There are several students in High School District 211 that consistently volunteer their time and work hard to contribute to their communities. Those efforts do not go unnoticed in the community, nor at the county level.
Seven District 211 students were awarded the Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor Award. Hoffman Estates High School seniors Isha Jog and Kayle Majeske, junior Thomas Simac, Conant High School senior David Lin and junior Kodey Visitacion, Fremd High School senior Elizabeth Tokarz, and Schaumburg High School senior Su Hwang. These students ...
Each year, Schaumburg High School’s Chemistry of Foods classroom is transformed into a charitable restaurant that serves hearty homemade soups for a cause.
Students, staff, and some community members attended the ninth annual Chemistry of Foods and Cool Beans Soup Charity Event on Nov. 30. All donations benefited the Elgin Community Crisis Center and the SHS Magic Closet. Each year, the popular event draws more than 200 people.
“The average person—a student, teacher, parent—can help others,” said Ken Turner, science and Chemistry of Foods teacher. ...
In an effort to remind individuals to drive responsibly and the dangers of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, three District 211 schools recently hosted a music and dance festival to raise funds toward Operation Snowball groups.
Schaumburg High School, Hoffman Estates High School, and Conant High School recently joined together with Schaumburg-based nonprofit organization Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) at Schaumburg High School. Several student groups participated in the event and had informational tables with materials on several topics for ...
Students at Schaumburg High School recently took an opportunity to color a picture for a cure. The Color for a Cure program, sponsored by JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Illinois, Ford Motor Company Fund, and Project S.N.A.P. (Share. Nurture. Act. Preserve.) gave students in the Chicagoland area the opportunity to be a part of a mosaic mural entitled, “Imagine a Cure to Type 1 Diabetes.”
The mosaic project will showcase artwork from six Schaumburg High School students. The drawing students were asked to create an image with the theme “imagine” ...
To express the importance of tolerance and acceptance regardless of one’s differences, students in social studies courses watched an interactive play that revolves around a civil suit case for defamation.
James B. Conant and Schaumburg High Schools invited Canamac Production’s Defamation by Playwright and producer Todd Logan. The play focuses on topics of race, religion, and discrimination through a defamation case and an interactive discussion leaves the verdict up to the students at the end.
“As social studies teachers, we try to create productive ...
Several District 211 students had the opportunity to explore and enhance their leadership skills not only with other peers in the District, but with students from other area school districts, as well.
The Student Leadership Challenge Experience, which was a one-day leadership program hosted at William Rainey Harper College, took place on Oct. 18. This is the second year District 211 attended the event, and students from District 214 and Barrington High School also attended the conference.
“I believe this is important because it gives a young person insight on ...
District 211 students will have the opportunity to join other students from District 214 and Barrington High School to learn about running and starting a business from experienced and successful entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurship Day is sponsored by Northern Illinois University’s School of Business and the Coleman Foundation, and is on Nov. 16 at the NIU campus in Hoffman Estates. Students will listen to success stories and advice from individuals who have gone through the process of building a business. Several other organizations also contribute to the event each ...