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District 211 Redefines Discipline Interventions

When Ronald Tapia was a freshman at Palatine High School, he was the epitome of what he calls a troublemaker. He regularly ditched school and argued with teachers. He showed little interest in schoolwork, his education, or extracurricular activities. As a sophomore, Ronald was mostly concerned about building his social life. Ditching class was a way to rise up to “cool kid” status, and Ronald’s behaviors were modeled after his friends, which often landed him in the discipline office. “I thought it was cool to make people mad. I even changed the way I dressed, and my grades were pretty bad – I got Ds. It’s all different now,” Ronald ...

SHS’ New Academic Monitoring Campaign

As more focus shifts toward college and career readiness, Schaumburg High School has rolled out a school-wide academic monitoring campaign to help students stay on track in school and after graduation. The campaign is entitled, “What’s Your Score? What’s Your Target? What’s Your Plan?” The purpose of this campaign is to create an awareness of the importance of the measure of growth on the assessment series known as EPAS (American College Testing’s Educational Planning and Assessment System).  This integrated series of assessments and reporting services supports educators as they help students set and reach goals for life after high ...