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Wilco Student Services Tutor, Megan Truscott, interviewed some Wilco students about their experience here at Wilco. Click to watch video.   read more


Wilco has been undergoing a facelift this summer.  Crews have been busy tearing down and reconstructing classrooms in preparation for the return of students on Monday.  Large labs were converted to smaller classrooms, welding was . . . read more

Alumni Corner

This week's Alumni Visit highlight is Anthony Knasiak (on the left). Anthony, a former Lemont student, studied Criminal Justice at Wilco and graduated this past May. Private Knasiak brought a fellow Lemont student with him to visit Wilco this . . . read more

Legislative Day in Springfield

A big THANK YOU to state Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant for meeting with high school students in Springfield on Legislative Day. Pictured are Senator Bertino-Tarrant, students David Reavill, Kaleb Hannack, and Mrs. Kaufman from Wilco. read more

New Assistant Principal of Student Services

The Wilco Area Career Center Board of Control approved appointing Julia Ann Oglesby as the new Assistant Principal of Student Services for the 2013-2014 school year.  “This is a new position and we are confident Julia will do . . . read more

Summer Construction at Wilco

There are always construction and cleaning projects going on at Wilco in the summer. The biggest project this summer is a new entrance door for visitors. This will have visitors come directly into the main office as they enter the school.  read more

Welcome to New Staff

Wilco would like to welcome two new staff members this year: Adam Bozarth, Computer Technology Instructor and Cathy Strle, CNA Clinical Instructor. read more


The holiday spirit abounds here at Wilco! There was a door/bulletin board decorating contest (results coming next week!) and decorations up and down the halls and the main office. Check out these creative and fun doors and bulletin boards! . . . read more


Wilco's annual Open House was held Wednesday, September 26th and was a huge success! A record number of students, friends and families toured the facility, saw demonstrations in the classrooms and enjoyed refreshments provided by our Culinary . . . read more


The Wilco staff gathered to kick off CTE (Career and Technical Education) Month here at Wilco. February is the month CTE is recognized throughout the country and Wilco is proud to be offering career choices to our area high school students. read more


Valley View school board president Steve Quigley visited Wilco today just in time to volunteer to serve pizza! We love our pizza Fridays! Thank you Mr. Quigley! read more


Our 2018 Open House was a great success! Thank you to our current parents and students and all those possible future students who came through the building last night! We appreciate our home schools reaching out to all their parents to let . . . read more

Baylor From Congressman Lipinski's Office Visits Wilco Today

Dr. Christopher Baylor, Congressional Research Assistant for Congressman Daniel Lipinski, visited Wilco today. Congressman Lipinski wanted information on our facility and Dr. Baylor toured with Director, Elizabeth Kaufman and Principal Bosa . . . read more


Congratulations to Romeoville High School graduate and former Wilco welding student, Steven McClelland. Steven has completed Army boot camp and continued onto Cavalry School at Ft. Benning, GA. Upon completion of that training, McClelland is . . . read more


Wilco students traveled to Springfield for the annual IACTE Career and Technical Education Showcase Day. They had the opportunity to speak with Legislators and tell them about their programs at Wilco. Pictured here is Senator Jennifer . . . read more

Wilco FFA Chapter Receives Re-Charter

Wilco re-chartered its FFA Chapter at the state FFA meeting this week. Pictured are Wilco Veterinary Assistant students Haley Costain and Rebecca Lira with the new (re) charter. Click on the link below to see the news release on the charter: . . . read more

State Senator Pat McGuire Visits Wilco

State Senator Pat McGuire was invited to visit Wilco by our students who were visiting Springfield a few weeks ago for the IACTE Showcase Day. He came to visit today and toured the school and spoke with students in many of the classrooms. read more


As our 12 Days of Christmas comes to a close, today's activity and contest was an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! We had some lovely ugly sweaters! LOL. The winner each session got a gift cards and sometimes we had a runner up, who also . . . read more

12 Days of Christmas Contest

Wilco is sponsoring a 12 Days of Christmas contest for the students the next few weeks. Some days are just fun participation days, some are encouraging giving back to the community. Each time a student participates, they get a ticket with . . . read more

Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest!

We had our annual Wilco Ugly Sweater Contest today and there were some beauties!!! 1st session winner was Jacky Amaya, a junior at Bolingbrook High School. Jacky is in the Intro to Health Class. The winner for 2nd session was a tie between . . . read more


Wilco students and staff were interested in watching the solar eclipse on Monday. The clouds were in the way at the beginning, but then started to clear up and we were able to clearly see the phenomenon. Principal, Bosa Goodale, purchased . . . read more


On September 22nd Wilco Area Career Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the $2.1 million renovation done this summer. The renovation included upgrades of classrooms and labs, new boilers, and will also include a new storage . . . read more

12 Days of Christmas Comes to a Close with Winners!

We concluded our 12 Days of Christmas activities today with the drawing of tickets for winners. Every time a student participated in one of the 12 days, they got a ticket put in the bucket. The winners were: Brooke Adam, Anita Etumundon, . . . read more

Puppy Therapy - Who Knew?

Mrs. Kaufman's family just got 2 puppies. She decided to bring them in for the day to share with the students. We've never seen such a reaction before!!! It was wonderful therapy for those stressed out students and the preschoolers . . . read more

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