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959 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Hours: 7:30 AM – 4 PM

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps for Education Account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

Name Change? School Change? 2021 Edition

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Changing schools for 2021-2022? Changing your name? If either of these pertain to you, there are a variety of computer-related implications, particularly for staff members with a staff laptop or chromebook.   School changes Beginning the week of June 15th, we will start updating the user accounts of all staff members who are changing schools […]

Google Apps on your mobile device

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A number of years ago, CCSD21 had hoped to be able to provide access to CCSD21 email, calendar, and contacts to CCSD21 staff members on personal mobile devices. Technical and policy issues were examined and preparations were made.  Ultimately, there was no way around the fact that School District 21 would have needed to invest […]

UPLOADING FILES AND FOLDERS TO GOOGLE DRIVE

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All staff members should store their work related files and folders in Google Drive, and should be utilizing Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Please be sure, if you have not already done so, to upload all work related files and folders to Google Drive that are currently being […]

Name change? School change? 2017 edition

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Changing schools for 2016-2017? Changing your name? If either of these pertain to you, there are a variety of computer-related implications, particularly for certified staff members with a staff laptop.   School changes Beginning the week of June 26th, we will start updating the user accounts of all staff members who are changing schools for […]

End-of-trimester timelines 2016-2017

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For 2016-2017, we will continue using the same process that we have been using for a number of years to close out the trimester for grades K-8, verifying grades, and publishing report cards. Please note that Kindergarten teachers are now included in this process for second and third trimester. There is no longer a paper-based […]

Google Team Drives now available

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Google has rolled out a new feature called Team Drives and these are now available for all staff members. What are Team Drives? Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can store their files and guarantee that every member has the most up-to-date information, no matter the time or place. How are Team Drives different […]

Twitter to the next level

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So, you are on Twitter. You’ve been following some famous people and maybe some other educators with whom you work. You’ve gingerly offered a couple of tweets up to the world. What do you do next to more deeply engage with this tool/product that others value so greatly–particularly for their own professional and personal growth […]

Twitter in School

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Twitter (twitter.com) is simply a communication tool for giving and receiving information. As one of the two major forces in popular social media on the Internet, Twitter has provided a forum for bringing the world together to discuss global events in real time on topics ranging from World Cup soccer matches to Steve Jobs’ resignation […]

Accessing your W2 and 1095 through Skyward

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As you know, the W2 form provides a summary of one’s financial records from the year for income tax purposes, including taxable wages and tax withholding. The 1095 form provides insurance coverage information per the Affordable Care Act. As in previous years, employees may choose to receive their W2 and 1095 statements electronically through Skyward […]



Each District 21 school is named after an American author, and learning and literacy is at the center of our Professional Learning Community. The Modern Pen provides a collaborative location in which District 21 teachers can come together to learn the skills that will enable their students to learn new skills and to understand concepts at an even different level than before.

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