Schaumburg High School Raises Funds for Damaged Texas School

                        Students at Schaumburg High School celebrated homecoming week by creating a variety fund raisers which raised $2,000 which was sent to Cimarron Elementary School in Katy, Texas.              Cimarron Elementary was chosen due to its unique tie to a member of the Schaumburg faculty.  Mr. Scott Burn, a math teacher at Schaumburg, has a daughter who teaches 3rd grade teacher in Katy.  Burn said Hurricane Harvey did ...

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D211 Post: Conant High School Unveils New Culinary Arts Kitchen

                                     The Family and Consumer Science Department at James B. Conant High School unveiled their new culinary arts kitchen Sept. 19.  The new classroom expands the abilities of the culinary arts programs at the school.             “We’ve moved from a home economics kitchen to a bit more modern culinary arts room,” said Angela Drenth, the F.C.S. department chair.  ...

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D211 Post: HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 211 ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS FOR 2018

High School District 211 announces that 31 students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists are selected based on scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (P.S.A.T./N.M.S.Q.T.). William Fremd High School students Abhinav R. Balu, Kevin Chen, Varun Cidambi, Bissmun Gill, Matthew C. Grabianski, Kailey G. Henson, Stephanie X. Hu, Jesse Huang, Kashif Javid, Edward W. Li, Anna J. Miller, Allison M. Nakazawa, Adhith Palla, Nicholas L. Parekh, Elizabeth D. ...

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D211 Post: D211 Foundation Hosts 5th Annual Fun(d) Run

                 The D211 Foundation will hold its 5th annual Fun(d) Run in Palatine, Oct. 1, starting at 8:00 a.m.  The 5K race raises funds which the foundation puts toward providing resources which enhance and enrich the educational opportunities throughout the district.                   This year’s event will also include a silent auction with a variety of prizes being donated by area businesses.     &...

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D211 Post: District 211 Hosts 1st Generation College Symposium

                  Township High School District 211 will host its third annual 1st Generation College Symposium at Palatine High School Sept. 27.  The event will run from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The evening is designed to help families with a student who would be the first to attend college.                   The symposium, which is open to all District 211 families, will feature discussions about financial aid, adjusting to ...

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50th B-day Wishes to Harper College from Superintendent Cates & D211


D211 Post: Foundation Taps District 211, Harper College, NIU for Bachelor’s Degree Grant

High School District 211, Harper College, and Northern Illinois University have been selected to participate in a one-year “design challenge” that aims to dramatically move the needle on bachelor’s degree completion for community college students. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation is funding the nonprofit Education Design Lab to lead the Seamless Transfer Pathway Design Challenge. Harper, NIU and District 211 are among just four groups of two- and four-year institutions chosen nationwide for the grant.   “We know that through our ...

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