D211 Post: District students learn of business apprenticeships

            Students from across High School District 211 had the opportunity to learn about business apprenticeships during a visit to Zurich Insurance in Schaumburg on November 14.  During the visit, representatives from Zurich, as well as current apprentices, some of which were recent District 211 graduates, spoke about the benefits and requirements of apprenticeships with the insurance company.             As part of the day’s activities, a panel ...

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D211 Post: Medal of Honor Recipient Speaks to SHS Students

            Students at Schaumburg High School concluded a week of recognizing U.S. military veterans with a presentation by Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch who was introduced by fellow Viet Nam veteran and retired Cook County Judge John Tourtelot.             Lynch opened the presentation by telling the students about his childhood.  He spoke of being bullied through most of his early education and how it affected him.  Lynch said that he ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Hosts GCAMP Breakfast

            Representatives from District 211, as well as Harper College, GCAMP (the Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership), and area manufacturing companies gathered at Schaumburg High School for the GCAMP Breakfast Nov. 8.  During the meeting, the group discussed internships, apprenticeships, and the future of student involvement in manufacturing.              Following the breakfast, District 211 Associate Superintendent for ...

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D211 Post: October 25 is Principals Day in Illinois

Today marks Principal Day throughout the state of Illinois. This day is designed to recognize principals and the Illinois Principals Association for the work they do to create a successful learning environment for students across Illinois. In District 211, we say thank you to our principals: Tony Medina - Palatine High School Kurt Tenopir - William Fremd High School Julie Nowak - James B. Conant High School Tim Little - Schaumburg High School Josh Schumacher - Hoffman Estates High School We thank them for the work they do daily serving our ...

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D211 Post: New High School District 211 superintendent named

At a special board meeting on October 24, 2019, the Township High School District 211 Board of Education confirmed Lisa A. Small as its next superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2020.  Dr. Small, currently District 211 associate superintendent for instruction, will replace retiring District 211 Superintendent Daniel E. Cates, after 27 years in the District, the past six as superintendent.  With her appointment, Dr. Small becomes the eighth District 211 superintendent. “One of our most important responsibilities as a Board of Education is to hire ...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold Substitute Teacher Job Fair November 8

Do you have a bachelor's degree? Become a Substitute Teacher For High School District 211 Apply to become a Substitute Teacher in District 211 High School District 211 will hold a substitute teacher job fair on November 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the District 211 G.A. McElroy Administration Center, 1750 S. Roselle Road in Palatine. At the job fair, District 211 will be begin the employment process and provide overview and training for new substitute teachers. First, we will verify your application materials and the ...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold Community Education Sessions on Vaping / E-Cigarettes

Over the past several years, the use of vaping and e-cigarette products has exponentially increased among youth. With growing frequency, youth are using these products not only to consume and become addicted to high levels of nicotine, but now are using these devices to inhale THC which is the active, psychotropic ingredient in marijuana. These devices have become more innocuous, harder to identify, and easier to conceal. The perception among many is that these products are less harmful than smoking and other risky behaviors, despite a growing body of research that ...

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