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: Hoffman Estates Teacher Named Illinois Special Education Teacher of the Year

            Hoffman Estates High School Special Education teacher Katie McGarvey has been named the 2021 Illinois Special Education Teacher of the Year.  McGarvey was told of her selection during a meeting between with Principal Michael Alther, District 211 Superintendent Dr. Lisa Small, and representatives from the Illinois State Board of Education September 21.   As part of this year’s Teacher of the Year program, the Illinois State Board of Education added three new categories including Bilingual Teacher of the Year, ...

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D211 Post: Conant Service Clubs Collect Hygiene Supplies for Women in Need

            In the weeks before James B. Conant moved to remote learning as a result of COVID-19, service organizations RISE and the Cultural Awareness Club paired up to collect feminine hygiene products in order to donate them to Girls Forward, a Chicago based community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced globally by conflict and persecution.             Conant senior Sanjana Rajesh said she was ...

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D211Post: College Informational Seminars to go Virtual Sept. 30

            Township High School District 211 will hold two of its college information seminars, the Directions College and Career Fair, and the First-Generation College Symposium, virtually September 30.             The Directions College and Career Fair is designed to provide every student with access to academic and a career-oriented opportunity after high school and equip every student with the knowledge they need to succeed after graduation.  The ...

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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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