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December 22- January 4, 2023 (Winter Break) NO WILCO January 5th-1st day 2nd Sem.


Teachers select a student of the quarter who exemplifies a great work ethic, a good attitude and good attendance. The last quarter of the school year the teachers select a Student of the Year for their program. We are so happy to recognize students who are going above and beyond! Student of 1st Quarter 22-23 Student of 2nd Quarter 22-23    

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Thanksgiving Buffet at Wilco Area Career Center

The buffet allows students to implement learned skills for working the front of the House as well, the back of the House positions with the guidance of second-year students. Today the students completed their first culinary experience serving the public and staff at the Annual Thanksgiving Buffet. Anyone interested in supporting a Culinary Arts student’s experience may show their support by participating in their . . .

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Wilco HOSA Chapter 1st place Finish

On Friday HOSA celebrated the end of HOSA week with a Forensic Case Study Competition. The competition was open to all HOSA chapters in the United States. The case study was based on an actual patient and a “clue” was released every hour. Wilco HOSA was the first in the nation to solve the case. Through careful analysis of labs results, imaging studies, and collaboration HOSA students figured out what was causing the . . .

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Women evolving in skilled trades...the sky is the limit for women in welding

When a woman graduates from welding school, the only uncertainty she may have is which job offer to accept.  Despite common misconceptions to the contrary, welding can be a great career for women, for a number of reasons. Why women? There is currently a hug demand for welding personnel, and women fit into the picture well because they are typically fast learners, manually dexterous and reliable employees on the job.  . . .

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Fire Science Skill Enhancement

Wilco Area Career Center Fire Science student, Taryn Truppa from Plainfield South created this TikTok showcasing skill enhancements during 1st session class on Thursday, October 6th.  Lt. Mark Oglesby and Lt. Mark Buettner guide these students through classroom activities essential to firefighting which include: fire chemistry, building construction, wearing protective clothing, tying knots, using fire . . .

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Wilco Preschool Graduation Class of 2022

Graduation is such a special milestone in a child’s life.   The Wilco Preschool Graduation ceremony is a great opportunity to celebrate learning and to recognize an important milestone, one that may be the first of many milestones. Wilco Area Career Center is proud to promote this innate feeling of pride and accomplishment as students receive their preschool diploma.  From the tassel on the graduation . . .

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Public Buffet Schedule-Call for Reservations TODAY!

2022 - 2023 Culinary Events EVENT Max Reservation Cost Date Time . . .

Wilco Administration

Executive Director Elizabeth Kaufman ekaufman@wilcoacc.org (815) 838-6941 ext. 1006   Assistant Director/Principal . . .

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