D211 Post: CHS Applied Tech Teacher Improves the View for Remote Learners

            For many teachers whose classes require showing hands on procedures, a new step in the virtual classroom is adjusting camera angles for the students to have the best possible view.  This can, at times, cost time and may not always present a smooth view as the work progresses.             Conant High School Applied Technology teacher Jon Babcock has created a way for students to have an up-close view of the class projects in progress. &n...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg VIP to Host “Spring Cleaning FUNDrive”

            Schaumburg High School Very Interested Parent (VIP) Boosters, have scheduled a spring cleaning “FunDrive” for April 24 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Schaumburg High School.  The event is being held in coordination with Savers.             During the day, participants can drop off anything from gently-used clothing and linens, accessories, and small household goods at the school.  While there, participants can visit the spirit ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates HS Seniors Enjoy Skating Event

            With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a lot of activities commonly enjoyed by seniors to be cancelled, schools are working to provide safe, enjoyable experiences for the class of 2021.  Hoffman Estates High School provided one such activity when they offered a Senior Skate Night at the Scott R. Triphahn Community Center in Hoffman Estates February 21.             During the night, seniors could sign up to take part in a one-hour block where ...

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D211 Post: Conant Student Turns Project into Novel

            While James B. Conant High School senior Rayaan Siddiqi was taking a computer science independent study, he was told to create a project which would encompass four years of study.  He decided he wanted to do something different from his peers.             “I knew that I could develop another app for the app store or website, but I wanted to do something that had never been done before,” he said.  “I knew that writing a novel ...

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D211 Post: A Perfect Day for Sledding

            Students in Schaumburg High School’s Multiple Challenge (MC) program had an opportunity to enjoy the snow when staff members took them sledding.  Special Education teacher Julie Mojica-Castro said this was done as part of the adaptive physical education program.             “The program is an adaptive partner program which pairs our students with other students,” she said.  “Because of the pandemic we have had to be creative ...

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D211 Post: New principal named at Fremd High School

At its February 18, 2021 meeting, the High School District 211 Board of Education approved the appointment of Mark Langer as principal at William Fremd High School, effective July 1, 2021.  Mr. Langer, currently assistant principal at James B. Conant High School, will take over the principalship from Kurt Tenopir, who will move into his new role as assistant superintendent for administrative services on July 1st, following seven years as principal at Fremd High School. Mr. Langer began his teaching career as a science teacher at Palatine High School in ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Gets Updated Locker Rooms

            Work was recently completed on the update of the two physical education locker rooms at William Fremd High School.  The update marks the first major upgrade to the locker rooms in nearly four decades.              Updates to the locker rooms included new L.E.D. lighting, new plumbing fixtures, resilient rubber flooring, and better overall ADA accessibility.              Take a ...

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