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The 4th Annual Fremd Cereal Drive is Underway

Fremd High School students, staff, and community members are participating in an annual Cereal Drive to support the local Palatine Township Food Pantry. The Fourth Annual Cereal Drive started on Nov. 11 and will run through Nov. 26. The event was originally started by the Viking Advisory and Mentoring Program (VAMP), and has grown to include participation from the entire school. This year’s goal is to collect 1,000 cereal boxes or more. “This is an opportunity for students to give back to the community, which has given our school much,” said Chad Jonas, business education teacher at Fremd High School and VAMP coordinator. “We first asked ...

Fremd High School Cereal Drive to Help Palatine Food Pantry

As the holidays quickly approach, Fremd High School is looking to do its part in helping individuals in need. Students and staff at Fremd are participating in the Annual Palatine Food Pantry Cereal Drive, which is a school-wide initiative to collect cereal boxes for the Palatine Food Pantry. The drive, which is sponsored by VAMP (Viking Advisory & Mentoring Program), started on Oct. 29, and will continue through Nov. 15. Cereal boxes can be dropped off in the school cafeteria. “The recent economic downturn across the United States and here in Illinois has had a devastating impact on many families,” said Chad Jonas, dean of students and ...

English Teacher Brian Curtin Prepares for ‘Life-Changing Experience’ as Illinois Teacher of the Year

Though what Schaumburg High School English Teacher Brian Curtin calls a humbling honor and credits to the many educators, students, parents, and family members who have shaped him into the teacher he is today, the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year said this award is the beginning of a life-changing opportunity. Curtin, who was named the 2012-2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year by the Illinois Board of Education on Oct. 20, in Bloomington, Ill., plans to use this honor as a way to spread an educational message of collaboration, communication, and working together that inspired him as a teacher. “I see this award as an opportunity for an ...