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D211 Post: Fremd Freshman Collecting Toys for Pediatric Cancer Patients

            At the entrance of Wildberry Pancakes and Café (1383 N. Meacham Rd. Schaumburg) a colorful box sits to collect new toys for Rosie’s Toy Box, which collects toys for pediatric cancer patients.  The toy drive will continue through September 15.  So, who is Rosie?             Rosie Colucci is a freshman at William Fremd High School.  On her third birthday she was diagnosed with Neurofibromitosis, a genetic disorder which causes tumors to form anywhere in the nervous system.  In Rosie’s case this caused, an inoperable ...

Fremd High School Chemistry of Foods Students Work Hard for Charity, Pediatric Cancer Research

Students involved in the Chemistry of Foods course at Fremd High School have worked hard to raise money and donations for two charitable causes. Students baked and raised more than $800 for Cookies for Kid’s Cancer in October, and recently collected more than 300 canned and boxed food items to donate to the Palatine Food Pantry during their restaurant week. “What’s great is seeing our kids get excited about doing something for the community, to take ownership of what they are working on, and contribute to the community,” said Jen Carlson, Chemistry of Foods teacher at Fremd High School. “They were very excited and have wanted to make ...