Palatine, Fremd High Schools To Host Open Houses
Township High School District 211 schools will host open houses on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Township High School District 211 schools are preparing to host annual Open Houses.
William Fremd, Palatine, James B. Conant, Hoffman Estates, and Schaumburg High Schools will hold Open Houses on Thursday, Sept. 15. Parents are invited to follow shortened versions of their students’ schedules (10- to 14- minute segments) as well as take part in other special activities and events.
The District’s two alternative high schools, District 211 Academy-North and District 211 Academy-South, also will host open houses on Sept. 15.
- Fremd High School’s (1000 S. Quentin Rd., Palatine) Open House will be held from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Teachers will share class expectations and curricular materials with parents.
The Viking Ambassadors, VAMP Advisors, pom pons, and cheerleader squads will serve as guides to assist parents in locating classrooms. Featured in front of the main entrance will be the Fremd Marching Band. In the media center, the Fremd Symphony will perform while parents can visit counselors or take an online survey.
Parents are encouraged to visit the English Department Book Fair located in Room 118, sign up as a member of the Fremd Booster Club in the main hallway, outfit themselves at the Spirit Shop located by the main gymnasium, or visit the athletic and activity fair taking place in the student cafeteria.
- Open House at Palatine High School (1111 N. Rohlwing Rd., in Palatine) will be from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
For those wishing to arrive early, the PHS marching band will give a brief concert in the auditorium, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Among the topics teachers will discuss are course objectives, class expectations, and curricular materials. Teachers also will encourage questions and provide insight into how parents can assist their children at home.
Members of the PHS spirit squads will serve as student guides, refreshments will be served in both the school cafeteria and media center, and V.I.P. booster club members will be on hand selling school spirit merchandise. Additionally, babysitting services will be available throughout the evening.
- District 211 Academy-North’s (335 E. Illinois Avenue in Palatine) Open House will be from 5:30 p.m.m until 7:30 p.m. Parents will be able to tour the facility, discuss program expectations, and ask questions of teachers and the program administrator. Within classrooms, teachers will review student progress and highlight student work. Staff will be available to supervise young children to allow parents to meet with teachers. Refreshments will be served.