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Registration is Open for 2015 GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science) Conference

Registration is now open for the fifth-annual GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science) Conference. The conference will be held at Conant High School on Feb. 7, 2015, for 5th and 6th grade girls and their parents in School Districts 15 and 54, and private schools within the District 211 attendance area.  The event will run from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Girls will learn about careers in engineering, math, and science by actively participating in hands-on sessions. These activities will be taught by women in fields such as structural design, polymers, technology, geology, and mathematics. Some of the presenters include women from the American ...

ICompete Program Fundraiser to Benefit Youth in Palatine Community

An upcoming event will be a tasty, aromatic, and informative way for those who are 21 years of age and up to raise funds for the ICompete program, which benefits underserved youth in the Palatine community. A wine tasting fundraiser will take place at The Wine Cellar, 361 W. Northwest Highway, from 6 until 8 p.m. on Jan. 17. All proceeds from the event and 10 percent of the store’s sales will be donated to ICompete’s youth programs. Palatine High School is one of five ICompete partners, and many volunteers for the program are students. The iCompete program is to introduce underserved families in Palatine to athletics, arts, and academics by ...