Wheeling High School students in December worked with rising film director Jon Whalen to create a study guide for his film “Stink!,” a documentary that shows how certain companies aren’t completely revealing what is in their products due to a loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s rules.Read More
Kacper Mocarski spent over a year developing an app for Prospect High School students with IEPs, or Individualized Educational Plans, to help them discreetly request special accommodations for assessments.
For confidentiality reasons, Kacper will never know who is benefitting from his work. But that doesn’t bother Kacper.
“If you have accommodations, you shouldn’t be afraid to use them and I wanted to make something easy for students so they had more access.”Read More
In just under a year, Mustangs Organizing for Social Transformation, or M.O.S.T., has spurred action among students at Rolling Meadows High School.
Members of M.O.S.T. have organized a variety of social justice-focused activities that have drawn hundreds of students, from hosting a candidate’s forum prior to the November election to collecting hygiene products for women in poverty and holding a 17-minute walkout in March to honor the victims of the Parkland shooting.Read More
Why was 2018 the year for the Rolling Meadows boys cross country team? Read the journey of each runner and learn how determination, perseverance and consistency, among other life skills, helped the team reach the state finals for the first time in the school’s 48-year history.Read More
Buffalo Grove High School student artists chose to highlight environmental issues in the school’s student-run art gallery this year. Their goal? Start a dialogue through art about the world’s climate problems.Read More
Tanya Sarkis took four dual credit courses during her senior year at Wheeling High School.
Sarkis, now a freshman at DePaul University, was able to earn 18.5 college credits through classes and saved about $11,000 in college tuition.Read More