High School District 214
Discover Your Future.
When Heidi Huck invited world-renowned muralist Hector Duarte to visit her Spanish for Native Speakers class, she had an important objective in mind that stretched beyond an art lesson.
The Culinary Arts Career Pathway offers District 214 students the opportunity to explore careers in food preparation, service and management through a combination of classroom courses and work-based experience in professional kitchens throughout the community.
“I call our students teachers because they are teachers. It’s important for them to feel that ownership." – Linda Thorson
“To be able to sit across from someone and have a conversation; to look someone in the eye and listen to what they’re saying; to have those interview skills … whether they become a lawyer, or doctor, or work in PR or whatever, these are skills that are universal.” – Jason Block
As many suburban families continue to suffer from a pandemic that struck quickly, erased jobs and created financial crises over the past year, High School District 214 continues to join many others to assist those in need.
When Dan Soto landed a full-time manufacturing job, he was making much more than critical parts for various machines – he was also making a major positive change in his life.
Alumni Spotlight: D214 Internship inspires career path for Buffalo Grove graduate
Return to full in-person instruction on April 5
Effective Monday, April 5, and extending through the end of the 2020-21 academic year, High School District 214 welcomes all students back for in-person instruction.
The April 5 return of all students is accompanied by the continued use of mitigation strategies to ensure a continued low rate of COVID-19 transmission within District schools.
Students who need a medical or household exemption from in-person instruction may complete an exemption form that their parents received via email. The In-Person Exemption Request Form must be completed by Monday, March 15 at 8:00 a.m. Please reach out to your school’s Division Head for Student Success, Safety, and Wellness if you have any questions regarding the form. You can find their contact information here.
Visit D214 Return to School for full details.
“Life After D214” - a virtual postsecondary planning event
All District 214 students are invited and encouraged to participate in “Life After D214” - a virtual postsecondary planning event scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:05 p.m. on Thursday, March 4.
Scheduled for 6 to 6:30 are Introductions and Overview, featuring this video. Students may also use this time to decide which presentations they want to view during each of the evening’s two sessions.
- Session 1, from 6:30 to 7:15
- Session 2, from 7:20 to 8:05
Links for each session, which will go live at the scheduled time, are available here.
#Love214 raised approximately $2,500, beating our goal, with contributions from alumni and community members and staff. This money will support the Foundation's core areas of priority, including first-generation students, AP testing scholarships, teacher mini-grants and more.
THANK YOU for joining us in our mission to build dreams and fund the future!
If you missed #Love214, you can still join us in funding the future by making a lasting gift today. Click here to DONATE.
Wednesday, February 24 | 6:00 pm
Our first virtual National Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on Wednesday, February 24. The event recognized deserving students who have excelled in our Career and Technical Education programs and pathways, both in and outside of the classroom.
Discover Your Future.
100Dual credit courses offered
47,000Potential college credits earned in 2019
11,914Number of students 2019-2020
1081Class of 2020 composite SAT score (out of 1600)