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D211 Post: Chemistry Project Expands Beyond the Lab

            Chemistry students at Hoffman Estates High School recently participated in a lab which had them building experience in the marketing, public speaking, and presentation building as well as scientific process.             At the start of the class’s polymer lab, students are presented with students are given two types of polymers.  From there the groups are allowed to experiment by altering one variable the groups are tasked with designing a potential consumer product of their own design.  They must be able to ...

District 211 Faculty Visit mHUB Facility in Chicago

To continue maximizing opportunities for District 211 students in manufacturing and entrepreneurship, District 211 strives to finds various ways to connect its students with real-world experience. District 211 teachers were invited to tour a new facility in Chicago called mHUB on Oct. 25. At the facility, they were able to see firsthand what collaboration between the manufacturing and entrepreneurial fields looks like today. “This facility confirms that District 211 is doing all of the right things for our manufacturing and entrepreneurship students,” said Lisa Small, associate superintendent for Instruction. “The equipment and ...

What’s New for the 2012-2013 School Year

The start of school is an exciting time each year in High School District 211. Back to school means teachers have worked on their curriculum during the summer and are ready to share new lessons or techniques. Many students have taken a summer school class, but most are eager to get back to school. In addition to that excitement, there are many things happening in District 211 that help make the start of this year unique to any other. Technology has rapidly increased in education throughout the years, and District 211 is incorporating more of it in the classroom. This fall marks the start of the One-to-One Pilot program, where students are given ...