D211 Post: Palatine Hosts Seventh Science Olympiad

            Palatine High School held its seventh Science Olympiad November 30.  The event, which was the largest in Illinois, drew approximately 1100 students from 33 schools, including three from Indiana and one from Kentucky.             Carl Garrison, Palatine High School Science Department chair, was pleased by the large turnout and eagerness of the competitors.              “It is ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Students Get Inside Look at City Government

            Students in Hoffman Estates High School’s Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics and Introduction to Government classes received an inside look at the various operations within Hoffman Estates’ village government during a trip to the village hall Nov. 29.             Hoffman Estates High School Government teacher Kim Ryon said the visit was the second of a three sessions designed to expose students to the breadth of local government ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Placed on the College Board’s 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for 4th Year

Township High School District 211 is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.  To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, the District had to, since 2016, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP.   &...

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D211 Post: Anzalone New Head of Hawks Boys Track

Vito Anzalone has been named head boys track and field coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  Anzalone takes over the program from Tyrone Jones, who stepped down earlier this year after 11 seasons as the Hawks head coach. “While we are sad to see Coach Jones step down, we are proud to see Coach Anzalone move into a more prominent roll with the team,” said Hoffman Estates High School Principal Josh Schumacher.  “Vito’s connection with our student-athletes will be beneficial in their continued growth and development, and we’re excited to hand him the ...

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D211 Post: Hawks have new head baseball coach

Andrew Wulbecker has been named head baseball coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  Wulbecker takes over the program from Chuck Abbot, who stepped down earlier this year after two years as the Hawks head coach. “We are excited to see Andrew take the reins of the very team he played for as a student-athlete,” said Hoffman Estates High School Principal Josh Schumacher.  “Andrew already has a well established rapport with our Hawks athletes and is a great fit to lead our program.” Wulbecker has worked at Hoffman Estates High School since 2016, serving ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Opens Student Run Nordic Café

            Students with William Fremd High School’s Independent Study Culinary Arts and the Culinary Club have established the school’s first student run morning café named the Nordic Café.              Family and Consumer Science Department chair Christina Parsons said the name for the café as well as logo were designed by students within the Culinary Club.             “The Independent Study students were ...

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D211 Post: District to Hold Community Education Session on Vaping and e-Cigarette Impact

Over the past several years, the use of vaping and e-cigarette products has exponentially increased among our youth. With growing frequency, youth are using these products not only to consume and become addicted to high levels of nicotine, but now are using these devices to inhale THC which is the active, psychotropic ingredient in marijuana. These devices have become more innocuous, harder to identify, and easier to conceal. The perception among many is that these products are less harmful than smoking and other risky behaviors, despite a growing body of research that ...

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