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Parents Invited to ‘The Sport Parent’ Workshop on Nov. 4

Township High School District 211 is proud to present "The Sport Parent: Helping Your Child Maximize His or Her Potential," by Gregory A. Dale, Ph.D., on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Conant High School. Dr. Dale is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Sport Ethics at Duke University. He also is the Director of the Sport Psychology and Leadership Programs for Duke University Athletics.   Parents play a crucial role in determining whether or not children have a positive experience in sports. This thought provoking workshop encourages parents to analyze the type of environment they are creating for their children. ...

Schaumburg, Fremd, Palatine, Hoffman Estates High Schools Look to Hire District 211 Employed Head Athletic Trainers

While summer is quickly approaching, preparations are already in place for next school year. One notable change for the upcoming school year is the addition of full-time District 211 employed head athletic trainers. The Board of Education approved the employment of four full-time accredited head athletic trainers at Palatine, Fremd, Schaumburg, and Hoffman Estates High Schools, as well as a contract agreement with Athletico Physical Therapy to provide assistant athletic training services. “We’re excited to continue to provide athletic training services while having the ability to hire our own head trainers,” said Augie Fontanetta, director ...

English Teacher Brian Curtin Prepares for ‘Life-Changing Experience’ as Illinois Teacher of the Year

Though what Schaumburg High School English Teacher Brian Curtin calls a humbling honor and credits to the many educators, students, parents, and family members who have shaped him into the teacher he is today, the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year said this award is the beginning of a life-changing opportunity. Curtin, who was named the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year by the Illinois Board of Education on Oct. 20, in Bloomington, Ill., plans to use this honor as a way to spread an educational message of collaboration, communication, and working together that inspired him as a teacher. “I see this award as an opportunity for an ...