Booth Tarkington Elementary
Scott Street, Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Principal:Dr. Joe Arduino
Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger!
Learning Differences Survey
Students are to complete this survey about Learning Differences before attending the presentations.
Teachers and students, vote for the Tarkington Emoji Poster here.
Parents, click on the image above to complete the 5Essentials Survey.
View the Triple Play schedule here
Erin's Law requires public schools to provide child sexual abuse prevention education for children in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades. Learn more about the curriculum for each grade level here.
School District 21 Kindergarten and new first grade registration for next fall will begin February 1st, 2016. You can register at Tarkington on weekdays, when school is in session, between the hours of 9:30am and 3:00pm. Tarkington will also be offering an evening registration on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
Tarkington Art Blog
Check out what is happening in Mrs. Kekstadt's Art Class at Tarkington. You can find this link on our Websites and Blogs page all year.
Tarkington College Scholarship Application
The NEU Tarkington Scholarship will provide a $500 scholarship to a former Tarkington student who attended Tarkington beginning with the year it was accepted as a No Excuses university school; our 2008-2009 fifth graders. This scholarship application must be submitted by April 1, 2016.
Tarkington Event Calendar Online at Google
Parents: subscribe to the Tarkington calendar in your electronic calendar by clicking the button below:
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:
Tarkington's "Little Free Library"
Take a book, leave a book.
We have a Little Free Library in front of Tarkington School. If you have an old book, trade it in for a new book. There are many genres to pick like fantasy, fiction and many more! You might find a book by your favorite author. Also, you may see many familiar books from a series you like.
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.
Before - and After - School Care
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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Last Modified On: February 10, 2016