Student Spotlight: IT pathway helps Prospect student discover his future

Student Spotlight: IT pathway helps Prospect student discover his future

Like many of his peers, Zach Burke started high school unsure of what he might do with the rest of his life.

Today, the Prospect High School senior has a clear picture of his future career path – computer science – after spending his entire high school career in District 214’s IT pathway, where he also has taken two Advanced Placement courses that focus on his career interests.  

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Literacy a key component of summer camp organized by Elk Grove students, staff

Literacy a key component of summer camp organized by Elk Grove students, staff

Approximately 96 percent of kids living at the Oasis Mobile Home Park live below the poverty line, and don’t have access to park districts or libraries without paying additional fees. Elk Grove High School teacher Ricky Castro saw the gap in this community’s access to such resources as an opportunity for change and started a weeklong summer camp.

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Prospect UKnights with Newcomer Center: Pen Pals with Purpose

Prospect UKnights with Newcomer Center: Pen Pals with Purpose

Bet it’s hard to tell which students are Knights and which ones are Newcomers?

The year-long learning experience with our students all began in the Fall of 2015. Christie Sylvester, Head Librarian at Prospect High School, approached me about my interest in having my upper-level Spanish students read Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea as part of the Big Read Program

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