Buffalo Grove graduate donates $1 million to establish Saulius Ploplys robotics lab

Buffalo Grove graduate donates $1 million to establish Saulius Ploplys robotics lab

Working with the District 214 Education Foundation, Buffalo Grove High School Class of 1988 alumnus Stephen Yacktman and his wife Ellyn donated $1 million to the school in June.

It is the largest single gift in the school’s 46-year history. The funds will support the creation of a state-of-the-art robotics, manufacturing and biomedical healthcare innovation lab at the school.

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Summer pathway courses give District 214 students more opportunities to explore careers

Summer pathway courses give District 214 students more opportunities to explore careers

About 40 students across the District have signed up for introductory Career Pathway classes during the summer.

This is the first time pathway courses have been offered in the summer months. The goal is to add flexibility to students’ class schedules and give them more opportunities to engage with Career Pathways classes for the first time.

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