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District 211 Summer Feeding Program Provides Nutritious Meals for Students, Community

This summer the District 211 food service department implemented another successful summer feeding program to its students and the community. Meals were available to all students in the cafeteria during the duration of summer school with a variety of options available for breakfast and lunch daily. During the 2016 summer, an average of 2,700 meals were served daily in District 211. The Seamless Summer Program, which is operated under the USDA’s National School Lunch Program, provided complimentary meals to Palatine and Schaumburg High School students. The program also offers community children 18 years and younger a free breakfast and lunch, ...

District 211 School Fees Remain Consistent for Eight Years Straight with Only a Slight Lunch Price Increase

High School District 211 has a diverse student population, each with varying needs and concerns that need to be met. In an effort to keep educational costs as low as possible for families, District 211’s Board of Education approved motions to not raise standard school fees for the 2014-2015 school year. These fees have been consistent for the past eight years, with the exception of school lunch prices. At its Jan. 16 meeting, the Board approved school fees for next school year. The textbook/instructional supply fee for the 2014-2015 school year will remain $160.  The driver education behind the wheel fee for 2014-2015 will remain $350, while ...

Palatine High School Kitchen Renovations Will Maximize Efficiency, Serve More Students

Upcoming summer renovations at Palatine High School include several updates that will modernize the school building and increase operational efficiency for both students and staff. Some of the larger renovations include the kitchen, cafeteria, and faculty dining room, which have not been updated since the school opened in the late 1970s. Although there are several reasons to update the kitchen based on maintenance and equipment, the layout and functionality for students and staff is a top priority. “As it is currently set up, the kitchen at Palatine High School has a very inefficient floor plan for workflow,” said Lauren Hummel, director of ...