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District 211 Alumna Susan Szuch Awarded the Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award

Fremd High School Alumna Susan Szuch was recently awarded for an article she wrote for The Daily Illini, her collegiate school newspaper. The Foundation for Biomedical Research’s (FBR) 14th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards recognizes journalists that highlight the role of biomedical research that includes the humane and responsible use of animal models, cell cultures, and computer modeling in recent medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs. Susan received an award, scholarship, and attended an awards dinner hosted by NBC Correspondent Kerry Sanders. “When I found out I received the award, it completely floored me,” ...

Growth in Dual-Credit Course Offerings

After implementing the first year of dual-credit courses, high student achievement and enrollment has helped the program to grow for the 2012-2013 academic year. High School District 211 has partnered with William Rainey Harper College to offer college credit for the following courses: Child Development; Fashion Independent Study; Fashion Retail and Merchandising; Art in Contemporary Society; Chemistry of Foods; Spanish 4; French 4; and College Algebra. Dual-credit allows District 211 students to earn entry-level college credit for a course they also earn credit for in high school. “The opportunity for students to earn college credit while earning ...

Early College Credit in Schools

As emphasis on the importance of post-secondary education continues to increase, more high cheap mlb jerseys school institutions are feeling the pressure to see graduates succeed. That’s why District 211 is expanding its dual credit courses for students to prepare for higher education and the workforce. The dual-credit courses are in partnership with William Rainey Harper College, and allow District 211 students to enroll in both academic and technical courses for high school and college credit. The courses were approved Levie at a March 15 Board Meeting. “There has been a shift in the way dual credit existed from vocational career paths that ...