D211 Post: Conant Theatre to Stream Their Production of Freaky Friday

            Theatre students at James B. Conant High School, like others across District 211 have adapted to a socially distanced environment by producing their fall play as a full video production.  Under the Direction of Katherine Apperson, more than 50 Conant High School students and faculty have collaborated over a three-month period to create the 2020 musical, “Freaky Friday,” which will stream Thursday, November 5th, 7 p.m. through Saturday, November 7th at 7 p.m.      ...

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D211 Post:District 211 College Night to Go Virtual

            Township High School District 211 has announced that their annual College Night will be held virtually, October 20, starting at 6:00 p.m.  The event will consist of four 25-minute sessions, during which attendees will be able to choose from eight presentations hosted by college and university representatives.              Currently, more than 30 colleges and universities will be participating in the virtual meetings.  As students ...

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D211 Post: National School Lunch Week (Slideshow)

October 12-16, is National School Lunch Week.  Throughout District 211 members of our food service department have continued to work to ensure that, even during remote learning, out students have access to stable meals.   To date, District 211 has provided more than 1 million meals since the initial move to remote learning, and our food service staff continue to pack more meal bags every day while still providing normal meal service for teachers and staff members working in the schools. 

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D211 Post: 30 District 211 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

            Last month, the National Merit Scholarship program released its list of the 2021 semifinalists in their 66th annual list.              These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools among the Top in U.S. News and World Report

            U.S. News and World Report released its annual Top Schools Report on April 21.  Township High School District 211 was well represented with all five schools placing among the top 15 percent of schools both within the state of Illinois, as well as nationally.             Leading District 211 schools was Fremd High School which ranked 19th in Illinois.  Conant and Schaumburg High Schools were very close, coming in at 46th and 50th in the state, respectively.&nb...

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D211 Post: Conant’s New Black Leader Achievers Hosts Black History Event

            When James B. Conant High School junior Faith Massey moved from Nashville, Tenn., she was surprised to see that her new school did not have an Afro-centric organization.  She decided to work the school to create one.             “My mom paved the way for me by giving me advice,” Massey said.  “She told me ‘you can do this, Faith.’  So I did, because there was a need.”         ...

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D211 Post: Donor’s Generosity Feeds Giving

The High School District 211 Foundation recently received a donation of more than $1,000 from a generous individual to pay for 10 students to receive breakfast and lunch for the upcoming semester. The funds will also remove lunch debt accrued last semester. As word of this donor’s generosity spread, the District 211 Foundation began receiving additional donations to pay for reduced-price meals.  Thirty-five percent of District 211 students qualify for the national meals program. Depending on a number of criteria, students qualify for either free or reduced-...

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