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.

AJHS Students Interested in Engineering, Aviation? Club Application Due Oct. 20

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 and more. Enrollment forms may be picked up from the AJHS office and are due Monday, October 20.

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: kyoungperkins@d102.org or 847-353-5665.

D102's Amazing Cross Country Runners

Congratulations to Meridian sixth grader Kendall Goldenson who placed 29th out of 134 runners at the Hawthorn Cross Country Invite on October 2. What is equally amazing is the dedication of the 64 students who joined the D102 team, set personal goals, endured the training and ran in Hawthorn's co-ed open race with more than 250 other runners. "The beauty of cross country is students focus on improving themselves


Science Fair Projects Allow Students to Dig Deeper, Explore Interests

Students at Aptakisic Junior High have the opportunity to learn more about their favorite science content. Preparing for a science fair is a lengthy process, but the benefits are tremendous. Science fair projects allow students to practice and sharpen scientific thinking, problem-solving, improvising, communication and presentation skills. Students also strengthen math skills through analyzing


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


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.

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

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.