D211 Post: Students Return for Summer School

            Students across District 211 returned for the first of two three-week summer school sessions June 8.  More than 6,200 students registered for courses which is only a slight decline from pre-COVID numbers.             For students, the summer courses provide a closer sense of student-life before the pandemic.             “It’s good to see everyone again,” said Hoffman Estates ...

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D211 Post: Hawks announce new head basketball coach

Peter McBride has been named head boys basketball coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  McBride, who has been the school’s head sophomore boys basketball coach, takes over the program from Luke Yanule, who is stepping down after 10 years as the Hawks’ head coach. “We are thrilled that Coach McBride will be leading our basketball program,” said Hoffman Estates High School Principal Michael Alther.  “Coach McBride has an enormous amount of energy and enthusiasm to share with our student-athletes.  He is well-respected by our students and parents, ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School to Kick Off Summer Reading Program

Hoffman Estates High School will be hosting the #HawksRead Summer Reading Kick-Off to celebrate and help foster the love of reading.  The event has two parts.  During the school day on May 24th and 25th teachers have the opportunity to take their students to the HEHS Media Center to hear book talks, see recommendations from staff and students, hear about Schaumburg Public Library’s programs and opportunities, take part in a raffle for spirit wear and potentially take home a book. The second part of the event is on May 25th from 4:30-6:30 PM at the tents ...

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D211 Post: U.S. News and World Report Ranks 211 Schools Among Top 100 in Illinois

            U.S. News and World Report has released its annual Best High Schools list.  In the list, the publication ranked nearly 18,000 public high schools from across the country.  In the most recent rankings, all District schools were ranked in the top 100 in Illinois, with four schools ranking among the top 10% nationally.              Fremd High School ranked the highest this year coming in at 13th in the state and 315th nationally.&nb...

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D211 Post: Conant Cougars have new head basketball coach

Matt Walsh has been named head boys basketball coach at James B. Conant High School.  Walsh, a 1993 Conant High School graduate, takes over the program from Jim Maley, who is stepping down after four years as the Cougars head coach and a 41-58 record. “We couldn’t be more excited with the selection of Matt Walsh to lead our boys basketball program,” said Conant High School Principal Julie Nowak.  “He is a respected coach and leader within our school community, and relates with both student-athletes and parents alike.  His enthusiasm for ...

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D211 Post: Conant SAPC Student Group to Host Online Sexual Assault Awareness Panel Event

            Students from James B. Conant High School's Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign will hold an online Sexual Assault Awareness Panel Event on April 30, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The event is open to students, parents and members of the community.             Over the course of the event, guest panelists, including Jessica Caccavallo from Northwest CASA, Erin Merryn a survivor who help create Erin’s Law, and others, will relate their experiences and provide ...

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D211 Post: 20th Annual POC Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser Set

            Partners for Our Communities (POC) has scheduled their 20th annual Cinco de Mayo fundraiser event at Falcon Park Recreation Center on Wednesday May 5 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  The event will offer food, drinks, and raffles.  It will also have games which celebrate Mexican culture, and the community served by POC.             Tickets for this year’s event are available on POC’s website and are $50 each.  Proceeds from ticket sales as ...

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