D211 Post: Parent Open House at D211 Schools on August 29

Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Parent Open Houses.  William Fremd, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Parent Open Houses on Thursday, August 29, 2019.  Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their child’s schedule (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events.  The District’s two alternative schools, District 211 North Campus and Higgins Education Center, also will host open houses on August 29. Conant ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Opens New AP Support Center

             Hoffman Estates High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new AP Support Center which is designed as a resource area for students taking Advanced Placement courses.  The Center was funded through grants and donations from Heart of America Foundation and Eon Clinics.             HEHS Principal Josh Schumacher said the Center provides a space for students to collaborate with teachers and fellow students.     &...

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D211 Post: District 211 Uses Summer Break for Facility Improvements

            Traditionally High School District 211 uses the summer break which starts in late May and continues through early August for various construction projects to improve its facilities.  Over the past three years, one south-side school has been closed for summer break to allow for larger facility and site improvement projects.             This summer, Hoffman Estates High School received the largest share of renovations, beginning with renovat...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Hold 4th Annual Pitch Night May 14

            Township High School District 211 will hold its 4th annual Business Incubator Pitch Night on May 14, 2019, in the William Fremd High School auditorium beginning at 6 p.m.              During the competition, student teams from across the District will pitch their business concepts to a group of investors comprised of area business leaders.  The investors will choose which pitches will be awarded seed money to begin development.  In last year’s competit...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Students Paint Portraits for Memory Project

            For five years, art students at Hoffman Estates High School have participated in a unique art project. Each year the students take part in The Memory Project which invites art teachers and students to help cultivate global kindness by creating portraits for children around the world who have faced substantial challenges.            Art Department Chair Juan Medina believes the project is a good way to help his students see beyond their own lives.           “I ...

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D211 Post: Hoffman Estates High School Unveils New Media Center

            After nearly 10 months of construction and renovation, Hoffman Estates High School opened its redesigned and expanded media center March 5.  Principal Josh Schumacher called the new facility a student-centered space where students can feel comfortable.             Schumacher said the expanded Media Center moved resources such as the college and career center, SAT preparation center, test make-up, as well as others from areas throughout the ...

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D211 Post: Cisco Systems Adds Student Interns Following Career Expo

            On April 4, 2018, Township High School District held its first Career Expo.  The expo was attended by nearly 100 area businesses representing all 16 career clusters, as well as more than 400 students looking to explore post-education career possibilities.             One business in attendance was Cisco Systems.  Service Delivery Lead Ramya Vijay said she heard about the expo from District 211 Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman.  ...

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