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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.             “They ...

In the Classroom: AP Biology, AP Chemistry Students at Fremd Participate in Unique Scientist March Madness

A unique assignment for students in AP Biology and AP Chemistry at Fremd High School has students representing 64 different historical scientists and dueling it out to be at the top of a March Madness bracket. However, the assignment has nothing to do with basketball. The Mad Scientist Madness assignment allows students to rally behind an randomly assigned scientist from the areas of Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Physics. Students research the scientist, defend why their scientist should be tops in the bracket, and vote for a winner on Schoology, an online classroom portal. “Sometimes in AP classes the fun that science really is ...