D211 Post: District 211 Named One of the Top Employers in Illinois

            Township High School District 211 has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020, with a ranking of 4th in the State of Illinois.  The complete awards list was announced on August 24, 2020 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.             Forbes and Statista selected America’s Best-in-State Employers based on an independent survey of approximately 80,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Teacher Receives National Award

            On August 3, 2020, the White House announced the 2019 recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), which are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching.  One of the recipients announced was Hoffman Estates High School Chemistry teacher Tanya Katovich.             Upon ...

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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: 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 ...

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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 ...

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D211 Post: Realtors Against Homelessness Wins $24,000 Grant

            Throughout August, Realtors Against Homelessness (RAH), an organization which works to fight homelessness among students within District 211, was in competition for the Biard & Warner Good Will Network’s Solid Good grant.  The grant awards $24,000 to five regional nonprofit organizations with an emphasis in combating homelessness.              After the more than 25,000 votes were counted, RAH was named one of the top five ...

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D211 Post: High School District 211 announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2020

             Officials from National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Among them were 36 students from across Township High School District 211.              Students who were named as part of the announcement will continue in a competition for approximately 7,600 scholarships totaling more than $31 million.  District 211 National Merit Scholarship semi-fin...

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