D211 Post: SHS Fishing Club and Friendship Village Hold Fishing Derby

            Students with the Schaumburg High School Fishing Club and residents of Friendship Village paired up for a fishing derby at the village’s on-site pond late last  month.             Club sponsor Chris Evert said the event was about service and education, on top of the fun.             “I wanted to give the Fishing Club members the opportunity to serve their community and learn from ...

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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: Seven District 211 Students Named in National Merit Scholarship Second Announcement

            Seven students from throughout Township High School District 211 have been added to the list of National Merit Scholarship Recipients during the second announcement.  Recipients listed in the second announcement will all receive a $2,500 scholarship.             Scholars were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors, who appraised a substantial amount of substantial amount of information submitted by both the finalist and ...

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D211 Post: SHS Students Get Free Heart Screenings

            More than 1,200 students at Schaumburg High School took part in cardiac screenings funded by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities.  The screenings, conducted by Young Hearts for Life (YH4L), are designed to help prevent sudden cardiac death from conditions such as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.              During the screenings, 150 parent volunteers, trained and supervised by YH4L staff, administered electrocardiograms, the results of which were reviewed by a team ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Hosts 2nd Annual MC Art Show

             Schaumburg High School’s Special Education and Art departments paired up for their second annual MC Art Show at the school March 22.  The art show is entirely comprised of works created by the school’s MC students.             Art Department Chair Gerry James said the MC art program allows the students to express themselves using adaptive means.             “The MC students come up to the art room ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Raises Nearly $80 Thousand for St. Baldrick’s

            As students from Schaumburg High School filled the gymnasium, a low drone of bagpipes drew attention to a line of their peers who were preparing to shave their heads as part of the 2018 St. Baldrick’s fundraiser assembly March 16.             The assembly capped off a school-wide campaign to raise funds for St. Baldrick’s, a volunteer charity which works to fund research in childhood cancers.  During the nearly 5-week campaign, students and staff at Schaumburg ...

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