School Supplies Needed for ‘Pack the Bus’ Donation Drive

A local student spearheaded a fundraiser to help provide students with the school supplies they need.  Pack the Bus will take place on Aug. 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Super Target in Schaumburg, 2621 W. Schaumburg Rd. Donations can also be brought to the Schaumburg Township, 1 Illinois Blvd., Hoffman Estates. Additionally, donations are also being accepted via PayPal and GameWorks at 601 N. Martingale Rd., in Schaumburg. Top school supplies needed include pens, glue sticks, pencils, spirals, and folders.  A note from ...

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Photos: Update on FHS Athletic Field Construction

Work is underway on FHS' athletic fields to help with drainage. This is the first phase of the athletic field renovations and the drainage project is nearing completion. View some of the photos below:          

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High School District 211 Board of Education Seeks Candidates to Fill Open Seat

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On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Lauanna Recker resigned from the Township High School District 211 Board of Education, effective immediately. Ms. Recker’s resignation creates an open seat on the seven-member Board, which needs to be filled for the remainder of her term. The remaining six Board of Education members are responsible for appointing a resident of the Township High School District 211 community to complete the remainder of Ms. Recker’s term, which runs through April 2019. According to Illinois School Code, members of the Board must appoint someone to this ...

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Two D211 Alumnae Win Scholarships from Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum

Two District 211 alumnae recently received scholarships from the Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF). Palatine High School Alumna Kathleen McManus and Fremd High School Alumna Nina Vrtjak each received $1,000 from the Palatine Chamber of Commerce group. The non-renewable funds will go toward college tuition, fees, books, or supplies. To be eligible for the scholarship, female students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, with the intent of attending a two-year or four-year college or university to earn a degree in a business-related field. Other ...

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PHOTOS: SHS Construction Updates

Renovations are underway at Schaumburg High School. The major updates include renovations in the school's kitchen and cafeteria. Bathrooms and locker rooms are also being renovated. The project is slated for completion by the start of the 2017 - 2018 school year. View progress photos below. 

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PHS, CHS Students Win Big at District 211 Business Incubator Pitch Night

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 ...

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D211 Summer School Meals, Seamless Summer Program Information

This summer the District 211 food service department will be serving both breakfast and lunch during summer school. As in previous years, breakfast, lunch, and a la carte options are available to all students attending summer school. A complimentary breakfast will be available to all students daily. Additionally, Hoffman Estates and Palatine High Schools qualify for the USDA’s Seamless Summer meal program, which allows these schools to offer a free breakfast and lunch to all students attending both high schools’ summer school programs, as well as any child under the ...

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