2800 North Highland Avenue
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

Phone: 847-670-3200



Community Consolidated School District 21 serves nearly 7,000 students in 13 schools across 6 communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Poe Elementary School serves students through 5th grade. School starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.

Service over Self (S.O.S.)

SOS helps students to be responsible participants in their school, community and world through a variety of learning experiences and volunteering to help others. SOS fosters an ethic of service and an appreciation for the diversity in our community.  Some examples of projects that SOS may coordinate are: 

  • School Store 
  • Waste Free Lunch
  • Panther Shouts
  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Holiday Grams
  • Shoe Recycling
  • Poe Pennies
  • Spirit Days

SOS is open to 4th and 5th grade students. Limited to 16-20 students. Selection through application and teacher recommendation. Attendance is required unless absent from school or excused by teacher. 

Facilitator: Mrs. Kosacz