D211 Post: State Grant Leads to Property Tax Relief for District 211

            At its February 14 meeting, the High School District 211 Board of Education approved a motion  authorizing the District to file for an abatement to the 2018 property tax levy that will reduce total local property taxes by almost $2 million.  The reduction is due to a nearly $1.3 million grant the District received through the Illinois State Board of Education’s Property Tax Relief Grant. As a recipient of the grant, the District must also reduce the levy by an additional $0.7 million on top ...

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D211 Post: BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HONORS LEGACY OF HOFFMAN SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT

Seldom do mainstream and Special Education students work together in a sporting event. The Amy Rudolph Basketball Tournament provides a unique opportunity for District 211 students to cheer one another on while raising funds for a worthy cause. The tournament, in its 37th year, recognizes Amy Rudolph, a special education student, who passed away in November, 1982, of kidney failure. She was only 15 years old. Amy’s love of sports and her outgoing personality inspired those around her. Three months after this popular student passed, the school hosted a sporting ...

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D211 Post: Conant Winter Play “subText” Explores Teenage Life

            When the James B. Conant High School's Conant Theater takes the stage February 8, they will be presenting the newer play “subtext,” which delves into the experiences of 21st century teenagers through a variety of short segments told in the round.             “This play brings attention to several issues close to my heart,” said Conant High School Winter Play Sponsor Stephanie Svarz.         &nb...

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D211 Post: Website Allows New Residents to Find Their School

One question people often have when moving into a new house within District 211 is which high school will their student attend.  By going to https://vtweb2.tylertech.com/Palatine211/elinkrp/Search.aspx parents can input their new address and look up which school’s area the home is in.  The search is available anytime, anywhere and is free to use.  Search results include a map which shows where the school is located, as well as the nearest school bus stop.  The link can also be found on District 211's transportation website.

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D211 Post: Speaker Mawi Asgedom Tells PHS Students to Push Their ‘Turbo Button’

             Public speaker Mawi Asgedom met with students at Palatine High School during an all school assembly January 24.  During his presentation, Asgedom spoke of the difficulties of his early childhood as an Ethiopian refugee through his families settling in the United States and his ultimate graduation from Harvard.             Counselor Judy Locher worked to bring Asgedom to PHS after hearing speak at the Illinois School Counselor Association ...

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D211 Post: Time to Start Applying for College Scholarships

            As the second semester is underway, seniors should start filling out scholarships in preparation for college.  The District 211 Foundation offers a variety of scholarships from students which range from school specific to District wide.             Scholarships offered by the District 211 foundation are available to graduating seniors across the District.  While most applications are due by mid-March, students are encouraged to check ...

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D211 Post: POSTPONED District 211 to Host Vaping & E-Cigarette Community Education Session

  NOTE: This event has been postponed.  The new date and time are to be determined.  Please check back for updates.             Township High School District 211 will host a Community Education Session discussing the dangers of Vaping and E-Cigarettes at Palatine High School January 31, 2019, beginning at 7 p.m.  The session will be available in both English and Spanish, and child care will be available in the school’s media center café.         &nbs...

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