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Palatine High School’s Cupcakes for a Cause Event Seeks Volunteers, Bakers

Palatine High School is gearing up for its second annual Cupcakes for a Cause fundraiser hosted by the Special Education Department. The department is looking for volunteers to bake cupcakes, donate items for raffles, and volunteers for the day of the event. The event will take place on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the PHS cafeteria, and all proceeds from this event will go to special education clubs, activities, and programs, including Special Olympics, Best Buddies, PAC Club, LLS Program, SPED Art Club, On Our Own club, PEP Squad, SCED Program, and additional donations will be given to ELS families in crisis. This is a family event and is ...

Hoffman Estates High School Prepares for Cupcakes and a Cause

Hoffman Estates High School students, staff, and community members can most likely be found joining forces and baking this week to prepare for the annual Cupcakes and a Cause event on Oct. 20. More than 1,000 people attended the event last year at HEHS and 9,000 cupcakes were sold. This year, the event is combining efforts from the entire school. The proceeds go to the HEHS Special Olympics team, in addition to Autism Speaks, a national autism awareness organization. Amy Longmore, special education teacher and girls’ soccer coach at HEHS, is anticipating another exciting and successful event. “I am looking forward to seeing the ...