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  • For two teachers, Career Pathway leads to home

    This is how it’s meant to work. This is what District 214 envisioned: A redesigned and robust Education Pathway and Education Academy experience that would send graduating seniors off to college with a big head start in teaching experience and, eventually, bring those same graduates home to teach in District 214.

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  • D214 honors top student-athletes with Howard Lester Award

    Audrey Ginsberg and Ben Valak are the 2022 recipients of High School District 214’s Howard Lester Awards. The awards are presented annually to one male and one female senior athlete in recognition of athletic achievements, academics and character, including truthfulness, heart and effort.

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  • Science comes to life at Wheeling STEM camps

    Messy Spectacular Science, Build a Boat and Spa Science, these are just some of the classes offered at this year’s STEM camps at Wheeling High School. Young learners in the community, ranging from first through eighth graders, were fully immersed in science and technology in this week-long summer camp.

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  • Calisch Arts Unlimited Award 2022

    Each year, the Richard W. Calisch Arts Unlimited Award is presented to the District 214 senior who best exemplifies creative excellence in the arts.

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  • Four athletes; eight laps; two state titles

    Prospect High School’s 3, 200-meter girls relay team ran away from the field and into the record books during the recent IHSA state track and field meet.

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  • Re-designing space; designing a career

    The most effective learning opportunities often incorporate problem-solving that students will face in their careers, which is what made this year’s design challenge so valuable for Design 214 students.

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  • District 214 Students Build a Community Center for Veterans

    Students and teachers from two District 214 schools have been giving back this year—as part of a unique opportunity to help out military veterans.

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  • Nanotechnology students shine at state expo

    Where can you find gold medal scientists in District 214? In the Wheeling High School nanotechnology lab. Nanotech students, under the guidance of Wheeling science teachers Carol Bouvier and Dr. Greg Wallace, took projects developed in class to the Illinois Junior Academy of Science state exposition in Peoria on April 22 and 23—and came back with gold medals and more.

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  • 85.6%Completed college-level coursework

  • 1,993Number of students

  • 99.9%Identified career pathway