D211 Post: Investors Award $30,000 to Top Business Pitches During Pitch Night

            Nearly 200 parents, students, and community members gathered in the auditorium at James B. Conant High School, May 15, for the third annual District 211 Pitch Night.  During the evening, teams from throughout the District pitched business ideas and products to a panel of area business leaders with the intention of gaining funding.  By the end of the night the panel of investors chose to invest $30,000 in teams Ideal Meal from William Fremd High School and i-Dry from Palatine High School.     &...

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D211 Post: High School District 211 Alternative Schools to Hold Graduation Ceremony May 17

Township High School District 211 will hold its 26th-annual commencement ceremony for the District’s Alternative High School programs on Thursday, May 17, 2019, at Hoffman Estates High School (1100 W. Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates), beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. Graduates from the Class of 2018 at District 211 North Campus, Higgins Education Center, and Alternative High School will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend. Students who attend alternative programs complete all High School District 211 ...

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Inaugural D211 Career Expo a success

Career Expo 2018
High school students and local businesses had a chance to come together as more than 400 students visited 90 local businesses at the inaugural High School District 211 Career Expo, held on April 4 at Palatine High School.  The Expo, which was open to all District 211 students, provided an opportunity for students to connect their pathways to careers, with all 16 career clusters being represented at the event.  Participating businesses focused on internships, career exploration, apprenticeships, and jobs to help students.

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D211 Post: PHS Special Education Preparing for Biennial Cupcakes for a Cause

            The Palatine High School Special Education Department will host their biennial Cupcakes for a Cause March 10, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the high school’s cafeteria.  Admission to the event is free and open to the public.  Cupcakes will be for sale at a cost of $2 each or $20 per dozen.   The event will also include raffles and a cupcake judging contest.              Event chairperson Dawn Shepard said the brings in such substantial ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Students Compete in District’s First Hackathon

             More than 100 students representing every school throughout Township High School District 211 competed in Code 211, the district’s first ever hackathon, hosted at Palatine High School, Jan. 19-20.  The event was filled with workshops and contests as students displayed a variety of coding abilities.                Dr. Daniel Cates, Township High School District 211 Superintendent, attended the two-day event and said he was impressed by talented and ...

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D211 Post: Concussion Awareness Seminar to Be Held December 7

Concussion Seminar
As part of District 211's Community Education outreach, the district will host a second Concussion Awareness Seminar in the Schaumburg High School Auditorium (1100 W. Schaumburg Rd) at 6:00 p.m. December 7.  The seminar is open to the public and is free of charge.             Dr. Erik Beltran, a neurologist with North Shore University Health System, will share current research regarding concussion and will discuss the best practices for the treatment of adolescents following a concussion.  Attendees ...

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D211 Post: Parents and Students Learn to Navigate College Preparation Experience

            More than 600 parents and students learned how to navigate the sometimes-complicated process of preparing and applying for college during Township High School District 211’s First Generation College Symposium at Palatine High School Sept. 27.             Over the course of the evening, the attendees listened to presentations which ranged from what to expect in attending large colleges to applying for financial aid.  Sessions were conducted in both English and ...

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