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Palatine High Title IX Coach Dies After Battle With Cancer  Palatine, IL Patch

PALATINE, IL — One of the first Title IX coaches at Palatine High School has died following a nearly two-year battle with brain cancer. Karen Bock Kublank was ...

Student caught with gun at Palatine High School  Chicago Daily Herald

A Palatine High School freshman is in police custody after school officials say staff members discovered a gun concealed in his belongings Tuesday morning, ...

Images: Palatine High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from the Palatine High School graduation on Sunday, May 19, at the school.

Palatine High School student faces two felonies over gun found in classroom  Chicago Daily Herald

Authorities have charged a 15-year-old Palatine High School freshman with felony charges of unlawful use of a weapon on school grounds and disorderly ...

District 211 students show off house they built in Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

As a junior at Palatine High School, Angel Ewald designed the two-story, four-bedroom house as part of his Project Lead the Way civil engineering and ...

Dist. 211 says Palatine principal retired amid investigation of inappropriate comments  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine High School's principal for the past 17 years, Gary Steiger, moved up his retirement from the end of the school year to the start of spring break amid an ...

Palatine High School freshman charged in drive-by shooting death  WGN TV Chicago

PALATINE, Ill. — A Palatine High School freshman is being held on $750000 bond after being charged with first-degree murder. Cook County officials say Andre ...

New Palatine High School Principal Named  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Township High School Dist. 211 board members Thursday (Oct. 18) approved the appointment of Tony Medina as principal at Palatine High School effective ...

Palatine Principal Retires Amid Reports Of Inappropriate Comments  Palatine, IL Patch

Dist. 211: Palatine HS Principal Retires Early - Palatine, IL - Gary Steiger's retirement became effective March 27 amid an investigation into accusations of ...

Teen Who Fired Gun Near Palatine High School Gets 6 Years  Palatine, IL Patch

Teen Gets 6 Years For Firing Gun Near Palatine HS - Palatine, IL - The prison sentence was part of a plea deal stemming from a shooting earlier this year.

Fremd, Palatine seniors return to grade schools to inspire youngsters  Chicago Daily Herald

Graduating Fremd and Palatine high school seniors donned caps and gowns Friday to serve as a positive inspiration to thousands of young students.

From Palatine High School Incubator Project Heads To Kickstarter  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

When Drake Roberts and Anthony Tamras were seniors at Palatine High School, they were encouraged to become involved in the business incubator program.

'Day Of Service' Offers Palatine Students Chance To Give Back  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

While sophomores and juniors at Palatine High School were taking state tests the week of April 8, freshmen and seniors had the opportunity to participate in.

District 211 Teachers Could Strike If New Deal Isnt Reached  Palatine, IL Patch

D211 Teachers Could Strike If New Deal Isn't Made - Palatine, IL - Teachers in the state's largest high school district have been without a contract since July 1.

Swedish educator, students visit Palatine High Applied Tech  Chicago Daily Herald

For three days last week, Karl Mihlberg, head manufacturing teacher at Wilhelm Haglund Gymnasium in Gimo, Sweden, and two students toured the Applied ...

Old Palatine High School band uniforms get new life  Chicago Daily Herald

This year sees the Palatine High School Pirate Marching Band taking the field in brand new uniforms. The new uniforms replaced uniforms which began use ...

Rumors Pose No Direct Threat To Palatine High School: Cops  Palatine, IL Patch

Doctored Image Created Fake threat At Palatine HS - Palatine, IL - UPDATED: Police and D211 officials continue to investigate the text messages and social ...

Teachers at Illinois' Largest High School District Could Soon Strike  NBC Chicago

Teachers in Illinois' largest high school district could soon go on strike if a deal isn't reached in the coming days, union officials said.

District 211 teachers union states case to community  Chicago Daily Herald

A town hall meeting on stalled contract negotiations between Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 teachers and the board of education Thursday night ...

District 211 teachers picket at administration building  Chicago Daily Herald

An estimated few hundred Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 teachers picketed in front of the district's administration building on Roselle Road in ...

Boys track and field: Barrington takes title at snowy Palatine Relays  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington's boys track and field team won the championship Saturday at the 87th Annual Palatine Relays.

Boys volleyball: Palatine, Barrington head to regional finals  Chicago Daily Herald

Curtis McLennan had 20 kills and 7 digs and Thomas Lambke 17 digs Tuesday night to lead Palatine's boys volleyball team to a 25-18, 22-25, 26-24 win over ...

Softball: Palatine battles past Mundelein in regional final  Chicago Daily Herald

Top-seeded Palatine won its third straight regional title with a hard-fought 3-0 triumph over No. 7 Mundelein in the Pirates' own Class 4A softball regional on ...

Softball: Palatine nails down MSL West crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine's softball team clinched the Mid-Suburban League West title outright on Monday with a 6-0 shutout over visitng Schaumburg.

Appellate court considers locker room case from former Palatine High transgender student  Chicago Tribune

Appellate Court judges on Tuesday heard arguments in the case of a transgender Palatine High School graduate who says she was discriminated against when ...

Authorities: Palatine teen drove car during fatal shooting  Chicago Daily Herald

A 16-year-old Palatine High School freshman is accused of driving the car used in a shooting that killed a 20-year-old man from unincorporated Palatine last ...

Boys volleyball: Palatine takes 2nd at Libertyville tourney  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine's boys volleyball team finished second Saturday at the Libertyville tournament.

District 15 bus driver suspended after near-miss with bus carrying high school students  Chicago Daily Herald

A Palatine Township Elementary District 15 bus driver received a five-day unpaid suspension for veering off a thoroughfare on a yellow light and winding up in a ...

Boys volleyball: Palatine outlasts West Chicago for regional title  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine defeated West Chicago in a regional boys volleyball championship game Wednesday night.

Ex-Palatine High School Athlete Drowns In Wisconsin Lake  Palatine, IL Patch

Ex-Palatine High School Athlete Drowns In WI Lake - Palatine, IL - Courtland Cornelius was swimming with a friend over the weekend when the accident ...

Appellate court calls part of District 211 transgender graduate's lawsuit moot  Chicago Daily Herald

An Illinois appeals court has ruled as moot a transgender graduate's request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Palatine-Schaumburg High ...

Baseball: Barrington, Palatine pick up wins  Chicago Daily Herald

R.J. Nowicki allowed just 1 hit in six innings with 7 strikeouts and 2 walks as Barrington downed Cary-Grove 4-0 Wednesday in nonconference baseball action.

Judge: Lawsuit to continue vs D211 over gender 'affirmation policy;' alleges violates students' Title IX, religious rights  Cook County Record

A group of parents and high school students in Chicago's northwest suburbs have won the chance to continue with their lawsuit against one of the state's largest ...

Four teens arrested after unfounded threats at Palatine High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Four juveniles, three of them Palatine High School students, are facing charges stemming from threats made on social media last week that sparked fears of a ...

Boys lacrosse: Stevenson nips Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson owned the fourth quarter Monday night at Palatine. The Patriots' boys lacrosse team scored 4 times in the space of 3:42 in the final period to claim a ...

Softball: Palatine finishes regular season at 27-2  Chicago Daily Herald

Mid-Suburban League softball champion Palatine didn't forget to bring its bats to Glenview on Friday. The Pirates connected for 24 hits in an 18-11 win over ...

Shots Fired Near Palatine High School: Cops

Shots Fired In Gang-Related Incident Near HS: Cops - Palatine, IL - Police are investigating what they consider to be a gang-related incident that unfolded near ...

Family of Palatine teen gets $14 million settlement in NIU hazing death  Chicago Daily Herald

The family of a Palatine teen who died following a 2012 alcohol-fueled fraternity hazing incident at NIU received a $14 million settlement in their wrongful death ...

Palatine Students Receive National Merit Scholarships  Palatine, IL Patch

Students Receive National Merit Scholarships - Palatine, IL - The National Merit Scholarship Foundation announced its first round of winners for the year on ...

Boys volleyball: Palatine serves up a championship at Palatine-Schaumburg Invite  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine's Tim Matijevic knows all about *service*. He has a brother who is a fireman, another brother who is a police officer and a third brother studying for the ...

Palatine High School to present 'Almost, Maine'  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine High School Theatre will present John Cariani's "Almost, Maine" at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 5-7, in the Altergott Auditorium, 1111 N.

Teen held on $2M bail after shooting near Palatine High School  Chicago Tribune

A 16-year-old has been charged in a Palatine shooting that wounded three people Friday.

Talk Of Strike Lingers In District 211  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Township High School Dist. 211 students could miss out on taking their final exams before winter break if approximately 1200 teachers decide to strike in the.

Palatine transgender student denied unrestricted locker room access  WLS-TV

A judge has denied a suburban Chicago transgender student's request for an injunction that would grant her unrestricted access to the girls' locker room.

Baseball: Fremd, Palatine earn MSL wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Charlie Towns and Brent Swenson each had 3 hits Thursday as Fremd's baseball team remained undefeated in the Mid-Suburban League with a 9-3 crossover ...

Prosecutor: Teen fired 7 shots near Palatine High School  Chicago Daily Herald

A Palatine teen was ordered held on $250000 bail on charges related to what prosecutors described as a gang-related shooting last week near Palatine High ...

No D211 Students On Bus In Palatine Crash  Palatine, IL Patch

PALATINE, IL — A bus for Township High School District 211 carrying no students was hit by another vehicle Thursday afternoon. The driver was taken to ...

Softball: No. 2 Palatine knocks off No. 1 Barrington  Chicago Daily Herald

Softball fans got shortchanged when the Daily Herald's No. l and 2 ranked teams met on Monday in Palatine. But they did get their money's worth with some ...

The bigs are really, really big at Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Sophomore Julian Campbell and senior David Balanganayi give Palatine's boys basketball team one of the tallest and meatiest front lines in the suburbs.

Northwest Suburban Academic Team, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

This year's Daily Herald Northwest Suburban Academic Team members represent Prospect, Hersey, St. Viator, Buffalo Grove, Maine West, Fremd, Conant, ...

Softball: Palatine, Hersey excited about their MSL title-game matchup  Chicago Daily Herald

The 45th annual Mid-Suburban League softball championship game offers a new twist on Thursday in Arlington Heights. For the first time, the coaches of both ...

Boys volleyball: Powerful Glenbard West downs Palatine, heads to state again  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard West defeated Palatine in two sets Tuesday night to win the championship of the Fremd boys volleyball sectional.

Northwest Suburban Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's Northwest Suburban Academic Team.

FAFSA Deadline Nears: Heres What That Means For Palatine  Palatine, IL Patch

FAFSA Deadline: What It Means For Palatine - Palatine, IL - The 2019 deadline to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid is approaching. Here's what ...

First Look At Potential Dist. 15 Boundary Changes  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Converting an existing elementary school into a junior high is one of several ideas afloat in Palatine Elementary School Dist. 15 as the district considers.

Sears Centre offering a suite view for high school graduations  Chicago Daily Herald

Hoffman Estates' Sears Centre Arena for the first time will offer parents and family members of high school graduates the option to lease a private suite at ...

Softball: Palatine's Dick throws 4-hitter against Conant  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine junior left-handed ace Rhiann Dick fired a 4-hitter with 5 strikeouts to defeat Conant 11-1 in five innings.

Palatine High School Student Hit By Speeding Car Going Wrong Way In Reverse

PALATINE, IL — A Palatine High School student was hit by a car speeding in reverse the wrong way through a school crosswalk Wednesday by a driver with a ...

Cutting Hall temporarily closed after low levels of asbestos found  Chicago Daily Herald

A performance and a recital scheduled for this weekend at the Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center both were canceled after an area backstage tested positive for ...

Girls track and field: Barrington a snowy champ at Palatine Relays  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington's girls track and field team claimed the championship of the 87th Annual Palatine Relays Saturday.

Another Palatine teen accused in Feb. 1 shooting  Chicago Daily Herald

A 15-year-old Palatine boy faces a first-degree murder charge in the Feb. 1 killing of a man he believed to be a gang rival, a Cook County sheriff's spokeswoman ...

Palatine teen sentenced to 6 years in prison for January shooting  Chicago Daily Herald

A Palatine teen who fired a weapon last January near Palatine High School pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated discharge of a firearm. In exchange for his ...

Softball: Palatine downs Fremd to stay unbeaten in MSL  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine downed Fremd 7-2 in Mid-Suburban West softball action Monday.

Softball: Brauer's bat lifts Fremd past Prospect  Chicago Daily Herald

Junior Kelsey Brauer's walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Fremd's softball team a 7-6 triumph over visiting Prospect on Friday in a ...

Baseball: Haman's double caps Fremd's comeback win over Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Fremd rallied to beat Palatine 4-3 Wednesday in Mid-Suburban West baseball action.

Boys volleyball: Barrington downs Palatine to take MSL West lead  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington defeated Palatine in a Mid-Suburban West boys volleyball match Tuesday night.

Teen charged in suspected gang shooting near Palatine High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Luis Corona, 18, is facing charges in connection with what police are labeling a gang-related shooting last week near Palatine High School, authorities said ...

Girls volleyball: Holz, Palatine dump Lake Zurich in 2  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine senior Haley Holz was 16-of-16 serving with half going for aces as Palatine posted a 25-19, 25-14 triumph over visiting Lake Zurich and went above ...

Family Of Palatine Murder Victim Attends Teens Court Hearing  Palatine, IL Patch

Teen In Palatine Murder Has Juvenile Court Hearing - Palatine, IL - The 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in the Feb. 1 death of ...

The Northwest Suburbs' All-Area Softball Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Sam Allen Rolling MeadowsAllen, who will continue playing at Bryant and Stratton College (Wauwatosa, WI), returns to the all-area team for the second straight ...

Boys volleyball: Palatine outlasts St. Charles East in sectional semifinal  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine outlasted St. Charles East Friday nigth in the semifinals of the Fremd boys volleyball sectional.

Softball: Hersey upsets Palatine in 10 innings  Chicago Daily Herald

Hersey (26-6) earned a dramatic 4-3 10-inning win in the Class 4A Palatine softball sectional semifinal over the host and top-seeded Pirates (29-3) Tuesday.

Softball: Palatine's Huff, Barrington's Peterson best of the best  Chicago Daily Herald

After their amazing four-year careers, Palatine's Grace Huff and Barrington's Kendall Peterson are the 2019 Daily Herald All-Area Softball Team Captains for the ...

For the older, and younger, tradition lives on at Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

The old guys (check that, the "older" guys) did pretty well for themselves. Actually, the "older" guys defeated the young (check that, "young-ish") guys. And the ...

Whats Future Of D211s Transgender Policy After Graduations?  Palatine, IL Patch

Look at the legal challenges over the school system's locker room access for transgender students and what's next for the district. By Joe Vince, Patch Staff.

Dist. 211 Strike Could Come As Early As Dec. 17  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The earliest Township High School Dist. 211 teachers could strike if a new contract is not reached is Monday, Dec. 17. Union President John Braglia previously.

Boys volleyball: Northwest Suburbs All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Jackson Brossett Rolling MeadowsA three-year starter at setter for Rolling Meadows, Brossett had a stable of experienced hitters to work with last season.

Transgender student sues District 211 for denial of locker room access  Chicago Daily Herald

Just over two years after Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 became a major battleground in the national debate over transgender access to ...

Strong showing by Cook County high schools in machining competition  Chicago Daily Herald

High school students from Cook County were big winners last Thursday at the Technology & Manufacturing Association's 28th annual Precision Machining ...

Baseball: Nowicki tosses no-hitter for Barrington  Chicago Daily Herald

RJ Nowicki threw a five-inning no-hitter Wednesday as Barrington defeated Schaumburg 10-0 in a Mid-Suburban West baseball game.

Girls track and field: Downers Grove North dominates at Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Downers Grove North dominated the Palatine girls track invite on Saturday.

Girls gymnastics: Satisfying night for Meadows' Kane, Palatine seniors  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine defeated Rolling Meadows in girls gymnastics action Wednesday night.

Palatine School Board Postpones Renaming Lake Louise Elementary  Palatine, IL Patch

New Name For Lake Louise School Postponed - Palatine, IL - Social media blew up over a proposal to rename Lake Louise Elementary after Superintendent ...

Transgender teen suing Palatine school: I want to be 'treated just like every other girl'  Chicago Tribune

Nova Maday discusses her decision to sue her school district, which is already embroiled in a historic battle over transgender rights.

Cutting Hall in Palatine cleared to reopen  Chicago Daily Herald

Asbestos abatement work in Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center has been completed and the building cleared for occupancy and usual operations based on air ...

Boys volleyball: Palatine's McLennan was an impact player  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine's Curtis McLennan is the All-Area Boys Volleyball Team Captain for the Northwest Suburbs.

Boys track and field: Prospect noses out Barrington for MSL title  Chicago Daily Herald

As the 2019 Mid-Suburban League boys track and field championships got set to began at Barrington High School Friday evening, the big question that needed ...

District 211 transgender lawsuits go on past graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Lawsuits on both sides of the debate over transgender access to locker rooms in Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 continue to linger in federal and ...

Softball: Hiller hurls 4-hitter for Fremd  Chicago Daily Herald

Fremd sophomore Grace Hiller threw a 4-hitter with 6 strikeouts as the Vikings posted a 6-2 softball win at South Elgin on Tuesday.

Girls track and field: Barrington retains MSL crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington's girls track and field team won the Mid-Suburban meet championship on Friday night.

Baseball: St. Viator dumps Palatine, will play Warren for regional title  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Viator defeated Palatine 8-5 Thrusday in Class 4A regional baseball action.

Palatine H.S. Pirate Peter Trivia Night to support Ray Mills Fund  Chicago Daily Herald

Pirate Pete Trivia Night will be held on Friday, April 7, starting at 7 p.m. in the Palatine High School cafeteria, 1111 N. Rohlwing Road to support the Ray Mills ...

2 Teens Charged With First-Degree Murder  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the murder of man in unincorporated Palatine, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office. According to.

Girls track and field: Banner day for Hoffman Estates at state  Chicago Daily Herald

Hoffman Estates senior Anna Miller made a point for one final burst to catch up to the pack late Friday afternoon. After competing in two Class 3A state ...

Boys gymnastics: Fremd's Styczen gets the fun rolling at East-West meet  Chicago Daily Herald

There was no time like the present for Lucas Styczen. The Fremd senior gymnast had never thrown his Gienger in a competition before. And when he ...

15-year-old defendant in Palatine murder case appears in juvenile court  Chicago Daily Herald

The 15-year-old Palatine boy who prosecutors say fired the shots that killed Jose Castaneda, 20, on Feb. 1 in unincorporated Palatine appeared in juvenile court ...

Boys track and field: Hersey's Methner adds 3,200 title to his stellar year  Chicago Daily Herald

As Hersey junior Josh Methner cruised down the final straightaway of the Class 3A 3200 meters Saturday afternoon, he stole a few looks back at the rest of the ...

Girls track and field: Huntley holds off Barrington for sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

The final results came down to the wire Thursday night at the powerful 16-team Lake Zurich Class 3A girls track and field sectional. And when all was said and ...

Boys Basketball Thanksgiving Tourney Schedules 2018  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The boys basketball season kicks off Monday, Nov. 19 across the state and all 21 Journal-area teams are competing in Thanksgiving Tournaments.. Here's a ...

Baseball: The Northwest Suburbs' All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Jake Andersen PalatineA three-year starter, Andersen has been a force behind the plate for the Pirates for three seasons. "Jake came into our program as a ...

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