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D211 Post: New principals named at Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg High Schools

           Palatine, Ill. — At its January 16, 2020 meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Michael Alther as principal at Hoffman Estates High School, and the appointment of Brian Harlan at Schaumburg High School.  Both appointments will be effective July 1, 2020.  Mr. Alther, currently an assistant principal at Palatine High School, assumes the principalship from Josh Schumacher, who was recently named District 211 assistant superintendent for instruction.  Mr. Harlan, currently an assistant principal at Hoffman Estates High School, will take over the principalship from Tim Little, ...

D211 Post: New High School District 211 superintendent named

At a special board meeting on October 24, 2019, the Township High School District 211 Board of Education confirmed Lisa A. Small as its next superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2020.  Dr. Small, currently District 211 associate superintendent for instruction, will replace retiring District 211 Superintendent Daniel E. Cates, after 27 years in the District, the past six as superintendent.  With her appointment, Dr. Small becomes the eighth District 211 superintendent. “One of our most important responsibilities as a Board of Education is to hire a superintendent of schools, and we are very excited about our choice of Dr. ...

D211 Post: High School District 211 to be represented among I.S.B.E. 2018 Those Who Excel award recipients

Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2018 Those Who Excel education awards program.  Additionally, Fremd High School Social Studies Teacher Dr. LoriAnne Frieri has been named among the 10 finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year.  The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools. High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically): • Board of Education President Mucia ...

D211 Post: D211 Board of Education appoints new member to fill vacant seat

The High School District 211 Board of Education has selected Schaumburg resident Steven Rosenblum to fill the vacant seat on the seven-member Board.  Mr. Rosenblum’s appointment became effective immediately at the August 3 special Board of Education meeting, and runs through the completion of former elected High School District 211 Board Member Lauanna Recker’s term in April, 2019.  Ms. Recker resigned her position on the Board on June 28, 2017.   Mr. Rosenblum has been a District 211 resident since 1998 and is the parent of two Schaumburg High School graduates.  He has been active in the community through his ...

High School District 211 Board of Education Seeks Candidates to Fill Open Seat

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Lauanna Recker resigned from the Township High School District 211 Board of Education, effective immediately. Ms. Recker’s resignation creates an open seat on the seven-member Board, which needs to be filled for the remainder of her term. The remaining six Board of Education members are responsible for appointing a resident of the Township High School District 211 community to complete the remainder of Ms. Recker’s term, which runs through April 2019. According to Illinois School Code, members of the Board must appoint someone to this position on or before August 14, 2017. In order to serve on the High School ...

D211 Board of Education Approves iPad as One-to-One Device

In 2012, the District initiated its one-to-one electronic device program built on the founding principles of redesigning student learning opportunities and envisioning instructional methods to develop the skills students will need as they prepare for life after high school. The District provided trained teachers and their students with individual electronic devices, iPads, to achieve these outcomes. The One-to-One Program was fully implemented in 2014, providing each Township High School District 211 student with an iPad to transform their learning experiences and broaden students’ ability to demonstrate the acquisition of skills. After exploring ...

HEHS Student Recently Named National Hispanic Scholar by College Board

Hoffman Estates High School senior Alfonso Arellano was recently named a National Hispanic Scholar as part of the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program. He was recognized by the Board of Education at its Oct. 20, 2016 meeting. Each year, 5,000 of the 250,000 Hispanic and Latino juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT tests are recognized. Students who take the test in October of his or her junior year, are at least one-quarter Hispanic or Latino, achieve the minimum required PSAT/NMSQT Selection Index score, and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher by the middle of junior year are eligible. While the distinction is not a monetary ...