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Success for First D211 Online Summer Course

For the first time in District 211 history, students seized an opportunity to take a summer school course online. The course Online Keyboarding allowed students to enhance their typing skills in order to succeed in their academic and professional careers. The class is primarily online, however, students meet with the teacher a total of three times during the course to exhibit their typing technique and to receive feedback from their teacher. “As educators, we believe in proper keyboarding techniques for the workplace and academic success,” said Patti Ertl, a teacher at Conant High School who taught one section of the online course this ...

Student-Run Cafe Perks Up CHS Faculty, Staff

On select Fridays during second semester at Conant High School, a group of students arrive at school at 6:30 a.m. dressed in bright blue uniforms ready to open and prepare for Cougar Perk, a student-run café that serves coffee and baked goods to faculty and staff. Cougar Perk is part of the Business Education and Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) departments modeled after the same course at Schaumburg High School. Students are part of the year-long course and learn about entrepreneurship and all aspects of running a business. “One of the best things about Cougar Perk is these are kids that might not be connected to school in another ...