D211 Post: Pirates Have a Magical Spring Break

This article was submitted by PHS Cutlass staff writer Nataly Panczyk.  The Cutlass is the student newspaper of Palatine High School.  To read more from the Cutlass click here. Each overflowing with excitement, more than 100 Palatine High School band, poms, and color guard members piled themselves onto three not-so-spacious coach buses fully geared with blankets, pillows, and lots of snacks for the 24-hour journey to their Spring Break destination— Orlando.   The students, chaperones, and teachers officially started their trip on Sunday ...

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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: PHS Special Education Preparing for Biennial Cupcakes for a Cause

            The Palatine High School Special Education Department will host their biennial Cupcakes for a Cause March 10, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the high school’s cafeteria.  Admission to the event is free and open to the public.  Cupcakes will be for sale at a cost of $2 each or $20 per dozen.   The event will also include raffles and a cupcake judging contest.              Event chairperson Dawn Shepard said the brings in such substantial ...

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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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D211 Post: Triple Letter Palatine Athlete Selected Wintrust Athlete of the Week

             Eduardo “Eddie” Orozco, a senior at Palatine High School, was selected by Wintrust Community Bank as their “Athlete of the Week.”  Orozco, who has received varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track, was presented with a plaque Feb. 14.             “Eddie is the perfect student to represent our program,” said head wrestling coach Jeff Keske.  “Commitment, hardworking, and perseverance are three words which describe him.”  ...

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D211 Post: All Girl Business Team Pitches Concept to Area Women Business Leaders

            Three Palatine High School Business Incubator students, Phoebe Domanus, Gianna Valero, and Anushri Gupta, presented their business design for Nail Bubs, protective covers for freshly painted nails, to the Palatine Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Advisory Forum (WIBAF) during the organization’s monthly meeting held at Palatine High School, Feb. 13.             Business teacher Adrienne Stewart said having the programs only all-female team present to the forum was ...

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D211 Post: PTV: Student Run Network Provides School’s News

            In a brightly lit green room adjoining the Palatine High School media center, Danny Hollander and Kyla Mathews are dusted with a light amount of make-up by Niki Wagner while Bridget Maire adjusts a camera and teleprompter.  The four seniors are part of the crew for PTV, the school’s student run television station.             PTV began in 2013 after Palatine High School added a 12-minute homeroom to the school day.  According to teacher Erin Luzadder, the ...

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