Palatine, Ill. — At its January 16, 2020 meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Michael Alther as principal at Hoffman Estates High School, and the appointment of Brian Harlan at Schaumburg High School. Both appointments will be effective July 1, 2020. Mr. Alther, currently an assistant principal at Palatine High School, assumes the principalship from Josh Schumacher, who was recently named District 211 assistant superintendent for instruction. Mr. Harlan, currently an assistant principal at ...
The High School District 211 Foundation recently received a donation of more than $1,000 from a generous individual to pay for 10 students to receive breakfast and lunch for the upcoming semester. The funds will also remove lunch debt accrued last semester.
As word of this donor’s generosity spread, the District 211 Foundation began receiving additional donations to pay for reduced-price meals. Thirty-five percent of District 211 students qualify for the national meals program. Depending on a number of criteria, students qualify for either free or reduced-...
Township High School District 211 was named to College Board’s 10th Annual AP Honor Roll, marking the third consecutive year, and fifth overall, that the District has been named to the list. To be included on the AP Honor Roll list, the District, since 2017, increased its number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. According to the College Board, reaching these goals shows that District 211 is successfully ...
Today marks Principal Day throughout the state of Illinois. This day is designed to recognize principals and the Illinois Principals Association for the work they do to create a successful learning environment for students across Illinois.
In District 211, we say thank you to our principals:
Tony Medina - Palatine High School
Kurt Tenopir - William Fremd High School
Julie Nowak - James B. Conant High School
Tim Little - Schaumburg High School
Josh Schumacher - Hoffman Estates High School
We thank them for the work they do daily serving our ...
To help students better prepare for their futures beyond high school, career counselors arrange career treks where they can experience aspects of potential future careers. Recently, about 50 students from across the District had the opportunity to explore the future of the medical field during a trek to AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.
During the nearly two-hour visit, students heard a brief history of ...
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 ...
Chemistry students at Hoffman Estates High School recently participated in a lab which had them building experience in the marketing, public speaking, and presentation building as well as scientific process.
At the start of the class’s polymer lab, students are presented with two types of polymers. From there the groups are allowed to experiment by altering one variable the groups are tasked with designing a potential consumer ...