D211 Post: District 211 To Host Annual College Night October 23

            Township High School District 211 will hold its annual College Night at Palatine High School (1111 N. Rohlwing Road) October 23rd, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The event is open to all District 211 students and parents.              This year’s event will see representatives from more than 210 colleges and universities ranging from community colleges to four-year universities meet with students.  Representatives will provide attendees ...

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D211 Post: Fremd High School named a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School

Township High School District 211’s William Fremd High School was one of the 362 schools recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2019. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a video message to the honorees. “As a National Blue Ribbon School, your ...

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D211 Post: All D211 Schools Make Chicago Magazine List

            In early September, Chicago Magazine published their annual list of the top public schools.  This year’s tabulation listed all five District 211 schools among the best in Cook County.              According to the publication, suburban high schools were rated based on a variety of statistics with graduation rate as the highest while SAT math and reading attainment percentage, income adjusted counting for 12.5% each.   &...

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D211 Post: High School District 211 announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2020

             Officials from National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Among them were 36 students from across Township High School District 211.              Students who were named as part of the announcement will continue in a competition for approximately 7,600 scholarships totaling more than $31 million.  District 211 National Merit Scholarship semi-fin...

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D211 Post: Class Ring Returned After 44 Years

            When Ruth Ford-Drake was a student at William Fremd High School, she did what most teenagers of the ‘70’s did when they started a new relationship.  She gave her boyfriend her class ring.  That exchange was the last time she would see the ring for 44 years.              “The ring cost around $150 at the time,” Ford-Drake said.  “When it went missing, I couldn’t even tell my mom that it had been lost.”  ...

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D211 Post: Parent Open House at D211 Schools on August 29

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 29, 2019.  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 29. Conant ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Summer Food Service Program returns

            As summer and summer school begin for students in the area, Palatine High School (1111 N. Rohlwing Rd.) and Schaumburg High School (1100 W. Schaumburg Rd.) will be participating in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program that offers free breakfast and lunch to all children under the age of 18.  This marks the 4th year High School District 211 will participate in a USDA summer meal program, offering a free breakfast and lunch to not only students participating in summer programs, but any child ...

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