113 results for tag: Schaumburg High School


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D211 Post: Schaumburg Student Named State Lead in Masks Now

            When many school districts, including District 211, switched to e-learning and state officials announced stay-at-home orders in March, Schaumburg student Emma Davenport said her family started looking for ways to keep busy.  They ultimately found Masks Now, an organization which pools the resources of volunteers to create and distribute masks across the country.              After a little more than a month of volunteering to coordinate communication and distribution, Davenport was asked to take on a new role.&nb...

D211 Post: SHS Grad Named Schaumburg Youth Volunteer of the Year

            Schaumburg High School Class of 2020 graduate Matthew Williams has been named the Village of Schaumburg Volunteer of the Year in the Youth category.  Williams was selected out of a dozen finalist for this year’s award.             In his nomination of Williams, Schaumburg High School Counselor Brent Swolsky , described him as someone who thrives on serving others.               “His record of volunteerism and service is, in my experience, unmatched ...

D211 Post: District 211 Schools among the Top in U.S. News and World Report

            U.S. News and World Report released its annual Top Schools Report on April 21.  Township High School District 211 was well represented with all five schools placing among the top 15 percent of schools both within the state of Illinois, as well as nationally.             Leading District 211 schools was Fremd High School which ranked 19th in Illinois.  Conant and Schaumburg High Schools were very close, coming in at 46th and 50th in the state, respectively.  Hoffman Estates came in next at 76th in Illinois, with Palatine rounding out ...

D211 Post: District Donates Medical Supplies

            Township High School District 211 has a tradition of preparing students for whatever careers they may be interested in following graduation.  One way the District accomplishes this is through focus on career clusters, one of which includes the medical field.             With schools closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the District had a supply of medical equipment both for classes and school use that was going unused.  After hearing from parents who work in the medical field, staff from ...

D211 Post: 3rd Annual Career Expo Fills Fremd

            Township High School District 211 held the 3rd Annual Career Expo at William Fremd High School February 27.  This year’s expo saw nearly 900 students meet with representatives from more than 175 different businesses covering all 16 career cluster options.              For students like Fremd Sophomores David Nora and Matthew Ruzanski, who chose to walk through the expo after seeing it set-up, this was an opportunity to see what they may need to work on prior to their final years of high school.   &...

D211 Post: New principals named at Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg High Schools

           Palatine, Ill. — At its January 16, 2020 meeting, the Board of Education approved the appointment of Michael Alther as principal at Hoffman Estates High School, and the appointment of Brian Harlan at Schaumburg High School.  Both appointments will be effective July 1, 2020.  Mr. Alther, currently an assistant principal at Palatine High School, assumes the principalship from Josh Schumacher, who was recently named District 211 assistant superintendent for instruction.  Mr. Harlan, currently an assistant principal at Hoffman Estates High School, will take over the principalship from Tim Little, ...

D211 Post: Chicago Journalist and Schaumburg Alum Talks Career Path

             Students enrolled in Schaumburg High School’s broadcast course, as well as those interested in the journalism career pathway, had a unique opportunity to hear from The Jam morning show host, and SHS alum, Amy Rutledge about her career and experiences.              Students involved with the school’s broadcast media outlet “The Burg,” reached out to Rutledge through social media.  Schaumburg High School art department chair Jessica Aulisio said it was part of a project which had students looking for ...