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District 211 Schools Participate in National School Breakfast Week

National School Breakfast Week helps encourage and educate students about why they shouldn’t skip what is considered the most important meal of the day. For many students in the country, including some in District 211, access to a proper breakfast isn’t always possible. That is why District 211 participated in National School Breakfast Week, which promotes the importance of breakfast for students. This year, all five high schools served breakfast during lunch on Wednesday, March 9. Any students who purchased the breakfast meal for lunch received a raffle ticket for a chance to win five free breakfasts. Fremd High School hosted its ...

Students Participate in Leadership Conference

Leadership skills are the focus of a new program and event called the “Leadership Challenge Experience.” Students from District 211 schools participated in the event on March 8, which partnered with William Rainey Harper College. Its ideology was based off of five practices outlined in the book The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. Eric Dolen, assistant principal at William Fremd High School, said after the Mid-Suburban League Conferences were disbanded after 12 years, something needed to replace them. That’s when he met Chris George, assistant activity director at Harper College. They attended the same leadership ...