"The State of District 88" video segments 2015-16

District 88 partners with Addison Community Television (ACTV) to film “The State of District 88.” The show takes place several times throughout the school year and highlights student successes, as well as important information about the district.

In Addison, the show can be viewed on Comcast Cable Channel 6 and on AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, or online at www.addisonadvantage.org.

In Villa Park, the show can be viewed on Comcast Cable Channel 6 and on AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, or online at www.tvvpstyle.com/watch. The program is simulcast at 7 a.m. every Thursday.

We are excited to share with you the great accomplishments of your hometown high schools. To view the video segments, click on the links below. 

 

Sept. 1, 2015

  • Preview of a seminar at Willowbrook that will focus on the topic of addiction.
  • Information about Addison Trail’s plans to celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary, which will be in the 2016-17 school year.

Sept. 21, 2015

  • Information about District 88's upcoming Young Hearts for Life programs. District 88 has partnered with the Young Hearts for Life® (YH4L) Cardiac Screening Program, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with Advocate Charitable Foundation, to offer free electrocardiograms (ECGs) to identify high school students at risk for heart conditions. The events are sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare. Young Hearts for Life will take place on Feb. 11 at Willowbrook and on Feb. 25 at Addison Trail. For more information, including how to register and how to volunteer to help with the events, go to https://www.dupage88.net/site/page/4518.
  • Information about the Addison Mentor Program (see details at https://dupage88.net/site/page/580) and a new mentor program initiative at Willowbrook.
  • Meet Addison Trail senior Kannon Nelms and Willowbrook senior Sally Nijim, who both earned a perfect score of 36 on their ACT exam.

Nov. 24, 2015

  • Activities and events in which District 88 participates to help those in need and to give back to the community
  • District 88 Veterans Day activities to honor local servicemen and women
  • Preview of upcoming events for alumni at Addison Trail and Willowbrook
  • PARCC assessment results and the 2015 school report card

Jan. 26, 2016

  • Information about the District 88 Life Transition Program and the businesses that partner with District 88 to help that program succeed (the District 88 Transition Program helps students ages 19 to 21 learn life skills, obtain job training in a community setting and successfully transition to adult life)
  • Important updates regarding the SAT and ACT exams

March 22, 2016

  • Information about the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Addison Trail and Willowbrook, including featuring students who have achieved outstanding success in the CTE field
  • Interview with Willowbrook senior Matt Rowland, who won the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Wrestling State Tournament in the 170-pound division, and Willowbrook sophomore Jack Jessen, who earned 3rd place in the 182-pound division of that State Tournament
  • Interview with Addison Trail senior Daniel Nowosad, who was named as an Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) All-State Musician in Concert Band and also recently performed in the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

May 24, 2016

  • District 88 administrators and students share highlights and successes from the 2015-16 school year.

July 26, 2016

  • District 88 administrators discuss a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Camp that recently took place at Willowbrook.
  • District 88 administrators discuss upcoming events, including events/activities to celebrate Addison Trail's upcoming 50th anniversary (which will take place throughout the 2016-17 school year).
  • District 88 administrators discuss important changes to college entrance exams.