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!


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Special Feature:

Mascot Selection Survey

Students and teachers, use the links below to cast your vote for Tarkington's refreshed mascot. The winning mascot will be further developed and used next year on our new website, school documents, and spirit wear.


Triple Play

Intramural Schedule

1st Grade Readers Theater:
We Are the Planets


Ghisolf 1
Ghisolf 2
Knuth 1
Knuth 2
Salazar 1
Salazar 2




Dates to Remember

PARCC Testing
No School
Spirit Day - Wear School Colors
PTA Meeting 7pm in LMC
Mid-Trimester 3
School Board Meeting 7pm
Baseball Day
Mid-Trimester Report Cards Sent Home
6:30 Movie Night
5th Grade Parent Night at London MS 7pm
End of Year PARCC Testing Begins
Market Day Pickup 3:30


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

flowerTarkington Flower Sale flower

The Tarkington Flower Sale will be held from Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, April 22nd. The pick up date is Wednesday, May 6th. Use the links below to download the order form.

Order Form - English
Order Form - Spanish





Parent Information


Attendance: 847-520-2776


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


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.

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: March 20, 2015