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2013-2014 Tentative Budget Approved

Each fiscal year, High School District 211 creates its tentative budget for the upcoming school year. The tentative budget for the 2013-2014 academic year was approved by the Board of Education at its Aug. 15 meeting, and is available for public viewing on the District website and at local libraries.  In accordance with School Code, the budget will be available for public review for 30 days, and the Board will vote to adopt the plan for the upcoming year at its Sept. 26, 2013 meeting. All school districts must finalize and approve a budget no later than Sept. 30. This year marks another financially sound and balanced budget for District 211, ...

District 211 Announces Pool, Office Renovations as part of Capital Outlay Improvements

Township High School District 211 announced its plans for long-range capital outlay and improvement projects throughout the next several years. Five prioritized projects are outlined for the next five school years and were presented to the Board of Education at its meeting on April 11. The projects, which correlate with educational goals, building utilization, and site improvement and maintenance schedules, are projected to total $34.6 million through the 2017-2018 school years. “As a District, we are very strategic in setting direction for these projects,” said Dave Torres, associate superintendent for business as District 211. “We ...

2012-2013 Tentative Budget Approved

Each fiscal year, High School District 211 creates its tentative budget for the upcoming school year. The tentative budget for the 2012-2013 academic year was approved by the Board of Education at its Aug. 16 meeting, and is available for public viewing on the District website and local libraries.  The budget will be available for public review for 30 days, at which time the Board will vote to adopt the plan for the upcoming year. All school districts must finalize and approve a budget no later than Sept. 30. This year marks another financially stable year for the District 211, according to Dave Torres, associate superintendent for business. The ...

Artificial Turf Athletic Fields Continue to Benefit Students

When High School District 211 first installed new athletic fields with artificial turf, it was projected that the investment would open up numerous curricular opportunities at each school. After careful planning and execution, the fields were installed at all five high schools, two during the summer of 2008 and three during the summer of 2009. The amount of opportunities the fields provided to D211 students continues to be the biggest advantage of making the switch to artificial turf. The obvious is that not only did football, soccer, and lacrosse teams benefit from the fields, but also physical education classes, marching band, and other ...