D211 Post: District 211 Adds Japanese Language Course Through Online Classroom

            Students at James B. Conant and Schaumburg High School have been involved in a new style of classroom this semester.  They gather in their respective school’s media centers where they log into Blackboard where they engage online with a Japanese language instructor at Harper College.  This is the District’s first step into adding online classes to the curriculum.              Conant High School Senior Emma Rogers said she was happy to ...

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D211 Post: Chinese Educators Visit District 211

            A group of more than 20 education staff from the Zhejiang Province of China toured William Fremd High School on Nov. 1 as part of a multi-week education tour.  The group first met with representatives from Community Consolidated School District 15 and Township High School District 211 at the District’s G.A. McElroy Administration Center in Palatine Oct. 25.             During the meeting at District 211’s Administration Center, represe...

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D211 Post: Best Selling Author Visits District 211 Schools

            Sandhya Menon, author of the New York Times bestseller When Dimple Met Rishi spent two days meeting with students from James B. Conant and Hoffman Estates High School.  Her visit to Conant coincided with the school’s first Author Day.  During her visit to Hoffman Estates, she met with students in English Teacher Britany Westby’s creative writing class.             At Hoffman Estates, Menon told students they should never ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Business Leader Promotes School Partnership During Tour

            Illinois Deputy Governor Leslie Munger, President and CEO of Intersect Illinois Mark Peterson, Commerce and Economic Opportunity Assistant Deputy Director Erik Brejla and others toured Innovative Components Inc. Schaumburg facility as part of a local business tour arranged by the Schaumburg Business Association October 25.             During opening remarks, Innovative Components President Mike O’Connor discussed the importance of reaching high ...

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D211 Post: Palatine Police Department to Sponsor Drug Take Back Day Event

On Saturday, October 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Palatine Police Department, in partnership with Mariano's and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will sponsor a Drug Take Back Day event, giving the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Community members are encourage to bring pills and patches for disposal to the Palatine Police Headquarters located at 595 N. Hicks Road in Palatine.  The service is free and anonymous, with no ...

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D211 Post: District Schools to Hold Halloween Activities for Children

            Three District 211 school’s will be hosting community Halloween events in the coming days.  William Fremd, Palatine and Hoffman Estates High Schools will open their doors to children and parents with events ranging from trick-or-treating to games and more.              William Fremd High School will be holding their annual Halloween Fest on October 24 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  The event is open to students 12 years and under with ...

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D211 Post: Conant Student Provides Lifesaving Aid

            When James B. Conant High School Senior Kaitlyn O’Brien started her shift at Rosario’s in Schaumburg September 28, she expected a usual Saturday evening.  Shortly after taking a call-in order, she said one of the waitresses ran into the back calling for the owner.             “The waitress said a woman passed out,” O’Brien said.  “Initially I didn’t think anything of it.  I just kept bagging food.”   ...

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