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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.



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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Using Google Drive in the browser

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While Google Drive will work in most browsers, CCSD21 students and staff members will use it most frequently and to the greatest effect in the Chrome browser, and all features and apps are supported when using Chrome. If you haven’t done so already, sign into Google Apps with your CCSD21 Google Apps account. Once you […]

Google Apps Collaboration: Sharing Files & Folders

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In Google Drive, you can share one or more of your files or folders with people by sending them a link to your file or sharing the file with an individual’s email address or a mailing list. To share a file: 1. Go to your Google Drive. 2. Check the box next to the file […]

New Google Drive launches

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Since June 2013, School District 21 staff members have been transitioning from local file storage and Office 2010/2013 (Windows) and Office 2011 (Mac) to Google Drive. This move has gone tremendously well thanks to the efforts of students and staff members. Throughout the organization, staff members are collaborating in Google Drive, and the tools provided […]

Google Drive: An overview

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Over the past number of years, CCSD21 students and staff members have been taught to store their files in their Documents folders or on their Desktops within their home directories. This is now coming to an end with the move to Google Drive, the new location for file storage for CCSD21 students and staff members. […]

Chrome: Your main workspace

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A number of years ago, Google launched its own web browser, Chrome, and since that time it has become the fastest browser in the world, the second most widely used browser in the world, and the only web browser (so far) that has also become its own computer operating system (ChromeOS–which runs on Chromebooks).   […]

Google Drive: Enabling Offline Access

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Enabling Offline Document Access By enabling offline access, you will be able to view Google documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings, move folders around, and edit files stored in your Google Drive folder when you are offline. Follow these steps to enable offline access to your documents: 1. Open Google Drive in your browser.   2. […]

New Staff Laptops–Files in Google Drive

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The key element in this transition is that, at this point, all staff members should have moved their files to Google Drive and should be working in Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Moving forward, as determined by the staff committee during the 2012-2013 school year, staff laptops will […]

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.