Booth Tarkington Elementary

310 Scott Street, Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Community Consolidated School District 21
Attendance: 847-520-2776

Principal:Dr. Joe Arduino


Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger!


Quick Links


Special Feature: Intramurals


The Tarkington Quidditch season is here! Click on the image above or this link to view the Intramurals schedule.


November dates to Remember

Spirit Day - Wear School Colors
PTA Meeting 7pm
Fall Band Concert 7pm
School Board Meeting 7pm
End of Trimester 1
Blackhawks/Hockey Day
Movie Night 6:30pm
Market Day Pick Up 3:30
1st Grade Technology Night 6:30-8pm
Report Cards Sent Home
PTA Roller Skating Party 6:30pm
Math-A-Thon Permission Slips Due
No School

December dates to Remember

Spirit Day - Wear School Colors
PTA Meeting 7pm
Winter Musical 7pm
Spirit Day - Wear Comfy Clothes
Market Day Pick Up
School Board Meeting
20 Winter Break Begins
Jan 5 School Resumes


Tarkington Event Calendar Online at Google

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

google calendar

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:

google calendar

Latest News:


Tarkington Helping Paws is sponsoring a Math-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. As stated on its website, St. Jude's is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Through fundraisers such as this, St. Jude's is able to provide outstanding care to all children no matter their ability to pay. View this St. Jude's Math-A-Thon video to understand how the fundraiser works and see how your contribution can help save lives. Please see the links below for specific information about how you can participate in this fundraising event:

Math-A-Thon Information - English

Math-A-Thon Information - Spanish



Parent Information


Attendance: 847-520-2776


Booth Tarkington PTA Website


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.


facebookSocial Media twitter

Follow School District 21 on Twitter and like our page on Facebook to receive the most current D21 information and school closing information.

Our links policy: Although District 21 attempts to restrict external links to websites of appropriate educational content, neither the school nor School District 21 is responsible for questionable or controversial content found through links external to this site. Copyright 2014-2015 by Community Consolidated School District 21.

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: November 11, 2014