D211 Post: Palatine Athletic Director Honored by Illinois Athletic Directors Association

           Long-time Palatine High School Athletic Director Jerry Dobbs has been named as one of the Illinois Athletic Director Association’s Athletic Director of the Year for 2018.              Dobbs, who has worked as the school’s athletic director for twenty-years, was honored during the association’s annual conference May 6.  Over the course of his career, he has served in a variety of positions both in the school and with the association.    ...

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D211 Post: PALATINE CHAMBER’S WOMEN IN BUSINESS ADVISORY FORUM AWARDS THREE SCHOLARSHIPS

For the fourth consecutive year, the Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF), a networking group of the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce, offered a scholarship program to young women in the Palatine community. The WIBAF Scholarship Committee had planned to award two $1,000 scholarships, but due to successful fundraising in 2017, three scholarships were awarded in May 2018 to senior female students at Palatine and Fremd High Schools. This year’s recipients are Megan Dowd, Brittany Padden, and Katherine Wu. The WIBAF scholarship provides non-renewable awards to be ...

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D211 Post: Investors Award $30,000 to Top Business Pitches During Pitch Night

            Nearly 200 parents, students, and community members gathered in the auditorium at James B. Conant High School, May 15, for the third annual District 211 Pitch Night.  During the evening, teams from throughout the District pitched business ideas and products to a panel of area business leaders with the intention of gaining funding.  By the end of the night the panel of investors chose to invest $30,000 in teams Ideal Meal from William Fremd High School and i-Dry from Palatine High School.     &...

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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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