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D211 Post: District Donates Medical Supplies

            Township High School District 211 has a tradition of preparing students for whatever careers they may be interested in following graduation.  One way the District accomplishes this is through focus on career clusters, one of which includes the medical field.             With schools closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the District had a supply of medical equipment both for classes and school use that was going unused.  After hearing from parents who work in the medical field, staff from ...

D211 Post: 3rd Annual Career Expo Fills Fremd

            Township High School District 211 held the 3rd Annual Career Expo at William Fremd High School February 27.  This year’s expo saw nearly 900 students meet with representatives from more than 175 different businesses covering all 16 career cluster options.              For students like Fremd Sophomores David Nora and Matthew Ruzanski, who chose to walk through the expo after seeing it set-up, this was an opportunity to see what they may need to work on prior to their final years of high school.   &...

D211 Post: Palatine High School Sets Date for Cupcakes for a Cause

            The Palatine High School Special Education Department has scheduled its biennial "Cupcakes for a Cause" on March 7 in the school’s cafeteria from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Entry to the event is free and cupcakes will be available for $2.00 each or $20.00 for a dozen.              In addition to cupcake sales, the event features raffles and cupcake judging contests.  Funds raised will be used for special education programs such as Special Olympics, Best Buddies, and Pep Club.  Included in the day is free entertainment for ...

D211 Post: PHS Booster Announces Club 2019-2020 Scholarships

The PHS Pirate Booster Club is accepting applications for its 46th annual Scholarship Program starting January 13, 2020. These scholarships will be awarded to deserving members of the Palatine High School graduating class of 2020 wishing to further their education. Up to 14 graduating seniors may receive a $1,000 scholarship. Twelve of these scholarships are named in honor of Fred Zajonc. Mr. Zajonc was a community leader, a village trustee, and long-time member and past president of the Booster Club who worked tirelessly to generate parent and community support of Palatine High School. The thirteenth scholarship, the “Charlotte M. and ...

D211 Post: D211 Career Expo offers chance for businesses to inspire students

            Township High School District 211 will be holding its 3rd annual Career Expo at William Fremd High School February 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  The Expo, open to all District 211 students, gives area businesses the opportunity to showcase their variety of career opportunities as well as inspire and guide students who may soon make up their future workforce.             Following a successful expo in 2018 that saw more than 150 business representatives meet with hundreds of students and helping them explore career options, ...

D211 Post: Donor’s Generosity Feeds Giving

The High School District 211 Foundation recently received a donation of more than $1,000 from a generous individual to pay for 10 students to receive breakfast and lunch for the upcoming semester. The funds will also remove lunch debt accrued last semester. As word of this donor’s generosity spread, the District 211 Foundation began receiving additional donations to pay for reduced-price meals.  Thirty-five percent of District 211 students qualify for the national meals program. Depending on a number of criteria, students qualify for either free or reduced-price meals. Some families who qualify for reduced-price meals have difficulty ...

D211 Post: District 211 Named to College Board’s AP Honor Roll for 3rd Consecutive Year

              Township High School District 211 was named to College Board’s 10th Annual AP Honor Roll, marking the third consecutive year, and fifth overall, that the District has been named to the list.  To be included on the AP Honor Roll list, the District, since 2017, increased its number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.  According to the College Board, reaching these goals shows that District 211 is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP. ...