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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: 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: 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: Fremd High School named a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School

Township High School District 211’s William Fremd High School was one of the 362 schools recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2019. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a video message to the honorees. “As a National Blue Ribbon School, your school demonstrates what is possible when committed educators hold all students and ...

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 ...

D211 Post: Class Ring Returned After 44 Years

            When Ruth Ford-Drake was a student at William Fremd High School, she did what most teenagers of the ‘70’s did when they started a new relationship.  She gave her boyfriend her class ring.  That exchange was the last time she would see the ring for 44 years.              “The ring cost around $150 at the time,” Ford-Drake said.  “When it went missing, I couldn’t even tell my mom that it had been lost.”                  ...

D211 Post: Parent Open House at D211 Schools on August 29

Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Parent Open Houses.  William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events.  The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on August 29. Conant High School’s (700 East Cougar Trail in Hoffman Estates) Open House runs from ...