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Hoffman Estates High School’s Adult Transition Program Helps Little City Families in a Big Way

  For the fifth year in a row, students in the Adult Transition Program (ATP) at Hoffman Estates High School collected food for those in need. The ATP students collected nonperishable food items that benefitted 30 families. After the items were collected, students of ATP South delivered the items to Little City and helped put donation baskets together. Along with assembling baskets, the students made Thanksgiving cards for each family. “I think that being involved with your local community and helping those in need is always a beneficial and meaningful experience,” said Peter Capra, Adult Transition Program teacher at Hoffman ...

Hoffman Estates, Palatine ELS Students Play Ball for a Cause in 31st Annual Amy Rudolph Basketball Tournament

Usually basketball tournaments showcase rivalries between various schools as players compete for a first-place finish. However, students at four area schools become closer each year as they play basketball for a cause. The 31st Annual Amy Rudolph Basketball Tournament took place on Feb. 22 at Hoffman Estates High School. Participants in the event are special education students in the Educational Life Skills (ELS) program from Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Hersey High School, as well as Kirk School. All proceeds of the event are donated to the National Kidney Foundation. All teams played hard, but Palatine High School was victorious and took ...