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D211 Post: Schaumburg High School Raises Nearly $80 Thousand for St. Baldrick’s

            As students from Schaumburg High School filled the gymnasium, a low drone of bagpipes drew attention to a line of their peers who were preparing to shave their heads as part of the 2018 St. Baldrick’s fundraiser assembly March 16.             The assembly capped off a school-wide campaign to raise funds for St. Baldrick’s, a volunteer charity which works to fund research in childhood cancers.  During the nearly 5-week campaign, students and staff at Schaumburg raised a total of $78,762.        &...

Schaumburg High School Proves Bald is Beautiful at St. Baldrick’s Event

Schaumburg High School was buzzing with school spirit as many of its own shaved their heads during a pep assembly to raise awareness and funds for children’s cancer research. The school hosted its third St. Baldrick’s shaving event on March 14 and has raised $102,390.84 to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Community members can still donate to SHS’ event to keep them in the running to win the largest high school total raised by March 31. The St. Baldrick’s event started at SHS in 2010 after SHS graduate John Knudson, a student who battled cancer since the age of 13 and is currently in remission, became involved in the organi...