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APTAKISIC JUNIOR HIGH • 847-353-5500 • 1231 Weiland Rd • Buffalo Grove

Daily Announcements - May 22, 2015


  • To all students who have already contacted Mrs. Lewis with interest in being a PEER BUDDY next year, remember to complete and submit your application by the end of the day today. If you need it resent, please contact Mrs. Lewis today.
  • ATTENTION ART STUDENTS: Please stop by before or after school to pick up your artwork from this school year. Whatever is left behind on the last day of school will be discarded. Thank you, Ms. Brody 
  • Friday is QUICK DAY AT SCHOOL!! Fundraising Festival!!
  • Tuesday is RED, WHITE AND BLUE DAY!! Wear red, white and blue!! 

Sforzando Concert a perfect evening!

Students in the Meridian and Aptakisic orchestras performed a special end-of-the year concert at Aptakisic to celebrate their growth as musicians. On May 14, family and friends gathered in Aptakisic's gym to enjoy the music and share refreshments. Thank you to our orchestra directors Ms. Vettraino (AJHS) and Mr. Jenkin (Meridian) for a wonderful evening.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:13

National Association Honors D102's Music Program

The 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 was held on May 20 honored the efforts of the parents, teachers, and students who make music education a priority in all four of D102 schools.  Special thank you to Mr. Eifert, Mrs. Kruper and Ms. Vettraino, our band, chorus and orchestra instructors for Aptakisic Junior High

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015 09:51

Aptakisic Earns Teamword Award at Shedd UAV Competition

On May 16, the Aptakisic Aviation Exploring Club competed in the Shedd UAV Design Challenge located at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago. The competition included flying the quadcopter through an obstacle course and completing three quadcopter missions including taking aerial photography to identify ecosystems, collecting and comparing water samples, and using aerial photography to survey local bird populations. Students also gave a short presentation on the process of designing, building and flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and shared ideas for future uses of UAVs. Congratulations to our students Michael Arshinov, Shashank Bala, Sreeram Danda, Akash Kumar, Justin Kuncheria, Abhinav Pappu, Rachel Potula, and Rahul Subramanian and our coaches Mrs. Chausis, Dr. Hudson, and Ms. Yang.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015 09:37

Gown Distribution - May 21 during PE

8th grade students currently with a 4.0 GPA will receive their gold sash sometime before June 3.  All other graduation items will be distributed during your PE class on Thursday, May 21.  This includes graduation gown, tickets,gold cords for those in the NJHS and the red and white AJHS ribbon pin.   

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:57

School Supplies Order - Deadline Extension May 29

Click here to print out the School Supply Pack Order Form for the next school year!  Paper orders are due by Friday, May 29 and online orders are due by June 12.  Delivery of your supply box will take place in August here at AJHS!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 09:07

8th Grade Graduation Details

Each student is entitled to six admission tickets to the graduation ceremony. These tickets, along with the graduation gown and keepsake ribbon will be distributed to the students during PE classes the week before graduation.  

Please return any unused tickets to the school office.  All guests, including children must have a ticket to be admitted to the graduation ceremony.  If you need extra tickets and/or handicapped tickets, please call or stop by the school office and reserve your additional tickets.

On June 3, (graduation day), you will arrive at school as usual and report to your first period class.  There will be a brief graduation practice at AJHS and you will then be bused to Stevenson High School for practice in the sports center.  This practice at SHS will end at approximately 10:30 a.m. and the 8th grade students will then be bused HOME from Stevenson on their regular bus routes.   All 8th grade students are required to take the buses home from SHS graduation practice.   If it is absolutely necessary to be picked up by a parent/guardian, a written consent from parent/guardian must be send to the school office by Monday, June 1. Parents can expect their 8th graders to be home no later than 11:00 A.M. on June 3. 

Click here for additional details on the 8th grade graduation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:35

Student Medications

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching!  All medications must go home with students by the end of the year.  Any medicine left at school afterJune 5th will be discarded. Junior high students are permitted to bring home their medicine as long as it is not a controlled substance.  Mrs Frost will distribute 8th grade medicine on June 1st and 7th grade medication on June 4th.  If you would prefer to pick-up your child's medicine or if you have any questions, please call Mrs. Frost at 847.353.5508.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 09:44

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District Office
1231 Weiland Rd.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5650
847-634-5334 Fax

Aptakisic Junior High
1231 Weiland Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5500
847-634-5347 Fax

Meridian Middle School
2195 Brandywyn
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-955-3500
847-634-4229 Fax
Pritchett Elementary
200 Horatio Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5700
847-215-3259 Fax
Tripp Elementary
850 Highland Grove
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-955-3600
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.

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