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Schaumburg High School Choir Students Prepare for Holiday Concert and Choir Director’s Last Performance

Choir students at Schaumburg High School are preparing not only for their annual holiday concert, but also a memorable evening for its choir director. The Schaumburg High Music Department will present the 2013 Holiday Choral Concert on Thursday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. in Weimer Auditorium. The concert is open to the public and reserved seat tickets are $2. This will also be the final concert the program's choir director will conduct. “The program will include a mix of traditional holiday favorites, new music, and some non-Christmas selections. I’m especially glad that we have two numbers sung by men as well as a ladies-only piece,” said ...

Schaumburg High School Chemistry of Foods and P.I.E. Students Prep for Annual Charity Soup Lunch

Students in Schaumburg High School’s Chemistry of Foods and Practices in Entrepreneurship (P.I.E.) are preparing for the 10th Annual Charity Soup Lunch. The soup lunch will take place on Dec. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Attendees are asked to donate five or more “approved,” non-perishable food donations for the Blessings in a Backpack project or a gift card for clothing/household necessities to be donated to the SHS Magic Closet will be collected in exchange for a bottomless soup. Selections include Cream of Chicken w/ Wild Rice, French Onion, Creamy Mushroom, Pasta e Fagioli, Loaded Potato, Split Pea, Tomato and Roasted Red ...

Schaumburg High School Bands Prepare for Holiday Concert Series and Outback Bowl

The Schaumburg High School Music Department is gearing up for its series of holiday concerts to celebrate the season. The music department will proudly present its annual series of Holiday Band Concerts on Dec. 16 and 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Schaumburg High School auditorium. Tickets are $2 and are open to the public. The first night will feature the Concert and Symphonic Bands, and the Cadet Band and Wind Symphony will perform the second night. Both nights will also include a performance by Tuba Christmas. The concerts will feature a variety of great composers such as Frank Ticheli and John Zdechlik, along with some holiday favorites. Ad...

District 211 Students Join Local School Districts for 2013 Latino Summit

District 211 students from Hoffman Estates, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools joined several students from area school districts for the 2013 Latino Summit. There, students had opportunities to hear from Latino professionals, explore college opportunities, and listen to a keynote speaker. The 2013 Latino Summit was held on Nov. 22 at William Rainey Harper College and more than 400 Latino freshmen and sophomores from area Districts 211, 214, 220, 207, and 225 attended. Presentations were held in both English and Spanish. "The Summit gives students prime examples of knowing they aren't alone," said Alonso Ramirez, counselor at Palatine High ...

Students in District 211 Spearhead Donation Efforts for Illinois Tornado Victims

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, students in District 211 recognize they have a lot to be thankful for. While many student organizations generally start fundraising and charity efforts during the holidays to benefit their communities, recent events have led to a focus outside of District 211. Fundraising and charity efforts from all over the District will benefit victims of the tornado that devastated the Washington, Ill., community on Nov. 17. The deadly storms caused roughly 80 tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest. Fremd cheerleaders are joining forces with the cheer teams from Palatine, Hersey, and Buffalo Grove High Schools to ...

Bricks Still Available to ‘Leave Your Legacy’ at Schaumburg High School

This marks the first year the Schaumburg High School Saxon “Leave Your Legacy Paver” is installed and on display for the Schaumburg community. The legacy paver is an arrangement of engraved bricks that is located outside the main entrance near the flagpole at SHS. Anyone can purchase a brick, varying by size, and engrave it with a personal message of their choice. “The paver is important because it is giving the Schaumburg community an opportunity to leave their legacy and message behind,” said Pamela Groves, SHS VIP co-president. “That is awesome and is important for the SHS community.” The pavers will provide opportunities ...

Jarrett Payton Visits Schaumburg High School, Speaks Against Bullying

Students at Schaumburg High School learned a valuable lesson about tolerance and the importance of anti-bullying when Jarrett Payton, motivational speaker, retired football player, and son of the late NFL Bears Football player Walter Payton, shared personal stories about the subject. Payton spoke to the students as part of National Bullying Prevention Month, which is in October. SHS staff and students wore orange to show support to end bullying violence during SHS Unites Day on Oct. 29. “The energy here is amazing, and having been in these students' shoes at one point in my life, I hope the kids take my words to heart because I mean ...