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Read aloud of To Kill a Mockingbird at Barnes and Noble

Please plan on joining a special event at Barnes & Noble on Monday, July 13th. To Kill a Mockingbird will be read aloud nationwide at all Barnes & Noble stores by both booksellers and volunteers ahead of the release of Harper Lee's new book Go Set a Watchman. Hersey's very own Jim Schiferl will be a guest reader at Barnes & Noble, 13 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights from 1:30 - 2:00. Plan on joining in a fun event! » Continue Reading

2nd Semester Summer School Bus Routes

The bus routes for 2nd Semester Summer School have CHANGED from 1st semester. Please be at the bus stop by 6:30 AM the first couple days in order to determine the pickup time. Please note the new bus routes - by clicking here ---> » Continue Reading

FAMILY FUN DAY In Support of Hayley Koujaian

Dear Hersey Family - Please see the attached flyer inviting you to take part in an upcoming fundraiser to support the Koujaian Family in helping to find a cure for Niemann-Pick Type C disease. This is a rare disease commonly referred to as kids' Alzheimer's disease. Let's band together as a community and help with this cause! Your consideration in attending is greatly appreciated. Thank you, The Hersey Staff » Continue Reading

Summer Technology Help Desk

This summer we will have the Technology Help Desk staffed Monday – Thursday. If students encounter issues with their iPads, they should call 847-718-4901 or stop in for assistance. The Tech Help Desk will generally be staffed from 7:30am to 3:00pm and will be located in the Attendance Office (enter through door 15). If students were sent an email indicating that they can trade in an older model iPad for a newer one, they should email Peggy Hunt to set up an appointment - peggy.hunt@d214.org. » Continue Reading

2016 Seniors Should Start Scheduling their Senior Portraits!

PLEASE NOTE: Stuart Rogers is the official portrait photographer of District 214. You may have received information from HR Imaging Partners (Root) Studios to schedule senior portraits. They are not the official photographer, and any portraits taken by this company or ANY outside company will not appear in the yearbook. Our centrally located office in Mount Prospect will be open for Portrait Sessions June 6th. Students log in to schedule their session. For more information ---> » Continue Reading


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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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