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  • Power of 15 brings college to suburban high schools Feb 2, 2015 5:34 AM
    A new program through Harper college is encouraging all students at districts 214, 211 and 220 to earn 15 college credits before graduating from high school. The classes will be taught with college curriculum, but by high school teachers in high school classrooms, and the credits will transfer to any college in Illinois. The program is the first of its kind in the suburbs and earned the schools recognition at the White House late last year.

  • Fremd bands successful at North Shore Jazz Festival Feb 1, 2015 3:28 PM
    The Fremd High School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band performed Jan. 24 at the 38th Annual North Shore Jazz Festival at Glenbrook South High School. The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Matt Moore, was awarded straight “Division 1/Superior” ratings by three collegiate judges in the top band division. The Jazz Lab Band, directed by Jeremy Figlewicz and Sam Simpson, also earned a “Division 1/Superior” rating in the second band division.

  • Hoffman H.S. iCompete program wins grant Feb 1, 2015 3:31 PM
    Hoffman Estates High School’s iCompete program is one of the beneficiaries of the Township High School District 211 Foundation’s innovation grant. High school student mentors in the iCompete program work with fourth, fifth and sixth graders students from John Muir Elementary School in Hoffman Estates to provide positive learning and team-building experiences within the community.

  • Fremd student charged with sending offensive email Jan 30, 2015 5:05 PM
    Palatine police Friday charged a Fremd High School senior with disorderly conduct after he confessed to having sent an email message containing an offensive image to student email accounts at both Fremd and Palatine high schools Tuesday, authorities said.

  • Palatine police investigating explicit email sent to students Jan 29, 2015 3:24 PM
    Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 Superintendent Dan Cates sent an email to parents Thursday addressing a “graphic and offensive image” emailed anonymously to possibly all students at Palatine and Fremd high schools Tuesday evening. Though the “offensive nude image” was not pornographic, officials said it was inappropriate both because it was disseminated through the school district’s email system and because it was sent to students.

  • Palatine Dist. 15 school board has pick of 26 applicants for vacancy Jan 29, 2015 4:39 PM
    The Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board has about two weeks to chose a new member from 26 candidates applying for a vacant two-year seat. Or, the task goes to the regional superintendent of schools. “We’re under some time constraints, but I am prepared to go the regional superintendent if necessary,” board President Peggy Babcock said.

  • ‘Offensive image’ sent to Fremd students Jan 28, 2015 6:16 PM
    Palatine police are investigating after an email with a “graphic and offensive image” went out to students at Fremd High School, District 211 officials say. The inappropriate email was sent Tuesday night to a “large number of Fremd High School students,” and Palatine police were immediately notified, Principal Kurt Tenopir said in an informational email sent to parents just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Area School Districts Collaborate To Host Second Chinese Student Cultural Performance Jan 27, 2015 7:10 AM
    Area School Districts Collaborate To Host Second Chinese Student Cultural Performance

  • Schaumburg High School alumnus honored for military service Jan 26, 2015 9:15 AM
    Schaumburg High School alumnus and Private First Class Leon Dixon was honored at a recent Palatine Schaumburg High School District 211 school board meeting and thanked for his service in the National Guard.

  • Proud to Be a Pirate Jan 28, 2015 10:03 AM
    17.21- with two photos - page 3 NO WEB Proud to Be a Pirate Dinner Auction to Feature Jim Cornelison, Blackhawks Anthem Singer

  • Dist. 15 to adapt to Dist. 211 calendar Jan 18, 2015 4:26 PM
    Palatine Township Elementary District 15 Superintendent Scott Thompson said his district will likely make official in February or March a calendar change to align with Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211’s new college-style calendar that begins in 2016-17. Considered most important is aligning the winter and spring breaks for families with students in both districts, he added.

  • REALTORS® Against Homelessness Raises More than $25K for D211 Students Jan 19, 2015 7:22 AM
    REALTORS® Against Homelessness Raises More than $25K for D211 Students

  • District 211 to embark on new strategic plan Jan 17, 2015 8:27 AM
    In response to a school board member’s request, Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 Superintendent Dan Cates Thursday proposed a time frame in which a new strategic financial plan for the district can be implemented. Cates said the district has a process of continuous planning, reviewing and strategic thinking. But he welcomed the opportunity to take that process to a new level.

  • District 211 moving finals to December Jan 16, 2015 9:07 AM
    Without debate or any further input from the public, Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board members Thursday voted 6-0 to move first-semester finals before winter break beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Nevertheless, there was some last-minute discussion and clarification about the impacts of that decision for students of the district’s five high schools.

  • Survey: Dist. 211 parents, students eager for calendar change Jan 15, 2015 5:30 AM
    Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board members Thursday will review the results of a recent survey of parents, students and staff before deciding whether to move first-semester finals before winter break in 2016, thus adjusting the start and end dates for the school year.

  • D211 should rethink approach to finances Jan 13, 2015 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Gerald Bromley is critical of the District 211 board's strategic planning process and their attitude tward finances.

  • Fremd High School band performs in Alamo Bowl halftime performance Jan 9, 2015 1:49 PM
    Ninety band students from Fremd High School headed to San Antonio during winter break to perform in the Alamo Bowl halftime performance.

  • ‘Operation Click’ getting results among teens Jan 5, 2015 1:52 PM
    Operation Click, the incentive-based program to encourage high schoolers to buckle up while driving, reports that nearly every Northwest suburban school reporting has 93 percent seat belt usage, or higher, by students.

  • Who’s running for school board seats in the Northwest suburbs Dec 29, 2014 10:54 AM
    Now that the deadline to file as a school board candidate has passed, here’s a look at the candidates vying for seats in the Northwest suburbs.

  • Editorial: Make it a real winter break for teens Dec 26, 2014 5:01 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial details the benefits of high schools ending their first semester in December and calls on school districts to consider it.

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