D211 Post: Video-District Holds Student Readiness Plan Launch Event


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: Summer School Meals Resume at District 211 Schools

          With the start of summer school earlier this week, the food service department at Palatine, Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, and Fremd High Schools.  Additionally, Palatine, Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates will be participating in the USDA’s Seamless Summer Program, which offers free breakfast and lunch to all children under the age of 18, for the 3rd consecutive year.  The program offers a free breakfast and lunch to all students in those schools during the school day.          ...

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D211 Post: Investors Award $30,000 to Top Business Pitches During Pitch Night

            Nearly 200 parents, students, and community members gathered in the auditorium at James B. Conant High School, May 15, for the third annual District 211 Pitch Night.  During the evening, teams from throughout the District pitched business ideas and products to a panel of area business leaders with the intention of gaining funding.  By the end of the night the panel of investors chose to invest $30,000 in teams Ideal Meal from William Fremd High School and i-Dry from Palatine High School.     &...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Host Heads Up Football Clinic

           Township High School District will host the first of two of USA Football’s Heads-Up Football clinic at James B. Conant High School May 23, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.  The clinics are designed to teach football coaches safer ways to practice and play football.             The clinic will see coaches from throughout the Mid Suburban League conference discuss topics such as concussion recognition and response, heat preparedness and hydration, sudden cardiac arrests, and ...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold Annual Business Incubator Pitch Night

             Students from throughout Township High School 211 will gather at James B. Conant High School’s auditorium May 15, to participate in the District’s annual “Pitch Night.”  This year's event will begin at 6:00 p.m.  During the evening teams from the schools’ Business programs will pitch their ideas to a panel of investors in the hopes of winning start-up funds.             “This is an excellent way to recognize the winning pitches from each of ...

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D211 Post: Board of Education Approves New Driver’s Education Model

The Township High School District Board of Education approved a proposal which will allow the District to contract out the behind-the-wheel (BTW) portion of future driver’s education classes during the monthly meeting May 10.    “Our charge is to create the most benefit possible for our students while optimizing our resources,” said District 211 Superintendent Dr. Daniel Cates.   Historically, all driver education instruction for students enrolled in driver education during the regular school year was provided by District 211 teachers...

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