D211 Post: To Improve Student Readiness, Teachers Meet with Local Professionals

                       Township High School District 211 is always adjusting its programs to ensure students graduate ready for whatever pathway they choose to pursue.  Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, students will have access to the new student readiness plan.  Part of that plan helps guide them to a pathway of classes which will help them explore a variety of career areas.             In an effort to ensure the course groupings match ...

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D211 Post: District 211 To Accept Bids for the Purchase of 60+ Acres of Undeveloped Land

The Township High School District Board of Education voted to accept sealed bids for a 60-plus acre parcel of land the District owns within the Village of Schaumburg.  The minimum acceptable bid for the property is set at $17 million, and all bids must be received by February 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.   The land is zoned for residential use and is located north of Wise Road between Plum Grove Road and Summit Drive in Schaumburg.  The Board of Education conducted and has published a comprehensive civil engineering report, including results of an ...

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D211 Post: Students Recognized for Highest Possible ACT Scores

           The Township High School District 211 Board of Education recognized five students for scoring a 36, the highest composite score, on the American College Test (ACT).  The students included two from Schaumburg High School and three from Fremd High School.             The first student recognized Rose Dinh, a senior at Fremd High School. Math teacher Chris Grattoni stated that Dinh’s high school career has been defined by hard work and success.  Dinh has a ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Student Council Makes Donation to Local Counseling Service

                        Members of the William Fremd High School Student Council donated $2,700 to The Bridge Youth and Family Counseling Service of Palatine, Illinois, Dec. 11             The student council has a long-standing tradition of planning events throughout homecoming early in the school year as a way to raise funds for the donation.  This year the student council chose The Bridge due to its service in providing counseling for area ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Hosts 2nd Annual Poetry Power Event

                        Students, Staff and guests presented a variety of original or published poetic works during the 2nd annual Poetry Power at the Hoffman Estates High School library Dec. 7.             Terry Loncaric, a published poet and teaching assistant at Hoffman Estates High School, created the event as a labor of love.  She said she created the event to show students poetry can be grass-roots.      &n...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Culinary Students Hold 14th Annual Charity Soup Lunch

The culinary arts department at Schaumburg High School was converted to a festively decorated soup kitchen as students and staff held their 14th annual charity soup lunch Dec. 8.  For a small donation of non-perishable food items participants were treated to a variety of soups and pastries all prepared by SHS students.             Kerry Frost, a teacher in Schaumburg’s Family and Consumer Science Department said the annual event is a favorite of many people throughout the school.    &n...

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D211 Post: District 211 Named to College Board’s 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll

         Township High School District 211 has been named to College Board’s annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll for the third time in the award’s eight-year history for significant gains in student access and success.  District 211 is one of only 447 districts throughout the United States and Canada to be honored this year.            To be named to the honor roll, data from the past three years of 38 different AP exams, including world language and culture, was reviewed to ensure ...

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