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D211 Post: District 211 Staff Makes Final Preparations For the Start of School

            Administrators, teachers, and staff spent the past week making final preparations for the start of the 2018-2019 school year which begins August 13.             On Monday, administrators from throughout the district gathered at William Fremd High School to discuss the future year.  The theme for the day was “One More Degree.”  During the seminar, District 211 Superintendent Dr. Daniel Cates discussed teachers going above and beyond to inspire students to succeed.           &nbs...

District 211 2016 – 2017 First Day of School at a Glance

The District 211 school year is in full swing after a successful first day on Aug. 15. This is the first school year to utilize a collegiate style calendar to maximize the value of each instructional day. Here is a look at what students at Fremd, Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools, were up to on the first day of school.

District 211 First Day of School At a Glance

The District 211 school year is in full swing after a successful first day on Aug. 27. Here is a look at what students at the Higgin Education Center, Academy-North, Fremd, Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools, were up to on the first day of school.

District 211 Students Back to School, Ready for Innovative Learning

District 211 students are back to school and already preparing for another successful year. The first day of classes was Aug. 21. Despite the rainy weather, students and staff were in great spirits as they arrived at school, eager to find out what is new for the 2014-2015 school year. “Like many people, I woke up extra early with the excitement of the first day of school,” said Dan Cates, superintendent at District 211.  “Many different groups of employees have worked throughout the summer to help make the first day of school as positive as possible.  Our teachers participated in a variety of professional development activities, ...

District 211 Teachers Back to School

Township High School District 211 teachers were back to school on Tuesday, Aug. 19 to participate in the first Institute Day of the 2014-2015 school year. Institute Days are designed to help teachers collaborate with colleagues about various topics in order to improve classroom experience for students, such as curriculum discussions, sharing teaching methods, and viewing guest speakers. At Hoffman Estates High School, teachers were greeted by administration and were presented with an overview of this year’s academic goals. Staff was divided into different teams where they participated in various sessions, including discussions about ...

The First Day of School in District 211 at a Glance

The District 211 school year is in full swing after a successful first day on Aug. 21. Here is a look at what students at Fremd, Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools did on the first day of school. [slider_pro id="11"]

Exciting First Day of School for District 211 Students

As the first bells rang to kick-off classes in District 211 schools, students excitedly introduced themselves, cracked open the textbooks, and prepared for what is anticipated to be another successful year. Preparation over the summer helped faculty and staff get ready for the new school year and provide students with little disruption on the first day of classes, which took place on Aug. 21. “We had an outstanding start to the 2013-2014 school year,” commented Nancy Robb, superintendent of schools in District 211.  “Enthusiastic teachers and energetic students in each District 211 school created a positive atmosphere that we will ...