2020 Illinois Theatre Festival


District 86 drama club sponsors, theater directors, and acting teachers Mr. Yuska, Ms. Scholz, Ms. Jaffe, and Mr. Kostro arranged for and accompanied drama students to the 2020 Illinois Theatre Festival. In addition to experiencing…

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World Language Teachers and Students Celebrate World Language Week


Just back from winter break a flurry of activity began designed to enrich students’ learning experiences in our World Languages Departments. At South, Department Chair Sarah Lombard was the point person working with all of…

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$3oo Raised to Connect Schools with Art


Sponsor and Hinsdale Central Spanish teacher Bianca Holland and the Hispanic Student Association/Spanish Club teamed up with the The Pulsera Project to raise $300.  The Pulsera Project is a nonprofit organization that educates, empowers, and…

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Presentations at International Conference


Special Education Educators Taryn Chrapkowski, Justin Ladas, and Stephanie Miller were asked to present at an international conference on career development. More information can be found in the November 4 “Updates from 86.”

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Member Highlight: Chris Wilbur


Chris Wilbur, Hinsdale Central social studies teacher, forensics coach, and Habitat for Humanity volunteer is named an Outstanding Educator by the University of Chicago. “Now in his 17th year at Hinsdale Central High School, Wilbur was…

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