D211 Post: Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year

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D211 Post: Teachers Back for Institute Days

Institute-Days 2017
High School District 211 staff returned for two Teacher Institute days on Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11 to open the 2017-2018 school year.  The first day of classes for students at all five District 211 high schools and two alternative schools is Monday, August 14.                                                         ...

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Two D211 Alumnae Win Scholarships from Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum

Two District 211 alumnae recently received scholarships from the Palatine’s Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF). Palatine High School Alumna Kathleen McManus and Fremd High School Alumna Nina Vrtjak each received $1,000 from the Palatine Chamber of Commerce group. The non-renewable funds will go toward college tuition, fees, books, or supplies. To be eligible for the scholarship, female students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, with the intent of attending a two-year or four-year college or university to earn a degree in a business-related field. Other ...

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PHS, CHS Students Win Big at District 211 Business Incubator Pitch Night

Students in High School District 211’s Business Incubator program spent the school year developing business ideas to try to bring them to life with the help of investors. Six of the best teams from each school’s Business Incubator course were selected to compete at the District Pitch Night for real funding this past May. After planning and preparation, each team presented their business idea to a panel of judges in hopes of being awarded $20,000 in seed money from the District 211 Foundation. Two teams won this year’s seed money: Green Dirt from Conant High ...

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Community Invited to Palatine High School Variety Show April 20, 21, 22

The annual Palatine High School Variety Show will take place on April 20, 21, and 22 at Palatine High School, 1111 N. Rohlwing Rd. The family event is open to the community. Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. Palatine High School students have worked to create a show that will make the audience sing, dance, and laugh in their seats. Attendees will see performances from vocalists, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists and more. For more information, please contact Palatine High School.

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Palatine Pirates have new head boys swim coach

Kathryn (Katie) Mroz has been named head boys swim coach at Palatine High School.  Mroz will replace John Schauble who is stepping down after two years at the helm of the Pirates boys swim program. “We are really excited that Katie will be leading our swimming program,” said Palatine High School Principal Gary Steiger.  “Her experiences as both an athlete and a coach make her the perfect fit for the job.” Mroz has been assistant coach of the girls swim team at Palatine High School for the past three years.  She has worked as a speech-language ...

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Upcoming Palatine High School Pirate Pete Trivia Night to Support Ray Mills Fund

Pirate Pete Trivia Night is returning to Palatine High School to support the Ray Mills Fund and students in need. The event will be held on April 7 starting at 7:00 p.m., in the Palatine High School cafeteria, 1111 N. Rohlwing Rd. Tables are $50 for a team of up to eight players, and all are welcome to participate including teachers, students, and community members. Registration can be completed online at www.phs.d211.org. “In tough times like these we have seen an increased need and we are hopeful that this event will help us replenish the fund and continue to provide ...

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