Week 3: June 26-29

  • Hawaiian and Polynesian Desserts (E019)

    We will be making 12 treats that cover a range of Hawaiian and Polynesian desserts. Students will learn cooking styles from a perspective that is different from their own families’ and develop an appreciation for the differences each culture brings to the table. Students will also learn how to navigate a kitchen and use unfamiliar ingredients.

    Class Dates: June 24-27
    Class Times: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    Teacher Mark Wong
    Location: John Hersey High School
    Eligible Grades: 8, 9, 10, 11
    Class Limit: 12
    Materials Fee: $15
    Cost: $75


    All Creatures Great and Small: A Look Into Veterinary Science (E021)

    Foster your love for animals and explore a career in Veterinary Science in this TDP class! Designed to mirror what happens daily in a veterinary clinic, this experience is hands-on. You will work with live dogs and learn the basic skills needed to work in a veterinary setting, including how to handle animals safely, how to complete physical exams, and how to collect and evaluate microscopic samples. We will also explore various careers in the veterinary field.

    Class Dates: June 24-27
    Class Times: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
    Teacher: Kristen Eubanks
    Location: Rolling Meadows High School
    Eligible Grades: 8, 9, 10, 11 
    Class Limit: 15
    Materials Fee: $15
    Cost: $75


Contact Information

  • For information regarding summer enrichment classes or registration, please call or email:

    Ann Cantieri
    Talent Development Program Assistant


    Anthony Miocic
    Talent Development Program Coordinator


    Laura Shepin
    Talent Development Program Coordinator