D211 Post: District 211 to Hold Annual Business Incubator Pitch Night

             Students from throughout Township High School 211 will gather at James B. Conant High School’s auditorium May 15, to participate in the District’s annual “Pitch Night.”  This year's event will begin at 6:00 p.m.  During the evening teams from the schools’ Business programs will pitch their ideas to a panel of investors in the hopes of winning start-up funds.             “This is an excellent way to recognize the winning pitches from each of ...

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D211 Post: Seven District 211 Students Named in National Merit Scholarship Second Announcement

            Seven students from throughout Township High School District 211 have been added to the list of National Merit Scholarship Recipients during the second announcement.  Recipients listed in the second announcement will all receive a $2,500 scholarship.             Scholars were selected by a committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors, who appraised a substantial amount of substantial amount of information submitted by both the finalist and ...

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D211 Post: 5 District 211 Students Receive National Merit Scholarships

           Five students from throughout Township High School District 211 were among the nearly 1,000 students nation wide who received the corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship.  The announcement came as part of the first list of the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarships which was published April 18.           This year's recipients are:           Kashif Javid, a senior at William Fremd High School who was selected to receive the National Merit Motorola  ...

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D211 Post: 13 Fremd Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

           Thirteen William Fremd High School student-athletes signed letters of intent with colleges and organizations around the world during a spring signing day ceremony held in the school's gymnasium April 11.            Wrestler Cole Riemer and Basketball player Ryan Martin both signed with the University of Chicago, while fellow wrestler Adam Kemp will travel west to wrestle for Fresno State.  Martin's teammate Greg Cano will play for Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.     ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Students Work to Build Stronger Student Community

            When William Fremd High School sophomore Nora Joerger learned of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, she felt compelled to do something to help.  After a conversation with Fremd High School Early Childhood Development Teacher Erin Fasse, meetings with school administration, and discussions with other students, Joerger and 10 of her classmates decided to create the first-ever W.A.C. Week.              Joerger said the idea was to build a stronger community within ...

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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: William Fremd High School Named Among Distinguished High Schools by Project Lead The Way

              William Fremd High School has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Engineering. It is one of just 133 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of K-12 students and teachers in over 10,500 schools across the U.S.             “I am very happy we received this,” said ...

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