Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2017 Those Who Excel education awards program. The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools.
High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically):
• Palatine High School Assistant Principal Michael Alther (administrator ...
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. ...
Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Parent Open Houses. William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events. The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on August 31.
Conant High ...
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.
Fremd High School was recently featured in EdTech Magazine. The article explores how innovative technology is helping students become career ready. Read an excerpt below:
In the past, students in Steve Elza’s automotive classes at William Fremd High School in Palatine, Ill., had to take turns using a diagnostic scanning tool that cost the school up to $8,000. Today, the teens use an inexpensive device that connects via Bluetooth to the tablets they all carry.
“Today’s cars have 100 or more computers in them,” says Elza. “We have to have ...
Two District 211 alumnae recently received scholarships from the Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF).
Palatine High School Alumna Kathleen McManus and Fremd High School Alumna Nina Vrtjak each received $1,000 from the Palatine Chamber of Commerce group. The non-renewable funds will go toward college tuition, fees, books, or supplies.
To be eligible for the scholarship, female students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, with the intent of attending a two-year or four-year college or university to earn a degree in a business-related field. Other ...