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D211 Post: Conant Student Council Donates to Lurie Children’s Hospital

           Members of the James B. Conant High School student council presented a check for $4,200 to Deanna Kerns, an associate director at Lurie Children’s Hospital, during the winter sports assembly at the school March 2.  The money was raised by changing the school’s winter dance into a fundraising event.             Kerns said the donation will be used to provide meaningful cures.             “This money will go towards our Precision Medicine Program,” she said.  “This will allow ...

D211 Post: PHS Holds 7th Annual Empty Bowl Charity Event

    Students from Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods and 3-D Design classes combined to hold the school’s 7th annual Empty Bowl Charity Event.  The event is based on a project started by Michigan teachers Lisa Blackburn and John Hartom in the early 1990s, and raises money for the Palatine Food Bank.     During the event, students in the Chemistry of Foods class prepare a variety of soups, breads, and small deserts. Attendees can choose to purchase ceramic bowls created by the 3-D Ceramic Arts Class.       Erika Varela, a culinary arts teacher at Palatine, said the event allows ...

D211 Post: Palatine Students Donate to Township’s Angel Tree Program

For more than 11 years, students at Palatine High School have donated gifts as part of Palatine Township’s Angel Tree Program.  This year the students donated more than 350 gifts to 100 recipients, which were delivered to Palatine Township Nov. 30.             Jim Nowak, a math teacher and student council advisor at PHS called this a great success.              “Knowing this is going to those in need in our community is a great feeling,” Nowak said.             ...

Hoffman Estates High School Athletes Honored with ‘Great Citizens Award’ for Community Service

The Village of Hoffman Estates honored Hoffman Estates High School athletes for volunteering efforts that made an impact in their community. The varsity wrestling and cheerleading squads from Hoffman Estates High School were presented with “Great Citizens Award” from the village on April 15. These student-athletes were nominated for this honor recognizing the time they volunteered this past Valentine’s Day with residents at the Alden Poplar Creek Rehabilitation and Health Center in Hoffman Estates. Student wrestlers and cheerleaders spent the afternoon with residents passing out hand-crafted valentines created by local elementary ...