18 results for tag: William Fremd High School


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D211 Post: Cisco Systems Adds Student Interns Following Career Expo

            On April 4, 2018, Township High School District held its first Career Expo.  The expo was attended by nearly 100 area businesses representing all 16 career clusters, as well as more than 400 students looking to explore post-education career possibilities.             One business in attendance was Cisco Systems.  Service Delivery Lead Ramya Vijay said she heard about the expo from District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman.  Ramya said she was acquainted with the District due to the networking courses ...

D211 Post: Fremd Social Worker’s Kind Act a Point of Inaugural Speech

            William Fremd High School Social Worker Kim Filian was in her office when a fellow staff member sent her an unusual text message.  According to the text, new Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker discussed an act of kindness Filian had performed in December.             “I got a text message saying, ‘hey the new governor mentioned you in his inaugural speech three times,” Filian said.  “I thought he was kidding.”             Soon others were reaching out ...

D211 Post: District Students Compete in Architecture and Design Competition

            Students from across the District competed against each other in the District 211 Architecture Competition in which they designed an ideal and functional house.  Each entry had to include four bedrooms and two and half bathrooms while being up to 3,500 square feet.  The winning entry, submitted by Palatine High School senior Nelson Bartolo, will be the Building Construction Program house to be built on Berner Road in Elgin next year.             Work began on each student’s design at the start of the school ...

D211 Post: Chinese Educators Visit District 211

            A group of more than 20 education staff from the Zhejiang Province of China toured William Fremd High School on Nov. 1 as part of a multi-week education tour.  The group first met with representatives from Community Consolidated School District 15 and Township High School District 211 at the District’s G.A. McElroy Administration Center in Palatine Oct. 25.             During the meeting at District 211’s Administration Center, representatives from both districts described the details of the schools ranging from ...

D211 Post: District Schools to Hold Halloween Activities for Children

            Three District 211 school’s will be hosting community Halloween events in the coming days.  William Fremd, Palatine and Hoffman Estates High Schools will open their doors to children and parents with events ranging from trick-or-treating to games and more.              William Fremd High School will be holding their annual Halloween Fest on October 24 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  The event is open to students 12 years and under with accompanying adults.  During the fest participants can trick-or-treat ...

D211 Post: Schaumburg Band Travels 4400 Miles …to Play in Schaumburg

            The Ernestinum Bigband, a student band from Schaumburg, Germany, will perform with the Schaumburg High School Jazz Ensemble October 6, as part of the German bands area visit.  The two bands will perform in the high school’s auditorium beginning at 7:00 p.m.             Schaumburg High School Music Department Chair Vinnie Inendino said he and his students are eager for the joint concert.             “We’re looking forward to the opportunity to get to know ...

D211 Post: Fremd Holds First Champion Program Meeting

             A group of teachers and staff at William Fremd High School wanted to combat students’ feelings of no connection with the school.  The group ultimately came up with the Champion Program, which would pair these students with staff members who volunteered as mentors.  The program held their kick-off meeting October 2.             Special Education Department Chair, Jessica Medinah said the purpose of the mentors is to create an additional support system for students.             "These students would ...