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Pirates Announce New Head Football Coach

Corey Olson has been named varsity head football coach at Palatine High School, effective with the 2017 season. Olson, who is currently an assistant coach with the Pirates, will take over the head coaching responsibilities from Rick Splitt. Splitt is stepping down after four seasons as the Pirates head coach, posting a 34-12 overall record (.739 winning pct.), with three IHSA playoff appearances and reaching the semifinals the past two seasons. “Coach Olson knows football, but more importantly, he knows what it takes to build a team and develop student-athletes,” said Palatine High School Principal Gary Steiger. “He has a passion for ...

Conant High School Brings Largest Volunteer Group to Area 18 Northwest Special Olympics Summer Games

Conant High School students, staff, and parents recently volunteered for a special event in a big way. Seventy-three students, staff, and parents volunteered at the Area 18 Northwest Special Olympics Summer Games at Prospect High School on April 27. The Conant Volunteers were the largest volunteer group at the games. They received the honor of carrying out the oversized American flag in the March of Athletes during the opening ceremonies, as well as a nomination for the 2014 Volunteer Recognition & Impact Awards Breakfast. The group was led by the Senior Survey class co-taught by special education teacher Corey Olson and Social Studies ...