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Palatine High School Kitchen Renovations Will Maximize Efficiency, Serve More Students

Upcoming summer renovations at Palatine High School include several updates that will modernize the school building and increase operational efficiency for both students and staff. Some of the larger renovations include the kitchen, cafeteria, and faculty dining room, which have not been updated since the school opened in the late 1970s. Although there are several reasons to update the kitchen based on maintenance and equipment, the layout and functionality for students and staff is a top priority. “As it is currently set up, the kitchen at Palatine High School has a very inefficient floor plan for workflow,” said Lauren Hummel, director of ...

Conant High School Students Celebrate Life of Cafeteria Staffer Sandi Smith

When students at Conant High School entered the cafeteria for lunch, many looked forward to something more than socializing and satisfying their hunger.  For some, the highlight of their lunch experience rarely had to do with food - it was the person they could always find working the blue snack cart. Cafeteria staff member Sandi Smith, who worked and interacted with students from behind her blue cafeteria cart for 12 years, passed away on March 17. In honor of her legacy, students in the school’s student council approached administration to create a moment of silence during the week, and a “Blue Out Day for Sandi,” which took place on ...