staff for the tremendous help. Thank you also to the vendors and local businesses which added a variety of activities and food for the families. A special thanks to the PTO Party in the Park Committee for planning and organizing a wonderful family-fun event.  View photos.

Village Approves Stop Signs for Tripp's Busy Intersection

The Village of Buffalo Grove Traffic Committee approved the installation of new stop signs on Highland Grove Drive at Newtown Drive to make it a four-way stop, including the parking lot exit. This will help to alleviate the traffic problems during school drop off and pick up times. The turning restrictions originally put in place to make the intersection safer showed little impact and will be removed.


D102 Receives Financial Certificate of Excellence Award

District 102 received the Association of School Business Officials International(ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for having met or exceeded the program's high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The district was recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending 2013.

D102 Values Community Support

District 102's Board of Education wants to publicly commend the Buffalo Grove Police Department, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department, and Village Trustees for their support and commitment in working with D102 to ensure the safety of students, staff, and community members. The start of every school year is filled with rehearsals for emergency planning such as bus evacuation drills, fire drills, and school lockdown drills. This year we have experienced additional opportunities

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.