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: Fremd Teacher Receives University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award

             Martin Zacharia, an advance placement history teacher at William Fremd High School, has received the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award.  Zacharia was nominated by a former student who now attends the university.             Zacharia said he was humbled by receiving the award.             “I was just really touched that Mingda took the time to nominate me,” said Zacharia.  ...

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D211 Post: Students Recognized for Highest Possible ACT Scores

           The Township High School District 211 Board of Education recognized five students for scoring a 36, the highest composite score, on the American College Test (ACT).  The students included two from Schaumburg High School and three from Fremd High School.             The first student recognized Rose Dinh, a senior at Fremd High School. Math teacher Chris Grattoni stated that Dinh’s high school career has been defined by hard work and success.  Dinh has a ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Viking Booster’s Annual Craft Fair Saturday

Fremd High School Viking Boosters will hold their annual Holiday Craft Fair at William Fremd High School (1000 S Quentin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067) Dec. 9, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Admission and parking are free and the event is open to the public.     The yearly event offers a wide variety of gifts, decorations, and food from more than 200 vendors.  Fremd High School will also open the Viking Spirit Shop during the fair.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  For more information, contact e-mail Barb Gierek at fremdcraftfa...

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D211 Post: An Aerial View of District 211 Schools

The video provides a brief aerial view of all District 211 schools and buildings.  The footage was filmed in mid-November 2017.

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools Earn Energy Star Certification

For the second consecutive year, all five District 211 schools have received the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Certification.  The announcement was made during District 211’s Board of Education meeting Oct. 19.             During the announcement, District 211 Superintendent Dr. Dan Cates said, “These awards are an acknowledgement of our staff’s commitment and dedication to the continuous improvement in energy efficiency.”          ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Students Raise Funds for Disaster Relief

Students from William Fremd High School's World Language Department raised more than $4,100 during a fundraiser Oct. 6.  The money will be used to support those affected by the Mexican Earthquake and Hurricane Maria.             The students conducted a “miracle minute,” fundraiser in which students had one minute to make any donations while a song was played over the school’s intercom system.  That night the students also stood outside of Fremd’s home football game taking any additional ...

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