District 211 Celebrates 1 Million Meals Served This School Year

A lucky student helped High School District 211 reach an impressive milestone on May 18. As he stood in the Hoffman Estates High School cafeteria food line, little did freshman student Jett Dennis know he would be a part of the District’s food service department celebrating its 1-millionth meal served during this school year. “I was very surprised,” said Jett after the announcement during lunch. “It is nice how the school provides us with a good lunch that we can eat and enjoy every day.” Jett went to purchase his lunch when the milestone celebration ...

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North Cook Intermediate Service Center (NCISC) Compliance Review Results

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The Illinois State Board of Education authorizes the North Cook Intermediate Service Center (NCISC) to conduct compliance reviews of school districts located within their boundaries every four years.   The NCISC compliance team spent three days in February 2017 conducting a comprehensive visit throughout District 211 to inspect facilities, examine records, review policies, visit programs, examine credentials, review curriculum, and consider district data to determine the District’s recognition status. The NCISC compliance team found no areas of non-complia...

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District 211 Earns 11th Consecutive Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

Annually, the Association of School Business Officials International recognizes school districts that demonstrate high standards and best practices for financial reporting and accountability with the organization’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award. Township High School District 211 earned recognition as a recipient of this award for the fiscal period ending June 30, 2016, marking the 11th consecutive year the District has been honored. District 211 is one of approximately 59 school districts throughout the state of Illinois, and one of approxim...

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Upcoming Open House Will Showcase Houses Built by D211 Students

Students in District 211’s Building Construction program are in the final stages of completing two homes they have worked on for the past two years. District 211 will host an Open House for students to showcase their hard work and allow the public to see the homes that are up for sale. The Open House will take place on May 7 from 1 to 4 p.m., and the public will have an opportunity to place an offer on a house if they are interested. Both homes are located outside the District 211 attendance boundaries, and range in style and size. The addresses are ...

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District 211 Schools Extend Media Center Hours for AP Preparation

Starting this week, District 211 schools have extended media center hours and special studying sessions to help students prepare for Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Below is a list of each school’s schedule and events.   Fremd High School will have extended hours Monday through Thursday from May 1 – May 4 and May 8 – May 11. Due to renovation work being done in the media center, the school's media center is temporarily relocated to Room 164 and will be open until 8 p.m.   Hoffman Estates High School will also have extended hours Monday ...

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Cougars Announce New Head Boys Basketball Coach

Jim Maley has been named head boys basketball coach at James B. Conant High School, effective with the 2017-2018 season.  Maley takes over the program from long-time head coach Tom McCormack, who is retiring after 33 years as head coach, 32 years at Conant High School.  McCormack has a 576-342 (.627 winning pct.) all-time record, including 13 seasons with 20-plus wins, and his teams have made two “Elite 8” appearances, and have five Mid-Suburban League titles. “In looking for a new coach, we knew we had very big shoes to fill,” said Conant ...

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Tickets Still Available for 3rd Annual Conant Community Social

Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd Annual Conant Community Social. The event is open t0 individuals 21 years of age and older, and will take place on April 29 at Chandler’s Banquets at the Schaumburg Golf Course from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Social is an annual Conant Community gathering celebrating Cougar Pride. The evening features appetizers, drinks, a sweet table, silent auction items, raffle baskets and prizes during a casual night with the Conant community. Silent Auction items include Chicago Cubs tickets, Conant HS parking passes, Disney hopper ...

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