District 211 2016 – 2017 First Day of School at a Glance

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The District 211 school year is in full swing after a successful first day on Aug. 15. This is the first school year to utilize a collegiate style calendar to maximize the value of each instructional day. Here is a look at what students at Fremd, Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools, were up to on the first day of school.

Fremd High School band students listen to instruction on the first day of school.

Accelerated Chemistry students participate in a lab
on the first day of school at Hoffman Estates High School.

History Teacher Bruce Hildabrand starts his
last first day of school at Conant High School.
Hildabrand will retire after 36 years teaching.

Hoffman Estates High School Science Teacher Tanya Katovich
demonstrates an experiment for her Accelerated Chemistry students
on the first day of school.

The Schaumburg High School band plays on the
front steps as students enter the building on the first day of school.

Joshua Schumacher, Hoffman Estates High School’s
new principal, greets students on the way into school on the first day of classes.

The Palatine High School Color Guard performs during
an assembly on the first day of school.

Students at Fremd High School participate in
icebreaker activities on the first day of school.

Students at Schaumburg High School listen to
classroom introductions on the first day of school.

Shelley Castans, math teacher at Conant High School,
greets her students on the first day of school.

Palatine High School students attend an assembly on the first day of school.