D211 Post: Conant Golfer Tallies School’s First Hole-In-One

            When he was a sophomore, James B. Conant High School golfer Nikko Ganas finished the season as the second leading golfer across the Mid-Suburban League conference.   This year, he leads the conference in points, a feat which was aided by achieving the school’s first competitive hole-in-one at the Bridges of Poplar Creek August 28.             Ganas said that he didn’t realize he had a chance of making the 148-yard shot until he ...

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D211 Post: Book-appétit-Conant Students Participate in Book Sampling Event

            English students at James B. Conant High School received assistance selecting new reading material when they participated in what was called a “Book Tasting.”              Conant High School Librarian Judith Lopez said the event is designed to expand the students’ reading interests.             “This experience gives the students more of the ownership of selecting books.  ...

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D211 Post: Parent Open House at D211 Schools on August 29

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 29, 2019.  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 29. Conant ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Uses Summer Break for Facility Improvements

            Traditionally High School District 211 uses the summer break which starts in late May and continues through early August for various construction projects to improve its facilities.  Over the past three years, one south-side school has been closed for summer break to allow for larger facility and site improvement projects.             This summer, Hoffman Estates High School received the largest share of renovations, beginning with renovat...

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D211 Post: District 211 Summer Food Service Program returns

            As summer and summer school begin for students in the area, Palatine High School (1111 N. Rohlwing Rd.) and Schaumburg High School (1100 W. Schaumburg Rd.) will be participating in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program that offers free breakfast and lunch to all children under the age of 18.  This marks the 4th year High School District 211 will participate in a USDA summer meal program, offering a free breakfast and lunch to not only students participating in summer programs, but any child ...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold 4th Annual Pitch Night May 14

            Township High School District 211 will hold its 4th annual Business Incubator Pitch Night on May 14, 2019, in the William Fremd High School auditorium beginning at 6 p.m.              During the competition, student teams from across the District will pitch their business concepts to a group of investors comprised of area business leaders.  The investors will choose which pitches will be awarded seed money to begin development.  In last year’s competit...

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D211 Post: Holocaust Survivor Tells Conant Students of Experiences

            On April 11, 1945, a 12-year-old Barney Sidler was liberated from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp.  On April 30, 2019, the now 86-year-old Holocaust survivor shared his experiences with the students of James B. Conant High School.             During the first 30 minutes of the presentation, Sidler described his life from the time Nazi soldiers occupied his home town of Deblin, Poland in September 1939.  He discussed being pulled out ...

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