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D211 Post: Fremd Principal Elected to IHSA Board of Directors

             Kurt Tenopir, the principal at William Fremd High School, was elected to the board of directors for the Illinois High School Association.  Tenopir will serve as the board member for Division 2 which encompasses approximately 100 high schools.              “This is a great honor to represent, not only schools in our area, but throughout the state,” said Tenopir.  “Athletics and activities has always been a passion of mine.  I am happy to have the opportunity to have an impact.”      &nbs...

Schaumburg, Fremd, Palatine, Hoffman Estates High Schools Look to Hire District 211 Employed Head Athletic Trainers

While summer is quickly approaching, preparations are already in place for next school year. One notable change for the upcoming school year is the addition of full-time District 211 employed head athletic trainers. The Board of Education approved the employment of four full-time accredited head athletic trainers at Palatine, Fremd, Schaumburg, and Hoffman Estates High Schools, as well as a contract agreement with Athletico Physical Therapy to provide assistant athletic training services. “We’re excited to continue to provide athletic training services while having the ability to hire our own head trainers,” said Augie Fontanetta, director ...

Student Spotlight: Hoffman Estates High School Senior, Bowler JR Meagher

Many students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities. Many hope it will help make them stand out on a college application or make it easier to apply or earn scholarship money. Then there are some who participate simply because they love the sport or activity, regardless if it’s recognized by the school or not. That is exactly what Hoffman Estates High School senior JR Meagher is doing outside of the classroom with bowling. JR started bowling when he was five years old. He has progressed so far that he recently bowled a 300 game and an 800 series. A 300 game means he bowled a perfect game and an 800 series means he ...

Impact Software Increases Safety, Concussion Awareness for Student Athletes

District 211 staff have worked hard to create awareness about head injuries for all student athletes involved in contact sports. Injuries in contact sports, which include football, cheerleading, and soccer to name a few, are heavily monitored by coaches, athletes, and parents. Throughout the past few years, Impact software has been used to keep track of an individual athlete’s brain activity for head injuries, specifically concussions. This technological assessment has allowed athletic trainers and coaches to more effectively judge whether or not an athlete is injured and when they can return to competition. “The start of the process is at ...