SHS Students Host Annual Charity Soup Lunch To Benefit The Community

Faculty, staff, and students at Schaumburg High School participated in a student-facilitated event dedicated to helping their community combat hunger. The Schaumburg High School Chemistry of Foods and Advanced Baking & Pastry classes recently hosted the 13th Annual Charity Soup Lunch to benefit the SHS Blessings in a Backpack project and the SHS Magic Closet. Attendees were asked to donate food items or gift cards, in exchange for a bottomless soup, bread and pastry lunch. The donations benefitted the “Blessings in a Backpack” project or gift cards for ...

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Reminder: All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours For Finals Prep

Many District 211 students took advantage of last night's extended media center hours to study for finals. As a reminder, all District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct ...

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All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours for Finals Prep

All District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on both Monday, Dec. 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct students to the study areas. FHS: The media center at Fremd High School will be open until 9 p.m. on ...

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Palatine, Fremd, Schaumburg High Schools to Host Community Halloween Events

Palatine, Fremd, and Schaumburg High Schools will host Halloween events that are open to the community. The Fremd Student Council is inviting students ages 12 and under and parents to attend the annual Halloween Festival held at Fremd High School on Oct. 26 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The school has been transformed for a fun night of trick-or-treating with games, toys, and candy. FHS is a proud teal pumpkin supporter, so there are plenty of prizes for all children. All children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Additionally, Student Council will also be ...

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D211 Community Members Invited to Palatine, Schaumburg Unwanted Prescription Drug Collection Programs

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Students are often challenged by social pressures to experiment with drugs and other substances. The response to these challenges can have a life-altering impact and frequently test young people’s abilities to understand long-term consequences. To raise awareness as well as help prevent young adults from participating in drug use, District 211 is partnering with local authorities. On Oct. 22, the Palatine Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs at the Palatine Police Headquarters, 595 N. Hicks Rd., ...

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Schaumburg Police Department Informs SHS Students About Dangers of Drug Abuse

Schaumburg High School students learned about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and why it is such a problem in high schools across the country today. Schaumburg High School teamed up with the Schaumburg Police Department in a campaign to raise student awareness about drug abuse and its connection to other illegal drugs, such as heroin. Officers from the Schaumburg Police Department spoke with all SHS freshman students on August 25 and 26 in an effort to educate them about these issues, equip them to make positive choices, and provide information about community ...

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District 211 to Host Parent Open Houses on September 1

Township High School District 211 schools will host its annual Parent Open Houses. William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.  Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events.  The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on September 1. Conant High School’s (700 E. ...

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