Upon hearing the sound of hair clippers pressed to her head, sophomore Krystal Vezzetti excitedly clutched a sign that read $1,293, the amount she personally fundraised as she smiled and laughed in disbelief while cheap jerseys locks of Интерьер her hair fell to the ground and were placed in a bag, culminating to nothing but skin.
And she wasn’t alone.
SHS St. Baldrick's participants.
More than 170 students and faculty at Schaumburg High School participated in the annual St. Baldrick’s event by raising funds for children’s cancer cheap nba ...
“I think science is a tool and a lens that can be used to help understand life around you.”
Ken Turner didn’t plan on teaching. In fact, he imagined being a veterinarian, the proud owner of doughnut shop or even a landlord. For him, the possibilities were endless, and he wasn’t in a hurry to pick one major.
“I was all over the board, and it wasn’t until my junior year of college when I finally picked my major and teaching, so there is hope for those who make late decisions,” he laughed.
Now, after 22 years of teaching science at Schaumburg High ...
Collaboration is color blind, and for two cross-town basketball games neither green nor red prevailed.
William Fremd and Palatine High Schools teamed up to raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis through an event called Hoops for Hope on Jan. 27. Students and staff from both schools purchased orange t-shirts to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
“I think this event really serves as a testament to the strength of our community,” said Melissa Poczatek, Student Council president at Palatine High School.
The event was created in the memory of Brian Larsen, a ...
Leadership skills are the focus of a new program and event called the “Leadership Challenge Experience.”
Students from District 211 schools participated in the event on March 8, which partnered with William Rainey Harper College. Its ideology was based off of five practices outlined in the book The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner.
Eric Dolen, assistant principal at William Fremd High School, said after the Mid-Suburban League Conferences were disbanded after 12 years, something needed to replace them.
That’s when he met Chris George, ...
When arguing points about pressing issues, such as politics or foreign policy, it’s not often students imagine creating history at their school. But that’s exactly what students at Schaumburg High School did as they debated their way to victory.
The SHS Debate Team captured the Illinois High School Association State Debate Title during competition at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill., on March 16 and 17. Senior Kali Froh, a varsity four-year debater, led the charge into the final round to help claim the championship in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
Township High School District 211 was recognized with a "Sunny Award" from the Sunshine Review on March 8, 2012. The award honors the most transparent government web sites in the country, and District 211 was one of 19 honorees in Illinois, which included 7 school districts. This is the second consecutive year that District 211 has been honored with the award.
“The Sunny Awards recognizes governments that are doing an exemplary job at proactively disclosing information to taxpayers,” said Michael Barnhart, president of Sunshine Review in an online posting. ...
Nineteen District 211 teachers have earned national certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This is the highest professional credential in the field of teaching. With the addition of these 19 teachers, High School District 211 now has had 121 teachers earn national certification, fourth most among school districts in Illinois. This year’s recipients are listed alphabetically below. These teachers were recognized by the Board of Education at its January 19, 2012 meeting.
Dana Batterton, Palatine High School
Marilyn Berdick, ...