D211 Post: Four Students Listed in Latest Round of National Merit Scholarships

            On June 6, four students from Township High School District 211 were included in the third round of National Merit Scholarships.  In the latest round, the scholarships are financed U.S. colleges and universities.  Each recipient was selected by officials from the various educational institutions.  The recipients will receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.       &n...

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D211 Post: Palatine Athletic Director Honored by Illinois Athletic Directors Association

           Long-time Palatine High School Athletic Director Jerry Dobbs has been named as one of the Illinois Athletic Director Association’s Athletic Director of the Year for 2018.              Dobbs, who has worked as the school’s athletic director for twenty-years, was honored during the association’s annual conference May 6.  Over the course of his career, he has served in a variety of positions both in the school and with the association.    ...

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D211 Post: Seven District 211 Students Named in National Merit Scholarship Second Announcement

            Seven students from throughout Township High School District 211 have been added to the list of National Merit Scholarship Recipients during the second announcement.  Recipients listed in the second announcement will all receive a $2,500 scholarship.             Scholars were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors, who appraised a substantial amount of substantial amount of information submitted by both the finalist and ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Teacher Receives University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award

             Martin Zacharia, an advance placement history teacher at William Fremd High School, has received the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award.  Zacharia was nominated by a former student who now attends the university.             Zacharia said he was humbled by receiving the award.             “I was just really touched that Mingda took the time to nominate me,” said Zacharia.  ...

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D211 Post: Students Recognized for Highest Possible ACT Scores

           The Township High School District 211 Board of Education recognized five students for scoring a 36, the highest composite score, on the American College Test (ACT).  The students included two from Schaumburg High School and three from Fremd High School.             The first student recognized Rose Dinh, a senior at Fremd High School. Math teacher Chris Grattoni stated that Dinh’s high school career has been defined by hard work and success.  Dinh has a ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Named to College Board’s 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll

         Township High School District 211 has been named to College Board’s annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll for the third time in the award’s eight-year history for significant gains in student access and success.  District 211 is one of only 447 districts throughout the United States and Canada to be honored this year.            To be named to the honor roll, data from the past three years of 38 different AP exams, including world language and culture, was reviewed to ensure ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Chemistry Teacher Named State Finalist for National Teaching Award

When Hoffman Estates High School Chemistry teacher Tanya Katovich was told she had been nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, it started her on a five-month application processes.  The hard work and preparation  led to her being named as one of five state finalists for the nation’s highest honor for mathematics and science teachers.  The announcement was made during a ceremony at Fermi Lab Nov. 3.             “To be nominated for the award is ...

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