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GEMS Participants Now Looking to STEM Careers

When Mikayla Rau was in fifth grade, her mother approached her about a program at Conant High School. The program, GEMS (Girls in Mathematics and Science), had the purpose of showing young girls what careers were available in various science and mathematics fields.  “My mom had heard about it and said, ‘Hey let’s check this out,” said Rau. “My friend and I both liked science so we decided to go.  We loved it.”  For more than 10 years, District 211 has hosted a GEMS weekend during which girls in junior high can work together with their peers, as well as high school STEM ...

Upcoming Open House Will Showcase Houses Built by D211 Students

Students in District 211’s Building Construction program are in the final stages of completing two homes they have worked on for the past two years. District 211 will host an Open House for students to showcase their hard work and allow the public to see the homes that are up for sale. The Open House will take place on May 7 from 1 to 4 p.m., and the public will have an opportunity to place an offer on a house if they are interested. Both homes are located outside the District 211 attendance boundaries, and range in style and size. The addresses are as follows: 12N453 Berner Rd., in Elgin and 30 South Shore Lane, in Lake Zurich. ...

Upcoming Open House to Showcase Building Construction Program Homes for Sale

Students in District 211’s Building Construction program are in the final stages of completing two homes they have worked on for the past two years. District 211 will host an Open House for students to showcase their hard work and allow the public to see the homes that are up for sale. The Open House will take place on May 17 from 2 to 4 p.m., and the public will have an opportunity to place an offer on a house if they are interested. A second story room addition can also be done. Both homes are located within the District 211 attendance boundaries, and range in style and size. The addresses are as follows: 904 E. Glencoe, in Palatine, and ...

Three Student-Built Homes for Sale from District 211 Building Construction Program

Students in District 211’s Building Construction program are in the final stages of completing three houses they have worked on for the past two years. District 211 will host an Open House for students to showcase their hard work and allow the public to see the homes that are up for sale. The Open House will take place on May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m., and the public will have an opportunity to place bids on a house if they are interested. Having a park is a must, you can Get More Information here. “This is a culmination of two years of work for our students, and it’s a great opportunity for our kids to show off what they have learned and ...