**CHEMISTRY CLUB will not meet today due to a conflicting teacher meeting. **The FOOD INSECURITY SEL GROUP needs your help. We need EMPTY cans for our project. Please bring your CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN cans in to the front office or to Mrs. Lewis’ room 218, ASAP!!! We need A LOT of cans so please help!! Thanks! **Auditions for the 2016 MOSAIC VARIETY SHOW will take place after school TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 9th. Please sign up for a 5 minute audition time slot between 3pm-5pm. The sign up sheet can be found on the table outside of the main office in the lobby. If you have any questions or would like to audition but cannot make it TOMORROW, please see Mrs. Lewis or Ms. Choi. **Have you ever heard of GIRLS ON THE RUN?? This year Mrs. Stein and Mrs. Abbatacola are starting Heart and Sole at AJHS. Heart and Sole is a curriculum developed by Girls on the Run that focuses on middle school girls. Through Heart and Sole we hope to provide a safe environment where girls will come to build connections with others and learn more about themselves all while having fun training for the Girls on the Run 5K in May. Registration will be limited to the first 15 girls, so act fast! For additional information please see or e-mail Mrs. Stein (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs. Abbatacola (email@example.com) **GOLDILOCKS ON TRIAL CAST AND CREW: Please be sure you make it to rehearsals this week!! We are less than a month away from our performances and still have A LOT of work!! Crew, we really need as many of you as possible to come out any day(s), Monday through Thursday and work hard.
Daily Announcements - February 8, 2016
Parent Teacher Conferences are in March! Click here for more information on recognizing the need to schedule a conference and the dates you may begin scheduling a conference.
ELL Bilingual Interactive Event - February 17, 2016
Parents with children enrolled in the D102 our program are invited to the English Language Learners / Bilingual Interactive Event on Wednesday, February 17 from 7:00-8:30pm. Childcare is provided for children 5 years and older. Click here for registration and information. Please RSVP by February 10.
Aptakisic Performs at Consortium Concerts
Stevenson High School music programs provide amazing opportunities for our students. During January, D102 eighth graders in band, choral and orchestra performed with Area 125 feeder school musicians and SHS musicians on three different nights. These events are yet another way of acclimating incoming freshmen to a high school atmosphere and introducing them to others who share a common interest.
Aptakisic Girls Invited to Join Heart and Sole
Mrs. Stein and Mrs. Abbatacola invite all junior high girls to join Heart and Sole. Through this club, students will build connections with others and become more self aware while having fun training for the Girls on the Run 5K in May. Meetings start Monday, February 29 and will run for ten weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00pm. They will be held in the Health Room, Fitness Room, outside track and gym. Read more about the program.
Six Projects Advance to Regional Science Fair
Congratulations to the fifteen Aptakisic students who competed in this year's D102 Science Fair, and a huge thank you to the judges who gave their time and knowledge to critique and provide feedback. Projects covered physics, behavioral science, botany, and environmental science. On March 5, eight of these students, presenting six projects, will compete in the Regional Science Fair at Niles North High School. View the results of the D102 Science Fair.
Vision and Hearing Screening
Vision and hearing screening will be done the weeks of February 22nd and 29thf or all 8th graders and for selected 7th graders. Illinois law requires that all 8th graders have vision screening. If the student wears glasses or contact lenses, screening is not required but the glasses will be checked for defects and the students will be asked when they were last seen by the eye doctor. All SPED students in 7th and 8th grade and all students who are new to D102 will receive vision and hearing screening. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Frost at 847.353.5508 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Heart and Sole
This year Mrs. Stein and Mrs. Abbatacola are starting Heart and Sole at AJHS. Heart and Sole is a curriculum developed by Girls on the Run that focuses on middle school girls. Through Heart and Sole we hope to provide a safe environment where girls will come to build connections with others and learn more about themselves all while having fun training for the Girls on the Run 5K in May. Registration will be limited to the first 15 girls, so act fast! For additional information please click this link Informational Letter
- Aptakisic Business Club Hosts Successful Volleyball Fundraising Event
- Orientation Nights for Incoming Freshmen Families Start This Week
- District 102 PTO Election Information due by March 9
- Parenting Gifted Kids Workshop - February 9 at AJHS
- 5-Essentials Survey Window Opened Monday
- More than 70 Alumni Played at D102 Concert
- Mrs. McIntyre Shares Her Future Plans
- Board Approves 8:00am Start Time for AJHS starting next school year
- Scholastic Bowl Team Places at Quizbowl
- AJHS Graduation Party Parent Planning Meeting
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