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Schaumburg, Conant Girls’ Water Polo Play Second Annual Fundraiser Games for American Cancer Society

For the second year in a row, girls’ water polo teams from two District 211 schools were inspired to use some friendly competition to collectively raise money for cancer research. The Girls’ water polo teams at Schaumburg and Conant High have joined forces to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life with two fundraiser games on April 23 at 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. at Conant High School. “We wanted to support a nationwide organization that also benefits our local community,” said Schaumburg High School senior and team co-captain Ashley Johnson. “Cancer is something that hits home for everyone in some way, and we ...

Schaumburg High School Percussion Students Perform on Professional Stage

Five percussion students at Schaumburg High School had an opportunity to showcase their talents outside of their own community and on a professional stage. The Schaumburg High School Percussion Quintet performed at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake on Feb. 23. The concert, entitled “An Evening of Percussion,” featured a diverse program of percussion music, from steel band and Taiko drummers to drumline. “This was such a great opportunity for our percussionists to perform on a pro stage,” said Kevin Miller, music department chair and band director at Schaumburg High School. “The concert was completely sold out and the ...

Schaumburg High School Charity Soup Event Provides Tasty Way to Give Back to Community

Each year, Schaumburg High School’s Chemistry of Foods classroom is transformed into a charitable restaurant that serves hearty homemade soups for a cause. Students, staff, and some community members attended the ninth annual Chemistry of Foods and Cool Beans Soup Charity Event on Nov. 30. All donations benefited the Elgin Community Crisis Center and the SHS Magic Closet. Each year, the popular event draws more than 200 people. “The average person—a student, teacher, parent—can help others,” said Ken Turner, science and Chemistry of Foods teacher. “They can make a difference by participating in the event, and there are a lot of ...