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District 211 Students Attend 2016 Harper College Latino Summit

District 211 students from Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools recently joined several students from area school districts for the 2016 Latino Summit. There, students had opportunities to hear from Latino professionals, explore college opportunities, and listen to a keynote speaker. The 2016 Latino Summit was held on Nov. 18 at William Rainey Harper College and more than 500 Latino freshmen and sophomores from 17 area schools attended. Presentations were held in both English and Spanish. The keynote speaker this year was Jacqueline Camacho-Ruiz. The summit helps students develop leadership skills, network, and meet ...

D211 Foundation Innovation Grant Spotlight: Guiding and Nurturing Academic Success (GANAS) III

Many students spend four years of high school preparing for college, taking dual-credit and advanced placement courses, and exploring what they want to accomplish after graduation. For many others, specifically first-generation high school students, college seems like a great idea but one that is simply not attainable for them. One program at Hoffman Estates High School is aiming to change the self-perception many of those students have. Guiding and Nurturing Academic Success (GANAS III) is a program for the school’s Latino population. Through GANAS, which is funded by a D211 Foundation Innovation Grant, students are exposed to professionals ...

District 211 Students Join Area Schools for Upcoming Latino Summit

District 211 is participating in the 2012 Latino Summit along with several area schools. There, students will have the opportunity to hear from Latino professionals, explore college opportunities, and listen to a notable keynote speaker. The 11th annual summit will be held at William Rainey Harper College on Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., and there will more than 400 Latino freshmen and sophomores attending from area Districts 211, 214, 220, 207, and 225. Presentations will be held in both English and Spanish. The keynote speaker is Enrique Rodriguez, a news anchor, reporter, producer, sports anchor, and forum moderator at Univision Network. ...