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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 ...

Several Fremd High School Seniors Election Ready by Registering to Vote

Americans will have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote for the next president of the United States on Nov. 6. In an effort to educate young voters on the importance of voicing their opinion and casting an educated vote, several senior students at William Fremd High School recently registered to vote. More than 75 students were registered to vote by several Fremd social studies teachers who are also deputy registrars in the State of Illinois. These seniors, many who will be taking government or social science survey, took their education to the next level by getting involved and considering the candidates platforms before voting. ...

VIDEO: FHS Student Surprised by Brother’s Return from Afghanistan

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Cameron Schwartz, and former Fremd High School Graduate, surprised his sister Jacqueline Trujillio during her Spanish Class on Sept. 26. Surrounded by their family, Trujillio was unaware of her brother's return. FHS Principal Lisa Small told Trujillio she had a guest for lunch when she opened the door and saw him standing outside her classroom. Their younger brother, a fourth grader, was also surprised in his class at Hunting Ridge. After a long embrace, the family reunited and went out for lunch.

Hoops for Hope

Collaboration is color blind, and for two cross-town basketball games neither green nor red prevailed. William Fremd and Palatine High Schools teamed up to raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis through an event called Hoops for Hope on Jan. 27. Students and staff from both schools purchased orange t-shirts to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “I think this event really serves as a testament to the strength of our community,” said Melissa Poczatek, Student Council president at Palatine High School. The event was created in the memory of Brian Larsen, a Fremd High School student and Palatine native who passed away on Nov. 21, 2011, ...