Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2017 Those Who Excel education awards program. The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools.
High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically):
• Palatine High School Assistant Principal Michael Alther (administrator ...
The Family and Consumer Science Department at James B. Conant High School unveiled their new culinary arts kitchen Sept. 19. The new classroom expands the abilities of the culinary arts programs at the school.
“We’ve moved from a home economics kitchen to a bit more modern culinary arts room,” said Angela Drenth, the F.C.S. department chair.
High School District 211 announces that 31 students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.
Semifinalists are selected based on scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (P.S.A.T./N.M.S.Q.T.).
William Fremd High School students Abhinav R. Balu, Kevin Chen, Varun Cidambi, Bissmun Gill, Matthew C. Grabianski, Kailey G. Henson, Stephanie X. Hu, Jesse Huang, Kashif Javid, Edward W. Li, Anna J. Miller, Allison M. Nakazawa, Adhith Palla, Nicholas L. Parekh, Elizabeth D. ...
Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Parent Open Houses. William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events. The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on August 31.
Conant High ...
High School District 211 staff returned for two Teacher Institute days on Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11 to open the 2017-2018 school year. The first day of classes for students at all five District 211 high schools and two alternative schools is Monday, August 14.
Students in High School District 211’s Business Incubator program spent the school year developing business ideas to try to bring them to life with the help of investors.
Six of the best teams from each school’s Business Incubator course were selected to compete at the District Pitch Night for real funding this past May. After planning and preparation, each team presented their business idea to a panel of judges in hopes of being awarded $20,000 in seed money from the District 211 Foundation.
Two teams won this year’s seed money: Green Dirt from Conant High ...