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Conant High School Senior Presents $15,000 Donation to Tornado-Ravaged Washington High School

When Conant High School senior Joe Ranallo saw the devastating aftermath of tornadoes that hit Washington, Ill., in November 2013, he knew he needed to help. Joe, with the help of the entire Conant High School community and local businesses, raised $15,000 for Washington Community High School. Superintendent Jim Dunnan and Assistant Superintendent Joe Sander from Washington Community High School traveled to Conant for a basketball game on Feb. 7 where Joe presented a donation check to them in person. “It was amazing,” Joe said. “The superintendents that came from Washington are great people and were genuinely happy to have a community ...

Students in District 211 Spearhead Donation Efforts for Illinois Tornado Victims

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, students in District 211 recognize they have a lot to be thankful for. While many student organizations generally start fundraising and charity efforts during the holidays to benefit their communities, recent events have led to a focus outside of District 211. Fundraising and charity efforts from all over the District will benefit victims of the tornado that devastated the Washington, Ill., community on Nov. 17. The deadly storms caused roughly 80 tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest. Fremd cheerleaders are joining forces with the cheer teams from Palatine, Hersey, and Buffalo Grove High Schools to ...

Palatine High School’s Pirate Booster Club to hold 29th Annual Dinner and Auction Fundraiser

Members of the Palatine community will have a chance to enjoy a dinner with live entertainment, while at the same time helping raise funds for Palatine High School students. The 29th annual Pirate Boosters Dinner and Auction will take place on Feb. 22 at The Cotillion, 360 Creekside Dr. in Palatine, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. The event is open to adults in the community. It is hosted by the PHS Pirate Boosters to benefit student scholarships, grants, and activities. “This event brings the community together,” said Susan Mulert, PHS Pirate Booster member and co-chair for the dinner auction. “This isn’t just for sports or a particular group, we ...

Fundraiser to Benefit Homeless District 211 Students

For many students in District 211, challenges start outside of the classroom. One of those challenges includes students and families that are homeless. To help, Realtors Against Homelessness (R.A.H.) works to provide fundraising opportunities and events throughout the year. R.A.H., in partnership with the District 211 Foundation, is hosting the 2nd annual event to support homeless students. The event is at Schaumburg’s John Barleycorn Restaurant, 1100 American Lane, on Nov. 1, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $25 each. Each ticket will provide guests with an appetizer buffet and two drink tickets. There will be raffles, a silent ...

SHS St. Baldrick’s Success

Upon hearing the sound of hair clippers pressed to her head, sophomore Krystal Vezzetti excitedly clutched a sign that read $1,293, the amount she personally fundraised as she smiled and laughed in disbelief while cheap jerseys locks of Интерьер her hair fell to the ground and were placed in a bag, culminating to nothing but skin. And she wasn’t alone. SHS St. Baldrick's participants. More than 170 students and faculty at Schaumburg High School participated in the annual St. Baldrick’s event by raising funds for children’s cancer cheap nba jerseys research presents and shaving their heads at a pep assembly on March 22. ...