Buffalo Grove's Expressions 2015 Big Show,"40 Years With The Expressions," Set to Thrill Audiences

A time-honored highlight of the Buffalo Grove High School performance season, the Expressions Show Choir’s annual "Big Show," will soon take the school’s Miller Theater stage. 40 Years With The Expressions opens on Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. and continues its run on Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, at 7:30 p.m. The Big Show spotlights the seniors and will celebrate 40 years of show choir excellence with show-stopping numbers from the past four decades. The school is located at the corner of Dunde » Continue Reading

Northwestern University Honors Buffalo Grove's Elizabeth Bennett as Distinguished Secondary Teacher of Year

Elizabeth Bennett, Director of Orchestras at Buffalo Grove High School, will be recognized at Northwestern University's honors ceremony on June 18 and commencement on June 19 as one of five high school educators to receive the fifth annual Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award. The award recognizes high school teachers who have touched the lives of their former students, now graduating Northwestern seniors.  The prestigious tribute carries an honorarium of $2,500 for each teacher and the same am » Continue Reading

Spring 2015 Choral Showcase Takes the Buffalo Grove High School Stage

The Spring Choral Showcase will take place in Buffalo Grove High School's Miller Theater on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.  The concert will feature the Beginning Choir, Treble Choir, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble "By Popular Demand," and many outstanding soloists, all under the direction of Debora Utley. A $3 donation will be welcomed at the door.  For further information, call the BGHS Choral Office at (847) 718-4161. » Continue Reading

Buffalo Grove's Beloved "Buck the Therapy Dog" Has Legions of Fans and Twitter Followers

A gentle boxer-mix therapy dog, "Buck," has been on duty at Buffalo Grove High School full-time since April 7, dispensing face-licks, tail wags, and loving "pressure" lean-ins with his body to students and staff, alike.  Not only does he have legions of fans who greet him every day with a pat, hug, or high-five, but Buck also commands an amazing—as of this writing—477 Twitter followers, with numbers growing each day! When he's on duty, Buck wears a service vest to indicate he's "working." When » Continue Reading

April 2015 Students of the Month Honored at Buffalo Grove

An outstanding student has been selected from each academic division at Buffalo Grove High School to be honored as the April Student of the Month. Senior Jacob Wenzel of Arlington Heights was nominated as the Career Technology Education Department's honoree by CTE teacher Kyle Pichik, who commented, "Jake has taken a large number of the robotics and Project Lead the Way classes at BG. He plans to prepare for a career in the field of engineering next year at Bradley University. It is because of » Continue Reading

Buffalo Grove's Locks of Love / St. Baldrick's Event Raises Nearly $15,000 To Combat Pediatric Cancer

Buffalo Grove's St. Baldrick's / Locks of Love event took place on Friday, April 10, during all lunch periods.  Forty-two staff members and students participated in either St. Baldrick's or Locks of Love, in which each donor had least 6" of hair cut to make wigs for young cancer patients.  All participants raised money for St. Baldrick's, a total of $14,496.87.  Participants were able to make a donation for a chance to shave or cut their favorite staff member's hair, and also entered in a raffle » Continue Reading


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Welcome from the Principal

 Mr. Jeff Wardle


Buffalo Grove High School is recognized as a Blue Ribbon High School by the U. S. Department of Education and was named one of the top high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek magazines. In addition, Chicago magazine most recently named Buffalo Grove as one of the top 20 high schools in Cook County in the state of Illinois. Buffalo Grove is located within a middle-income residential community 28 miles northwest of downtown Chicago 

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