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D211 Post: All D211 Schools Make Chicago Magazine List

            In early September, Chicago Magazine published their annual list of the top public schools.  This year’s tabulation listed all five District 211 schools among the best in Cook County.              According to the publication, suburban high schools were rated based on a variety of statistics with graduation rate as the highest while SAT math and reading attainment percentage, income adjusted counting for 12.5% each.             In the list William Fremd ...

D211 Post: 5th Annual First-Generation College Symposium Set for Sept. 26

            Township High School District 211 will hold their 5th Annual First-Generation College Symposium September 26th at Palatine High School from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Child care will be available for attendees from 6:15 until 8:45 p.m.  The symposium is designed to help parents whose students will be the first in their family to attend college, but is open to all District 211 families.              Like previous years’ symposiums, parents and students will have the opportunity to explore differences in attending ...

D211 Post: Parent Open House at D211 Schools on August 29

Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Parent Open Houses.  William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events.  The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on August 29. Conant High School’s (700 East Cougar Trail in Hoffman Estates) Open House runs from ...

D211 Post: District 211 Uses Summer Break for Facility Improvements

            Traditionally High School District 211 uses the summer break which starts in late May and continues through early August for various construction projects to improve its facilities.  Over the past three years, one south-side school has been closed for summer break to allow for larger facility and site improvement projects.             This summer, Hoffman Estates High School received the largest share of renovations, beginning with renovation of all the student restrooms at the school.  The restrooms were outfitted ...

D211 Post: Palatine High School Holds 2nd Annual Day of Service

            While Sophomores and Juniors at Palatine High School were taking state tests last week, Freshmen and Seniors had the opportunity to participate in Palatine High School’s second annual Day of Service.  The event gave nearly 100 students the opportunity to volunteer at four elementary students.             PHS Social Studies Teacher Andrea Guthrie said the day was arranged on this day to allow students who had out of school conflicts the opportunity to volunteer.         &nbs...

D211 Post: DeoBlock – From PHS Incubator Project to Kickstarter

            When Drake Roberts and Anthony Tamras were seniors at Palatine High School, they were encouraged to become involved in the business incubator program.  Their decision to join the program changed their futures in ways they could not have at the time imagined.             Roberts and Tamras worked together along with two other students on a project that they called DeoBlock.  The problem they chose to address was the unpleasant odor from gym bags.             ...

D211 Post: District 211 To Host Open House at Student-Built Home

             Township High School District 211 will hold an open house at the student build home located at 155 E. Glade in Palatine, on April 14, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.  The house was built by students from Palatine and William Fremd High Schools as part of the District’s Building Construction Program.