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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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates HS Tops Foundation Spirit Challenge

From March 1 through May 1, the D211 Foundation ran the #wheresyourspirit challenge.  Over the two-month challenge, students, staff, family, and alumni were encouraged to post photos showing off their school spirit while donating to the foundation's grants and scholarships.  At the end of the challenge, the winning school would be recognized by the remaining schools posting a congratulatory message on their marquees.  All District 211 school marquee will congratulate challenge champion Hoffman Estates High School with the message, "Congrats Hoffman ...

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D211 Post: High School District 211 Alternative Schools to Hold Graduation Ceremony May 17

Township High School District 211 will hold its 26th-annual commencement ceremony for the District’s Alternative High School programs on Thursday, May 17, 2019, at Hoffman Estates High School (1100 W. Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates), beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. Graduates from the Class of 2018 at District 211 North Campus, Higgins Education Center, and Alternative High School will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend. Students who attend alternative programs complete all High School District 211 ...

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D211 Post: Township High School District 211 Daniel E. Cates named ‘Superintendent of Distinction’

  Dr. Daniel E. Cates, superintendent of Township High School District 211, has been named the 2018 Superintendent of Distinction by his colleagues in the North Cook Region of the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA). Cates was honored at an awards luncheon May 1 in Springfield. State Superintendent Dr. Tony Smith was the featured speaker at the luncheon where 21 IASA regional Superintendents of Distinction were honored. “I am humbled to be recognized for our work on behalf of students in the District 211 community. Each day as superintendent ...

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D211 Post: 5 District 211 Students Receive National Merit Scholarships

           Five students from throughout Township High School District 211 were among the nearly 1,000 students nation wide who received the corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship.  The announcement came as part of the first list of the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarships which was published April 18.           This year's recipients are:           Kashif Javid, a senior at William Fremd High School who was selected to receive the National Merit Motorola  ...

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