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D211 Post: Four Students Listed in Latest Round of National Merit Scholarships

            On June 6, four students from Township High School District 211 were included in the third round of National Merit Scholarships.  In the latest round, the scholarships are financed U.S. colleges and universities.  Each recipient was selected by officials from the various educational institutions.  The recipients will receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.             The students from across District 211 listed in the ...

D211 Post: Fremd Students Work to Build Stronger Student Community

            When William Fremd High School sophomore Nora Joerger learned of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, she felt compelled to do something to help.  After a conversation with Fremd High School Early Childhood Development Teacher Erin Fasse, meetings with school administration, and discussions with other students, Joerger and 10 of her classmates decided to create the first-ever W.A.C. Week.              Joerger said the idea was to build a stronger community within Fremd High School.          &n...

D211 Post: Fremd Boosters to Host Annual Spring Craft Boutique

                         The William Fremd High School Booster will host their annual Spring Craft Boutique at the Fremd High School April 14, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.              The boutique, which the booster club has hosted for more than 20 years, will feature local vendors offering a variety of handmade crafts as well as a variety of accessories, gifts, and food.  Members of the booster club will have the Viking Spirit Shop open as well.    &nb...

D211 Post: William Fremd High School Named Among Distinguished High Schools by Project Lead The Way

              William Fremd High School has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Engineering. It is one of just 133 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of K-12 students and teachers in over 10,500 schools across the U.S.             “I am very happy we received this,” said Applied Technology Department Chair Paul Hardy.  “One thing we pride oursel...

D211 Post: Mark Your Calendars: Schools to Host Community Halloween Activities

Schools throughout District 211 are planning their annual community Halloween activities.              The festivities begin on Oct. 24, when the Higgins Education Center will host a “Trunk or Treat,” from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy treats, activities and learn about various programs and services offered by Partners for Our Community. Fremd High School’s Student Council will host its annual Halloween Festival at the school Wednesday Oct. 26, from 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Students invite children 12 and under to trick-or-treat through the transfor...