D211 Post: District 211 Schools among the Top in U.S. News and World Report

            U.S. News and World Report released its annual Top Schools Report on April 21.  Township High School District 211 was well represented with all five schools placing among the top 15 percent of schools both within the state of Illinois, as well as nationally.             Leading District 211 schools was Fremd High School which ranked 19th in Illinois.  Conant and Schaumburg High Schools were very close, coming in at 46th and 50th in the state, respectively.&nb...

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D211 Post: New principals named at Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg High Schools

           Palatine, Ill. — At its January 16, 2020 meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Michael Alther as principal at Hoffman Estates High School, and the appointment of Brian Harlan at Schaumburg High School.  Both appointments will be effective July 1, 2020.  Mr. Alther, currently an assistant principal at Palatine High School, assumes the principalship from Josh Schumacher, who was recently named District 211 assistant superintendent for instruction.  Mr. Harlan, currently an assistant principal at ...

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D211 Post: Chicago Journalist and Schaumburg Alum Talks Career Path

             Students enrolled in Schaumburg High School’s broadcast course, as well as those interested in the journalism career pathway, had a unique opportunity to hear from The Jam morning show host, and SHS alum, Amy Rutledge about her career and experiences.              Students involved with the school’s broadcast media outlet “The Burg,” reached out to Rutledge through social media.  Schaumburg High School art department chair ...

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D211 Post: Donor’s Generosity Feeds Giving

The High School District 211 Foundation recently received a donation of more than $1,000 from a generous individual to pay for 10 students to receive breakfast and lunch for the upcoming semester. The funds will also remove lunch debt accrued last semester. As word of this donor’s generosity spread, the District 211 Foundation began receiving additional donations to pay for reduced-price meals.  Thirty-five percent of District 211 students qualify for the national meals program. Depending on a number of criteria, students qualify for either free or reduced-...

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D211 Post: District 211 Named to College Board’s AP Honor Roll for 3rd Consecutive Year

              Township High School District 211 was named to College Board’s 10th Annual AP Honor Roll, marking the third consecutive year, and fifth overall, that the District has been named to the list.  To be included on the AP Honor Roll list, the District, since 2017, increased its number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.  According to the College Board, reaching these goals shows that District 211 is successfully ...

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D211 Post: Medal of Honor Recipient Speaks to SHS Students

            Students at Schaumburg High School concluded a week of recognizing U.S. military veterans with a presentation by Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch who was introduced by fellow Viet Nam veteran and retired Cook County Judge John Tourtelot.             Lynch opened the presentation by telling the students about his childhood.  He spoke of being bullied through most of his early education and how it affected him.  Lynch said that he ...

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D211 Post: October 25 is Principals Day in Illinois

Today marks Principal Day throughout the state of Illinois. This day is designed to recognize principals and the Illinois Principals Association for the work they do to create a successful learning environment for students across Illinois. In District 211, we say thank you to our principals: Tony Medina - Palatine High School Kurt Tenopir - William Fremd High School Julie Nowak - James B. Conant High School Tim Little - Schaumburg High School Josh Schumacher - Hoffman Estates High School We thank them for the work they do daily serving our ...

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