D211 Post: Hockey Club Honors D211 Teachers

The D211 Chiefs, a youth hockey organization made up of students from various District 211 schools, held a teacher appreciation night during their game against the Fox Valley Hawks Nov. 19.              The club decided to host the recognition evening after parent Ann Cygnar and others saw a youth league do something similar.  Cygnar said she was touched by what she saw.            "I think it's important we let the teachers know how important they are," she said.     ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Students Talk about What They Are Thankful For


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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D211 Post: Fremd High School Hosts Grand Opening for New Library

   Students at William Fremd High School eagerly gathered outside the doors of their new library as Principal Kurt Tenopir discussed the months of hard work in remodeling and updating the room.             Steve Balsley, the building and grounds manager for Fremd High School said the new design was a blend of contemporary high-energy efficient lighting and technology in a framework of classic design.             The new design provides ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Special Olympics Soccer Athletes Recognized

When Schaumburg High School students Tarek Samara, Zach Pierce, and Davien Luong-Luu walked into the band room Nov. 3, they were greeted with the sound of the schools fight song.  All three students are members of combined special olympics soccer team which is scheduled to compete at the state tournament.   Tim Little, principal at Schaumburg High School presented each student with a pin recognizing them as a state competitor in their sport. "Only students who go down to represent Schaumburg at the state level get this pin," Little said during ...

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D211 Post: Alternative Night School Reaches 25 Years of Service

At 6 p.m. on a Thursday evening, most students are either home doing homework or attending some form of extracurricular activity.  For some, however, their school day is just beginning.              Since 1992, Township High School District 211’s Alternative Night School has offered individuals who left high school a chance to return to earn their high school diploma.  The program gives individuals who left high school prior to graduation a chance to return and complete the high school curriculu...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Celebrates Opening of New Cafeteria

           Students at Schaumburg High School walked into a celebration during their lunch periods on Friday as the school held a grand opening celebration for the newly designed cafeteria.             One of the most noticeable changes the students saw was a larger and more open serving area.  The new layout also included couch-like benches along one of the walls.             Freshman Mariya Marinska said she enjoys ...

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