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D211 Post: Speech Teams Complete Safe Season

From late October to late February, being a part of speech team is an extensive commitment for both students and staff.  “In a typical year, our tournaments are designed to mix the students as much as possible and you can easily be hosting 400 students plus coaches and judges,” said William Fremd High School speech coach Katie Giegler. “Obviously, given the CDC guidelines, we knew very early on that an in-person tournament was not going to be feasible.” District 211 speech coaches, Naz Ahmed (Hoffman Estates High School), Vera Bass (James B. Conant High School), Brittany Tillander (Palatine High School), and Becky Carnes ...

D211 Post: Hoffman Estates HS Seniors Enjoy Skating Event

            With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a lot of activities commonly enjoyed by seniors to be cancelled, schools are working to provide safe, enjoyable experiences for the class of 2021.  Hoffman Estates High School provided one such activity when they offered a Senior Skate Night at the Scott R. Triphahn Community Center in Hoffman Estates February 21.             During the night, seniors could sign up to take part in a one-hour block where they could skate with several of their classmates.  For many, it provided an ...

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.    Palatine High School has stated that they will wrap up ...

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 ...