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Good luck to students with upcoming competitions for FCCLA, HOSA and SkillsUSA! We know you'll do great!

Watch Our New Wilco Video!

We have a new video which will appear on Romeoville public TV and we'd like to share it with you here:

Alumni Corner

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Lily Kilpatrick, class of 2019 from Reed-Custer High School, is seen here taking her enlistment pledge for the Army. Lily took the C.N.A. class last year and is a Certified Nurses Aide now and will be joining the Army as a Combat Medic 68W. She will report for basic training July 14th at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Best of luck to Lily in the Army, and thank you for your service!

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Lockport Fire Protection District Donates Ambulance to Wilco

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The Wilco Fire Science and EMS programs are very thankful for the Lockport Fire Protection District's donation of an ambulance for their programs. This will allow students to work in scenarios that reflect real-life emergencies. Pictured with our new ambulance are on the left, Lockport Deputy Chief Ed Rosetto, the Wilco Fire Science 3rd Battalion and then on the right Lockport Fire Chief John O'Connor and Wilco EMS instructor, . . .

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Registration for fall classes of the Wilco preschool is now open. WILCO PRESCHOOL has been established in conjunction with the WILCO Area Career Center. The purpose of the career center is to offer high school students the training which will provide them with the necessary skills for employment upon completion of a selected program. Our program, Child Care, is designed to train high school students in the field of Early . . .

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  Click on the links below for more information and a registration form: Summer C.N.A. Course - ENROLL NOW! Criminal Background Check Procedures Adult CNA Class Information Physical and TB Test Forms Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify through Will County Workforce Services.  Phone (815)727-4444.

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Alumni Corner

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We had a visit today from  Rebecca (Journey) Mendoza, BHS '13. Rebecca is now a police officer with the Romeoville Police Department. Rebecca took the Criminal Justice course here at Wilco then continued her education at SIU with double majors in Criminal Justice and Psychology and with a minor in Forensic Science. Way to go, Rebecca! We're so proud of you!

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Career Exploration

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Planning your future can be tricky! Below are two great resources to help you get started: Student pages 1-39 --- https://indd.adobe.com/view/37013081-d775-4c29-9023-c26811644245   Parent pages 40-44 --- https://indd.adobe.com/view/f242045d-dd4b-4615-8137-f458f6336123

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If you're a high school student interested in Cosmetology, one of our vendors that teaches for Wilco is holding an informational Open House. Please be sure to tell them you'll be a Wilco student because the cost for a high schooler is significantly less than doing it as an adult!

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12 Days of Christmas Begins at Wilco

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December 2nd was day 1 of the 12 Days of Christmas activities here at Wilco. Today is College and Career Day. All students who participate get a ticket in our drawing to be done on the last day. 1st prize $100 gift card, 2nd prize $50 gift card, 3rd prize $25 gift card ($25 given for each of the 3 sessions). The more you participate, the more tickets you have in the drawing! Check out all the photos of students who participated today. . . .

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BHS Sophomores Tour Wilco

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Bolingbrook High School sophomores toured Wilco today to get an idea of what programs are offered for them. After visiting the classrooms, the students were served a lunch prepared by the Culinary Arts students. Thanks for visiting BHS! We hope to see many of your here next year!!

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Public Buffet Schedule

The dining options offer diverse training for our students. There will be various dining options, number of guests and costs for the events. . . .

Buffet Menu

December 11th Holiday Tea menu is below: Christmas Tea Menu February's Mardi Gras menu is available. Click below Mardi . . .

Wilco Administration

Executive Director Elizabeth Kaufman ekaufman@wilco.k12.il.us (815) 838-6941 ext. 1006   Assistant . . .

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