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D211 Post: District 211 Hosts First Generation College Symposium

            Township High School District 211 will host its 4th annual First-Generation College Night at Palatine High School September 19 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  Childcare services will be available at the school from 6:15 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.  The symposium, open to all District 211 families, is designed to educate families whose student will be the first to attend college after high school.  Discussions will range from the application process to financial aid and will include representatives from a number of two and four-year colleges and universities.       ...

D211 Post: Parents and Students Learn to Navigate College Preparation Experience

            More than 600 parents and students learned how to navigate the sometimes-complicated process of preparing and applying for college during Township High School District 211’s First Generation College Symposium at Palatine High School Sept. 27.             Over the course of the evening, the attendees listened to presentations which ranged from what to expect in attending large colleges to applying for financial aid.  Sessions were conducted in both English and Spanish.             Claudia Sierra-Sokop, one ...

Palatine High School to Host First Generation College Symposium Sept. 14

District 211 will host a First Generation College Symposium for students and their parents on Sept. 14, at Palatine High School, 1111 N Rohlwing Rd. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m., and will include important information for first generation college students and their families. Students from all District 211 schools can participate and the event is free. Last year was the first year Palatine High School hosted the event and more than 850 people attended the First Generation College Symposium. This year, students and parents will hear a welcomes session as well as information about financial aid. Attendees will then participate in breakout ...