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Palatine High School PBIS Program Serves as International Model

As Palatine High School continues to implement programs and initiatives to promote positive behavior and learning environments for its students, one program in particular has gained international attention. Three representatives from Lambton Kent District School Board in Ontario, Canada, visited PHS to explore the success of Commit to the Pirate, PHS’ Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS or PBS) on Nov. 4. The guests toured the school and spoke with teachers, counselors, and administrators instrumental in starting the program. “We wanted to learn more about secondary PBS, we had been told this was a school that had been quite ...

SHS’ New Academic Monitoring Campaign

As more focus shifts toward college and career readiness, Schaumburg High School has rolled out a school-wide academic monitoring campaign to help students stay on track in school and after graduation. The campaign is entitled, “What’s Your Score? What’s Your Target? What’s Your Plan?” The purpose of this campaign is to create an awareness of the importance of the measure of growth on the assessment series known as EPAS (American College Testing’s Educational Planning and Assessment System).  This integrated series of assessments and reporting services supports educators as they help students set and reach goals for life after high ...

HEHS Launches SOAR to Encourage Positivity

When it comes to maintaining a positive environment at school, Hoffman Estates High School adopted a new program to encourage students and staff to “SOAR” in a positive direction, much like the school’s hawk mascot. HEHS kicked off its SOAR program on Aug. 28 when staff members dressed in SOAR t-shirts to greet students as they came to school. Once school was in session, students attended a series of assemblies by grade level. This is where students were introduced to SOAR, which stands for “Show respect, Own your actions, Accept differences, and Realize your potential,” through a video made by HEHS faculty and staff, and a performa...