19 results for tag: James B. Conant High School


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D211 Post: Conant Student Provides Lifesaving Aid

            When James B. Conant High School Senior Kaitlyn O’Brien started her shift at Rosario’s in Schaumburg September 28, she expected a usual Saturday evening.  Shortly after taking a call-in order, she said one of the waitresses ran into the back calling for the owner.             “The waitress said a woman passed out,” O’Brien said.  “Initially I didn’t think anything of it.  I just kept bagging food.”              A short time later, ...

D211 Post: College Night is October 10

            As part of District 211’s effort to help prepare students for post-high school education, the District will host its annual college night October 10.  The informational event will be held at Palatine High School from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.             The representatives from more than 210 two- and four-year colleges and universities will be on hand to answer a variety of questions.  Representatives will discuss financial aid, curriculum and campus information.        ...

D211 Post: A Score of Perfect Scores

          Township High School District 211 began tracking students who received the highest possible composite score on the American College Test (ACT) in April 1998.  Since then, nearly 120 District 211 students have completed the same amazing feat.  During the same time, 12 students have achieved a perfect score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).  Here are some facts by the numbers of these amazing feats: A Case of Multiples              Eight students have received a score of 36 on their ACT exam twice.  Half of the students who ...

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.         ...