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Assistant Principal to Become Next Principal at Hoffman Estates High School

Joshua Schumacher has been named principal at Hoffman Estates High School, effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Schumacher, an assistant principal at the school for the past five years, will take over the principalship from Jim Britton, who earlier this year was named the District’s director of human resources starting in July. Mr. Schumacher is currently a 12-month assistant principal at Hoffman Estates High School, overseeing building and grounds as well as professional development of staff members, a position he has held since 2014. He also serves as the school’s activities director. Prior to his current position, Mr. Schumacher was an assistant ...

District 211 Student Committee Preps to Introduce ‘Digital Democracy’ to Peers

Several District 211 students from each high school collaborated on a Digital Democracy Committee, a student-led group to discuss, create awareness, and develop expectations for best practices and behavior while using technology both in and outside of the classroom. Students in District 211 will introduce these guidelines in a presentation on Sept. 11. The group designed the follow declarative statements to encourage positive behaviors while using technology: Think before posting. Abide by classroom technology expectations. Use personal social apps and games outside of class time. Ask before you share pictures, take video or record ...

HEHS Launches SOAR to Encourage Positivity

When it comes to maintaining a positive environment at school, Hoffman Estates High School adopted a new program to encourage students and staff to “SOAR” in a positive direction, much like the school’s hawk mascot. HEHS kicked off its SOAR program on Aug. 28 when staff members dressed in SOAR t-shirts to greet students as they came to school. Once school was in session, students attended a series of assemblies by grade level. This is where students were introduced to SOAR, which stands for “Show respect, Own your actions, Accept differences, and Realize your potential,” through a video made by HEHS faculty and staff, and a performa...