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Saxons Name New Head Girls Volleyball Coach

Tim Murphy has been named as the new head girls volleyball coach at Schaumburg High School, effective with the 2017 season.  Murphy will replace retiring coach Jeanette Pancratz, who has coached at Schaumburg High School for the past 27 years of her 36-year career as a teacher and coach.  During her tenure at SHS, Pancratz amassed 824 total career wins, making her one of the top-15, all-time winningest girls volleyball coaches in Illinois.    “Coach Pancratz has positively impacted and shaped the girls volleyball program into what it is today through her expertise, passion, and dedication,” said Schaum...

SHS Students Invited to April 6 ‘Opportunity Knocks’ Job Fair

Got jobs? If not, come to "Opportunity Knocks." Mark your calendars and save the date! On Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. in the front showcase hallway, The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is organizing a job fair entitled "Opportunity Knocks" for all Schaumburg High School students. Local Schaumburg businesses are looking for Schaumburg High School students for part-time and summer work employment. "Opportunity Knocks" brings over 25 businesses to SHS so students have direct access to potential job opportunities! Some of our early committed business partners include: AMC Woodfield, Culvers, Jewel Foods, ...

WATCH: Top District 211 Band, Orchestra Students Perform at Honors Orchestra Concert

Some of the most advanced District 211 band and orchestra students showcased their talents during a recent concert in front of the community. This year’s District 211 Honors Orchestra Concert was held at Palatine High School on Feb. 11.  Band and orchestra students District-wide were part of the performance. Watch the performance in the videos below:

I Want a Cold Day

Students from Schaumburg High School have teamed up with the High School District 211 superintendent of schools to create a music video that can warm up anyone’s day. Set to the music of Backstreet Boys, a student-made music video aims to provide information about the District’s severe cold weather guidelines. It describes conditions in which school would be canceled due to severe cold weather. SHS senior Emma Robie and junior David Kessler performed vocals with District 211 Superintendent Dan Cates. Additional student actors included juniors Olivia Donofrio, Cameron Kidd, and senior Colin McGonagle. Senior Austin Anzelmo edited the final ...

SHS Art Class Provides Creative Elective for Students in the Multiply Challenged Program

For the first time, special education students in the Multiply Challenged Program at Schaumburg High School are showcasing their talents and creativity in art class. The SHS A100 art course allows students in the MC program to participate in an art elective that was not previously offered. Many of the students in the MC Program are non-verbal and non-ambulatory, and the hands-on experiences during class are adapted for the students’ varying physical and visual impairments. With the assistance of SHS staff and teachers, students break up his or her daily routine by painting, drawing, ceramics, and printmaking, which allows the students to ...

Village of Schaumburg to Host Career Exploration and Internship Fair for SHS, CHS, HEHS Students

District 211 is partnering with the Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates communities to help students within those communities explore career and internship options. The Village of Schaumburg is hosting a “Career Exploration and Internship Fair” for Conant, Hoffman Estates, and Schaumburg High School students on Jan. 26 at Schaumburg High School. The fair aims to:  help create career opportunities for students, increase youth awareness of local community and public sector opportunities, put public sector agencies in contact with talent, educate youth in public sector opportunities. Representatives from the Village of ...

SHS Students Host Annual Charity Soup Lunch To Benefit The Community

Faculty, staff, and students at Schaumburg High School participated in a student-facilitated event dedicated to helping their community combat hunger. The Schaumburg High School Chemistry of Foods and Advanced Baking & Pastry classes recently hosted the 13th Annual Charity Soup Lunch to benefit the SHS Blessings in a Backpack project and the SHS Magic Closet. Attendees were asked to donate food items or gift cards, in exchange for a bottomless soup, bread and pastry lunch. The donations benefitted the “Blessings in a Backpack” project or gift cards for clothing and household necessities were donated to the SHS Magic Closet. Soup ...