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D211 Post: Conant Student Council Donates to Lurie Children’s Hospital

           Members of the James B. Conant High School student council presented a check for $4,200 to Deanna Kerns, an associate director at Lurie Children’s Hospital, during the winter sports assembly at the school March 2.  The money was raised by changing the school’s winter dance into a fundraising event.             Kerns said the donation will be used to provide meaningful cures.             “This money will go towards our Precision Medicine Program,” she said.  “This will allow ...

D211 Post: Cougar Perk Returns for 9th Year

            At 5:30 on a Friday morning, a small group of students and teachers walk in to James B. Conant High School to begin cooking.  These individuals are members of a student run café called Cougar Perk, which sells baked goods and coffee to faculty and staff members of Township High School District 211.  On Jan. 26, the café started its ninth year.             The Cougar Perk operates every Friday through the second semester allows students to experience multiple aspects of operating a small bakery.  For students to participate, they ...

D211 Post: Conant High School Unveils New Culinary Arts Kitchen

                                     The Family and Consumer Science Department at James B. Conant High School unveiled their new culinary arts kitchen Sept. 19.  The new classroom expands the abilities of the culinary arts programs at the school.             “We’ve moved from a home economics kitchen to a bit more modern culinary arts room,” said Angela Drenth, the F.C.S. department chair.             The new classroom ...