The Pacer

2020 Election recap

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November 19, 2020

The 2020 election has now concluded, as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris of the Democratic party defeated Donald Trump and Mike Pence of the Republican party. With the highest voter turnout since 1900, an estimated...

COVID-19 Update

November 5, 2020

The recent Oct. 8 COVID-19 update and plan sent out by the D214 Superintendent has begun to resume in-person school with the mandate of masks, frequent cleaning, use of sanitizing equipment and proper...

Election Guide for Dummies

Election Guide for Dummies
October 18, 2020

As we continue to look closer to the 2020 presidential election, New voters are given the opportunity to make a change in the world through their votes. But how does the word system actually work? Do citizen...

COVID-19 Update

September 29, 2020

Since the first outbreak of COVID-19, schools, workplaces and stores have taken precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. The precautions that are being taken include face masks, the closing of schools...

COVID-19 Update on High School Sports

September 29, 2020

With all that's happened over the last few months from COVID-19, the landscape of high school sports in Illinois is sure to look very different this year. With concerns growing about how athletes and their...

Free Lunch D214

September 25, 2020

District 214 has been approved by the USDA to serve free food for students during remote learning. They are available to any student age 18 and under until Dec. 2020. Meals will include seven breakfasts...

A Day to Remember

Two lights in remembrance of 9/11
The continuance of education of 9/11 in a pandemic and the importance of teaching history
September 11, 2020

Sept. 9, 2001. This was the day that the twin towers of the World Trade Center came crashing down, the Pentagon was hit, and Washington D.C. was targeted. It was the day that engrained horrific images...

D214 School Update

D214  School Year Slogan
September 3, 2020

District 214 had originally sent an email detailing that due to COVID-19 it would allow students to have the flexibility to have their learning experience online or in-person. Following the week before...

IHSA Update

IHSA Update
September 3, 2020

On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) made the decision to play all sports this school year, but with a modified schedule. There will be four seasons: fall, winter, spring and summer....

Black Lives Matter Update: Jacob Blake Jr.

Black Lives Matter Update: Jacob Blake Jr.
September 3, 2020

In the midst of “Black Lives Matter” protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd (as well as other victims of police brutality), another tragic case involves 29-year-old black man, Jacob Blake Jr.,...

Kicking off the School Year with E-Learning

Student set up during e-learning.
September 2, 2020

The 2020 school year looks a little different from last year with classes online, a shorter lunch and a new schedule for D214. Although online learning has replaced in-person instruction, there are some...

COVID-19 Update

May 9, 2020

No one could have predicted this widespread pandemic that our world is going through right now. Thousands are dying every day as the situation continues to grow worse. As of May 6, 258,000 recorded deaths...

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