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Fremd High School Bands Perform at Illinois Music Education Conference, Earn Top Ratings at Northshore Jazz Festival

Students in Fremd High School’s band program were selected to perform at the Illinois Music Educators Association’s (IMEA) Illinois Music Education Conference (IMEC), as well as recently achieved success at the Northshore Jazz Festival. The Jazz Ensemble and Symphony Strings Orchestra performed at a conference in Peoria. There are four different performance categories including band, orchestra, jazz, and choir. Groups submit a blind audition, which means there is no identifying information about the group, and IMEA selects performers. Out of all the schools to audition, between four and six groups perform. “Our performance at IMEC was ...

FHS Students ‘Grant Wishes’ to Local Children During the Holidays

National Honor Society (NHS) students at Fremd High School helped grant wishes to local children to make the holiday season one to remember. In December, 250 juniors and seniors in NHS participated in the annual Grant-A-Wish event that helps purchase, wrap, organize, transport, and deliver gifts for 370 kids in both the Palatine community and the city of Chicago. “The event means a lot to our students,” said Jaclyn Han, English teacher and counselor at Fremd High School. “Seeing the faces of the kids receiving holiday cheer was really something our students loved.” Juniors prepared wishes for the Angel Tree Program in Palatine. ...

Reminder: All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours For Finals Prep

Many District 211 students took advantage of last night's extended media center hours to study for finals. As a reminder, all District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct students to the study areas. FHS: The media center at Fremd High School will be ...

All Schools Hosting Extended Media Center Hours for Finals Prep

All District 211 schools will have extended media center hours to provide students with a quiet space to study for finals. Read below to find out what each school is doing for its extended hours this week. PHS: Students at Palatine High School will be able to study in the library during normal hours from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can then study in the library and café until 9 p.m. on both Monday, Dec. 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 20. Staff will be available to direct students to the study areas. FHS: The media center at Fremd High School will be open until 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 20. Pizza, cookies, and hot chocolate will be ...

FHS Students Receive Free HCM Cardiac Screen

Students at Fremd High School participated in an event that could potentially save a life. Fremd High School offered free cardiac screenings for more than 1,680 students on Dec. 8. The screen was for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic heart condition that causes an excessive thickening of the heart and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young people. “The test was very short, easy, and painless,” said Ian Wojciak, a Fremd High School senior and baseball player that participated in the screen. With funds raised by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities' event Hoofin’ 4 Hardy, the organization Young ...

Fremd High School to Offer Free Cardiac Screen for Students

Fremd High School is offering free cardiac screenings for students on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. The screen is for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), which is a genetic heart condition that causes an excessive thickening of the heart and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young people. The organization Young Hearts for Life will be conducting the test using an electrocardiogram (ECG). The screens will take place during school and are only for students whose parents authorize them to be tested. The screening is recommended every two years. To learn more about FHS’ free cardiac screens, please click here or contact Fremd High School. ...

District 211 Students Honored Veterans on Veterans Day

Schools in District 211 honored and recognized Veterans Day in many unique ways. Celebrations ranged from assemblies, to musical performances, letter writing, hallway decorations and giving thanks to local veterans. At Fremd High School, everyone was encouraged to participate in a Veterans Week Fundraising Competition the week of Nov. 7 – Nov. 11. Second period classes competed to raise the most money for the Soldier Project – Chicago Chapter, an organization aimed at healing the hidden wounds of combat and aiding soldiers in their return to civilian life. The winning class will receive breakfast on Nov. 18. Additionally, the social studies ...