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Exciting First Day of School for District 211 Students

As the first bells rang to kick-off classes in District 211 schools, students excitedly introduced themselves, cracked open the textbooks, and prepared for what is anticipated to be another successful year. Preparation over the summer helped faculty and staff get ready for the new school year and provide students with little disruption on the first day of classes, which took place on Aug. 21. “We had an outstanding start to the 2013-2014 school year,” commented Nancy Robb, superintendent of schools in District 211.  “Enthusiastic teachers and energetic students in each District 211 school created a positive atmosphere that we will ...

Fremd High School Math Team Students Earn Top Rankings in International, Online Math Meet

Students on the Math Team at Fremd High School proved in 90 minutes that they are tops in the state. Members of the team Benjamin Lewis, Berwin Xie, Chungho Lee, Soumyaa Mazumder, Jennie Yang, and Emily Jia, competed in the Purple Comet Math Meet and placed No.1 in Illinois and ranked top 20 in the nation. The Purple Comet Math Meet is a free, on-line, international, team mathematics competition designed for middle and high school students conducted annually since 2003. This is Fremd’s first year participating in the contest. Senior students Berwin Xie and Ben Lewis participated in the event and said this was different from other ...

District 211 Ranked on Washington Post’s Top 50 Illinois School Districts List

The Washington Post has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country and the Washington D.C. region for 15 years. There are more than 1,900 schools on the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list, which are ranked by state and nationally. In Illinois, 52 schools were ranked and all five District 211 schools made the list. William Fremd High School ranked 17, James B. Conant High School ranked 34, Hoffman Estates High School ranked 37, Palatine High School ranked 42, and Schaumburg High School ranked 43. Several factors play into how schools are ranked, however, how effectively the school prepares students for college is most ...

Fremd High School Students Rock the Runway for its Annual Prom Fashion Show

In preparation for prom season, students at Fremd High School used their creativity, skills, and imaginations to bring upcoming trends and original pieces to life for a fashion show. This year's Annual Prom Fashion Show took place in the Kolze Auditorium at Fremd High School on April 5 during the second half of all lunch periods. The show featured original dresses from FHS fashion students and larger dress shops in the area. “This is my fourth year constructing a dress for the fashion show, and I have learned so much through my experience in class,” said senior Kelsey Kober. “Creating a garment from scratch challenges us, and putting ...

April Job Fair a First for Fremd High School Cooperative Work Training Students

While District 211 continues to focus on making students college and career ready by the time they graduate, Fremd High School is taking a step further for some of its students when it comes to finding jobs. Fremd High School is preparing for its first job fair for junior and senior students enrolled in the Cooperative Work Training (CWT) program. The event is scheduled for April 15 during the regular school day. This job fair will provide students enrolled in CWT with the opportunity to meet representatives from community businesses in the retail, service, and food services industries and participate in five-minute interviews. In preparation ...

Fremd High School Graduate Patrick Kennedy Receives Prestigious Stanford Award, Connects with Alma Mater

After students graduate from high school, many of them go on to accomplish outstanding feats while pursing college degrees. While some may not keep in contact with their alma mater and former teachers, others credit their teachers for prestigious accomplishments and even invite them to their school for an award celebration. Patrick Kennedy is one of those graduates. The 2009 alum from Fremd High School and political science major was recently awarded a prestigious J. E. Wallace Sterling Scholastic Award from Stanford University for his academic performance at the university. The award is given to top seniors in the school of Humanities and ...

Fremd High School Kicks off Writer’s Week XIX

Fremd High School kicked off its 19th Annual Writer’s Week on Feb. 25. Writer’s Week started in 1995, and has continued and grown throughout the years to feature Fremd High School students, faculty, and staff writers, as well as professional writers in the field. Held in the school’s Kolze Auditorium, events take place throughout each period of the day. Teachers can sign up their classes for a particular guest, and students can attend during their lunch hours or option periods. The following guests will appear at this year’s Writer’s Week: Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why and The Future of Us Daphne Willis, singer and ...