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Nov. 20 Hoofin’ 4 Hardy Race Helps D211 Schools Offer Free Screening for Cardiac Condition

An upcoming race will help create awareness of a serious health condition that can affect young adults known as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). The 8th Annual Hoofin’ for Hardy 5K run and 2 mile walk will be hosted on Nov. 20, at Birchwood Park & Recreation Center, 435 W. Illinois Ave., in Palatine, at 9 a.m. The race is hosted by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities, and has created an opportunity for free cardiac screenings at Fremd, Conant, and Palatine High Schools conducted by the organization Young Hearts for Life. The screenings will take place during school and only for students whose parents authorize them to be tested. The screen...

Students at Schaumburg and Conant High Schools Explore Cultural Differences During Interactive Play

To express the importance of tolerance and acceptance regardless of one’s differences, students in social studies courses watched an interactive play that revolves around a civil suit case for defamation. James B. Conant and Schaumburg High Schools invited Canamac Production’s Defamation by Playwright and producer Todd Logan. The play focuses on topics of race, religion, and discrimination through a defamation case and an interactive discussion leaves the verdict up to the students at the end. “As social studies teachers, we try to create productive citizens in a globalized world, and it’s important our students understand the ...