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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.

D211 Post: The Future Begins Today-Informational Meeting Set for April 23

            Township High School District 211, in conjunction with High School District 214, Barrington Community Unit School District 220, and Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) will hold The Future Begins Today at Palatine High School (1111 Rohlwing Rd. Palatine) April 23, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  They event is for parents and guardians of individuals with a wide-range of developmental disabilities and mental health needs.             The event will include a keynote panel titled “What’s Next-e...

D211 Post: District 211 Career Expo Shows Growth in Second Year

            For the second year, Township High School District 211 held a career expo, which highlighted career path information as well as job and internship opportunities.  This year’s expo, held at Schaumburg High School, saw 600 students meet with representatives from 155 area businesses.             District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman said following last year’s successful expo, the team of career counselors wanted to expand.             “After seeing ...

D211 Post: Swedish Educator and Students Visit PHS Applied Tech

            For three days last week Karl Mihlberg, head manufacturing teacher at Wilhelm Haglund Gymnasium (school) in Gimo, Sweden, and two students, Niklas Lundmark and Fabian Mattsson toured the Applied Technology Department at Palatine High School. The tour was designed to compare manufacturing classes in both schools.             Applied Technology Department Chair Mark Hibner said the tour was coordinated in part by Sandvik Coromant, which has a presence in both countries.         &nbs...

D211 Post: Cisco Systems Adds Student Interns Following Career Expo

            On April 4, 2018, Township High School District held its first Career Expo.  The expo was attended by nearly 100 area businesses representing all 16 career clusters, as well as more than 400 students looking to explore post-education career possibilities.             One business in attendance was Cisco Systems.  Service Delivery Lead Ramya Vijay said she heard about the expo from District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman.  Ramya said she was acquainted with the District due to the networking courses ...