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  • Buffalo Grove rallies around 4-year-old with brain tumor Sep 6, 2014 4:32 PM
    Mia Gurevitz is like many other 4-year-olds. She enjoys horseback riding, dance classes and playing with her big sister. But for Mia, those fun times come in between trips to the hospital, hours of testing and rounds of chemotherapy. Mia, who goes to school in Buffalo Grove, has been fighting an inoperable brain tumor since November 2011, just before her 2nd birthday.

     
  • Middle school teacher charged with created porn Aug 29, 2014 3:23 PM
    John Vastis, a teacher at Buffalo Grove’s Meridian Middle School, is facing federal child pornography charges after his arrest early Thursday morning. Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 Superintendent Theresa Dunkin said there are no allegations Vastis victimized any of the district’s students. “District 102 is a family and we will get through this,” she said.

     
  • District 102 superintendent to retire in 2016 Feb 26, 2014 4:17 PM
    Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 Superintendent Theresa Dunkin will retire effective June 30, 2016, the district announced Wednesday. “I’m going to miss the district tremendously. This was the greatest opportunity of my life,” Dunkin said.

     
  • School conference already costing some taxpayers more Oct 2, 2013 5:17 AM
    Grayslake Elementary District 46 taxpayers have already spent $2,300 more for the annual school board and administrators conference in downtown Chicago than they did last year. And that's just the registration costs and hotel deposits for the Nov. 22-24 conference. Eight suburban districts have already spent more on the conference than they did last year. So far, 62 suburban districts have registered 532 school board members, administrators and employees at a cost of $307,647.

     
  • Dist. 102 science teacher recognized for excellence Sep 13, 2013 1:00 PM
    Aptakisic Junior High School science teacher Susan Brontman was recognized durng a recent assembly at the Buffalo Grove school for excellence in education.

     
  • Aptakisic Jr. High “EveryBody Matters Program” participants give back Jun 14, 2013 11:03 PM
    Aptakisic Junior High School (AJHS) launched the innovative EveryBody Matters (EBM) program, funded by Elyssa's Mission. The group recently applied their leadership skills by choosing to give back to their community, coordinating an effort to collect and then distribute food to their local Vernon Township food pantry.

     
  • Incumbents, rookies embraced by voters Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    New leaders will change the face of Aptakisic-Tripp School District 102 following Tuesday’s election for four positions on the board. Newcomers Scott Linn and Jeremy Galfield won, as did incumbents Lenny Ostach and board secretary Pelleg Graupe.

     
  • Zeba Sward: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Zeba Sward, running for Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Lenny Ostach: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Lenny Ostach, running for Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Scott Linn: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Scott Linn, running for Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Jeremy Galfield: Candidate Profile Mar 6, 2013 3:12 PM
    Candidate information for Jeremy Galfield, running for Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Pelleg Graupe: Candidate Profile Mar 6, 2013 6:00 PM
    Candidate information for Pelleg Graupe, running for Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 School Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Volunteer, firefighter honored for contributions to Buffalo Grove Oct 4, 2012 6:25 PM
    Aptakisic-Tripp School District 102 board member Ellyn Ross was honored this week as the recipient of the 2012 Bill Reid Community Service Award for her work in the Buffalo Grove community. Rotary also honored Glenn Bird as Buffalo Grove's Firefighter of the Year.

     
  • Dist. 102 hosts book fair June 2 May 28, 2012 10:40 AM
    Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102 in Buffalo Grove is hosting its summer book fair from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Barnes & Noble, 920 Milwaukee Ave., in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Buffalo Grove junior high retiring Indian mascot, becoming Eagles Apr 9, 2012 5:55 AM
    After more than 50 years as the Indians, Aptakisic Junior High in Buffalo Grove is changing its mascot to increase cultural sensitivity and boost school spirit, officials said. The school, part of Aptakisic-Tripp Elementary District 102, announced last week that starting in the fall the junior highs mascot will be the Eagles.

     
  • Aptakisic variety show benefits suicide prevention Mar 16, 2012 5:24 PM
    Aptakisic Junior High School is presenting a variety show at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, to benefit a group dedicated to educating and preventing suicide among at-risk teens.

     
  • D102 teacher accepted into NASA program Dec 20, 2011 5:14 PM
    Maralee Scott, a 6th grade teacher at Meridian Middle School in Buffalo Grove, was recently accepted into the NASA Endeavor Science Fellowship Program for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education.

     
  • School districts net award: Oct 14, 2011 4:45 PM
    Lincolnshire-Prairie View Elementary District 103 has received a Bright A+ Award from the SchoolSearch organization.

     
  • Safeguards needed for government tablets use Oct 11, 2011 5:00 AM
    Are iPads and other electronic devices worthwhile purchases for members of governing boards or just nice perks? A Daily Herald editorial says they can be valuable -- as long as certain rules are set and followed.

     
  • Teen donates books, DVDs to Puerto Rico hospital where he was treated Jun 29, 2011 5:18 PM
    With plenty of help from classmates in Buffalo Grove, Stephen Cohn is using his spring break illness to bring a little joy to some youth in Puerto Rico.

     
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