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Palatine High School Teacher Mark Hibner is Golden Apple Award Finalist

A District 211 teacher is a finalist for a prestigious Golden Apple Award, which recognizes teachers’ contributions to building a better-educated and strong society through the art of excellent teaching. Mark Hibner, Applied Technology teacher at Palatine High School, was nominated for a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is one of 30 finalists for the award out of 400 initial nominations. He was recognized at the Golden Apple Celebration of Excellence on April 2. Only 10 Golden Apple Fellows will be named by the organization’s committee, which is composed of volunteers ranging from principals, administrators, members of ...

Local Resident Gifts $500 Honorarium to Schaumburg High School Applied Technology Department

Schaumburg resident Harry Raimondi, Technical Services Manager at Bales Metal Surface Solutions, recently presented Schaumburg High School with a $500 honorarium he received for his professional accomplishments in moldmaking. "Our advanced manufacturing programs at SHS and PHS have equipment preparing our students for either immediate employment in the industry or the opportunity to continue their education at an accelerated pace at Harper College," said Lisa Small, associate superintendent for Instruction at District 211. "The generous donation to the Schaumburg High School program allowed for the purchase of additional consumable materials ...

Fremd High School Teacher Steve Elza Named 2015 Illinois Teacher of the Year, Encourages Students to Find Home in Education

Steve Elza, an Applied Technology teacher at Fremd High School, was recently named the 2015 Illinois Teacher of the Year. While students and staff gathered for an assembly to honor his accomplishment, Elza kept the focus on his students and his FHS community. “As the Illinois Teacher of the Year, it doesn’t mean I am the best teacher in Illinois,” he said to FHS students. “You are surrounded by – and I wasn’t kidding when I said – this is truly one of the best families I could be a part of. As a teacher of the year, I am an advocate for all the teachers here and across the state, but more importantly, for each and every one of ...