Booth Tarkington Elementary

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

Principal:Dr. Joe Arduino


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Intramural Schedule


Yearbook Pictures


The Tarkington Yearbook Committee is looking for pictures of students participating in Tarkington events such as class parties, the Cardboard Challenge, the first day of school, etc. to include in this year's yearbook. Please submit pictures as attachments to



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Dates to Remember

Spirit Day - Wear School Colors
Read Across America 6pm
Candace Fleming Book Orders Due
End of Trimester 2
PTA Meeting in LMC 7pm
Trimester 2 Report Cards sent home
Color Challenge Rainbow Day
PARCC Testing begins
Candace Fleming Author Visit
Spring Musical 7pm
School Board Meeting 7pm
Spring Break
Classes Resume
Market Day Pick Up


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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Used Book Sale and Friends of Jaclyn Fundraiser

Helping Paws and the Fifth grade are hosting a used book sale to benefit "Friends of Jaclyn" - the NEU charity of the year. Friends of Jaclyn aims to improve the quality of life for children and their families who are battling pediatric brain tumors by pairing them up with high school and college sports teams.

Gently used children's books will be collected February 23-27th

Book sale will be held March 2-6th (50¢ each)

For more information about the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, visit their website.



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.


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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: March 2, 2015