5 results for tag: James B. Conant High School


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D211 Post: Coach Shows Toughness in the Face of Adversity

  This article was submitted by Conant Crier staff writer Isaac Goffin.  The Crier is the student newspaper of James B. Conant High School.  To read the original article or more from the Crier, click here. Due to a congenital birth defect, head sophomore girls’ basketball coach Drew Shulman couldn’t tie his shoes until the fourth grade. The defect, which caused Shulman to be born without a left hand, never frustrated the once three-sport athlete from Elk Grove High School. As an athlete, Shulman made a difference to his team through his leadership, and still does today as a coach, according to his colleagues and players....

D211 Post: Conant HS Cupcakes for a Cause is April 7

                                     James B. Conant High School will host their annual Joe and Pat Schlender’s Cupcakes for a Cause from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday April 7, at Conant High School.  The event is free and open to the public.             During the event, cupcakes will be available at $2 each or $20 per dozen.  The day will include free crafts and games for kids.  Cupcakes for a Cause serves as a fundraiser for multiple programs such as Cougars in Need, Special ...

D211 Post: Conant Student Council Donates to Lurie Children’s Hospital

           Members of the James B. Conant High School student council presented a check for $4,200 to Deanna Kerns, an associate director at Lurie Children’s Hospital, during the winter sports assembly at the school March 2.  The money was raised by changing the school’s winter dance into a fundraising event.             Kerns said the donation will be used to provide meaningful cures.             “This money will go towards our Precision Medicine Program,” she said.  “This will allow ...

D211 Post: Cougar Perk Returns for 9th Year

            At 5:30 on a Friday morning, a small group of students and teachers walk in to James B. Conant High School to begin cooking.  These individuals are members of a student run café called Cougar Perk, which sells baked goods and coffee to faculty and staff members of Township High School District 211.  On Jan. 26, the café started its ninth year.             The Cougar Perk operates every Friday through the second semester allows students to experience multiple aspects of operating a small bakery.  For students to participate, they ...

D211 Post: Conant High School Unveils New Culinary Arts Kitchen

                                     The Family and Consumer Science Department at James B. Conant High School unveiled their new culinary arts kitchen Sept. 19.  The new classroom expands the abilities of the culinary arts programs at the school.             “We’ve moved from a home economics kitchen to a bit more modern culinary arts room,” said Angela Drenth, the F.C.S. department chair.             The new classroom ...