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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. ...

D211 Post: PHS Holds 7th Annual Empty Bowl Charity Event

    Students from Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods and 3-D Design classes combined to hold the school’s 7th annual Empty Bowl Charity Event.  The event is based on a project started by Michigan teachers Lisa Blackburn and John Hartom in the early 1990s, and raises money for the Palatine Food Bank.     During the event, students in the Chemistry of Foods class prepare a variety of soups, breads, and small deserts. Attendees can choose to purchase ceramic bowls created by the 3-D Ceramic Arts Class.       Erika Varela, a culinary arts teacher at Palatine, said the event allows ...

D211 Post: Anatomage Table Provides New Resource for Biology Students

            Students at Palatine High School now have a new way to study biology thanks to a device called an Anatomage table.  The table allows students to explore 3-dimensional images of various aspects of human anatomy.             “The biggest advantage is just application, and the amount of different things you can do with this,” said Christian Keller, a biology teacher at Palatine High School.              The table uses images of actual cadavers to provide students with a real-life ...

D211 Post: Mark Your Calendars: Schools to Host Community Halloween Activities

Schools throughout District 211 are planning their annual community Halloween activities.              The festivities begin on Oct. 24, when the Higgins Education Center will host a “Trunk or Treat,” from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy treats, activities and learn about various programs and services offered by Partners for Our Community. Fremd High School’s Student Council will host its annual Halloween Festival at the school Wednesday Oct. 26, from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Students invite children 12 and under to trick-or-treat through the transfor...

D211 Post: Palatine Students Win Cooking Competition

Students enrolled in the culinary arts program at Palatine High School won the first Camos and Cooks competition hosted by Illinois Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Command’s Delta Herd at Harper College Oct. 18.  The students competed against teams from Harper as well as the Illinois Army National Guard.             Senior Patti Dabrowska, the team captain, said the competition, which required the competitors to create a main course, dessert, and beverage using military Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) as the main ingredient, was a lot of pressure.     &...