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PHS Students Send Holiday Cards to Alumnus Serving in US Marine Corps.

Students at Palatine High School made holiday cards for a PHS alumnus, Juan Medellin, who is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps. Just in time for the holidays, students received a message back from Medellin with a photo. The message read:   I received your package this last Friday and was amazed of the amount of cards I received. This whole weekend I went around the barracks and gave some away to Marines that aren't visiting family for the Holidays. A lot of Marines just came back from Battalion Field Exercises and were sad or exhausted. These cards brought up our morale and most Marines got a smile from them. I'm extremely ...

Reminder: All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours For Finals Prep

Many District 211 students took advantage of last night's extended media center hours to study for finals. As a reminder, all District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct students to the study areas. FHS: The media center at Fremd High School will be ...

All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours for Finals Prep

All District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on both Monday, Dec. 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct students to the study areas. FHS: The media center at Fremd High School will be open until 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 20. Pizza, cookies, and hot chocolate will be ...

FHS Students Receive Free HCM Cardiac Screen

Students at Fremd High School participated in an event that could potentially save a life. Fremd High School offered free cardiac screenings for more than 1,680 students on Dec. 8. The screen was for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic heart condition that causes an excessive thickening of the heart and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young people. “The test was very short, easy, and painless,” said Ian Wojciak, a Fremd High School senior and baseball player that participated in the screen. With funds raised by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities' event Hoofin’ 4 Hardy, the organization Young ...

CBS 2 Reporter Sandra Torres Talks Importance of Hard Work with PHS Students

Students in the Attendance Intervention Program at Palatine High School received a visit from a local figure that knows a thing or two about working through life’s obstacles. CBS Channel 2 Reporter Sandra Torres spoke with students on Dec. 12 about the importance of not only working hard in school, but also simply showing up to school. Torres shared stories from her own high school and college experiences to tell students that hard work can overcome some of the most distracting challenges, such as family troubles, financial stress, and poor performance in school. She also visited with PHS’ PTV class, which is the group of students that do ...

District 211 Engineering Program Prepares Future Generation to Lead the Way

Ever since she could remember, Palatine High School Senior Vivian Liu wanted to learn more about engineering. Her father, an electrical engineer, would come home and continue working on complex projects as she watched. Once she was old enough, he started to teach her about his work and by her sophomore year of high school, Vivian found herself delving into coursework that fulfilled her personal interests in engineering. The Engineering program In High School District 211 encourages students like Vivian, as well as students who have no previous exposure to the subject, to challenge themselves to solve real-world projects that engineers face each ...

District 211 Students Attend 2016 Harper College Latino Summit

District 211 students from Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools recently joined several students from area school districts for the 2016 Latino Summit. There, students had opportunities to hear from Latino professionals, explore college opportunities, and listen to a keynote speaker. The 2016 Latino Summit was held on Nov. 18 at William Rainey Harper College and more than 500 Latino freshmen and sophomores from 17 area schools attended. Presentations were held in both English and Spanish. The keynote speaker this year was Jacqueline Camacho-Ruiz. The summit helps students develop leadership skills, network, and meet ...