Remember WHENsday

  • On Wednesdays throughout the year, AHSD 25 catches up with a retired D25 teacher or staff member.

  • Joe Ward

    5/29/19 - "Having worked as a teacher and administrator in three different states, I can truthfully say that District 25's culture was unique." - Joe Ward

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  • Video: Julie Ganzer

    11/29/17 - Did you know that pickleball is the fastest growing sport for people over 50?

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  • Mary Ronayne

    4/12/17 - Mary cut one of her student's bangs, without parent permission. Read about that, and more of her D25 experience here.

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  • Sue Hoerauf

    1/4/17 - Sue was a dedicated educator who couldn't keep her many passions under one roof! Check out her many D25 hats here!

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  • Don Strong

    11/30/16 - As Superintendent for District 25 for 20 years, Don Strong created a family here in Arlington Heights. Check out what he remembers from a long and successful career.

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  • Mary Stitt

    3/2/16 - We remember when Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary was only named Olive Elementary. Read as we caught up with a retiree whose impressions stick to this day.

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  • Diane Lippold

    2/10/16 - This week, D25 caught up with Diane Lippold who was the chameleon of Windsor for 28 years.

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  • Dr. Sherry Dunn

    2/3/16 - This week we caught up with Dr. Sherry Dunn who, since retiring, was able to complete a dream held by many.

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  • Jim Schleker

    1/27/16 - Learn how our Junior High Schools became Middle Schools with Mr. Schleker in this weeks Remember WHENsday.

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  • Best of Remember WHENsday

    1/19/16 - Every WHENsday we remember a different SD 25 retiree. Let’s check in on the most touching, wild, and fun answers from the D25 retirees.

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  • Rick Watson

    1/13/16 - This week we caught up with Rick Watson who to this day, brushes elbows with Chicago’s finest at a major attraction in town today.

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  • Judy Otis

    1/6/16 - Judy Otis highlights a 1984 Thanksgiving celebration that lives in her memory in this week’s edition.

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  • Cathy McQuillan

    11/11/15 - Cathy McQuillan is in charge of so many families. She helps manage the D25 retiree family, and her own family full of grandchildren. Catch up with Cathy!

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  • John Figlewicz

    11/18/15 - Squirrels are fast and sneaky. John Figlewicz found that out the hard way, in front of the entire Thomas staff.

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  • Elaine Seaman

    11/24/15 - Eeeeek! A mouse! Elaine Seaman was welcomed to D25 by a scurrying mouse.

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