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D211 Post: 5th Annual First-Generation College Symposium Set for Sept. 26

            Township High School District 211 will hold their 5th Annual First-Generation College Symposium September 26th at Palatine High School from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Child care will be available for attendees from 6:15 until 8:45 p.m.  The symposium is designed to help parents whose students will be the first in their family to attend college, but is open to all District 211 families.              Like previous years’ symposiums, parents and students will have the opportunity to explore differences in attending ...

On the Road with the Illinois Teacher of the Year Brian Curtin

When Schaumburg High School English Teacher Brian Curtin was named the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year, little did he know what to expect. Since the announcement in October 2012, Curtin said he is experiencing opportunities he never would have thought possible. “This honor has been big for District 211, and I have looked at being Teacher of the Year like this from the beginning,” Curtin said. “Not only am I able to share my messages, but I also am taking the District’s message and spreading that around. Everyone knows that I am a District 211 teacher, and this honor is putting us on the map because they look at the Teacher of the ...

Hoffman Estates High School Graduate Completes Four Performances on David Letterman Show

For many high school graduates, an average day is spent going to college classes, hanging out with friends, playing sports, and staying up late doing homework. Then for some high school graduates, they spend four nights in New York staying up late to perform on the David Letterman Show with their band. Hoffman Estates High School 2011 graduate Zach Lentino performed with his band, Lance Lapinsky and the Lovers, on the David Letterman show from Feb. 4-6. He played upright bass for Elvis tribute groups on the show. “It was absolutely insane,” Lentino said. “It was a lot more fast paced than we expected. We would be sitting backstage ...