D211 Post: Yearbook Sales Open in D211 Schools

As students pass through high school and beyond, a great way to preserve memories is the timeless school yearbook.  With the 2020-2021 school year being one of new educational experiences never before seen, this year’s yearbook will serve as a little more.  For many schools, the 2021 yearbooks will preserve a unique moment in history. District 211 schools have announced that students can purchase their yearbooks through myschoolbucks.com or in-person in the school office.  While sales are on-going, each school has their own deadline for pre-orders...

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D211 Post: Palatine Booster Club Announces 2020-2021 Scholarships

The Palatine High School Booster Club has announced that they are accepting applications for their 47th annual scholarship program.  The program will award scholarships of $1,000 to approximately 14 members of the Palatine High School Class of 2021.   To qualify for the scholarship, the applicants must be attending either community college, a 4-year college or university, or a certified trade or vocational school and must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average.  If an applicant does not meet the GPA requirement, but has extenuating circumstances, ...

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D211 Post: ISAC PROVIDES FREE ASSISTANCE STATEWIDE FOR STUDENTS COMPLETING FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS

From the Illinois Student Assistance Commission:    While students are struggling nationwide with remote education and college plans seem to be more up in the air than ever, there is some good news in Illinois: Illinois closed out the year ranking the #1 state for completions of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), the form most students use to apply for federal and state financial aid for postsecondary education.  Helping to ensure that more Illinois students have the funds to follow a path to education after high school has ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Says Thank You to Health Care Workers

            Members of William Fremd High School’s sophomore class executive board wanted to say thank you to area health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  To do this, they collected more than 100 cards from students which were delivered to AMITA Health St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates.             Fremd High School Science Department Chair Karl Craddock said the idea came out of a brainstorming session among the 54-member board. ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Students Hold Stuff the Bus Food Drive

Students from Schaumburg High School's Students Helping Others partnered with the Schaumburg High School Student Council to hold their first ever "Stuff the Bus" food drive November 11.

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools Mark Veterans Day

All schools in District 211 have unique ways of marking Veterans Day every year.  From school-wide assemblies to veteran breakfasts and classroom presentations, each school takes time to thank and learn from those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.             With the District currently operating in a hybrid education model as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, social studies teachers took a new approach to mark the day.  Some of the elements of annual celebration remained the same, such ...

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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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