D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Opens New AP Support Center

             Hoffman Estates High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new AP Support Center which is designed as a resource area for students taking Advanced Placement courses.  The Center was funded through grants and donations from Heart of America Foundation and Eon Clinics.             HEHS Principal Josh Schumacher said the Center provides a space for students to collaborate with teachers and fellow students.     &...

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D211 Post: District 211 Board of Education Approves Tentative Budget

            The Township High School District 211 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 tentative budget during its August general meeting.   The budget has an increase in revenue of 1% and an increase in expenditures of 0.6% over the prior year.   The slight budget surplus is planned for use in a future budget year to complete mandated health and life safety projects and other facility improvement projects. The largest source of the revenue is local property taxes which were established ...

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D211 Post: Realtors Against Homelessness Entered in Grant Competition

           (RAH) Realtors Against Homelessnes-Township High School District 211 Foundation has been nominated to win a $24,000 grant from Baird & Warner’s Good Will Network. 10 local charities were nominated by Baird & Warner’s Chicagoland sales offices, and the general public has been asked to visit vote.bairdwarner.com, now through August 31 to vote for five nonprofits who will receive $24,000 grants.                    Baird & Warner launched the $24K of Solid Good ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Uses Summer Break for Facility Improvements

            Traditionally High School District 211 uses the summer break which starts in late May and continues through early August for various construction projects to improve its facilities.  Over the past three years, one south-side school has been closed for summer break to allow for larger facility and site improvement projects.             This summer, Hoffman Estates High School received the largest share of renovations, beginning with renovat...

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D211 Post: District 211 Students Complete Library Board Term

            Two students from Township High School District 211 recently completed their terms as the Student Advisor Trustees for the Schaumburg Township District Library. James B. Conant High School student Alisa Gandhi and Schaumburg High School student Matthew Williams were sworn in to their position in September 2018 with the term ending this month.             Gandhi said serving in the position gave her a new perspective on library operations. &n...

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D211 Post: District 211 Students Named Illinois State Scholars

            The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has released this year’s list of Illinois State Scholars.  This year’s announcement included 587 students from across District 211.  This marks the largest number of District students named to the annual list.             An Illinois State Scholar is a student who ranks in the top 10 percent of graduating seniors across the state.  Selections is based on a variety of criteria including ...

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D211 Post: Ending on a New Tradition

More than 250 Seniors from Palatine and William Fremd High School took part in the first ever District 15 / District 211 Senior Walk where seniors walked the halls of the elementary schools where their education began.  William Fremd senior Matt Downing said it was great to walk the halls again of Hunting Ridge. "It was amazing seeing the little kids," he said.  "It was really something remembering being that young.  Life seemed simple then." For Palatine High School senior Megan Farrell, seeing elementary students was very reflective. "It ...

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