American Psychological Association publishes Emily Polacek, South social studies teacher


Polacek created an interactive lesson that helps facilitate understanding and mastery of APA citation style, a crucial skill for students as they research and write. This innovative and creative lesson is scaffolded, easily integrated into…

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Teacher Highlight: Mr. Swedko


Mr. Swedko recently guided two of his Woods students through a kitchen remodel. @HinsdaleSouthHS

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Math Teachers Present at Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference


On October 17th, Hinsdale South Math Teachers Jenny Gilbert and Rick Cazzato presented at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference. This year’s conference took place on Zoom. Gilbert and Cazzato shared some…

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World Language teacher leaders present at virtual conference


Three District 86 World Language Teachers were selected to present at the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages’ Virtual 2020 Fall Conference.  Christina Brodell and Sally Belter’s presentation “Creating Courageous Classrooms” focused on…

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Hinsdale South World Languages Teachers Honored by National Merit Scholars as Most Inspirational Teachers


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