21 results for tag: William Fremd High School


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D211 Post: Fremd Holds Internship Signing Day

            William Fremd High School held its first ever Internship Signing Day in the school’s gym April 24.  The event, which was modeled off of College Signing Days, students signed letters of intent to participate in internships with area businesses during the summer.             This year students will fill internships in approximately 60 different businesses including Motorola Solutions, Cisco Solutions, and Porter Lee, and many others.  During the signing ceremony Principal Kurt Tenopir thanked the businesses for providing students with internship opportunities.&n...

D211 Post: District 211 To Host Open House at Student-Built Home

             Township High School District 211 will hold an open house at the student build home located at 155 E. Glade in Palatine, on April 14, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.  The house was built by students from Palatine and William Fremd High Schools as part of the District’s Building Construction Program.

D211 Post: District 211 Career Expo Shows Growth in Second Year

            For the second year, Township High School District 211 held a career expo, which highlighted career path information as well as job and internship opportunities.  This year’s expo, held at Schaumburg High School, saw 600 students meet with representatives from 155 area businesses.             District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman said following last year’s successful expo, the team of career counselors wanted to expand.             “After seeing ...

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 ...