Registration and Residency Verification for 2014/15 School Year
ELL Meeting - August 7 at AJH
AJHS Office Hours for August
Due to construction at AJHS, the front entrance will be closed, however, you may enter in the District Office at the south end of the parking lot. Normal office hours will resume beginning Friday, August 1st. Feel free to contact Ms. Koto or Mrs. Stankowicz if you have any questions in regards to registration and the upcoming school year. See you all very soon!
Mrs. Morales named AJHS New Assistant Principal
On June 9, the Board of Education named Kelly Morales as the new Aptakisic Assistant Principal to succeed Paul Ruffino who leaves after June 29 to become principal at John Middleton Elementary School in Skokie SD 73-1/2. Mrs. Morales was selected through an extensive interview process and brings comprehensive experience and training in management, curriculum, and teaching to her new leadership role. She has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Humanities, secondary certificates in Business/Marketing/Management, English, Mathematics, and Social Science; and an Administrative Type 75 Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership. Mrs. Morales has shown leadership in her roles on Math SALT, the Math Consortium, and the Teaching and Learning Council. Her work exudes an understanding of the district's vision around curriculum, pedagogy, technology, and Students Services. Please join our Board of Education in welcoming Mrs. Morales to her new role as Assistant Principal at AJHS.
AJHS Athletics 2014/15
For help on getting familiar with obtaining information on AJHS Sports using the website, click Athletics Information 2014-2015 or click on the "activities" tab above. Click on AJHS Fall Information Letter for planning ahead in August and September for tryouts. If you would like to review the entire school year sports and club activities, click on Co-Curricular At-A-Glance Calendar.
Please remember that all sports require a current sports physical to be on file in the nurse’s office to participate, this includes tryouts (where applicable). If you have any questions about sports physicals, please contact the school nurse Mrs. Frost.
Summer Reading List for 2014-15 School Year
Click here or check in the downloads section of this page for the Summer Reading List for incoming 7th and 8th graders for the upcoming 2014/15 school year!
Sports Physical Coupon - AJHS Nurse's Blog
Check out Mrs. Frost's Blog! Click here for more information about an inexpensive sports physical coupon.
AJHS Showcase - Did you miss it?
If you missed AJHS Showcase Night on May 7, click here to see the short presentation given my Mrs. McIntyre and Mr. Ruffino. This event showcased the extra curricular activities offered at Aptakisic Junior High School. If you wish to view the Co-Curricular Handbook for 2014/15 school year, check in the downloads section to the right of this article. Students and parents can use this booklet to "plan ahead" with student commitment and involvement in special interests, activities and sports for the coming school year at Aptakisic Junior High!
- Clarification on PE Uniform Purchase for 2014/15 School Year
- Springfield Trip for 7th Graders - September 2014
- Reminder for calling in student absences
- Sending your child to school with a cell phone?
- Students Arriving to School Late - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
- Pertussis Notice
- Check out Mrs. McIntyre's Principals Page!
- Schoology: the Place to Find Homework and Teacher Webpages
- Lunch A La Carte price list - avoid excessive purchases
- Provide iPads for 5th and 7th graders
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