Joe Schroeder, a chemistry teacher at Crystal Lake Central High School, was recognized by the University of Chicago with the Outstanding Educator award for excellence in teaching and mentorship. Schroeder was nominated by his former student and Central graduate, Robert Heidt, who he taught in both Honors and AP® Chemistry.
Two hundred D155 seniors were recognized as Illinois State Scholars for their superior academic achievement by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.
Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors from 726 high schools across the state. Students are selected based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores and sixth semester class rank.
Three District 155 high schools rank among the nation’s Best High Schools in science, technology, engineering and math. Prairie Ridge High School, Cary-Grove High School, and Crystal Lake Central High School earned spots in the top 16 percent on Newsweek’s list.
Eighty-eight students and parents had a unique opportunity to explore local manufacturing careers during the second “Made In Your Own Backyard” event on October 10. The event aims to increase awareness of products manufactured locally; and educate parents and middle and high school students about the diverse manufacturing field.
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Varsity Athletic Teams have won the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award