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D211 Post: Palatine Athletic Director Honored by Illinois Athletic Directors Association

           Long-time Palatine High School Athletic Director Jerry Dobbs has been named as one of the Illinois Athletic Director Association’s Athletic Director of the Year for 2018.              Dobbs, who has worked as the school’s athletic director for twenty-years, was honored during the association’s annual conference May 6.  Over the course of his career, he has served in a variety of positions both in the school and with the association.             “It’s very humbling to know ...

D211 Post: PHS Drama Club to Present Student-Written Play

For the second consecutive year, the Palatine High School Drama Club will present an all student-produced play for children.  This year's play, "The Wizard of Oz: Dorthy's Return," will be performed May 5, in the school's student cafeteria.  The event will include activities beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the play at 11:30.  Tickets are available at a cost of $3 for children and free for adults. "Dorthy's Return," is a one act play written by PHS seniors Sarah Angel and Dane Roberts which won honorable mention in the dramatics category at the very competitive Harper College writing contest.  This production will be ...

D211 Post: PHS Special Education Preparing for Biennial Cupcakes for a Cause

            The Palatine High School Special Education Department will host their biennial Cupcakes for a Cause March 10, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the high school’s cafeteria.  Admission to the event is free and open to the public.  Cupcakes will be for sale at a cost of $2 each or $20 per dozen.   The event will also include raffles and a cupcake judging contest.              Event chairperson Dawn Shepard said the brings in such substantial funds, the department typically only holds it every other year.   The ...

D211 Post: PHS Student-Run Café Provides “A Latte Sweets” and Savory Treats

            The Palatine High School student-run A Latte Sweets Café held its grand-opening in the school’s media center Feb. 23.  This year marks the café’s seventh operating in the school and second in the recently refurbished media center.              Emily Pilguy, the Family Consumer Science teacher who supervises the café said running the café in the media center has helped a lot.             “We used to work outside of the concession stand by the basketball courts,” she ...

D211 Post: Triple Letter Palatine Athlete Selected Wintrust Athlete of the Week

             Eduardo “Eddie” Orozco, a senior at Palatine High School, was selected by Wintrust Community Bank as their “Athlete of the Week.”  Orozco, who has received varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track, was presented with a plaque Feb. 14.             “Eddie is the perfect student to represent our program,” said head wrestling coach Jeff Keske.  “Commitment, hardworking, and perseverance are three words which describe him.”             Orozco injured his ...

D211 Post: All Girl Business Team Pitches Concept to Area Women Business Leaders

            Three Palatine High School Business Incubator students, Phoebe Domanus, Gianna Valero, and Anushri Gupta, presented their business design for Nail Bubs, protective covers for freshly painted nails, to the Palatine Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF) during the organization’s monthly meeting held at Palatine High School, Feb. 13.             Business teacher Adrienne Stewart said having the programs only all-female team present to the forum was part of a plan to show students what it’s like to be a woman entrepreneur. ...

D211 Post: PTV: Student Run Network Provides School’s News

            In a brightly lit green room adjoining the Palatine High School media center, Danny Hollander and Kyla Mathews are dusted with a light amount of make-up by Niki Wagner while Bridget Maire adjusts a camera and teleprompter.  The four seniors are part of the crew for PTV, the school’s student run television station.             PTV began in 2013 after Palatine High School added a 12-minute homeroom to the school day.  According to teacher Erin Luzadder, the intention was to increase communication and connections throughout the school. ...