D211 Post: Fremd Says Thank You to Health Care Workers

            Members of William Fremd High School’s sophomore class executive board wanted to say thank you to area health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  To do this, they collected more than 100 cards from students which were delivered to AMITA Health St. Alexius Hospital in Hoffman Estates.             Fremd High School Science Department Chair Karl Craddock said the idea came out of a brainstorming session among the 54-member board. ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Students Hold Stuff the Bus Food Drive

Students from Schaumburg High School's Students Helping Others partnered with the Schaumburg High School Student Council to hold their first ever "Stuff the Bus" food drive November 11.

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D211 Post: District 211 Schools Mark Veterans Day

All schools in District 211 have unique ways of marking Veterans Day every year.  From school-wide assemblies to veteran breakfasts and classroom presentations, each school takes time to thank and learn from those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.             With the District currently operating in a hybrid education model as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, social studies teachers took a new approach to mark the day.  Some of the elements of annual celebration remained the same, such ...

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D211 Post: Conant Theatre to Stream Their Production of Freaky Friday

            Theatre students at James B. Conant High School, like others across District 211 have adapted to a socially distanced environment by producing their fall play as a full video production.  Under the Direction of Katherine Apperson, more than 50 Conant High School students and faculty have collaborated over a three-month period to create the 2020 musical, “Freaky Friday,” which will stream Thursday, November 5th, 7 p.m. through Saturday, November 7th at 7 p.m.      ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Moves Fall Play Online

             As students and staff across William Fremd High School and the District adjust to social distancing, Fremd’s theatre department found a new method to perform their fall play, “The Theory of Relativity,” by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill.  The department  filmed their production and are currently streaming it at Showtix4u.             The play is described as a look at interconnected lives, told through a collection of songs, scenes ...

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D211 Post: Fremd Wins Consecutive Student Section Showdown Championships

The Illinois High School Association announced the 2020 Student Section Showdown Champions. For the second consecutive year, William Fremd High School was named the Class 3A/4A champions.  Fremd’s repeat is the first in the event’s six-year history.  The event consists of schools submitting videos of their student sections during various events.  The videos are then judged by the IHSA Student Advisory Committee.  The videos are judged on a variety of categories including sportsmanship, spirit, student participation and originality.  ...

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D211 Post: Schaumburg Senior Crowned National American Miss Illinois Teen

            Schaumburg High School senior Courtney Larsen has been competing in pageants for nearly a decade.  On September 26, she achieved a milestone when she was named the 2020 National American Miss Illinois Teen.             Larsen said she was shocked when announcement had been made.             “There were definitely tears shed,” she said.  “I have never won a title before.&n...

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