Parent Community Resource Fair

On Wednesday April 29th at 7pm, Student Services of John Hersey High School invites you to attend a "Parent Community Resource Fair." Come learn more about the agencies, hospitals and service providers within the NW Suburban Community. The presentation begins at 7:00 and takes place in Hersey's cafeteria. Parents students and staff of district 214 and their feeder schools are all invited. Please come and hear about their services, ask questions and gather information. For a PDF Flyer --> » Continue Reading

JHHS Presents Mary Poppins!

One of the most popular Disney movies, Mary Poppins has thrilled audiences with its fantastical characters and infectious score, including such greats as Step In Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialiadocious, Spoonful of Sugar, Jolly Holiday, Let’s Go Fly a Kite, Feed the Birds, and Chim Chimney. In 2004, Disney kept all of the favorite songs and added new music to bring the magic of Mary Poppins to the stage. JHHS Theater announces its production of this refashioned classic on April 30 & May 1 & 2 » Continue Reading

Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival

38 middle and high school bands will be performing Saturday, April 18 at the 15th annual Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival at Hersey. The focus of the festival is to provide students with a high-quality, educational music experience in a non-competitive environment. Students are given the opportunity to improve both technical and musical skills through experiences with widely respected music professionals. » Continue Reading

2014-15 Yearbook Information

Yearbooks can be purchased at anytime until the end of the school year and even after the school year is over as long as supplies last. Cash or check for $50 can be made out to John Hersey High School and can be turned into Karen Flickinger in the Main Office. » Continue Reading

2015-2016 Cheer Try-outs

Mandatory Informational meeting Thursday April 9th 2015 4-430 in 124A. Tryout Dates: Mon April 20th 2015: Clinic 6-9 Tues April 21st 2015: Clinic 5-7 Wed April 22nd 2015: Tryout 6-? Thurs April 23rd 2015: Team announced @ 330 in 124A » Continue Reading

JHHS Offers New Entrepreneurship Course

Hersey is introducing a new Entrepreneurship course for the 2015-16 school year and we need your help. The new year-long curriculum covers everything from product development to investment banking and we need people from the local business community to help coach and mentor these student entrepreneurs. With your help, they will take an idea, turn it into a real product, make actual sales, and possibly get a real investment. Check out the Coaches Flyer & contact Dan Vesper. » Continue Reading


Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 18, 2015
ACT testing at Hersey 7:45
Saturday, May 2, 2015
SAT Testing @ JHHS
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Welcome from
the Principal

Gordon Sisson
Welcome to the website for John Hersey High School. John Hersey is a public, four-year comprehensive high school. John Hersey was built in 1967 and serves the communities of Arlington Heights, Prospect Heights and Mt. Prospect. John Hersey is in a northwest suburban district of Chicago (214). Township High School District 214 is a leader in educational excellence consistently ranked among the best districts in the nation. ... » Continue Reading


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