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D211 Post: D211 Internship Students Had a Transformative Summer

Fifty five different companies stepped up to provide 143 students with a variety of career choices to explore this summer through internships.  Most high school students never get this opportunity.  The efforts of these hosts are extremely appreciated.   This program continues the vision of the district to prepare students to be college and career ready for the 21st century.  As one of  the company hosts Robyn Safron from Hydraforce in Lincolnshire says, "You don’t know what you’re missing if you don’t do it."  Greg Ohm from Bingaman Precision said an unexpected positive result of hosting an intern was the ...

District 211 Awarded Motorola Innovation Grant for STEM Programs

Several students in High School District 211’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs (STEM) will see increased opportunities due to a recent grant that was awarded to the District. District 211 was the recipient of a $40,000 grant for Advanced Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), and the Biomedical Engineering: an integrated approach to foundational learning in the twenty first century. The grant is part of the Innovation Generation grant program from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. Through the grant, District 211 will provide more than 200 students in ...

FHS Class Tests Phone, Presents Research to Motorola Reps

Students in the two sections of the Advanced Physics Class at Fremd High School had the opportunity to test a newer model of a Motorola cell phone, the Atrix 2, and present their research in front of Motorola and AT&T representatives. Students provided the company with valuable feedback as far as what teenagers are looking for in a cell phone from the best possible source — a teenager’s perspective. The phones were tested on durability, smartphone features, usability and quality of features, and target market analysis, among others. Students relied on information from their classmates, which is Motorola’s intended market. Several ...

SHS Collaborates with Elementary School for Lego Robotics Grant

During the fall, students at Schaumburg High School collaborated with Motorola and Hoover Math and Science Academy (HMSA) for the $10,000 Lego Robotics Grant the elementary school received. Sixth grade HMSA elementary students were paired with at least one SHS student during the construction of the LEGO robots. All told, there were 71 sixth grade participants from HMSA, 27 SHS students, and six Motorola engineers who oversaw the project. HMSA Principal Jake Chung lent 23 LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Kits to SHS students to take home and explore over spring break. This was a great opportunity for the high school student participants to familiarize ...