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D211 Post: Old PHS Band Uniforms Get New Life

            This year sees the Palatine High School Pirate Marching Band taking the field in brand new uniforms.  The uniforms replaced uniforms which began use nearly 30 years ago.  Band director Carlos Esquivel wanted to immortalize the long standing and outgoing uniforms.             After discussion with members of the Band Boosters the group decided on creating pillows from the uniforms.  The pillows were ultimately designed by Booster member Ellen Theis.  Theis realized the varying size of uniforms would make patters difficult.  ...

D211 Post: High School District 211 to be represented among I.S.B.E. 2018 Those Who Excel award recipients

Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2018 Those Who Excel education awards program.  Additionally, Fremd High School Social Studies Teacher Dr. LoriAnne Frieri has been named among the 10 finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year.  The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools. High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically): • Board of Education President Mucia ...

D211 Post: District 211 Hosts First Generation College Symposium

            Township High School District 211 will host its 4th annual First-Generation College Night at Palatine High School September 19 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  Childcare services will be available at the school from 6:15 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.  The symposium, open to all District 211 families, is designed to educate families whose student will be the first to attend college after high school.  Discussions will range from the application process to financial aid and will include representatives from a number of two and four-year colleges and universities.       ...

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 ...