Oakland Food Drive a Success

At our December Materials Pick-up for students, Oakland Elementary partnered with our Oakland Boosters to run a food drive in support of...

W.C. Petty Weathers Pandemic Challenges

For almost a year, schools have greatly been affected by a worldwide pandemic. Everything teachers knew about teaching before has been completely...

AUGS Students Join NJHS

By Katelyn Swansen and Kaylee Hibbeln The National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) at Antioch Upper Grade School is a...

RHYTHM Plus Coming to Hillcrest Elementary School

Hillcrest Hurricanes were invited to participate in the RHYTHM Plus Zoom demonstration on February 1st. The RHYTHM Plus program (Reaching Hearts of...

Remote Art Connects Community

District 34 art teachers, Cheryl Jerik and Amy Pieniazkiewicz-Grude, continue to work on community involvement during Remote Learning with their art students....

Mary Kay McNeill Seeks Community Collaboration

The Mary Kay McNeill Early Learning Center has been expanding our school community by building partnerships with local businesses and organizations. 

Career Pathways Offers Opportunities For Students

The COVID pandemic has caused all of us to realize the essential need in our society for those who do the day-to-day...

Rotary District 6440’s 2021 Vocational Scholarship Program Call for Applications

The Vocational Scholarship seeks to provide educational opportunities for men and women in District 6440 who are preparing for careers that do...

The Importance of Belonging

Throughout the history of mankind, people have the need to belong in the community in which they live. The importance of belonging...

Those Who Excel

Each year, the Illinois State Board of Education sponsors the Those Who Excel program to honor individuals who have made a significant...

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Sharing Facilities & Embracing Opportunities

Sharing Facilities: CHSD117 District 117 includes two incredible high schools, Antioch and Lakes....

Monthly Leadership Workshops

Student Leadership: CHSD117 High School Conferences from throughout the state typically provide leadership training to a distinct group...

Board of Education Student Ambassadors

Student Leadership: CHSD117 Nathan Knoll & Paytin Rasmussen from ACHS and Aarya Patel & Angelina Roman Alcocer from...