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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. ...

D211 Post: District students learn of business apprenticeships

            Students from across High School District 211 had the opportunity to learn about business apprenticeships during a visit to Zurich Insurance in Schaumburg on November 14.  During the visit, representatives from Zurich, as well as current apprentices, some of which were recent District 211 graduates, spoke about the benefits and requirements of apprenticeships with the insurance company.             As part of the day’s activities, a panel of apprentices, including a graduate of Hoffman Estates High School and a ...

D211 Post: Medal of Honor Recipient Speaks to SHS Students

            Students at Schaumburg High School concluded a week of recognizing U.S. military veterans with a presentation by Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch who was introduced by fellow Viet Nam veteran and retired Cook County Judge John Tourtelot.             Lynch opened the presentation by telling the students about his childhood.  He spoke of being bullied through most of his early education and how it affected him.  Lynch said that he hoped discussion of being bullied would serve two purposes.   &nb...

D211 Post: October 25 is Principals Day in Illinois

Today marks Principal Day throughout the state of Illinois. This day is designed to recognize principals and the Illinois Principals Association for the work they do to create a successful learning environment for students across Illinois. In District 211, we say thank you to our principals: Tony Medina - Palatine High School Kurt Tenopir - William Fremd High School Julie Nowak - James B. Conant High School Tim Little - Schaumburg High School Josh Schumacher - Hoffman Estates High School We thank them for the work they do daily serving our nearly 12,000 students.  For more about National Principals Week, visit ...

D211 Post: Young Hearts For Life Provides SHS Students with Free Screenings

            Representatives from Young Hearts For Life (YH4L) provided free cardiac screenings for students at Schaumburg High School October 17.  The screenings are designed to detect conditions, such as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which may cause Sudden Cardiac Death.  As part of the screenings, students are given an EKG, the results of which are reviewed, on site, by cardiologists with Young Hearts for Life.              Screenings were conducted during the students’ health and gym classes.  The event was ...

D211 Post: District 211 To Host Annual College Night October 23

            Township High School District 211 will hold its annual College Night at Palatine High School (1111 N. Rohlwing Road) October 23rd, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The event is open to all District 211 students and parents.              This year’s event will see representatives from more than 210 colleges and universities ranging from community colleges to four-year universities meet with students.  Representatives will provide attendees with information on post high school educational options as well as provide ...

D211 Post: All D211 Schools Make Chicago Magazine List

            In early September, Chicago Magazine published their annual list of the top public schools.  This year’s tabulation listed all five District 211 schools among the best in Cook County.              According to the publication, suburban high schools were rated based on a variety of statistics with graduation rate as the highest while SAT math and reading attainment percentage, income adjusted counting for 12.5% each.             In the list William Fremd ...