Raffle for Blackhawks and Bulls Prizes!

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS - TEAM JASON is raffling two great prizes!!! Chicago Blackhawks vs. Dallas Stars, Sunday, January 18th - 2 Tickets and Chicago Bulls memorabilia gift basket that includes a Certified Autographed Derrick Rose framed photo. Tickets are $5.00 (or 5 for $20) and will be sold during lunch hours December 11th - 18th, with the winner being announced during Jason's visit at our Holiday Assembly, December 19th. All proceeds will go directly to Team Jason - Steps2Hope. » Continue Reading

English Teacher Britt Connell Earns Education Award

English teacher Britt Connell received the Symetra ‘Heroes in the Classroom’ award through the Chicago Bears football team on Sept. 8. ‘Heroes in the Classroom,’ is a community program that recognizes local area schoolteachers throughout the Bears football season for demonstrating exemplary leadership and instructional skills, according to the Bears’s website. - See more --> » Continue Reading

JHHS Honors Soldiers - Jason Smith

On Veterans Day, we began our mission to help build wounded warrior Jason Smith a handicapped-accessible home. On December 19th, Jason will visit Hersey to speak to students about service leadership, patriotism, and gratitude. We hope that our community can do its best to help him heal and to thank him for his service to our country. The attached brochure tells Jason's story and explains how to help honor him. » Continue Reading

JHHS Show Choir Presents SOUND CHECK

SOUND CHECK - A Show Choir Experience! Tuesday, December 30th, 12:30-6:30 pm (continue reading for time details). Come see what Choir and Show Choir is all about at Hersey! Open to all area 2nd-5th and 6th-8th grade guys and girls (2 separate performance groups). No formal choral or dance training required. No audition necessary. All ability levels are welcome to attend and walk-ins are definitely welcome! » Continue Reading

Ultra Foods for Education Dollars Program

An Educational Rebate Program that generates Cash Back to schools - Ultra Foods will remit 5% of purchases, (excluding alcohol/tobacco products), from now until January 25, 2015 to John Hersey High School. It's easy to participate. Simply save your register receipts and have your student drop them in the specially marked depository box in the main office. At the end of the program all proceeds will go towards the Hersey Family Assistance Fund, serving our families in need. » Continue Reading


Upcoming Events

Friday, December 19, 2014
Students Dismissed Early
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Final Exams - Periods 1, 2 and 6
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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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