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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 ...

Schaumburg High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

District 211 has a tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Second Lieutenant Joseph Zolper, a 2011 graduate of Schaumburg High School, was honored and thanked for his service by the Board of Education at its March 17 meeting. Zolper is the 13th alumnus to be recognized for his service, and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. In 2011, he was granted an ROTC scholarship at Illinois State University. During his time in the program, Zolper studied History Education and graduated from ISU on Dec. 15, 2015. He commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant on Dec. 11, 2015 and will go active duty as ...

Conant High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

District 211 has a tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Army Specialist Jakub Bursynski, a 2015 graduate of Conant High School, was honored and thanked for his service by the Board of Education at its Nov. 15 meeting. Bursynski is the 10th alumnus to be recognized for his service, and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Bursynski enlisted in the Army in 2014 and completed basic training in the summer of 2014, between his junior and senior high school years. Following high school graduation this past June, he was involved chemical biological nuclear training, which he completed last ...

Schaumburg High School Alumna Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

District 211 has a tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Private First Class Krystal Vezzetti, a 2014 graduate of Schaumburg High School, was honored and thanked for her service by the Board of Education at its July 16 meeting. Vezzetti is the ninth alumna to be recognized for her service, and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Vezzetti joined the National Guard following high school graduation and left for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, in August 2014. She completed her Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) training also at Fort Leonard Wood and graduated in January 2015 as a ...

Hoffman Estates High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

District 211 has a tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Private Stephan Bonilla, a 2015 graduate of Hoffman Estates High School, was honored and thanked for his service by the Board of Education at its June 11 meeting. Bonilla is the eighth alumnus to be recognized for his service, and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Bonilla joined the National Guard following high school graduation and leaves for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, in July 2015. In high school, Bonilla played football, basketball, baseball, and ran cross-country. He recently earned the Scholar Athlete ...

Conant High School Alumnus Honored for Board of Education Military Recognition

District 211 recently started a new tradition to honor alumni for the service they have given to their country. Sergeant George Rivera, a 2007 graduate of Conant High School, was honored and thanked for his service by the Board of Education at its April 30 meeting. Rivera is the seventh alumnus to be recognized for his service, and started the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Rivera joined the Marine Corps following high school graduation and went to boot camp in San Diego in June 2007. He completed Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton in August 2007 and went Naval Justice School in New Port, R.I., in January 2008. He served ...