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.
D102 Hosts Illinois Music Competition
Meridian Middle School recently hosted the Illinois Grade School Music Association Solo and Ensemble Contest. More than 1,100 band, orchestra, and choral students from 13 area schools performed throughout the day on February 7.
Chicago Bear Inspires Students to Bear Down on Bullying
D102's approach to building strong, resilient children who do not tolerate bullying is captivating the interest of students. In addition to D102 implementing a new bullying prevention policy, Meridian students are taking it a step further.
- Nine Aptakisic Science Projects Advance to Regional Science Fair
- Safety is Ongoing Process, Committee Meets Annually to Update Plan
- Aptakisic Principal Lead Author of New Math Resource Book
- School to be Held on President's Day, February 16
- Late Start Planned for D102, Alternative to Canceling School