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More high schools teach manufacturing skills

Nov 12, 2014 • USA TODAY
Tamayo, 19, landed the $12-an-hour job last year after graduating from Wheeling High School's manufacturing program and is on his way to a career that pays upwards of $80,000 a year. Wheeling has been turning out hire-ready ... President Obama's ... More

Zouras commits to baseball at Illinois State

Nov 12, 2014 • Chicago Daily Herald
It was a busy morning at Wheeling, where three student athletes signed their letters of intent at Division I programs. Basketball standout Deanna Kuzmanic (Alabama-Birmingham), swimmer Theresa Godlewski (South Dakota) and baseball standout Brenden ... More

Test scores vary among D214 high schools

Nov 4, 2014 • Chicago Tribune
And although Wheeling High School's number is 50 percent, the school's number is still higher than the statewide analysis, which shows that 46 percent of 2014 graduates in Illinois were considered to be college-ready. For its part, District 214 also ... More

High Schools Revamp Manufacturing Programs to Meet Need for Machinists

Nov 13, 2014 • Education World
The article begins by reflecting on a school in Illinois and student Javier Tamayo who landed a job after graduating from Wheeling High School's manufacturing program. "Wheeling has been turning out hire-ready manufacturing workers like Tamayo for six ... More

Need manufacturing skills? Invest in schools, in-house education

Nov 17, 2014 • The Strategic Sourceror (blog)
Those are the kinds of positions Wheeling High School in Illinois are preparing its students to fill. The source noted the institution has offered production economy training to pupils for six years. Wheeling High is a member of Project Lead the Way ... More

O'Toole acts with a touch of humor

Oct 31, 2014 • Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Even if the former Illinois wide receiver was on the receiving end of a classic Reilly O'Toole prank. Osei, who spent this past fall coaching quarterbacks on the Wheeling High School football team in suburban Chicago and serving as the offensive ... More

Harper College toasts 'Distinguished Alumni' honorees

Oct 30, 2014 • Chicago Daily Herald
Long before running the day-to-day operations of the suburban shopping landmark, Gott was a "directionless" teen flunking gym class at Wheeling High School. At 17, he wanted to graduate early, take some time off from academics and find a job. ... "I ... More

Two Big Bands, Holiday Food Drive at Palatine's Durty Nellie's Nov. 16

Nov 5, 2014 • Chicago Tribune
A holiday canned food drive and a guest performance by the Wheeling High School Jazz Band 1 will be the special features at the Jazz Consortium Big Band's performance Sun. Nov. 16 at Durty Nellie's Pub, 180 N. Smith St. in downtown Palatine. Directed ... More

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