D211 Post: Fremd Boosters to Host Annual Spring Craft Boutique

                         The William Fremd High School Booster will host their annual Spring Craft Boutique at the Fremd High School April 14, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.              The boutique, which the booster club has hosted for more than 20 years, will feature local vendors offering a variety of handmade crafts as well as a variety of accessories, gifts, and food.  Members of the ...

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D211 Post: PHS Foods Class Makes Donation to Palatine Township Food Pantry

                         Students from Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods class donated $400 as well as multiple boxes of food to the Palatine Township Food Pantry March 8.  The donation was the result of the class’s annual empty bowls food drive in February.              “This donation is going to help tremendously,” said Julie Reiser, director of the Palatine Township Food Pantry.  “With the monetary donation, ...

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D211 Post: District 211 to Host Career Expo

        A copy of the D211 Career Expo program is available here, including a listing of participating companies and an event map. Township High School District 211 will host a large-scale Career Expo on April 4, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Palatine High School.  The event is free and is open to all District 211 students.  The Expo will feature a variety of local businesses and will focus on four areas: internships, career exploration, apprenticeships, and jobs.             ...

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D211 Post: Conant Student Council Donates to Lurie Children’s Hospital

           Members of the James B. Conant High School student council presented a check for $4,200 to Deanna Kerns, an associate director at Lurie Children’s Hospital, during the winter sports assembly at the school March 2.  The money was raised by changing the school’s winter dance into a fundraising event.             Kerns said the donation will be used to provide meaningful cures.             “This money will ...

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D211 Post: District 211 Students Tour Motorola Solutions as Part of Career Trek Program

            Students from all five District 211 schools toured the Motorola Solutions Schaumburg Campus as part of the district’s career trek program.  During the tour, students learned about the engineering and operational sides of the communications business.             District 211 schools typically organize approximately 15 career treks with area businesses per semester.  District Internship Coordinator Jan Brottman said the treks, which are designed to cover as ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Kicks Off St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fundraiser

           Schaumburg High School kicked off its annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser with an interview by WGN Television’s Patrick Elwood Feb. 23.  The interviews are scheduled to air March 9.             During the start of the annual fundraiser to fight childhood cancers, Elwood spoke with Janelle Martin whose son Blake Guzman passed away following a two-year battle with cancer.  In the emotional interview, Martin discussed how the school rallied behind her son during ...

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D211 Post: PHS Student-Run Café Provides “A Latte Sweets” and Savory Treats

            The Palatine High School student-run A Latte Sweets Café held its grand-opening in the school’s media center Feb. 23.  This year marks the café’s seventh operating in the school and second in the recently refurbished media center.              Emily Pilguy, the Family Consumer Science teacher who supervises the café said running the café in the media center has helped a lot.             “We ...

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