Extracurricular Activities and Athletics Link to Academic Success and More (Part 2 of 3)


Participating in clubs at Hinsdale Central & Hinsdale South leads to lifelong friendships and, according to research, correlates with positive social behaviors in high school and adulthood. Examination of data from the National Longitudinal Study…

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Resolve to Participate in Activities & Sports this Year (Part 1 of 3)


Participating in student activities helps cultivate new interests and, according to research, correlates with academic success. This post is the first in a three part series. “Students who participated [in extracurricular activities] were three times…

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2017 School Board Candidates


The Hinsdale High School Teachers Association firmly believes that a strong partnership between teachers, students, parents, and the community is critical for maintaining our tradition of excellence. Therefore, we asked school Board candidates to complete…

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Celebrating Excellence from 2016


August Hinsdale South Librarian Allison Bava presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Conference on Teaching Excellence. Her presentation focused on how integrating technology in schools strengthens student learning and teachers’ professional development….

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Letter from Presidents on Student Safety


Dear District 86 Parents, Students, Teachers and Community Members, Earlier this evening you received an update from Dr. Law about recent events in our District 86 community. Like you, we are deeply concerned about the…

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