9 results for tag: James B. Conant High School


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D211 Post: High School District 211 to be represented among I.S.B.E. 2018 Those Who Excel award recipients

Township High School District 211 is poised to be well-represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2018 Those Who Excel education awards program.  Additionally, Fremd High School Social Studies Teacher Dr. LoriAnne Frieri has been named among the 10 finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year.  The State Board annually sponsors the Those Who Excel awards to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the state’s public and non-public schools. High School District 211 Those Who Excel award candidates include (listed alphabetically): • Board of Education President Mucia ...

D211 Post: Two District 211 Teachers Named AGS Geography Teacher Fellows

           Advanced Placement Human Geography Teachers Dr. LoriAnne Frieri, from William Fremd High School, and Mrs. Samantha Serrano, from James B. Conant High School, are two of only 50 teachers from across the United States chosen as 2018 American Geographical Society (AGS) Geography Teacher Fellows.  This is the third year of the initiative which has been bade possible by a generous gift from the Boundless Corporation, sponsorship from Mapbox for the Geography Teacher Fellow Mapathon, and support from the AGS Corporate Angels Partners, whose contributions provide resources for teacher professionals development ...

D211 Post: Conant Baseball Coach and Wife Save Driver from Roll-over Crash

            James B. Conant High School Math Department Chair and Baseball Coach Derek Fivelson spent part of his summer coaching his son’s youth baseball team.  While traveling with his family to a state tournament in Freeport on August 3, Fivelson witnessed an automobile crash into a retention pond near the intersection of I-90 and Illinois Route 47 in Huntley, Ill.             “Suddenly getting to a baseball game in Freeport didn’t seem so important,” he said.             Fivelson pulled ...

D211 Post: District Students Intern in Medical Field

            James B. Conant High School Senior Kimi Nijjar and William Fremd Junior Ambrozia Itellari had the opportunity to sample the medical field when they participated in a three-week internship program with Arlington Pediatrics in Arlington Heights, Illinois.             Dr. Dave Brottman said the program’s goal was to expose the students to the overall operations of a medical office.  During the program the students not only shadowed nurses and doctors, but also worked with administrative staff.         ...

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 ...