News and Recognition

Illinois Teacher of the Year 2013 is District 211 Brian Curtin

When Schaumburg High School English Teacher Brian Curtin was named the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year, little did he know what to expect. Since the announcement in October 2012, Curtin said he is experiencing opportunities he never would have thought possible. Read More

Winning Alliance at the WildStang VEX Robotic Tournament Headed to State Competition

December 11, 2013 The winning alliance in the VEX Robotics Regional event on December 7 at Rolling Meadows High School is comprised of two teams from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and Niles North High School in Skokie. Two WildStang Robotics Teams advanced to the semifinals before being eliminated. Sponsored by the WildStang Robotics Team, which consists of […]

Eleven D211 Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Professional development of teachers is a vital source of academic innovation in the classroom. Throughout the years, many District 211 teachers have successfully completed the highest professional certification credentials in the teaching field. Read More

Hersey’s DECA Business Club Members Earn Top Places at State Competition

John Hersey High School’s DECA Business Club turned in an outstanding performance at the State DECA Competition, March 7- 9 , 2013. The Hersey business students competed against over 1,200 other high school students from around the state and brought home 21 medals in two different real-world business simulations and an economics and marketing exam.  […]

District 214 Technology Program Receives Recognition in 2013 Magna Awards

The American School Board Journal, (NSBA), named District 214’s program, Technology Innovation That Works, as an Honorable Mention Recipient in the magazine’s Magna Awards 2013 recognition program. District 214’s entry will be cited, along with the winning programs, in a special supplement to the May 2013 issue of the American School Board Journal.

District 214’s Tech Director Selected as One of 20 to Watch Educators

Township High School District 214’s Director of Technology Services Keith Bockwoldt has been selected as one of “20 to Watch” Educators for the 2012-2013 school year by the National School Boards Association (NSBA). Established in 2006 during the 20th anniversary celebration for NSBA’s Technology and Learning Conference, the “20 to Watch” program identifies emerging leaders […]

Wheeling High School Hosts 2nd Annual Midwest Research Competition

The 2nd Annual Midwest Research Competition: POSITIVE IMPACT, where student designs solve real-world challenges, was hosted by Wheeling High School on  April 12, 2013. Forty-six student teams competed from 13 high schools in the Northwest Chicago suburbs through support from the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), and Intel program sponsors, Hewlett-Packard (HP) co-sponsor, and […]