Downtown Antioch Welcomes Open Space Redevelopment Groundbreaking

Blighted property to be redeveloped into park space, with an exposed creek waterway, performance space, splash pad, and inclusive playground  Before a crowd of residents,...

Summer of Music at the Bandshell

The “It’s Thursday” summer concert series concluded on August 10th, providing a summer of great music and fun memories. The final concert of the...

Introducing District 117 Portrait of a Graduate

In previous editions of Connections, I shared updates on the work of our strategic plan coalition of students, staff, families, and community members. This...

TechSmart Pilots Computer Science for Students

Computer Science - CHSD117 TechSmart is a new course we are piloting in the 2022-23 school year with a curriculum pathway that will have a...

Communicating with Families

Communication - CHSD117 Communicating effectively with our families and community is a priority for Community High School District 117. We believe that communication leads to...

Building a Home Away from Home

I sometimes say that I loved high school so much that I never left, as my entire career has been spent in a high school....

Spring Music & Visual Arts Festival a Success

Music & Arts - CHSD117 One of the highlights of the D117 Fine Arts Department is the annual Spring D117 Music and Visual Arts Festival....

Sequoits’ Spring Sports Wrapup

Athletics - ACHS Baseball finished with a 21-13-1 record. TJ Schuyler earned NLCC Player of the Year and NLCC All-Conference recognition. Joining him as all-conference...

Eagles Celebrate Twenty Years

Do you remember what you were doing 20 years ago on August 23, 2004? Some of you were so young, you were not even...

Lakes Teacher Awarded Seminar Grant

Awards - LCHS Congratulations to Lakes HS teacher, Ms. Alex Jarosz, who was one of 40 educators nationwide to participate in a competitive weeklong...

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The Paths of Our Graduates After District 117

In previous editions of Connections I have shared how proud we are of our new D117 Portrait of a Graduate that provides six competencies...

Math Fair Sums a Total Success

Math Fair: CHSD117 The 2023 District 117 Math Fair was a sum of many efforts by both Sequoits and Eagles. District 117 students had to...

ACHS Students Participate in a Cultural Exchange

STUDENT EXCHANGE: ACHS Students in German language classes at Antioch Community High School participated in a cultural exchange with eighteen students and two teachers from...