D211 Post: District 211 to Hold Annual Business Incubator Pitch Night

             Students from throughout Township High School 211 will gather at James B. Conant High School’s auditorium May 15, to participate in the District’s annual “Pitch Night.”  This year's event will begin at 6:00 p.m.  During the evening teams from the schools’ Business programs will pitch their ideas to a panel of investors in the hopes of winning start-up funds.             “This is an excellent way to recognize the winning pitches from each of ...

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D211 Post: New head boys soccer coach for the Hawks

            Sean Armstrong has been named head boys soccer coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  Armstrong takes over the program from Matt Sriver, who stepped down earlier this year after 14 years as the Hawks head coach and a 70-146-23 record.           “We couldn’t be happier with the selection of Coach Armstrong to lead our boys soccer program,” said Hoffman Estates High School Principal Josh Schumacher.  “Sean’s student-centered and a quality person.  He’s the kind of person ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools Claim Two of Top Three Girls Bowling Titles

            Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg High Schools’ girls bowling teams captured second and third place following the Illinois High School Association’s state bowling finals in Rockford Feb. 16-17.             Hoffman Estates took second place with a team average of 194.9 and finished just 419 pins behind state champion Harlem High School.  Senior Alexis Orwat finished 4th overall with a series average of 212.3         &...

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D211 Post:D211 Foundation Offers Multiple Scholarships

             The Township High School District 211 Foundation currently has more than 40 scholarships available to graduating seniors.  These scholarships total nearly $64,000 available to assist graduates in their college endeavors.              “College is a large expense for families and we have many generous donors that are passionate about giving back to the community and honoring loved ones through scholarships,” said foundation member Kris Bratkiv. &nb...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Alumnae Selected for Team USA Bowling

            When Sarah Wille, a 2014 graduate of Hoffman Estates High School was a small child, her grandmother gave her a bowling ball.  That gift set her on a path which has included multiple competitions, try-outs, state playoffs, championships, even a visit to the White House.  Now Willie can add Team USA member to the list.             Wille was named to the Team USA Women’s bowling team following tryouts earlier this year.  She said when she heard her name ...

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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: Hoffman Estates Hosts 2nd Annual Poetry Power Event

                        Students, Staff and guests presented a variety of original or published poetic works during the 2nd annual Poetry Power at the Hoffman Estates High School library Dec. 7.             Terry Loncaric, a published poet and teaching assistant at Hoffman Estates High School, created the event as a labor of love.  She said she created the event to show students poetry can be grass-roots.      &n...

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