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  • Hersey hoops duo reflect on 25 years of excellence

    Together, they celebrated more than 530 wins, 24 winning seasons, more than a dozen regional titles and two trips to the IHSA Final Four. But for Mary Fendley and Julia Barthel, 25 years of coaching John Hersey High School’s girls’ basketball team was never really about the numbers. For head coach Fendley and assistant coach Barthel, who coached their last games in March, success was measured differently.

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  • Students celebrate Asian heritage through ASA Showcase

    District 214's inaugural Asian Student Association Showcase was held at Buffalo Grove High School. The event was student-led and featured free food from local restaurants and performances from all across Asia.

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  • WildStangs Win! D214 students and robot advance

    Robots may–or may not–someday rule the world. In the meantime, designing and operating them for crowd-pleasing competition provide multifaceted and high-value learning for high school students. District 214 students have been demonstrating that for 28 years through the District’s WildStang Robotics teams, two of which competed and one of which captured first place on March 11 in the Midwest Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at UIC.

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  • District 214 Community Education celebrates 75 years of excellence

    When Arlington Heights Township High School announced its evening classes for adults in 1947, Principal LeRoy Knoeppel wrote that adult education helps “enable a person more efficiently to meet his personal needs, problems or desires” and “more effectively to participate as an intelligent functioning member of society.” As the District 214 Community Education program celebrates 75 years of classes, those basic goals have never changed.

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  • “Everyday is Black History” celebration

    Buffalo Grove High School hosted the District's first “Everyday is Black History” celebration. All District 214 Ebony Clubs and Black Student Unions participated to honor African American history and their continued legacy.

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  • RMHS vet science students unleash winning effort

    The Rolling Meadows High School Vet Science team finished first at the recent Spring Vet Science Invitational, and is headed to the March 4 state tournament at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The RMHS team finished first out of 10 teams at the Spring Invitational, with team member Maya Samlan the tournament’s top individual scorer.

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  • Wheeling alum teaches importance of religious understanding

    Ben Marcus, a 2009 Wheeling High School graduate, recently was recognized as one of the school’s Distinguished Alumni. Marcus also happens to be one of the country’s leading experts on religious literacy; he has worked to develop policies and standards for teaching about religion in public schools, including District 214.

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  • Top-ranked Buffalo Grove Scholastic Bowl seeks another state title

    The Buffalo Grove Scholastic Bowl team is entering the 2023 spring state and national championship season on a roll. Ranked third in the nation, the BGHS team went 8-0 to clinch the Mid-Suburban League East title in January for the fifth straight year.

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D214 Facts

  • 93%Class of 2019 College Attendance

  • 40,000Early College Credits earned in 2018-19

  • 11,914Number of Students 2019-2020

  • 1,100Class of 2019 composite SAT score (out of 1600)

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