On April 9, 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).
National Association to Honor D102’s Music Program on May 20The 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
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's Student Council hosted a food drive this past week for a local food pantry in Lake County.
Aptakisic Students Perform in Mosaic Show to Raise Money for Cancer Research
During the last week of March more than 40 seventh and eighth graders performed in Aptakisic's Mosaic to raise money for pediatric cancer research. These teens practiced many hours on acts such as the cha cha,
April 7 Election Results for the District 102 Board of Education
Two incumbents and one newcomer will be sworn in to serve four year terms on the Aptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102 Board of Education on April 27. Returning to the Board will be Ellyn Ross and Alan Rubenstein. Newcomer Marnie (Masur) Slavin will replace retiring Board member Steve Lefar. View the official results.
On March 14, the AJHS Scholastic Bowl team participated in the Barrington Invitational Scholastic Bowl Tournament. D102's team finished with eight wins and one loss, placing second out of 30 teams in the Standard Division.
On March 26, students at Meridian teamed up to compete in the Rebecca Caudill Challenge. Congratulations to the winners, The 99ers 2.0 team comprised of Arjun Nageswaran, Ram Potham, David Wallach andRick Wang.