D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Opens New AP Support Center

             Hoffman Estates High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new AP Support Center which is designed as a resource area for students taking Advanced Placement courses.  The Center was funded through grants and donations from Heart of America Foundation and Eon Clinics.             HEHS Principal Josh Schumacher said the Center provides a space for students to collaborate with teachers and fellow students.     &...

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D211 Post: District 211 Uses Summer Break for Facility Improvements

            Traditionally High School District 211 uses the summer break which starts in late May and continues through early August for various construction projects to improve its facilities.  Over the past three years, one south-side school has been closed for summer break to allow for larger facility and site improvement projects.             This summer, Hoffman Estates High School received the largest share of renovations, beginning with renovat...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold 4th Annual Pitch Night May 14

            Township High School District 211 will hold its 4th annual Business Incubator Pitch Night on May 14, 2019, in the William Fremd High School auditorium beginning at 6 p.m.              During the competition, student teams from across the District will pitch their business concepts to a group of investors comprised of area business leaders.  The investors will choose which pitches will be awarded seed money to begin development.  In last year’s competit...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Students Paint Portraits for Memory Project

            For five years, art students at Hoffman Estates High School have participated in a unique art project. Each year the students take part in The Memory Project which invites art teachers and students to help cultivate global kindness by creating portraits for children around the world who have faced substantial challenges.            Art Department Chair Juan Medina believes the project is a good way to help his students see beyond their own lives.           “I ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Unveils New Media Center

            After nearly 10 months of construction and renovation, Hoffman Estates High School opened its redesigned and expanded media center March 5.  Principal Josh Schumacher called the new facility a student-centered space where students can feel comfortable.             Schumacher said the expanded Media Center moved resources such as the college and career center, SAT preparation center, test make-up, as well as others from areas throughout the ...

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D211 Post: Cisco Systems Adds Student Interns Following Career Expo

            On April 4, 2018, Township High School District held its first Career Expo.  The expo was attended by nearly 100 area businesses representing all 16 career clusters, as well as more than 400 students looking to explore post-education career possibilities.             One business in attendance was Cisco Systems.  Service Delivery Lead Ramya Vijay said she heard about the expo from District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman.  ...

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D211 Post: District Students Compete in Architecture and Design Competition

            Students from across the District competed against each other in the District 211 Architecture Competition in which they designed an ideal and functional house.  Each entry had to include four bedrooms and two and half bathrooms while being up to 3,500 square feet.  The winning entry, submitted by Palatine High School senior Nelson Bartolo, will be the Building Construction Program house to be built on Berner Road in Elgin next year.          &...

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