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: PHS Drama Club to Present Student-Written Play

For the second consecutive year, the Palatine High School Drama Club will present an all student-produced play for children.  This year's play, "The Wizard of Oz: Dorthy's Return," will be performed May 5, in the school's student cafeteria.  The event will include activities beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the play at 11:30.  Tickets are available at a cost of $3 for children and free for adults. "Dorthy's Return," is a one act play written by PHS seniors Sarah Angel and Dane Roberts which won honorable mention in the dramatics category at the very ...

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D211 Post: 5 District 211 Students Receive National Merit Scholarships

           Five students from throughout Township High School District 211 were among the nearly 1,000 students nation wide who received the corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship.  The announcement came as part of the first list of the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarships which was published April 18.           This year's recipients are:           Kashif Javid, a senior at William Fremd High School who was selected to receive the National Merit Motorola  ...

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D211 Post: Palatine HS students give a “Day of Service”

While junior (SAT exam) and sophomore (PSAT 10 exam) students were involved in Illinois State Board of Education testing on April 10, senior and freshman students from Palatine High School used their day off to volunteer at local elementary schools as part of the PHS “Day of Service” program.  Seventy-five PHS students visited four Palatine elementary schools: Jane Addams, Lincoln, Virginia Lake, and Winston Campus where they volunteered in several capacities.  Volunteer opportunities included activities such as serving as a classroom aide, being a ...

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D211 Post: Pirates Have a Magical Spring Break

This article was submitted by PHS Cutlass staff writer Nataly Panczyk.  The Cutlass is the student newspaper of Palatine High School.  To read more from the Cutlass click here. Each overflowing with excitement, more than 100 Palatine High School band, poms, and color guard members piled themselves onto three not-so-spacious coach buses fully geared with blankets, pillows, and lots of snacks for the 24-hour journey to their Spring Break destination— Orlando.   The students, chaperones, and teachers officially started their trip on Sunday ...

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D211 Post: PHS Foods Class Makes Donation to Palatine Township Food Pantry

                         Students from Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods class donated $400 as well as multiple boxes of food to the Palatine Township Food Pantry March 8.  The donation was the result of the class’s annual empty bowls food drive in February.              “This donation is going to help tremendously,” said Julie Reiser, director of the Palatine Township Food Pantry.  “With the monetary donation, ...

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D211 Post: PHS Special Education Preparing for Biennial Cupcakes for a Cause

            The Palatine High School Special Education Department will host their biennial Cupcakes for a Cause March 10, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the high school’s cafeteria.  Admission to the event is free and open to the public.  Cupcakes will be for sale at a cost of $2 each or $20 per dozen.   The event will also include raffles and a cupcake judging contest.              Event chairperson Dawn Shepard said the brings in such substantial ...

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