Booth Tarkington Elementary

310 Scott Street, Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Community Consolidated School District 21
Fax: 847-419-3074

Attendance: 847-520-2776

Principal:Dr. Joe Arduino


Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger!


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Special Feature:

Crossing Guards in
Buffalo Grove

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Summer Reading Program


Every hero has a story! Keep track of all the stories you read this summer by participating in the Tarkington Summer Reading Program.

Summer Reading Instructions
Summer Reading Calendar






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Dates to remember

First Day of Classes grades 1-5
Meet and Greet 8:15 - 8:45am
Kindergarten supply drop off 11:30am-12:30pm
First Day of Classes for Kindergarten


Dates to remember


5th Grade Instrument Tryouts
Curriculum Night 6:30-8pm
Half day - School Improvement Day
No School - Labor day
8 PTA Board Meeting 7pm
9 Beginning Band Open House 4pm
14 No School - Rosh Hashanah
17 School Board Meeting 7:30pm
18 PTA Movie Night 6pm
21 School Color Day
Market Day Pick Up
23 No School - Yom Kippur
25 College Tshirt Day


Tarkington Event Calendar Online at Google

Parents: subscribe to the Tarkington calendar in your electronic calendar by clicking the button below:

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CCSD21 Event and ABC Calendar Online at Google

Parents: subscribe to the CCSD21 Event and ABC calendar in your electronic calendar by clicking the button below:

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Parent Information


Attendance: 847-520-2776
Office: 847-520-2775
Fax: 847-419-3074


Booth Tarkington PTA Website


Energy Reduction and Awareness

District 21 Emergency Closing Information

For emergency school closing information, please visit the School District 21 website for the most up-to-date information. If school is closed, it will be posted on the School District 21 website in addition to being broadcast on local television and radio stations.

Haga click aquí para información acerca del cierre de escuelas.


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Before - and After - School Care

Kids in Action

Children in Action is the Wheeling Park District before- and after-school care program for children in grades K-5 who attend Tarkington, Field, Twain, and Whitman schools. Operating through a partnership with School District 21, the program is offered every attendance day at Tarkington. Click the above link for more information.

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Please do not duplicate, re-distribute, or claim as your own any original material or ideas without permission from the WebSite Manager.
Send inquiries and comments to: Laurie Stanley

Last Modified On: August 24, 2015