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Watch Highlights of Palatine High School’s 2014 Student Inclusion Event Lunchapalooza

Palatine High School has many programs and initiatives to improve school climate and recently celebrated its annual three-day student inclusion event called Lunchapalooza. The goal of the event was for students to sit with someone new during their lunch hour and promote a positive school environment. Lunchapalooza is part of Palatine’s Promise, a group that encourages anti-bullying and strives to enhance school climate and community. Students participate in fun, encouraging group events, as well as sing karaoke, dance, perform, and share other talents for the event. Lunchapalooza also included several different activities to mix up ...

This Year, District 211 Students are Thankful For…

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we asked several District 211 students to express what they are thankful for this year. Here is what they had to say. Have a happy Thanksgiving from District 211! This year, I am thankful for... “My teachers, my house, and my friends.” Bailey Gaston, SHS senior “Each and every one of my seven siblings, the SHS Debate team that I am a member of, and finally for my school and the opportunities it offers.” Nathaniel Leonhardt, senior at SHS. “My family, the support of my teachers, and the opportunity to go to college.” Carla Gracia, senior at SHS and a member of the Student Council “I’m thankful ...

Fremd High School Earns 2014 Energy Star Award

Fremd High School has earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star Certification for its building. Fremd joins Palatine, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools, which received the award earlier this year. Only five schools earned the award in Illinois, and four are in District 211. “Earning Energy Star Certification for a building is a major accomplishment,” said Reece Thome, energy manager at District 211. “The award signifies a facility that uses significantly less energy, saves money, and helps protect the environment by generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions when compared to other buildings.” To earn the award, a ...

Tickets Available for Fremd Viking Booster Club’s 20th Annual Dinner Dance

For the 20th year, The Fremd Viking Booster Club is hosting its Annual Dinner Dance to benefit FHS students and programs. This year’s Emerald Gala will be held on Nov. 22 at the Cotillion Banquets, 360 S. Creekside Dr., in Palatine. The gala starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Tickets are $95 per adult and all funds raised will benefit the Fremd Viking Booster Club. “The Fremd Boosters greatly appreciates all of the attendees, donors and advertisers who have contributed to this year's Emerald Gala Dinner Dance,” said Peter Carlson, Fremd Viking Booster Club president. “The funds raised at this event reach every student at Fremd ...