Parent Night: Teens and Drugs

On Wednesday December 2nd at 7:00pm, the JHHS Student Service Team will be sponsoring a parent night entitled “Teens and Drugs: A Sneak Peak Into Their World.” Parents, staff and students of District 214 and their sender schools are all welcome to this event. Discussions will be provided by representatives from community agencies, as well as parents and teens in recovery. The presentation begins at 7:00pm and will take place in Hersey’s cafeteria. We hope to see you there! (Flyer here) --> » Continue Reading

2015 Food Drive is a Huge Success!

We would like to thank everyone for their contributions to this year's food drive. With the help of our community, we collected 44,129 cans of food along with $2256. This year's collection went to several different groups, including: 56 food baskets for Hersey families, Northwest Compass in Mt. Prospect - an agency that serves the Northwest Suburbs, The St. Augustine Indian Center in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, and The St. Alphonsus (Prospect Hts.) food pantry. » Continue Reading

ComedySportz Auditions

Auditions for our winter production ComedySportz (a totally competitive improvisation show based on audience suggestions) take place on Wednesday, December 2nd and Thursday, December 3rd after school in our theater. Please see Mrs. Becker if you have any questions. » Continue Reading

ACT Test Prep Class Information

Attention all Junior Students and Parents: If you are inquiring about this year’s ACT Prep Sessions, or when the State ACT will be given to Juniors at JHHS, our administration has chosen to refrain from posting any dates or open online registration until the State of Illinois makes a decision as to whether all Juniors will be taking the ACT or SAT test in the Spring. Please click here for more information --> » Continue Reading

Hard Work Pays Off for Young Hersey Debaters

Extending their winning ways from last year, the young Hersey debate squad brought home First Place team trophies from their first tow contests, the Schaumburg Invitational on October 24th and the Fremd Invitational on September 26th. For complete details --> » Continue Reading

Harper College Promise Scholarship Program

Attention Freshman… The Harper College Promise Scholarship is here! Current District 214 freshmen are the first class eligible for the program. The Harper College Promise Scholarship offers up to two years free tuition at Harper College for every John Hersey High School student willing to do the things in high school that will make them successful in college and in the workplace. » Continue Reading


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
NO School - Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, November 26, 2015
NO School - Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 27, 2015
NO School - Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Orange L.A.T.E. Day
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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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