A Message from Assistant Principal Gariti
Dear Apollo Families:
Welcome back for the 2023-2024 school year! I'm excited to be joining the Bulldog team.
At Apollo School, a primary goal is to establish a strong culture of learning by creating a school environment that is welcoming, safe, engaging and nurturing to all students. By working together, I am confident that we will continue to make Apollo School an exemplary place for all students to learn and grow.
Please know I encourage your participation in any way possible throughout the school year. Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, ideas, or concerns that may arise. I look forward to the partnerships we can build together this school year.
Your partner in education,
About Assistant Principal Gariti
Mr. Gariti joined Apollo in 2023, having previously served as an Assistant Principal at Gemini since 2018. Before joining D63, he taught 5th grade for four years at River Trails School District 26's Euclid Elementary School, where he also served as grade level team leader. Past professional teaching experience also includes working as both a reading instructional aide and special education aide for Oak Park and River Forest High School.
Assistant Principal Gariti holds a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University and an M.A. in teaching from Concordia University. He also earned an M.A. in leadership from Northeastern Illinois University.