D211 Post: Teachers Back for Institute Days

Institute-Days 2017
High School District 211 staff returned for two Teacher Institute days on Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11 to open the 2017-2018 school year.  The first day of classes for students at all five District 211 high schools and two alternative schools is Monday, August 14.                                                         ...

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Realtors Against Homelessness (RAH) to Host Annual Event to Help Homeless District 211 Students

While students everywhere are challenged with academics and extra-curricular activities, many are faced with tough challenges outside of the classroom. This includes District 211 students and families that are homeless. To help those families, Realtors Against Homelessness (RAH) partnered with the District 211 Foundation is hosting the Fifth Annual RAH Event on Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m., at Chandler’s Banquets, 401 N. Roselle Rd. Tickets are $40, and include hot appetizers, 1 drink ticket, a silent auction, live auction, raffle, and networking. RAH’s mission is to ...

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Palatine, Fremd Girls’ Volleyball Teams to Compete for Annual ‘Volley for a Cure’ Event

The girls' volleyball programs from Palatine and Fremd High Schools are teaming up as one community to “Paint the Gym Pink” in the fight against breast cancer. The third annual Volley for the Cure will return to Palatine on Oct. 1. Fremd and Palatine girls’ volleyball will be competing in a Volley for the Cure match, which will be dedicated to all the men and women who have been affected by breast cancer with hopes that this devastating disease will one day be cured. This year’s event will be hosted by the Pirates at Palatine High School, 1111 N. Rohlwing Rd. ...

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PHOTOS: District 211 Graduations at a Glance

Students from Palatine, Fremd, Hoffman Estates, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools, as well as students in District 211’s Alternative High School programs graduated on May 28 and May 31. This is a glance at the District 211 graduating Class of 2015. All images courtesy HR Imaging. Palatine High School Fremd High School Schaumburg High School Conant High School Hoffman Estates High School Alternative High School Programs  

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District 211 Schools Celebrate Veterans Day by Honoring Local Veterans

This year, District 211 took a different approach to recognize a federal holiday that students usually have off of school. Each District 211 school honored and recognized Veterans Day in their unique ways. Celebrations ranged from assemblies, to musical performances, student speakers, hallway decorations and giving thanks to local veterans. While the goal of each celebration was to give thanks to veterans both in attendance and those who were unable to come, another main purpose was to teach District 211 students the history and meaning behind the holiday. At ...

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District 211 Academy North and South Students Show Off Creativity During Art Show

Students in District 211’s academies kicked off their winter break by showing the faculty and staff just how creative they are. District 211 North and South academies recently hosted "Building Perspectives: Art at the Academies" at the G.A. McElroy Administration Center. Students at the academies were able to exhibit their artwork and explain different forms they used to create their pieces. “I have been drawing my whole life and this is the first time I am letting someone look at my art besides my art teacher,” said Academy-North junior Diana Mazanova. ...

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Graduation is Here for District 211’s Class of 2013

As the school year is coming to an end, there is one thing on every senior’s mind – graduation. For many senior students in District 211, this time of year is a busy, yet bittersweet reminder that high school is coming to an end. Students from Palatine, Fremd, Hoffman Estates, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools, as well as students in District 211’s Alternative High School programs, are finishing their final coursework and preparing for high school graduation. “We know our students received an outstanding high school education that has prepared them for ...

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