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Jacobs High School will be closed on Friday, July 21st due to ComEd work.

Jacobs families,

The Jacobs High School English Department is dedicated to increasing appreciation, independence, and critical thinking while reading.  Therefore, your child will be responsible for completing a summer reading assignment. The purpose of this assignment is to encourage skill retention and to prepare students for the rigor of the upcoming school year. 

Your child is required to read the novel listed for the English course that he/she will be enrolled in this fall. 

Jacobs High School with be hosting an administration of the Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.

Sophomore and Junior students at HDJ are encouraged to take the exam to prepare for the SAT, and 11th graders are especially encouraged to take the exam and use their score to enter the competition for National Merit Scholar scholarships.

Jacobs High School office hours are from 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  For additional information regarding regular school day schedule and late start schedule, please look under the General Information Tab.

2015-2016 Summer Reading Required Texts

Please click the link below for the comprehensive list.  

AP Literature and AP Language summer reading texts and assignments are listed on the AP Course Selection page under Academics.  They are also listed on the English page under Academics.

Congratulations to the Science Olympiad Team in Placing 6th place in division A at the State Tournament in Champaign over the weekend.

Please give them a high five when you see them for all their hard work and achievement.

ISO Team Members:


It was an amazing year for the WYSE team.  5 of the 6 students medaled within the top 6 places of state ranking!  We’ve never had so many students advance to the state level.  Even when 4 or 5 students advanced to state, the most medals ever earned was two in any given year. 

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Jacobs High School
2601 Bunker Hill Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102
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