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Hoffman Estates High School Theatre to perform ‘Almost, Maine’

As the Northern Lights hover in the star-filled sky above Almost, Maine, the residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways.  The magic of all the emotions love involves is the subject of Almost, Maine, this year’s fall production at Hoffman Estates High School. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13th , and will run each night at Hoffman Estates High School, 1100 W. Higgins Rd., on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15.  Tickets are general seating and can be purchased at the door for $7. More than 80 students from all grades are participating in this show by acting on stage and in the crews of Set ...

The Benefits of District 211 Late Start Days

Throughout the school year, there are several days where students get to sleep a little bit later before coming to school. While students are not in classes, their teachers take advantage of Late Start Days, which provide valuable time for collectively planning, assessing, and setting goals with their colleagues. Late Start Days take place 10 times throughout the academic year. The purpose is to allow teachers structured time within the school day to work together on curriculum practices and student assessments. The most recent Late Start Day took place on Dec. 4. “Teachers can share practices and things they are doing in the classroom,” ...