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.
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...
Palatine, Ill. — At its January 16, 2020 meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Michael Alther as principal at Hoffman Estates High School, and the appointment of Brian Harlan at Schaumburg High School. Both appointments will be effective July 1, 2020. Mr. Alther, currently an assistant principal at Palatine High School, assumes the principalship from Josh Schumacher, who was recently named District 211 assistant superintendent for instruction. Mr. Harlan, currently an assistant principal at ...
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-...
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 ...
Today marks Principal Day throughout the state of Illinois. This day is designed to recognize principals and the Illinois Principals Association for the work they do to create a successful learning environment for students across Illinois.
In District 211, we say thank you to our principals:
Tony Medina - Palatine High School
Kurt Tenopir - William Fremd High School
Julie Nowak - James B. Conant High School
Tim Little - Schaumburg High School
Josh Schumacher - Hoffman Estates High School
We thank them for the work they do daily serving our ...
To help students better prepare for their futures beyond high school, career counselors arrange career treks where they can experience aspects of potential future careers. Recently, about 50 students from across the District had the opportunity to explore the future of the medical field during a trek to AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.
During the nearly two-hour visit, students heard a brief history of ...