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Annual Show Displays Academy-South, Academy-North, and New Endeavors Artwork

Students in District 211’s academies showed faculty and staff just how creative they are. District 211 students from Academy-North, Academy-South, and New Endeavors recently hosted the art show “The Art of Today, The Opportunities of Tomorrow,” at the G.A. McElroy Administration Center. Students were able to exhibit their artwork and explain different forms they used to create their pieces. “Our third annual art show, 'The Art of Today, Opportunities of Tomorrow' was a great success,” said Renee Erickson, director of Special Education. “Our student artists from the Academy-North, Academy-South and New Endeavors programs enjoyed ...

Community Invited to Higgins Education Center Open House on September 3

Township High School District 211 is preparing for the opening of the Higgins Education Center, the new home to several of the District’s special education programs designed to meet the needs of our students and community. The Higgins Education Center Open House and Building Dedication will take place on Sept. 3, 2015, from 4:00-7:00 p.m., at 1030 W. Higgins Rd., in Hoffman Estates. The event is open and free to the community. The building will provide a centralized location for District 211 Academy-South, one of District 211’s alternative school programs; the Adult Transition Program-South, which provides instruction and community-...

District 211 Higgins Education Center Offers Centralized Location for Multiple Special Education Programs

District 211 offers several special education programs that meet the needs of its students and community, and for the first time many of those programs will be housed in one centralized building. The District 211 Higgins Education Center, 1030 W. Higgins Rd., is undergoing renovations to house programs that were either outside of District 211 boundaries or did not have a permanent structure. The building will offer greater efficiency of support, administration, transportation services, and utilization of the District’s facilities. “The centralized location of the Higgins Education Center will allow us to serve our students within the ...

District 211 Student Digital Democracy Committee Creates Action Plans for Future

Last year, several District 211 students from each high school served on a Digital Democracy Committee, which created a Student Declaration for Acceptable Use to generate awareness and develop expectations for best practices and behavior while using technology both in and outside of the classroom. The groups were back in action and met on Dec. 16 to discuss how the guidelines have worked in the schools since implementation at the beginning of the year, as well as create an action plan for the future. “We had a productive morning with student representatives from each school here to discuss and then generate solutions to the digital ...

High School District 211 Alternative Schools to Hold Graduation Ceremony on May 29

Township High School District 211 will hold its 22nd-annual commencement ceremony for the District’s alternative high school programs on Thursday, May 29, at Hoffman Estates High School (1100 W. Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates), beginning at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Graduates from the Class of 2014 at District 211 Academy-North, Academy-South, and Alternative High School will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend. Students who attend alternative programs complete all High School District 211 graduation requirements. District 211 Academy-North and Academy-South programs are offered during the ...

District 211 Academy North and South Students Show Off Creativity During Art Show

Students in District 211’s academies kicked off their winter break by showing the faculty and staff just how creative they are. District 211 North and South academies recently hosted "Building Perspectives: Art at the Academies" at the G.A. McElroy Administration Center. Students at the academies were able to exhibit their artwork and explain different forms they used to create their pieces. “I have been drawing my whole life and this is the first time I am letting someone look at my art besides my art teacher,” said Academy-North junior Diana Mazanova. “I feel proud of what I have done, and the comments from others definitely boost ...

Graduation is Here for District 211’s Class of 2013

As the school year is coming to an end, there is one thing on every senior’s mind – graduation. For many senior students in District 211, this time of year is a busy, yet bittersweet reminder that high school is coming to an end. Students from Palatine, Fremd, Hoffman Estates, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools, as well as students in District 211’s Alternative High School programs, are finishing their final coursework and preparing for high school graduation. “We know our students received an outstanding high school education that has prepared them for college and their careers, and District 211 is very proud of all our graduating ...