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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. 

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, Early Childhood Teacher of the Year, and Special Education Teacher of the year.&nb...

D211 Post: District 211 Begins Afternoon Academic Support Session

            On August 24, Township High School District 211 began its Afternoon Academic Support Sessions.  The sessions will allow students to sign up for limited, in-person education and study assistance.              Through the sessions, students can sign up for support in general areas such as math tutoring labs, reading and writing support or quite studies; or they can sign up for sessions which focus on specialized content such as needing lab equipment or unique manufacturing equipment.     &nbs...

D211 Post: Food Service and Transportation to Pair Up for Meal Delivery

            Following the decision by Township High School District 211 to begin the school year with remote learning, the food service and transportation departments have announced a plan for student meal deliveries.              Beginning August 13, District transportation will start delivering meal bags to students.  Under the program, students can sign up for weekly meal deliveries by filling out the Google form here.  Once a student fills out the form, they will receive a response which will notify them of which day ...

D211 Post: Hoffman Estates Teacher Receives National Award

            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.             Upon hearing she was a recipient, Katovich said she was overwhelmed.     ...

D211 Post: District 211 Creates Equity Team

            The Township High School District 211 Board of Education approved a motion to establish the creation of the District 211 Equity Team during their July 16. 2020 meeting.  The team, which will be led by a core committee of staff members, students, parents, Board of Education liaisons and community members, will be responsible for a variety of tasks which will work to promote equity across the District.              In her statement to the Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Lisa Small said, “District 211 has a ...

D211 Board of Education Waives Student Fees for 2020-2021 School Year

           The Township High School District 211 Board of Education voted to waive the $170 instructional fee and $75 per semester student parking fee for the 2020-2021 school year at its July 16, 2020 meeting.  The move was directed to help families which have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.             In June, the Board of Education requested information on the possibility of waiving fees for the upcoming school year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In a report presented to the Board, District Superintendent Dr. Lisa Small ...