D211 Post: Students Recognized for Highest Possible ACT Scores

           The Township High School District 211 Board of Education recognized five students for scoring a 36, the highest composite score, on the American College Test (ACT).  The students included two from Schaumburg High School and three from Fremd High School.             The first student recognized Rose Dinh, a senior at Fremd High School. Math teacher Chris Grattoni stated that Dinh’s high school career has been defined by hard work and success.  Dinh has a ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Culinary Students Hold 14th Annual Charity Soup Lunch

The culinary arts department at Schaumburg High School was converted to a festively decorated soup kitchen as students and staff held their 14th annual charity soup lunch Dec. 8.  For a small donation of non-perishable food items participants were treated to a variety of soups and pastries all prepared by SHS students.             Kerry Frost, a teacher in Schaumburg’s Family and Consumer Science Department said the annual event is a favorite of many people throughout the school.    &n...

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D211 Post: An Aerial View of District 211 Schools

The video provides a brief aerial view of all District 211 schools and buildings.  The footage was filmed in mid-November 2017.

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Special Olympics Soccer Athletes Recognized

When Schaumburg High School students Tarek Samara, Zach Pierce, and Davien Luong-Luu walked into the band room Nov. 3, they were greeted with the sound of the schools fight song.  All three students are members of combined special olympics soccer team which is scheduled to compete at the state tournament.   Tim Little, principal at Schaumburg High School presented each student with a pin recognizing them as a state competitor in their sport. "Only students who go down to represent Schaumburg at the state level get this pin," Little said during ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Celebrates Opening of New Cafeteria

           Students at Schaumburg High School walked into a celebration during their lunch periods on Friday as the school held a grand opening celebration for the newly designed cafeteria.             One of the most noticeable changes the students saw was a larger and more open serving area.  The new layout also included couch-like benches along one of the walls.             Freshman Mariya Marinska said she enjoys ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools Earn Energy Star Certification

For the second consecutive year, all five District 211 schools have received the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Certification.  The announcement was made during District 211’s Board of Education meeting Oct. 19.             During the announcement, District 211 Superintendent Dr. Dan Cates said, “These awards are an acknowledgement of our staff’s commitment and dedication to the continuous improvement in energy efficiency.”          ...

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D211 Post: New Handbooks Simplify Transition for Incoming Freshmen

                        Earlier this year, Township High School District 211 unveiled the new “Incoming Freshman Handbook.”  The handbooks were designed to aid and simplify the process for students preparing to enter high school.             “In the past, we’ve had a series of separate mailings,” said Mark Kovack, Associate Superintendent for Student Services.  “These were disjointed and perhaps not as engaging.”   ...

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