Cougars Announce New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Jim Maley has been named head boys basketball coach at James B. Conant High School, effective with the 2017-2018 season.  Maley takes over the program from long-time head coach Tom McCormack, who is retiring after 33 years as head coach, 32 years at Conant High School.  McCormack has a 576-342 (.627 winning pct.) all-time record, including 13 seasons with 20-plus wins, and his teams have made two “Elite 8” appearances, and have five Mid-Suburban League titles. “In looking for a new coach, we knew we had very big shoes to fill,” said Conant ...

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Tickets Still Available for 3rd Annual Conant Community Social

Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Conant Community Social. The event is open t0 individuals 21 years of age and older, and will take place on April 29 at Chandler’s Banquets at the Schaumburg Golf Course from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Social is an annual Conant Community gathering celebrating Cougar Pride. The evening features appetizers, drinks, a sweet table, silent auction items, raffle baskets and prizes during a casual night with the Conant community. Silent Auction items include Chicago Cubs tickets, Conant HS parking passes, Disney hopper ...

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Recent Career Internship Fair Connects District 211 Students to Local Companies

Township High School District 211 recently hosted an internship fair for students to meet with representatives from local companies searching for high school interns. The Career Trek Internship Fair took place at Schaumburg High School on April 12. Approximately 37 companies interested in hiring high school interns attended and many hoped to hire students that day. Students were encouraged to bring resumes and dress professionally to impress company representatives. “This event was an awesome learning opportunity for our students, both personally and professional...

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Community Invited to Attend SHS’ Spring Musical ‘Big Fish’

Schaumburg High School is proud to present this year’s spring musical, "Big Fish."     The community is invited to attend the musical featuring great acting, amazing costumes, beautiful singing, and a lot of incredible dancing.  Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 20, 21 and 22, at  7 p.m., in the Schaumburg High School auditorium. Prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students or senior citizens.   The story follows Will Bloom who feels that he never knew his father Edward, because all Edward’s stories sounded like ...

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Upcoming ‘The Future Begins Today’ Event, Harper College Informational Meeting to Help Special Education Families Transition

Township High School District 211’s Transition Services Department has upcoming events that will help families transition between high school and post-secondary life. Harper College will host an informational meeting for parents and students about services and accommodations for students with disabilities on a 504 Plan or IEP. The event will take place on April 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Harper College, Building J, Room 143. Additionally, the District will host “The Future Begins Today – Transition Resource Fair” for parents and guardians of individuals ...

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Message from the Superintendent – Safety first and always

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(reprinted from the March/April 2017 Superintendent's Newsletter)   Every day, 12,000 teenagers enter our care and their safety is our first responsibility and priority. We can best accomplish this duty by working together and sharing information.  I want to highlight key factors to assist our shared partnership and priority surrounding the safety of our students and staff members.   Contact School Personnel: The best way to prevent potential danger is to contact a school staff member as soon as a concern may arise.  We have administra...

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Upcoming Palatine High School Pirate Pete Trivia Night to Support Ray Mills Fund

Pirate Pete Trivia Night is returning to Palatine High School to support the Ray Mills Fund and students in need. The event will be held on April 7 starting at 7:00 p.m., in the Palatine High School cafeteria, 1111 N. Rohlwing Rd. Tables are $50 for a team of up to eight players, and all are welcome to participate including teachers, students, and community members. Registration can be completed online at www.phs.d211.org. “In tough times like these we have seen an increased need and we are hopeful that this event will help us replenish the fund and continue to provide ...

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